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Miles Franklin - Papers, 1841-1954

Miles Franklin - Papers, 1841-1954
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
Date Range
1841 - 1954

The collection comprises personal and literary papers of Miles Franklin. Personal papers include diaries and notebooks and an extensive collection of correspondence. Literary papers include manuscripts and publishing papers of Miles Franklin, as well as literary papers of Mary Fullerton. The collection also includes family papers of the Franklin and Lampe families and papers received from the estates of Alice Henry and Mary Fullerton.

It is a very large collection of 116 vols, 14 boxes, 3 folders. Some of the collection has been preserved on microfilm.

The following 74 manuscript volumes/boxes have been copied onto preservation microfilm and will be issued in place of the originals: MLMSS 364/2-42, 44-55, 59-60, 62-67, 76-77, 80-81, 83-84, 86-88, 92, 113X-115. For further details of reel numbers, please consult staff at the Mitchell Library Information Desk.

The following 49 original volumes/boxes are unfilmed and may be issued: MLMSS 364/43, 56-58, 61, 68-75, 78-79, 82, 85, 89-91, 93-112, 116-124.

There is a detailed index at MLMss 364/1

There is also an on-line finding guide accessible at :;cs=default;ts=default

Textual Records and Photographs
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