• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003592

Papers of Eileen Watt, 1927-1983, 2009 (bulk 1975-1981) [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 8914; MS Acc10.017; MS Acc12.013
  • Date Range 1927 - 2009
  • Description

    MS 8914 comprises journals kept from 1975 to 1981, in which Eileen Watt writes about political events in Australia and overseas, social, economic and environmental issues, women’s affairs and cultural events, and aspects of personal and family life. There are also seven photographs, including some relative to the annual meeting of the Australian League of Nations’ Union, Canberra, 1938 (2 boxes). The Acc10.017 instalment comprises the biography of Eileen Watt (in hard copy and on CD-ROM) by Gabrielle Watt, and, copies of genealogical documents relating to Eileen Watt, and her great grandmother, Bridget (Biddy) McCann, a convict in Hobart (1 packet). The Acc12.013 instalment comprises a final addition of papers relating to the lives of Raymond Gosford Watt and Eileen Watt, from their daughter Gabrielle Watt, after their deaths. Documents include a copy of a pen drawing of ‘Wedgewood’, the home of Raymond and Eileen Watt, personal records and reports and the Last Will and Testament of Eileen Watt (1 folder).

  • Quantity 0 0.36 m
  • Access Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-301220898/findingaid

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Watt, Eileen (1903 - 1994)