• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003379

Papers of Elizabeth Long relating to the Rivett family, circa 1860-1960 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS Acc09.159
  • Date Range 1860 - 1960
  • Description

    MS Acc09.159 comprises papers relating to Eleanor Harriett (Nell) Rivett (1883-1972) including invitations and cards, material relating to Women’s Christian College, Madras, autobiography and memories of childhood, letters, clippings and tributes to her father Albert Rivett, correspondence with London Missionary Society, and press clippings on Nehru. Also included are press clippings and eulogy on Nell Rivett and the Rivett family, information on the Eleanor and David Rivett Memorial Library, family letters, Children’s Library and Craft Club material. There are medals and associated materials including Kaisar-I-Hind gold medal for public service in India, University of Sydney prize medals (Doris Mary Rivett), Albury S.P. School dux 1904 (Olive Rivett); family photographs, albums and framed photographs; a portfolio of Indian art, and university certificates. Papers relating to Sir Albert Cherbury David Rivett (1885-1961) include letters, newspaper clippings, research publications, David Rivett memorial lectures and biographical materials. Documents and letters relating to Mary Matheson (née Rivett), Christine Rivett, Else Rivett, Olive Long (née Rivett), and letters from E.M. (Lil) Rivett (7 boxes, 2 fol. Boxes).

  • Quantity 0 2.45 m
  • Access Permission required for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-247189970/findingaid↵↵Catalogue Persisten

Related entries

  • See also
    • Rivett, Doris Mary (Mary) (1896 - 1969)
    • Children's Library and Crafts Club (1922 - 1934)
  • Primary
    • Rivett, Eleanor Harriett (Nell) (1883 - 1972)