• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000070

Papers of Jennie Scott Griffiths, circa 1875-1993 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 1071
  • Date Range 1875 - 1993
  • Description

    MS 1071 comprises memoirs of Jennie Scott Griffiths’ childhood and early married life in the United States and Fiji, and two books of newspaper cuttings relating to her involvement in feminist and socialist causes (2 folders). The Acc02.050 instalment comprises correspondence, drafts of articles, short stories, plays and other writings, scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings and other papers (4 boxes). The Acc08.058 instalment includes two scrapbooks, the first containing writings of Griffiths (indexed), which contain, One Out of Ten, Ciwa Griffiths, and the second (indexed) marked “literary cuttings” containing cuttings from newspapers (many concerning the Red Flag prisoners) with handwritten notes (1 box). The Acc10.211 instalment comprises photographs, poems, correspondence and realia relating to the life of Jennie Scott Griffiths. Of particular interest are membership cards of various leftist organisations in the USA and Australia. Also includes references and material relating to the last years of the Fiji Times and small items of realia (1 box). The Acc11.064 instalment comprises poems, manuscripts, transcripts and memoirs by Jennie Scott Griffiths (original and copied material), correspondence, newcuttings and articles. Also included is a typescript of Arthur Brown’s ‘Recollections of Fiji’, and photocopies of Military Intelligence Reports (1917-1919) issued by the National Archives to Gerry Whitmont, Jennie Scott Griffiths’ great-granddaughter, in 1983 (1 box). The Acc14.033 instalment comprises a handbag with a dedication plaque presented to Jennie Scott Griffiths by the Red Flag Prisoners in 1919 with a letter and photograph which were kept in the handbag. Included is a dedicated book of the “Memoirs of Mary A. Maverick, San Antonio’s First American Woman” (1 small folio box)

  • Quantity 0 1.41 m
  • Access Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan.

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  • Primary Creator
    • Griffiths, Jennie Scott (1875 - 1951)