• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000463

Papers of Kate Baker, 1893-1946 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 2022
  • Date Range 1893 - 1946
  • Description

    The collection consists mainly of correspondence relating to Australian literary interests and figures, particularly to Joseph Furphy and his writings. The main sections are letters from Furphy to his mother, to Kate Baker and to William Cathels; from Kate Baker to Margaret Boyd and A.K. Wilson; and from A.G. Stephens to Furphy and Baker. Correspondents in the collection include: J.S. Neilson, Guy Innes, C. Winterbottom, Vance and Nettie Palmer, Miles Franklin, Charles Bryde, Gerald Bryne, J.K. Ewers, H.B. Grattan, F. Wilmot, the editor of the Bulletin, the Australian Literature Society and publishers and booksellers such as Angus and Robertson. Other items include photographs, presscuttings, typescript copies of articles, MS copies of poems by J. Furphy and Kate Baker’s Silhouettes – articles about such Australian literary figures as Ada Cambridge, J.K. Ewers, J.S. Neilson, Alice Henry, R.H. Croll, D.O’Reilly, Canon Hughes, Vance & Nettie Palmer, Dame Mary Gilmore Hubert Church, B. O’Dowd, A.G. Stephens, C. Winterbottom, C. Bryde, M. Franklin, G. Byrne, Edith Coleman, E. Coulson Davidson, C. Lang, C. Strong and Victor Kennedy.

  • Quantity 10 boxes 1.5 m
  • Access Available for reference. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-250832456/findingaid

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  • See also
    • Gilmore, Mary Jean (1865 - 1962)
    • Henry, Alice (1857 - 1943)