• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003736

Papers of Maie Casey, 1831-1987 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 1840
  • Date Range 1831 - 1987
  • Description

    The collection comprises correspondence, diaries, notebooks, speeches, drafts, articles, poetry, subject files, Ellis Rowan source material, art work, photographs and other papers relating to Maie Casey’s interests in art and family history, her books An Australian story (1962), Melba revisited (1975) and Rare encounters (1980), her involvement in the International Sculpture Competition (1953) and her role as the wife of the Governor of Bengal and Governor-General of Australia. There are also some papers of John Cotton, Theodotus John Sumner, Sir Charles Ryan and Ellis Rowan. Major correspondents include Princess Alice, Kazu Aso, Princess Marthe Bibesco, Rosemary Dobson, Donn Casey, Princess Pantip Chumbhot, Sir Paul and Alix Hasluck, Anthea Hastings, Katharine Hepburn, Elizabeth Hudson, Sir Charles and Natasha Johnston, Angela Limerick, Frank Logan, Peter Masefield, Shudha Mazumdar, Cynthia Nolan, John Oldham, Elizabeth Salter, Sir David Scott, Clement Semmler, Louise Walker, and Patrick White.

  • Quantity 0 5.32 m
  • Access Available for reference. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-326309299/findingaid

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Casey, Ethel Marian Sumner (Maie) (1891 - 1983)