• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6188

Stevenson, Jean Lloyd

(1903 – 1974)
  • Born 1 January, 1903, Carlton Victoria Australia
  • Died 20 July, 1974, New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Poet, Public servant, Stenographer, Typist


Jean Stevenson was a poet and friend of Dame Mary Gilmore. She received an honourable mention in an essay competition. ‘Mary Gilmore: Dreamer and Doer’, through the Henry Lawson Memorial and Literary Society in Melbourne, in 1939. She worked as a typist at the Australian Forestry School in Canberra, the Department of Defence in Melbourne and the Department of Air in Penrith, moving to Woodford in the Blue Mountains in 1955.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Jean L. Stevenson, 1932-1959 [manuscript]
  • State Library of New South Wales
    • Jean L. Stevenson further papers

Related entries

  • Friend
    • Gilmore, Mary Jean (1865 - 1962)