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422306
  • Title
    Blanche Mitchell papers, 1850-1861
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1611
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1850-1861
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    422306
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 461, frames 1-376
  • Physical Description
    1 box of textual material
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Blanche Mitchell, born 4 Jan. 1843, was the youngest child of Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, Surveyor General and explorer
  • Scope and Content
    Item 1
    A Notebook, 1850, containing poems and cuttings

    Items 2-4
    B. Diary, 28 Jan. 1858 - 7 Nov. 1859, 5 June 1860 - 27 Feb. 1861, mostly written at Craigend Terrace, Woolloomooloo, N.S.W., describing her social life.
  • Source
    Purchased from Sothebys, London, 12-13 February 1968 Lot 553 by Maggs Brothers
  • Published Information
    Blanche: an Australian diary, 1858-1861' : the diary of Blanche Mitchell / with notes by Edna Hickson, and illustrated by Jill Francis. Sydney : John Ferguson, 1980.
  • General note

    Typed transcript of diary at MLMSS 3738
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