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  • Title
    May Ellen Dodgson Moore papers regarding the Harris and Hillman families, ca. 1893-1969
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 2590 (K 22158-K 22159)
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1893-1969
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : 2013
  • Physical Description
    2 cartons

    May Ellen Dodgson Moore wrote under the pseudonym May Dodgson. Her novel and autobiography of her father are unpublished
  • Scope and Content
    Family documents relating to Harris and Hillman families birth, death and marriage certificates, power of attorney, etc.

    Autobiography of her father, T. G. Harris, under the pseudonym of G. T. Sirrah. Her unpublished novel, based on this and family history, entitled Hardy Steele (2 versions)

    Letters written to her mother, Alice Hillman, 1893-1895
    Letters from her friend Dr. S. K. Richard 1914-1918
    Letters from her uncle in the A.I.F. c.1920-
    Letters from her brother, c.1939-1945
    Correspondence with her daughter, 1952-1953
    Correspondence from her nephew (later her adopted son), 1959-1969

    Documents regarding George Harris (1917-1954)

    Photo albums(3) c.1904-1969 The 2 large albums give the family history from c.1895 and contain photos of the farms at Hay, etc
  • Source
    Presented by Mrs May Moore
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and is usually available after 4pm on the next business day. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Finding Aids
    Contents list available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room -
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I letters
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