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900285
  • Title
    Woodcourt College papers and memorabilia, 1905-1941, 1984-1985
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 4871
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1905-1941, 1984-1985
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    900285
  • Physical Description
    0.36 metres of textual material (2 boxes)
  • Scope and Content
    BOX 1
    Miscellaneous collection, including autobiographical notes of Grace Hunt, 1941, typescript; school prospectus, ca.1917 and ca.1930; copies of ‘Woodcourt Chromile’ 1912; 1919-29; Speech night
    programmes 1926 and 1928; memories of a Woodcourt boarder by Claudia Moss (Wright), manuscript and typescript; newspaper
    cuttings; photocopies of photographs; correspondence; Old Girls' Re-Union notice 1985; and bracelet with school badge

    Three school exercise books and folder of school essays, 1914, belonging to Jean Macindoe

    Copy of The Triangle, magazine of Trinity Grammar School, 1925
    Notice of Meeting of Ex-Students Union, 1928
    Typescript of What it felt like to be a day girl at Woodcourt by Ella Doran, 1985

    BOX 2
    Books awarded as prizes and having the Woodcourt bookplate and coat of arms:
    Quality street by J. M. Barrie, 1901
    The plays of Oliver Goldsmith, 1909
    Vanity fair by William Thackeray, 1924
    The pageant of English prose, edited by R. M. Leonard, 1926
    Stories From The Faerie Queen by L. H. Dawson, 1929
    Dimsie head girl by D. F. Bruce, 1929
    Bible stories for children Tennyson; A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens, 1929
    Labels from Exhibition mounted in State Library of New South Wales vestibule, 1985

    This collection includes pictorial material at Pic.Acc.6397
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 2 as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
  • General note

    Keyword subjects:
    Women -- Education -- New South Wales.
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