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  • Title
    Mackellar family papers, 1783-1968, with associated material, 1833-1894
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 1959/Boxes 1-4, 6, 8-19, 21-22
    MLMSS 1959/Items 5X, 7X
    MLMSS 1959/Box 20X
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    2.58 metres of textual material (19 boxes, 2 outsize items and 1 outsize box)
    8 objects, 4 albums and photographic prints

    Dorothea Mackellar, author, was born Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar at Rose Bay in Sydney, NSW on 1 July 1885. Her parents were Sir Charles Kinnaird Mackellar, a notable Sydney physician, and Marion Mackellar nee Buckland. She had three brothers, Keith, Eric and Malcolm. Dorothea Mackellar is best known for her poem My Country which was first published in 1907. She died in Sydney in 1968.

    Information transferred from Contents List.
  • Scope and Content
    This collection includes pictorial material:
    Photographs and personal affects from the Mackellar family papers, February 1881-194-?
  • Access Conditions
    Partly restricted: - - Applies to MLMSS 1959/Boxes 8-19 and Box 20X
  • Copying Conditions
    Reproduction Restricted
    Approval for reproduction required
  • Finding Aids
    Contents list available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room -
  • Description source

    Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 2 as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010
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