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  • Title
    Box 16 Item IV/C: Dorothea Mackellar Verses
  • Creator
  • Call number
    SAFE/MLMSS 1959/Box 16/Item IV/C (Safe 1/117)
  • Level of description
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  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : pp. 93, 94,and 95
  • Physical Description
    0.02 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript - 24 x 16 cm

    Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968) is best known as a poet, the author of 'My Country', first published in 1908 under the title 'Core of My Heart'. She also wrote three novels.
  • Scope and Content
    Notebook (139 pp.) with Dorothea Mackellar's printed bookplate on the inside cover. Draft verses include 'Core of My Heart', 'Magic', 'The Judges' and 'Thalassa'.
  • Access Conditions
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    This item has been boxed in a clamshell box with spine title "Dorothea Mackellar Verses 1907-1908". Another item with the same location number is boxed in a slip case with spine title "Australia's Love Song and Other Verses by Dorothea Mackellar OBE." Both items form part of the Mackellar Family Papers (MLMSS 1959).
    Formerly located at MLMSS 1959 ADD-ON 1256 Box 1(4).
    A preservation microfilm copy of the complete volume 'Australia's Love Song and Other Verses' (Safe 1/117 Item 1: microfilm CY 1395), was made Feb. 1989.
    Filmed on the same microfilm reel (CY 1395, frames 80-127) is another work by Dorothy Mackellar: 'The Closed Door and Other Verses', Melb., 1911 (Safe 1/117, Item 2).
    Digital order no: Album ID : 823719
    Microfilm copy available at CY 1395, frames 1-79 (complete vol. at MLMSS 1959/16, filed at Safe 1/117) and Safe 1/117, Item 1, pp.93-95.
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