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  • Title
    Lawson family papers, including papers of Isabel Byers relating to Henry Lawson, 1892-1925
  • Creator
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    MLMSS 3694
    R 2045
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  • Type of material
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  • Physical Description
    0.26 metres of textual material (2 boxes)
    1 lead pencil - 0.5 x 6.2 cm
  • Scope and Content
    MLMSS 3694
    Lawson family papers, including papers of Isabel Byers relating to Henry Lawson, 1892-1925

    01. Henry Lawson, 1892-1922
    Series 01 Part 01: Henry Lawson correspondence, being letters sent by Henry Lawson to various correspondents including Joe Noonan, J.F. Archibald, Mr Nix, Harry O'Brien, J.G. Lockley, Arthur B. Parker and Simon Hickey, 1892-1916
    Series 01 Part 02: Letters and poems sent to Henry Lawson by various correspondents including Bertha Lawson (nee Bredt), Joseph Henry ('Jim') Lawson, Bertha Jago (nee Lawson) and Isabel Byers, 1892-1914
    Series 01 Part 03: Notebooks used by Henry Lawson, ca. 1908-1911, and annotated galley proof of Chapter 2 of 'Elder man's lane', ca. 1913
    Series 01 Part 04: Henry Lawson miscellaneous papers, ca. 1896-1922

    02. Isabel Byers, 1908-1925
    Series 02 Part 01: Correspondence received by Isabel Byers relating to Henry Lawson, 1908-1925
    Series 02 Part 02: Poems by Isabel Byers and manuscript titled 'Reminiscences of Henry Lawson by Isabel Byers', compiled by Aubrey C. Curtis, ca. 1903-1925
    Series 02 Part 03: Isabel Byers correspondence, being letters sent to Mary Gilmore and N. Turnbull relating to Henry Lawson, 1922

    3. Pencil used by Henry Lawson in Darlinghurst [Gaol], in envelope with provenance details
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - This collection has multiple rights owners
    Research & study copies allowed: Applies only to material in which the author has been deceased for more than 50 years
  • 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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