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  • Title
    Mary McPherson research papers on Brian James (aka John Lawrence Tierney) and Tierney family photographs, ca. 1870-2002
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 10188
    PXA 7186
  • Level of description
  • Date

    ca. 1870-2002
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Physical Description
    0.16 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript; typed
    30 copy photoprints - black & white

    John Lawrence Tierney (1892-1972) was an author and NSW school teacher who published four collections of short stories and two novels. Tierney also published many short stories for The Bulletin under the pseudonym of Brian James, where he met Douglas Stewart and Norman Lindsay, who became close friends.

    Mary McPherson worked as a History Information Officer at the NSW Department of Education from 1991-2002. She has written the history of several NSW public schools, where, and during this time, she became interested in the life of educator and writer John Lawrence Tierney.

    Library correspondence file.
  • Collection history
    Research papers from Mary McPherson and pictorial material by descent through the Tierney family.
  • Scope and Content
    FILE 1:
    Mary McPherson research papers on Brian James (aka John Lawrence Tierney), 1993-2002

    FILE 2:
    Copy photoprints of John Lawrence Tierney family, ca. 1870-1969
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