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Mackellar family papers, 1783-1968, with associated material, 1833-1894
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MLMSS 1959 / Boxes 1-4, 6, 8-19, 21-22 MLMSS 1959 / Items 5X, 7X MLMSS 1959 / Box 20X
2.58 metres of textual material (19 boxes, 2 outsize items and 1 outsize box)
8 objects, 4 albums and photographic prints
Administrative / Biographical Note
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.
This collection includes pictorial material: Photographs and personal affects from the Mackellar family papers, February 1881-194-?
Partly Restricted - Applies to MLMSS 1959/Boxes 8 - 19 and Box 20X
No reproduction without prior written approval
Contents list available in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 2 as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010
Mackellar, Charles Kinnaird
Mackellar, Dorothea, 1885-1968
Mackellar, Keith Kinnaird
Australian poetry -- 20th century.
Women poets, Australian -- 20th century.
<< Items in this Collection
Box 16 Item IV/C: Dorothea Mackellar - 'Verses 1907-1908', 1907-1908
Photographs and personal affects from the Mackellar family papers, February 1881-194-?
Series 04. B. Personal papers of Charles Kinnaird Mackellar, 1871-1924
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