Item F1189 - Letter, 1968 Jan 11 : South Perth, Western Australia to Gwen Harwood.

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F1189

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Letter, 1968 Jan 11 : South Perth, Western Australia to Gwen Harwood.

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  • 1968 (Creation)

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1 l. ; 25 cm.

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(1923-2002)

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(1920-1995)

Biographical history

Gwen Harwood is one of Australia's best-known poets. She was born in Brisbane in 1920 and lived there until her marriage in 1945, when she moved to Hobart, Tasmania. Harwood's poetry and critical writing appeared regularly in Australian literary journals from the 1960s. She published eight books of poetry. In 1989 she was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for services to literature. She died in 1995.

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Holograph letter to Gwen Harwood, in answer to letter of appreciation, collection of poetry to be published by Edwards & Shaw.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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The Australian women's register, AWH003793

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Two undated letters typescript, the rest holograph.

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Alma MMS ID

991008278289703131

Millennium Local System Number

.b22125644

OCLC Number

224663056

Libraries Australia ID

28267489

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Revised

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Revised, AM, 01-Jun-2020.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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