Item F240 - Tailpiece on the primrose, 1952

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F240

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Tailpiece on the primrose, 1952

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  • 1952 (Creation)

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4 1.; 26 cm.

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(1910-1991)

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(1888-1971)

Biographical history

Frederick Walter Robinson (known as "Doc Robbie") was born in Sydney on 21 October 1888. He was educated at Sydney High, University of Sydney and the University of Jena. He was Associate Professor of Modern Languages at Royal Military College Duntroon (1913-1932), and Captain and Intelligence Officer in the AIF (1915-1919). F.W. Robinson lectured in English and German at The University of Queensland (1923-1945), and later became Associate Professor of English (1946-1958). He was in the General Staff Office as a Major (Intelligence) in 1941-42. He presented the Commonwealth Literary Fund Australian Literature Seminars and Lectures at The University of Queensland in 1944 and 1958, and at Sydney University in 1946. F.W. Robinson also set up the Fryer Memorial Library of Australian Literature at The University of Queensland. For many years he was associated with the Oxley Library, the Queensland Art Gallery and other cultural institutions. He played a large part in the planning of the University of Queensland at St Lucia. F.W. Robinson died on 26 August 1971.

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Article on flowers in poetry. Also a covering letter to F.W. Robinson (dated 4 Sep 1952), and copy of summary to accompany application for position of Lecturer (part-time) in Australian literature 1940.

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  • English

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Typescript, with handwritten corrections.

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Migrated

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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