Collection UQFL128 - Cecil Hadgraft Papers

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Cecil Hadgraft Papers


  • 1872-1979. (Creation)

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2 boxes, 3 card drawers.

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Biographical history

Cecil Hadgraft was born 8 June 1904 at Melbourne, brought up at Rockhampton, winning an open scholarship to the University of Queensland at 16 years of age. Cecil Hadgraft was a senior lecturer and reader in the English Department at the University of Queensland. He was a prominent Australian literary critic and historian.

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Jessie Hartley, a teacher, married Cecil Harry Huddlestone Hay Hadgraft on 9 September 1933 at St Hilda's church of England, Katoomba.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1872-1979
Collection alternatively titled as: Cecil Hadgraft Collection.

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Correspondence; newspaper cuttings, notes, Commonwealth lectures, photocopies of photographs and articles, research notes, transcripts, diaries, biographical notes, family photographs, sketches, short stories, card file indexes.
Bulk of papers 1951-1979.
Includes 16 diaries written by Jessie Hadgraft (nee Hartley) from 1952 to 1965.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 27-Oct-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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