Guide to the Papers of Mary E. Fullerton

MS 6608

National Library of Australia

Collection Summary

Title
Papers of Mary E. Fullerton
Date Range
1920-1946
Collection Number
MS 6608
Extent
0.36 metres (2 archive boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
NLA

Introduction

Scope and Contents

Articles and stories by Mary E. Fullerton; literary manuscripts; a photograph album; a long sequence of family letters written to Fullerton's relatives in Australia, covering the period from 1920s to her death in 1946; a collection of predominantly poetry monographs, this collection also includes three books by Mary E. Fullerton - The Australian Bush (1928), The Breaking Furrow (1921), and Moods and Melodies (1908).

Item Descriptions

File 1. Press cuttings - articles, stories and letters by Mary E. Fullerton - Box 1 Show allonly 1

A file of about 95 articles, stories and letters by Mary E. Fullerton, a number under pseudonyms, clipped directly from periodicals in which they first appeared. Also included are two manuscript lists of her published works to 1921.

File 2. Press cuttings reflecting Mary E. Fullerton's interests - Box 1 Show allonly 1

Various minor press cuttings reflecting Mary E. Fullerton's interests in feminism, local history; including several press reviews of her work, and reviews of Miles Franklin's work.

File 3. Literary manuscripts and letters - Box 1 Show allonly 1

File contains letters and manuscripts of primarily literary interests including work by Mary E. Fullerton and others, including C.J. Dennis, Miles Franklin, G. Wall, Isabel Fullerton, Sophie Fullerton, Annie Bryce and Kate Dalziel; 1904-1949.

File 4. Postcards - Box 1 Show allonly 1

A collection of postcards sent to, or collected by Mary E. Fullerton.

File 5. Family letters covering the period from 1920s - 1946 - Box 1 Show allonly 1

A long sequence of family letters written to Fullerton's relatives in Australia, covering the period from 1920s to her death in 1946.

File 6. Family letters covering the period from 1920s - 1946 - Box 1 Show allonly 1

A long sequence of family letters written to Fullerton's relatives in Australia, covering the period from 1920s to her death in 1946.

File 7. Family letters covering the period from 1920s - 1946 - Box 1 Show allonly 1

A long sequence of family letters written to Fullerton's relatives in Australia, covering the period from 1920s to her death in 1946.

File 8. Family letters covering the period from 1920s - 1946, includes the last letters written during her illness - Box 1 Show allonly 1

A long sequence of family letters written to Fullerton's relatives in Australia, covering the period from 1920s to her death in 1946; includes the last letters written during her illness.

File. Monographs - Box 2 Show allonly 1

Eighteen monographs including: The Legacy of Bunyon by Rev. W.Y. Fullerton (London, 1928), inscribed by Mary Fullerton; Poems by George Meredith, Volume I (London, 1911); The Quatrains of Omar Khayyam (London, 1902); The Meredith Pocket Book (London, 1906); Pensées of Joubert (London, 1898); Moments with Robert Browning; The Broadway Booklets – Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám by Edward Fitzgerald (London, 1903); Masterpieces of John Leech; The Seven Princesses – A Play by Maurice Maeterlinck, (London, 1909); Poems of Love by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (London, 1911); Vitalogy Illustrated – An Encyclopedia of Health and Home (London, 1931); The Roadmender (London, 1924); The Wonder and The Apple, More Poems by "E" (London, 1946); Riverside London – A Sketchbook by Dorothy E.G. Woollard and P.N. Boxer; The Art of Albert Namatjira by C.P. Mountford, Melbourne 1944 – includes handwritten exhibition catalogue note (Myer Mural Hall, 1944) with listed works and prices in Guineas; autograph book with notes from acquaintances (1910-1950); and three books by Mary Fullerton - The Australian Bush (1928), The Breaking Furrow (1921), and Moods and Melodies (1908).

Item. Photograph album - Box 2 Show allonly 1

Mary E. Fullerton's photograph album. Photographs including images of Jean Hamilton and her pet monkey 'Peter', postcards, original illustrations by M. Janes and pages from 'Bark House Days' by Mary E. Fullerton, pressed flowers.