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In the Eye of the Beholder

Appendix A: The Works of the Women Writers

Eliza Frazer

‘Mrs Frazer’s Narrative’, Archives Office of New South Wales, Ref. SZ976, COD 183, and produced in Barry Dwyer and Neil Buchanan 1986, The Rescue of Eliza Fraser: 150th Anniversary Edition, Eliza Fraser Commemorative Committee, Noosa, Queensland.

Sydney Gazette, 18 October 1836.

Eliza Davies

Davies, Mrs Eliza 1881, The Story of an Earnest Life: A Woman’s Adventures in Australia and in Two Voyages Around the World, Central Book Concern, Cincinnati.

Emily Cowl

Cowl, Mrs T Holder n.d, Some of My Experiences during a voyage to the Gulf of Carpentaria and three years’ residence at Normanton in the early Seventies, Besley & Pike Ltd, Brisbane.

Katherine Kirkland

Kirkland, Katharine [sic] c. 1995, Life in the Bush, published by Kenneth W Mackenzie, “Trawalla”, Beaufort, Victoria; reprinted from Chambers’s Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts, 1845, William and Robert Chambers, Edinburgh, Vol. 1, No. 8.

Kirkland, Katherine 186?, Vegetarian Cookery, By a Lady, With an Introduction Explanatory of the Principles of Vegetarianism By the Late Jas Simpson Esq., The Sixth Edition, Fred. Pitman, London.

Mary McConnel

McConnel, Mary 1905, Memories of Days long gone by, By the Wife of an Australian Pioneer, M McConnel, Brisbane?. Alternative title: ‘Queensland Reminiscences 1848–1870’.

Macleod, Mary, afterwards Mrs David C McConnel of Cressbrook, Queensland, ‘Early Recollections’, (MS precursor to Memories).

McConnel, Mrs David C 1897, Our Children’s Hospital: A Story of Twenty-one Years 1876 to 1897, Thomson Brothers, Brisbane.

Rose Cowen

Cowen, Rose Scott 1961, Crossing Dry Creeks: 1879 to 1919, The Wentworth Press, Sydney.

Manuscript collections

‘Across Dry Creek Beds’ (catalogued as ‘Memoir’), 1967, John Oxley Library, Brisbane, OM. 71–23.

‘Details of my Family History’, Newcastle and Region Public Library, Vertical files, ‘S’.

‘Recollections of a bush woman, 1879 to 1900’, n.d., N9, Noel Butlin Archives Centre, The Australian National University, Canberra.

‘Scott family-papers, mainly being biographical notes on Helenus Scott’s family’, 1833–1964, SLNSW, Sydney, MSS FM3/693.


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