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We have source a variety of websites and papers that might be of use to members of our society.

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Australian Dictionary of Biography
A biography of novelist and short story writer, Richardson, Ethel Florence Lindesay ('Henry Handel') (1870-1946).

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The life history of Henry Handel Richardson and a bibliography of her works.

Encyclopædia Britannica
Australian novelist whose trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony, combining description of an Australian immigrant’s life and work in the goldfields with a powerful character study, is considered the crowning achievement of modern Australian fiction to that time.

Project Gutenberg Australia Project Gutenberg Australia a treasure-trove of literature

Perry Middlemiss Literature Site
Richardson's works are comprehensively covered by Perry Middlemiss at his Literature Site

Henry Handel Richardson: A Life - The Age review
'How I do hate the ordinary sleek biography! I'd have every wart & pimple emphasised, every tricky trait or petty meanness brought out. The great writers are great enough to bear it."

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Henry Handel Richardson - Papers

Two Studies: Henry Handel Richardson and The Great Extractor
by Rachel Solomon

In November 1931, the newly celebrated Australian author Henry Handel Richardson (1870–1946), was approached by Dr. Jacob Schwartz (b.1899) of the Ulysses Bookshop,1 to publish some of her short stories in fine, limited edition booklets. In December the same year, Two Studies was published by the Ulysses Press. The following is an examination of the history of this fine print publication, and the relationship between the author and the publisher, within the context of the literary and publishing market of the late 1920s and early 1930s. Read more...

This article first appeared in _Script & Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and NZ_ 38.4 (2014), and is reproduced here by permission.

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2016 HHR Oration by Dr. Sylvia Martin
Aileen Palmer's "Getting of Wisdom"

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Chiltern Victoria Australia
Chiltern is a fascinating historic village, built upon the solid values of its mining heritage. Visit www.chilternvic.com for more information.

Chiltern Visitor Information Centre
Open seven days a week 10am-4pm (except Christmas and Good Friday) the Chiltern Visitor Information Centre has a comprehensive range of information on the region including the Chiltern Mt Pilot National Park, bird watching opportunities, historic attractions and activities.
Address : 30 Main Street, Chiltern Vic 3683
Tel : +61 3 5726 1611
Email : contact@chilternvic.com





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