1854-1926, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of James Smith, [manuscript]. Smith, James, 1820-1910.

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Physical Description
  • 15 cm.
Published
  • [1854-1926]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of James Smith, 1854-1926.
Creator
  • Smith, James, 1820-1910.
Other Creators
  • Coppin, George Selth, 1819-1906.
  • Brookes, Gustavus.
  • Williamson, J. C. (James Cassius), 1845-1913.
  • Bijou Theatre
Published
  • [1854-1926]
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 15 cm.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1854-1926
Summary
  • A collection of letters most of which are addressed to James Smith, critic for the Melbourne "Argus" relating to the development of the theatre in Australia. Correspondents include George Coppin, Gustavus Brooke and J. C. Williamson. Also included are a book of programmes of the Bijou Theatre, a notebook of James Smith's and a book of newspaper clippings. Also includes a scrapbook of letters, and a copy of "Wilton and its associations" (1851) signed and annotated by Smith. There is a letter pasted in the front from Elizabeth Herbert (to whom the book is dedicated).
Contents
  • 1. Wilton and its associations /‚Äč by James Smith. 1851.
Biography
  • James Smith, journalist, was born near Maidstone, Kent, U.K. Among his publications while in England were "Wilton and its associations" (1851) and "Lights and shadows of artist life and character" (1853). In 1854 he emigrated to Victoria, where he wrote for the Melbourne Age, the Leader and Argus, among others. He was also librarian to the Victorian Parliament in later years.
Notes
  • Additional material received by NLA in 1998 (42 cm.), includes an album of Smith's poems illustrated with his pen and ink drawings.
  • Manuscript reference no. : MS 2398.
Access Conditions
  • Available for research. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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