Dobson, Rosemary

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Australian poet and author. Dobson has received the Sydney Morning Herald award for poetry, 1948 (The ship of ice); FAW Christopher Brennan Award, 1978; Robert Frost Prize, 1979; Senior Fellowship, Literature Board of the Australia Council, 1980; Patrick White Award, 1984; Grace Leven Poetry Prize, 1984 (The three fates); Victorian Premier's Literary Award, 1985 (The three fates); Emeritus Fellowship, Literature Board of the Australia Council, 1996. Dobson was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1987 for her outstanding contribution to Australian literature. She is a member of the Australian Society of Authors and was made an honorary life member of Association for the Study of Australian Literature in 1985.

From the description of Papers of Rosemary Dobson, 1940-2000. 1940's-2000. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221023798

From the description of On museums, 2007 [manuscript] : a gift from the National Library of Australia to the National Library of Wales to mark the Centenary of the National Library of Wales 2007 / Rosemary Dobson. [2007] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 277182300

Poet and author. Rosemary de Brissac Dobson has received the Sydney morning herald award for poetry, 1948 (The ship of ice); FAW Christopher Brennan Award, 1978; Robert Frost Prize, 1979; Senior Fellowship, Literature Board of the Australia Council, 1980; Patrick White Award, 1984; Grace Leven Poetry Prize, 1984 (The three fates); Victorian Premier's Literary Award, 1985 (The three fates); and, Emeritus Fellowship, Literature Board of the Australia Council, 1996. Dobson was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1987 for her outstanding contribution to Australian literature. She is a member of the Australian Society of Authors and was made an honorary life member of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature in 1985.

From the description of Papers of Rosemary Dobson, 1923-2004 [manuscript]. [1923-2004] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 567139454

Poet. Amongst Dobson's many poetry prizes is included the 1948 Sydney Morning Herald Award for Poetry for "The Ship of Ice".

From the description of Letters to Norman Lindsay [manuscript]. 1947-1948. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225793940

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creatorOf Perry, Barbara. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. Letters [manuscript] : to Sister Mary Francisca. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Staples, Natalie. Papers. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. Obituaries for Francis Webb [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. Papers of Rosemary Dobson, 1940-2000. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Tomholt, Sydney, 1884-. Papers of Sydney Tomholt [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Dobson, Marjorie. Correspondence [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn H. Evans & Co. ['Rose' coloured dress worn by Rosemary Dobson Bolton for the portrait painted by Norman Lindsay, 1950] [realia] / H. Evans & Co., Rowe Street, Sydney. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. Knossos [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. Papers of Rosemary Dobson, 1923-2004 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. Letters to Norman Lindsay [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. Letters, 1969 Aug 29 - 1974 Feb 13 [manuscript] : to Sister Mary Francisca. University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Keesing, Nancy, 1923-1993. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. On museums, 2007 [manuscript] : a gift from the National Library of Australia to the National Library of Wales to mark the Centenary of the National Library of Wales 2007 / Rosemary Dobson. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Brindabella Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Coen, Margaret, 1909-1993. person
associatedWith Dobson, Marjorie. person
associatedWith Fitzwalter, Mary Francisca. person
associatedWith H. Evans & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Keesing, Nancy, 1923-1993. person
associatedWith Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. person
correspondedWith Lindsay, Norman, 1879-1969 person
associatedWith Lindsay, Philip, 1906-1958. person
correspondedWith McDonald, Nan person
correspondedWith Perry, Barbara. person
associatedWith Staples, Natalie. person
associatedWith Stewart, Douglas, 1913-1985. person
correspondedWith Tomholt, Sydney, 1884- person
associatedWith Webb, Francis, 1925-1973. person
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Poets, Australian--20th century--Correspondence
Australian poetry--20th century
Poets, Australian--20th century--Archives
Australian poetry
Women poets, Australian
Museums--Poetry
Women poets, Australian--20th century--Archives
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Birth 1920-06-18

Death 2012-06-27

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