Keesing, Nancy

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Educated at Sydney Church of England Girls' Grammar School, Frensham and the University of Sydney, she has been Chairman of the Literature Board of the Australia Council since 1974. Miss Keesing is a member of the Royal Australian Historical Society, the Australian Jewish Historical Society, P.E.N. and vice president of the English Association (N.S.W. Branch). Publications include four books of poetry, two of criticism, an autobiography and two books for young people. She is married to Dr. A.M. Hertzberg.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1942-1976. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826487

Nancy Keesing's published work includes poetry, fiction, literary criticism and autobiography. She was an active member of numberous literary associations and she served on the boards of several literary organizations and educational institutions.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225783758

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associatedWith Byrnes, Robert Steel, 1899-1979. person
associatedWith Dobson, Rosemary, 1920- person
associatedWith Hellyer, Jill, 1925- person
associatedWith International Federation of University Women (15th Triennial : 1965 : Brisbane, Qld.) corporateBody
associatedWith International Federation of University Women (15th Triennial : 1965 : Brisbane, Qld.) corporateBody
associatedWith Le Gallienne, Dorian, 1915-1963. person
associatedWith Martin, David, 1915-1997. person
associatedWith Mathew, Ray, 1929-2002. person
associatedWith Milutinovic, Iris, 1910-. person
associatedWith Murray-Smith, Stephen, 1922-1988,. person
associatedWith Pakies Club (Sydney, N.S.W.) corporateBody
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Gold mines and mining--History
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Birth 1923-09-07

Death 1993-01-19

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