One Australian Girl [The Bulletin, 1 October 1903, re. Mary Gilmore]

[Editor: This article about Mary Gilmore was published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 1 October 1903. The first part is a review of Mary Gilmore’s poetry; the second part is about her life, written by Mary Gilmore (aside from the introductory paragraph), especially regarding her time spent in South America.] One Australian Girl. Mary Gilmore’s […]

P. R. Stephensen [obituary, 5 June 1965]

[Editor: This obituary of P. R. Stephensen was published in the “National Notebook” section of The Bulletin, 5 June 1965.] P. R. Stephensen P. R. (“Inky”) Stephensen — who collapsed and died last Friday after a speech at the Savage Club, Sydney — has earned a lasting place in Australian letters. Few will ever be […]

The Explorer’s Grave [poem by J. Sheridan Moore, A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills, 1862]

[Editor: This poem by J. Sheridan Moore, about the Burke and Wills expedition, was published in A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills (broadsheet), 1862.] The Explorer’s Grave. By J. Sheridan Moore. “While rolling rivers into seas shall run, “And round the space of heaven the radiant sun; “While trees the mountain-tops with […]

Chronology of the expedition [A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills, 1862]

[Editor: This article about the Burke and Wills expedition, was published in A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills (broadsheet), 1862.] Chronology of the expedition. 1860 August 20. — The Expedition started from Melbourne. December 16. — Burke, Wills, King, and Gray, (the advance party of the Expedition) left the Depôt at Cooper’s […]

Burke’s last letter [A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills, 1862]

[Editor: These extracts from the journal of Robert O’Hara Burke, of the Burke and Wills expedition, were published in A Tribute to the Memory of Burke and Wills (broadsheet), 1862.] Burke’s last letter. “I hope we shall be done justice to. We fulfilled our task, but were not followed up as I expected. The depot […]