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Shameless Scribblers

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains the publication of Pearce, Sharyn, Shameless Scribblers: Australian Women’s Journalism 1880-1995, (Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press, 1998), along with a page of notes about the publication. The chapters include are ‘The Beginnings: Women and Journalism in the 1880s’, ‘Louisa Lawson and the “Dawn”’ and ‘Propagating the Word: Mary Gilmore and the Women’s Page of the “Worker”’. The subject matter date range of the sections included is c. 1880-1931.


  • Creation: Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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