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Catherine Helen Spence: 1884

A guide to Catherine Helen Spence featuring writings about her and a chronological bibliography of her works.

1884

1884  
  An agnostic's progress from the known to the unknown. London, Williams and Norgate, 1884. pp. 266. [Copy in Mortlock Library inscribed 'From the Author, Catherine H. Spence, 21/12/99. Presented to the Public Library of South Australia by the Authoress, Jany (sic) 1900'. Acknowledged in Autobiography (p. 62). Novel.] [Reviewed 7 February 1885 in Observer, p. 41a-c.] [Reviewed 29 January 1885 in Register, p. 5g-h.]
January 1 The November reviews. Register, p. 6e-f. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 3 The Indian empire. Register, p. 4f-g. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. History.]
January 5 A hundred years ago. Evening Journal, p. 5d-e. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. History. Autobiography.]
January 5 A hundred years ago. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. History. Autobiography.]
January 5 A hundred years ago. Register, p 7a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. History. Autobiography.]
January 5 Substantive or adjective. (Continued.) Sydney Mail, p. 8a-d.
January 7 Work and want. Register, pp. 4g-5a. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Welfare.]
January 12 Substantive or adjective. (Continued.) Sydney Mail, pp. 55d-56ab.
January 14 Pawnbrokers and pawnbroking. Register, p. 4d-f. [Unsigned leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
January 19 Charade. Evening Journal, p. 3e. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
January 19 The November reviews. Observer, p. 41c-d. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
January 19 Charade. Observer, p. 44c. [Puzzle by C. H. S.]
January 19 Substantive or adjective. (Concluded.) Sydney Mail, pp. 103d, 104a-c.
January 24 The Marquis Tseng's diary. Register, pp. 4g-5a. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
January 26 The aesthetic movement. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned review of The Aesthetic Movement in England. By Walter Hamilton, F.R.G.S. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
February 2 The aesthetic movement. [Second notice.] Poets of the aesthetic school. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned review of The Aesthetic Movement in England. By Walter Hamilton, F.R.G.S. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
February 15 The December reviews. Register, p. 6d-f. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
February 23 The December reviews. Observer, p. 41b-e. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
February 26 Time payments. Register, p. 5a-b. [Unsigned third leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
March 1 Life of Lord Lytton. Sydney Morning Herald, p. 8b-e. [Unsigned review of The Life, Letters and Literary Remains of Edward Bulwer, Lord Lytton by his Son. London, Kegan, Paul, Trench & Co. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
March 5 The January reviews. Register, p. 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 15 Charade, sent to Australia for an answer. Evening Journal, p. 6f. [Puzzle communicated by C. H. S.]
March 15 The January reviews. Observer, p. 41a-d. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 15 Charade, sent to Australia for an answer. Observer, p. 43e. [Puzzle communicated by C. H. S.]
March 22 Edward Bulwer, Lord Lytton. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned review of The Life, Letters and Literary Remains of Edward Bulwer, Lord Lytton by his Sons. London, Kegan, Paul, Trench & Co. Mortlock scrapbook. Literature.]
March 24 The February reviews. Register, p. 6a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 29 The February reviews. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
March 31 Free schools. Register, p. 4e-g. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Education.]
April 5 Double acrostic, by Lewis Carroll. Evening Journal, p. 3d. [Puzzle communicated by C. H. S.]
April 5 Double acrostic, by Lewis Carroll. Observer, p. 44e. [Puzzle communicated by C. H. S.]
April 10 Convict labour. Register, p. 4f-g. [Unsigned third leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Welfare.]
April 11 The February reviews. Second notice. Register, p. 5f-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
April 21 The March reviews. First notice. Register, p. 5g-h. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
April 26 A people's palace. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Education.]
May 3 The March reviews. Second notice. Register, pp. 5h-6a. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
May 10 The March reviews. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
May 19 Mr. Herbert Spencer on "The coming slavery". Register, p. 4e-g. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues.]
May 21 Individual and collective aids to social purity. Register, 4e-f. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook. Welfare.]
May 29 The April reviews. First notice. Register, p. 5f-g. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
June 4 The April reviews. Second notice. Register, p. 5g-h. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
June 7 Deficient senses. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook. Social issues. Literature.]
June 7 The April reviews. First notice. Observer, p. 41b-d. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
June 12 Provisional teachers. Register, p. 4e-g. [Unsigned second leader. Mortlock scrapbook.]
June 14 The April reviews. Second notice. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
June 26 The May reviews. Register, p. 6c-d. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
June 28 Women at work. [By one of them.] Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
July 8 Charity organisation. Register, p. 4g. [Unsigned third leader. Mortlock scrapbook.]
July 19 The never never land. A ride in North Queensland. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned review of The Never Never Land by A. W. Stirling. London, Sampson Low & Co. Mortlock scrapbook. ]
August 5 The June reviews. Register, pp. 5h-6ab. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
August 23 Youthful hardships. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Children.]
August 29 The July reviews. First notice. Register, pp. 5h-6ab. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
September 6 The July reviews. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned article. Mortlock scrapbook.]
September 20 Our place in the world. A rejoinder. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Women.]
October 7 The August reviews. Register, p. 5f-h. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series ]
October 18 Charade, by Professor Porson. Evening Journal, p. 3c. [Puzzle selected by C. H. S.]
October 18 Mary Russell Mitford and her friends. Observer, p. 41a-d. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Literature.]
October 18 Charade, by Professor Porson. Observer, p. 45b. [Puzzle selected by C. H. S.]
October 25 Charade, by Catherine Fanshawe. Evening Journal , p. 3h. [Puzzle selected by C. H. S.]
October 25 Charade, by Catherine Fanshawe. Observer, p. 45b. [Puzzle selected by C. H. S.]
October 28 The September reviews. Register, pp. 5gh-6a. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
(November 15 Two eminent women. Maria Edgeworth and George Sand. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned review of Miss Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern and George Sand by Bertha Thomas in the Eminent Women Series. The knowledge shown of Edgeworth's work, especially of her work for children, and of Sand's work in French, as well as style and opinions leads me to believe that this and the following article are by Spence. Literature.])
(November 22 Two eminent women. II. George Sand. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned review of George Sand by Bertha Thomas.See note to 15 November 1884. Literature.])
December 11 The October reviews. Register, p. 5f-h. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
December 13 Gossip about children's books. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series. Children's literature.]
December 13 Mary Russell Mitford and her friends. Register Supplement, 1a-c. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Literature.]
December 13 Gossip about children's books. Register Supplement, p. 1c-e. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series. Children's literature.]
December 20 A round of Christmas games. Nonsense verses, thread-paper verses and crambo. Observer Supplement, p. 12a-b. [Article edited by C. H. S.]
December 20 An acting charade. The secretary and the cook. Observer Supplement, pp. 12b-e, 13a-e, 14a-b. [Acting charade adapted from the French of Eugene Scribe by C. H. Spence.]
December 20 Breach of promise. Queenslander Christmas Supplement, p. 1a-d, 2a-d, 3a-d, 4a-d. [Short story by C. H. Spence.]
(December 20 An acting charade. Sydney Mail, pp. 1258a-d, 1259a-d. [Unsigned acting charade. Spence wrote a number of signed acting charades for various papers, including the Sydney Mail.. This is very much in the same style, with many Spence mannerisms. I have discovered no other charades like Spence's, and conclude that this is hers.])
December 24 A round of Christmas games. Nonsense verses, thread-paper verses and crambo. Evening Journal, p. 7g-h. [Article edited by C. H. S.]
December 24 Among children's books. Sydney Morning Herald, p. 4d-f. [Unsigned article. Conclusion of series. Children's literature.]
(December 27 Two eminent women. Maria Edgeworth and George Sand. Register Supplement. p. 1e-f. [Unsigned review of Miss Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern and George Sand by Bertha Thomas in the Eminent Women Series. The knowledge shown of Edgeworth's work, especially of her work for children, and of Sand's work in French, as well as style and opinions leads me to believe that this and the following article are by Spence. Literature.]
(December 29 Two eminent women. II. George Sand. Register , p. 6b-c. [Unsigned review of George Sand by Bertha Thomas. See note to 29 December 1884. Literature.])
December 30 The November reviews. Register, pp. 5gh-6ab. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]