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Catherine Helen Spence: 1896-1897

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

1896-1897

1896  
  The approaching elections: a few plain words to the women electors of South Australia by one of themselves. Reprinted from the Register, 24 March 1896. Adelaide, 1896. pp. 1. [Pamphlet by Catherine Helen Spence. Politics.]
  What is effective voting and how is it to be secured? Eildon, St Peters, March, 1896. pp. 2. [Pamphlet by C. H. Spence.]
February 10 The new factor in politics. Lectures by Miss Spence. Evening Journal, p. 3e. [Report of lecture on effective voting by Miss Spence at Gawler Institute Hall on afternoon and evening of 7 February 1896.]
February 10 The new factor in politics. Lectures by Miss Spence. Register, p. 6d. [Report of lecture on effective voting by Miss Spence at Gawler Institute Hall on afternoon and evening of 7 February 1896.]
February 14 An interesting letter from Japan. Bunyip, p. 2b. [Reprints a letter to Miss Spence read at her lecture in Gawler on 7 February 1896. Biographical fragment.]
February 14 The political warfare. "A plain talk to women voters." Other matters of moment at this crisis." Bunyip, p. 3a-b. [Report of lecture by Miss Spence at Gawler Institute Hall on afternoon and evening of 7 February 1896. Politics.]
February 14 [In 'Current Topics.] Miss Spence . . . Weekly Herald, p. 4d. [Brief report of Miss Spence's speech on effective voting to Barossa Political League at Gawler.]
February 15 The new factor in politics. Lectures by Miss Spence. Observer, p. 15c. [Report of lectures on effective voting by Miss Spence at Gawler Institute Hall on afternoon and evening of 7 February 1896.]
February 25 The political responsibilities of women. Register, p. 6c. [Notice of Miss Spence's lecture at St Peter's Town Hall on 24 February 1896. Biographical fragment.]
March 13 The woman's column. Weekly Herald, p. 6d. [Report of Miss Spence's speech on municipal control of utilities. Social issues.]
March 24 A few plain words to the women electors. [By one of themselves.] Evening Journal, p. 4c. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence.]
March 24 A few plain words to the women electors. [By one of themselves.] Register, p. 6b-c. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence. Politics.]
March 25 The women's leagues of South Australia. Register, p. 3h. [Letter criticising Miss Spence and others. Biographical material.]
March 28 A few plain words to the women electors. [By one of themselves.] Observer, p. 16a-b. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence. Politics.]
March 28 The woman's league. Observer, p. 16c. [Report of meeting on 20 March 1896, including lecture by Miss C. H. Spence on 'The Nationalisation of Health.']
May 1 The recent elections. Advertiser, p. 7g. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Effective voting.]
May 1 The recent elections. Register, p. 6h. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Effective voting.]
May 9 The recent elections. Observer, pp. 11e-12a. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Effective voting.]
May 12 Effective voting. A brief record of progress. Register, p. 5g. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
May 15 [In 'Current Topics'.] Miss C. H. Spence. Weekly Herald, p. 4d. [Report of Miss Spence's activities. Tribute.]
May 16 Effective voting. A brief record of progress. Observer, pp. 42e-43a. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
July 4 The women's league. Register, p. 5d. [Report of meeting including speech by Miss Spence. She had spoken at 14 meetings in Victoria.]
July 27 Sugar. Register, p. 6d. [Article by C. H. Spence, A Colonist of 1839. Agriculture. Health.]
August 11 The Hare-Spence system for Japan. Register, p. 5c. [Paragraph. Biographical material.]
August 29 Dialect—a protest. Observer, p. 33b-c. [Article by C. H. Spence, A Colonist of 1839. Literature. Robert Burns. George Eliot.]
September 10 Comparison of two methods of election. Register, p. 6h. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Effective voting.]
September 21 The late Inspector-General of schools. References in the churches. Evening Journal, p. 3e. [Summaries of sermons including sermon by Miss Spence. J. A. Hartley.]
September 21 The late Inspector-General of schools. References in the churches. Register, p. 7f. [Summaries of sermons including sermon by Miss Spence. J. A. Hartley.]
September 28 [In 'Country Intelligence'.] Goolwa, September 26. Southern Argus, p. 3b. [Miss Spence lectured on effective voting. Biographical material.] [not found in Trove 01/2020]
October 2 [In 'Local News'.] Miss C. H. Spence. Renmark Pioneer, p. 5b. [Miss Spence to lecture on effective voting at Mission Hall on 6 October 1896. Biographical fragment.]
October 3 Substantive or adjective. Observer, p. 33d-e. [Review by C. H. Spence, A Colonist of 1839, of Modern Women by L. M. Hansson, translated by Hermann Ramsden. London, John Lane, 1896]
October 5 [In 'Country Intelligence'.] Goolwa, September 27. Southern Argus, p. 3a. [Miss Spence lectured on effective voting. 25 September 1896. Biographical fragment.] [not found in Trove 01/2020]
October 9 [In 'Local News'.] Miss C. H. Spence. Renmark Pioneer, p. 5c. [Report of lecture by Miss Spence on effective voting, and notice of other meetings. Biographical material.]
October 16 Effective voting. Renmark Pioneer, pp. 4d-5ab. [Leader discussing Miss Spence's ideas. Biographical material.]
October 19 A fortnight on the village settlements. Register, pp. 5h-6ab. [Article by C. H. Spence. A Colonist of 1839. Agriculture.]
October 24 A fortnight on the village settlements. Observer, p. 42a-e. [Article by C. H. Spence. A Colonist of 1839. Agriculture.]
November 6 Effective voting. Register, p. 5b. [Paragraph. Biographical material.]
November 12 Presentation to Mrs. Wyles. Register, p. 5f. [Presentation by Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
November 27 Proportional representation. Weekly Herald, p. 6a. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
December 22 Effective voting at home and abroad. Register, p. 11g. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
1897  
  Heredity and environment. Adelaide, Webb & Son, Printers, 1897 pp. 16. [Pamphlet. Lecture by Catherine H. Spence, 'Delivered before (and printed at the request of) the Criminological Society of South Australia, October 23rd, 1897'. Welfare.]
  Federal convention elections and effective voting. Eildon, St. Peters,16 March [1897]. pp. 1. Reprinted from Weekly Herald, 19 March 1897. [Pamphlet by C. H. Spence.]
January 2 Effective voting at home and abroad. Observer, pp. 41e-42a. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
January 11 Sidelights on federation. From the United States. Register, p. 6f. [Article by C. H. Spence, A Colonist of 1839.]
January 18 Effective voting. Advertiser, p. 3i. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
January 21 The criminological society. Its inauguration. Register, p. 6e. [Report of meeting including speech by Miss Spence.]
January 22 Effective voting for the federal convention. Register, p. 5d. [Report of meeting including speech by Miss Spence.]
January 22 Effective voting. Weekly Herald, p. 4c. [Report of Miss Spence's activities. Biographical material.]
January 23 Effective voting. Register, p. 6h. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
January 23 Deputations. Effective voting for federal representation. Register, p. 9a. [Report of deputation including speech by and comments about Miss Spence.]
February 13 Federal convention. Miss Spence's candidature. Advertiser, p. 2c. [Electoral notice by Catherine Helen Spence.]
February 13 The federal convention. Advertiser, p. 4h. [Article commenting on Miss Spence's candidature. Biographical material.]
February 13 A lady federationist. Advertiser, p. 4h. ['This is absolutely the first time in the history of Australasia that a lady has sought election at a political contest'. Federal convention. Biographical material.]
February 13 South Australian candidates. Thirty-three nominations. Advertiser, p. 5e. [Comment on Miss Spence's nomination. Federal convention. Biographical fragment.]
February 13 Nomination day for the federal election. Observer, p. 29d. [Report of proceedings including reference to Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
February 13 The federal convention. List of candidates. Observer, p. 32e. [Report of proceedings including reference to Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
February 13 The recent Tasmanian elections. Observer, p. 33d-e. [Article by C. H. Spence, A Colonist of 1839. Effective voting.]
February 13 Federal convention. Miss Spence's candidature. Register, p. 2c. [Electoral notice by Catherine Helen Spence.]
February 13 The federal convention. Nomination day. Proceedings at the Town Hall. List of candidates. Register, p. 6d. [Includes report of reception of nomination of Miss Spence. Biographical fragment.]
February 15 The federal campaign. Advertiser, p. 4f-g. [Leader commenting on Miss Spence's candidature. Federal convention. Biographical material.]
February 18 [In 'Personalities'.] 'Miss Spence. . .' Quiz, p. 6c. [Comment on Miss Spence's candidature. Biographical fragment.]
February 26 Curious points concerning the federal election. Register, p. 4g-h. [Leader discussing Miss Spence's candidature. Federal convention. Biographical material.]
February 27 Miss C. H. Spence. Evening Journal, p. 5b-c. [Photograph. Biographical material.]
February 27 The federal convention. Observer, p. 24e, 25a-c. [Discussion of Miss Spence's eligibility. Biographical material.]
February 27 Miss Spence's candidature. Register, p. 6g. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence. Federal convention.]
March 1 Miss Spence's candidature. Advertiser, p. 6d. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Federal convention.]
March 2 Miss Spence's election. Register, p. 6b [Letter by Serena Thorne Lake. Federal convention. Biographical material.]
March 3 Federation. Miss Spence at Gawler. Register, p. 6c-e. [Report of speech by Miss Spence at the Institute Hall Gawler on 1 March 1897.]
March 3 Federal convention. The election campaign. Miss Spence's views. Advertiser, p. 6a. [Report of speech by Miss Spence at the Institute Hall Gawler on 1 March 1897.]
March 4 Effective voting and the federal elections. Advertiser, p. 6a. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence. Federal convention.]
March 4 Effective voting and the federal elections. Register, p. 7e. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence. Federal convention.]
March 5 'Federation.' Miss Spence at Gawler. Bunyip, p. 4a-b. [Report of speech by Miss Spence at the Institute Hall Gawler on 1 March 1897.]
March 11 Effective voting. Advertiser, p. 6e. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Federal convention.]
March 11 [In 'Federation Facts'.] 'Miss Spence. . .' Quiz, p. 12a. [Comment on the vote for Spence. Biographical fragment.]
March 19 Federal convention elections. Weekly Herald, p. 7a-b. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
March 30 Notes on the federal convention. Evening Journal, p. 3d. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
March 30 Notes on the federal convention. Register, p. 6d. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
April 3 Notes on the federal convention. Observer, p. 44b-c. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
May 5 Effective voting. Register, p. 5c. [Letter from William Lloyd Garrison to Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
May 28 Effective voting. Weekly Herald, p. 5a. [Report of Miss Spence's lecture at the Kilkenny Workers' Club on 26 May 1897.]
July 20 Effective voting and defective voting. Advertiser, p. 6e. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
July 20 Effective voting and defective voting. Register, p. 7i. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
July 31 Effective voting and defective voting. Observer, p. 44d. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
August 18 Mr. Brooker and effective voting. Register, p. 7h. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
August 20 Mr. Brooker and effective voting. Advertiser, p. 5i. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
August 24 Effective voting and Mr. Brooker. Advertiser, p. 5g. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
August 24 Effective voting and Mr. Brooker. Register, p. 7c. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
August 27 Juvenile delinquents. A suggestive lecture. Evening Journal, p. 3e. [Report of meeting including brief speech by Miss Spence. Delinquency.]
August 27 Juvenile delinquents. A suggestive lecture. Register, p. 5f. [Report of meeting including brief speech by Miss Spence. Delinquency.]
September 14 Juvenile delinquents. Truant children. Causes and cures. Register, p. 7f-g. [Report of meeting of State Children's Council including speech by Miss Spence. Truancy. Delinquency.]
October 23 'Heredity and environment.' Lecture by Miss Spence. Advertiser, p. 5c. [Report of lecture by Miss Spence on 22 October 1897. Criminological Society.]
October 23 Criminological society. Heredity and environment. Register, p. 7c. [Report of lecture by Miss Spence on 22 October 1897.]
October 30 Criminological society. Observer, p. 45c-d. [Report of lecture by Miss Spence on 22 October 1897.]