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Catherine Helen Spence: 1901-1903

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

1901-1903

1901  
  Australia's opportunity. Woman's Sphere, vol. 1, no. 7, p. 54a-b. March, 1901. [Article by C. H. Spence, President Effective Voting League of South Australia.] [title not on Trove 01/2020]
  'Miss C. H. Spence's tour. . .' Woman's Sphere, vol. 1, no. 7, p. 61b. March, 1901. [Miss Spence's influence in Canada. Tribute.] [title not on Trove 01/2020]
  Children and the State in South Australia. Woman's Sphere, vol. 1, no. 7, pp. 59c-60a. March, 1901. [Letter by Catherine H. Spence, Member of State Children's Council and of Destitute Board of South Australia.] [title not on Trove 01/2020]
 
"Many happy returns of the day to the Woman's Sphere." Woman's Sphere, vol. 1, no. 13, p. 101c. September, 1901. [Letter by Miss C. H. Spence, Adelaide.] [title not on Trove 01/2020]
January 5 "Newest England". Herald, p. 9a-b. [Review by Miss C. H. Spence of Newest England by Henry Demarest Lloyd, author of A Country without States.]
February 18 Irrigation. Register, p. 3d. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
February 18 Cheap irrigation. Advertiser, p. 3i. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
March 1 [In 'The Southern Districts—our weekly news budget'.] Miss C. H. Spence. . . Mount Barker Courier, p. 3d. Brief report of Miss Spence's lecture at Macclesfield on 23 February 1901.]
April 6 Constitutional reform. Register, p. 6h. [Letter by C. H. Spence, President of the Effective Voting League.]
April 6 Constitutional reform. Advertiser, p. 8b. [Letter by C. H. Spence,President of the Effective Voting League.]
April 6 Constitutional reform. Register, p. 6h. [Letter by C. H. Spence,President of the Effective Voting League.]
April 20 Constitutional reform. Observer, p. 22e. [Letter by C. H. Spence,President of the Effective Voting League.]
May 23 Effective voting. Register, p. 4g. [Report of Miss Spence representing the Effective Voting League at Commonwealth celebrations. Biographical material.]
July 22 Federal elections. Advertiser, p. 6g [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence, President Effective Voting League. Federation.]
August 3 Effective voting or disenfranchisement. Register, p. 6b-c. [Leader with comments on Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
August 5 Effective voting. An influential meeting. Address by Sir Edward Braddon. Register, p. 3e-g. [Report of meeting including speech by Miss Spence.]
August 6 Effective voting. Advertiser, p. 4e. [Short report of deputation to the Premier, including speech by Miss Spence.]
August 6 Effective voting. Deputation to the Premier. Advertiser, p. 9a-b. [Full report of deputation to the Premier, including speech by Miss Spence.]
August 6 Deputations. Protest against single electorates. Register, p. 3c. [Report of deputation to the Premier, including speech by Miss Spence. Effective voting.]
August 8 One vote, one value. Register, p. 6i. [Letter by C. H. Spence, President Effective Voting League.]
August 8 One vote one value. Advertiser, p. 3h. [Letter by C. H. Spence, President Effective Voting League.]
August 23 By-elections and effective voting. Register, p. 7g. [Letter by Catherine. H. Spence, President Effective Voting League.]
August 23 By-election. Advertiser, p. 3h. [Letter by Catherine. H. Spence, President Effective Voting League.]
August 31 Effective voting. Herald, p. 4a-b. [Letter by C. H. Spence, President Effective Voting League.]
September 28 [In 'Random Ravings'.] Miss Spence. . . Herald, p. 10c. [Comments on Miss Spence's views on single electorates and the beer vote. Effective voting. Biographical fragment.]
October 23 [In 'Concerning People'.] Mrs Margaret Horner Giles. . . Register, p. 4h. [Contains comments by Spence on her arrival in South Australia. Autobiography.]
1902  
  The federal electoral bill. United Australia, vol. 2, no. 9, pp. 3-5. 20 March 1902. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence, S. A.Federation.]
  Eminent federalists. no. 12: Catherine Helen Spence. United Australia, vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 16-17. April 1902. [Article about Spence includes signed photograph. Federation. Biographical material.]
  Senator Sir J. Symon and the suffrage question. Woman's Sphere, vol. II, no. 21, p. 168b-c. May, 1902. [Article by Miss C. H. Spence, Adelaide.]
  [In 'Comments'.] 'We give on this page. . .' Woman's Sphere, vol III, no. 27, p. 221a-c. November, 1902. [Photograph of Miss C. H. Spence, with comments. Biographical material.]
February 4 The federal electoral bill. Register, p. 7b. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence, President Effective Voting League.]
February 25 SA co-operative clothing factory. Advertiser, p. 6h. [Report of speech by Miss Spence at the opening ceremony on 24 February 1902.]
March 1 Working women's co-operative clothing factory. Herald, p. 10c-d. [Report of speech by Miss Spence at the opening ceremony on 24 February 1902.]
June 12 Womanhood suffrage league. Lecture by Miss Spence. Sydney Morning Herald, p. 10g. [Report of lecture by Miss Spence at the School of Arts, Sydney, on 11 June 1902.]
July 15 A chat with Miss Spence. Advertiser, p. 7c. [Report of interview with Miss Spence.]
July 24 District trained nursing society. Eighth annual meeting. Evening Journal, p. 4d. [Report of meeting including short speech by Miss Spence.]
July 24 District trained nursing society. Eighth annual meeting. Register, p. 3h. [Report of meeting including short speech by Miss Spence.]
September 15 The voice of the people. How should it be reflected? Interesting demonstration on effective voting. Evening Journal, p. 3f. [Report of meeting at the Adelaide Town Hall, including speech by Miss Spence.]
September 15 The voice of the people. How should it be reflected? Interesting demonstration on effective voting. Register, p. 5b-c. [Report of meeting at the Adelaide Town Hall, including speech by Miss Spence.]
September 20 The effective voting movement. Chronicle, p. 44c. [Photograph of Miss C. H. Spence, President of the League. Biographical material.]
September 20 [In 'Current Comments'.] 'I was very much amused. . .' Weekly Herald, pp. 2d-3a. [A laugh at Miss Spence's expense. Effective voting. Biographical material.]
September 25 National council of women. Evening Journal, p. 2b-c. [Report of meeting on 24 September 1902, including speech by Miss Spence.]
September 25 National council of women. Advertiser, p. 7a-b. [Report of meeting on 24 September 1902, including speech by Miss Spence.]
September 25 National council of women. Register, p. 3g. [Report of meeting on 24 September 1902, including speech by Miss Spence.]
October 18 The people's voice: from fable and proverb up to newspaper. Weekly Herald, p. 8c-d. [Report of lecture by Miss C. H. Spence at Adelaide Democratic Club on 12 October 1902. History.]
November 22 The Australian in literature. Register, p. 6c-d. [Unsigned leader. Mitchell cuttings.]
November 29 The Australian in literature. Observer, p. 5a-b. [Unsigned article. Mitchell cuttings.]
December 8 Memory and examinations. Evening Journal, p. 1c-d. [Unsigned leader. Mitchell cuttings. Education.]
December 8 Memory and examinations. Register, p. 4c-d. [Unsigned leader. Mitchell cuttings. Education.]
December 8 [In 'Concerning People'.] The announcement of the death of Mr. John Brodie Spence. Register, p. 4g. [Obituary. Biographical material.]
December 13 Obituary. The announcement of the death of Mr. John Brodie Spence. Observer, p. 34c. [Obituary. Biographical material.]
1903  
  The population question. Woman's Sphere, vol. III, no. 33, pp. 303b-304ab. May, 1903. [Article by C. H. Spence, Adelaide, South Australia.]
  'All friends of the woman's progressive idea. . .' Woman's Sphere, vol. III, no. 36, p. 329. August, 1903. [Report of illness of Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
  Photograph of Miss Helen Spence (sic). Woman's Sphere, vol. III, no. 40, p. 379ab. December, 1903. [Photograph.]
  Suffrage pioneers. Woman's Sphere, vol. III, no. 40, p. 382c. August 1903. References to Miss Spence. Tribute.]
January 8 [In 'Crumbs'.] Miss C. H. Spence. . . Evening Journal, p. 1a. [Poem. Sonnet by Miss C. H. Spence.]
January 8 [In 'Notes and Queries'.] Miss C. H. Spence. . . Register, p. 6g. [Poem. Sonnet by Miss C. H. Spence.]
May 26 District trained nursing society. Register, p. 6g. [Report of meeting and speech by Miss Spence.]
July 18 Effective voting. Herald, p. 7c. [Report of Annual General meeting with compliments to Miss Spence. The date of her first article on effective voting is given as '40 years ago this month'. Spence had published a pamphlet (1861) and written a number of letters to newspapers on the subject before July 1863. I can find no evidence of an article then. Biographical material.]
August 6 [In 'Personal Items'.] Miss C. H. Spence. . . Bulletin, p. 15a. [Paragraph about illness of Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
September 23 A lady lecturer. Aspirant to a senatorship. Register, p. 3g. [Miss Vida Goldstein welcomed by Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
October 7 Helen Keller. A wonderful woman. Register, p. 5b-d. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
October 13 [In 'Notes and queries'.] Sweating. Register, p. 6b. [Letter by Miss C. H. Spence. Women. Labour.]
October 17 Helen Keller. A wonderful woman. Observer, p. 4a-c. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
December 30 The special moral training of girls. Evening Journal, p. 2f. [Article by C. H. S. Education.]
December 30 The special moral training of girls. Register, p. 5g. [Article by C. H. S. Education.]