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Catherine Helen Spence: 1906-1909

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

1906-1909

1906  
  Elberfield system of charity: a study of poverty. Adelaide, W. K. Thomas & Co., 1906. pp.26. [Pamphlet by Catherine H. Spence. Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales; National Library of Australia. This pamphlet is a reprint from the Register of 23 and 24 April 1906 of the articles entitled 'A Study of Poverty'.]
  In memoriam. The Rev. John Crawford Woods. [By J. Reid.] Adelaide, August 1906. [By J. Reid.] Whillas and Ormiston Ltd., General Printers, 136 Grenfell Street. [Contains letter to Mrs Woods from Catherine Helen Spence (p. 23). Autobiography.]
  Political responsibility. Australasian Nurses' Journal, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 360-363. November 15, 1906. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence, Member of the State Children's Council and of the Destitute Board of South Australia. Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales. Politics.]
January 2 South Australia the pioneer in child saving. Register, p. 4b-d. [Unsigned leader. Acknowledged in letter to Alice Henry, 12 January 1906. Mortlock Library. Children.]
January 31 "Miss Catherine Helen Spence (of Adelaide)." Sydney Morning Herald, p. 5d. [Tribute on her eightieth birthday.]
February 14 Prevention of truancy. Register, p. 6e. [Report of speech by Miss C. H. Spence at the meeting of the State Children's Council on 13 February 1906. Children. Delinquency.]
March 7 'A bundle of sticks.' Register, 7f. [Report of speech by Miss C. H. Spence to Women Employees' Mutual Association at the Trades Hall on 26 February, 1906. Women. Labour.]
March 10 Canadian notes. Men and matters. Evening Journal, p. 6d. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
March 10 Canadian notes. Men and matters. Register, p. 10a. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
March 17 Canadian notes. Men and matters. Observer, p. 50ab. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
March 21 English ladies in Japan. Under the care of the War Office. Evening Journal, p. 2g. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
March 21 English ladies in Japan. Under the care of the War Office. Register, p. 6c-d. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
March 24 English ladies in Japan. Under the care of the War Office. Observer, p. 45a-b. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
April 14 Children at play. Playgrounds and play centres. Register, p. 4c-e. [Article by C. H. Spence. Delinquency.]
April 23 A study of poverty. The problem of the poor. I. Register, 8g-h. [Article by C. H. Spence, Member of the Destitute Board and of the State Children's Council of South Australia.]
April 24 A study of poverty. The problem of the poor. II. Register, 6c-d. [Article by C. H. Spence, Member of the Destitute Board and of the State Children's Council of South Australia. Welfare.]
April 30 [In 'Concerning People'.] Miss C. H. Spence writes. . . Register, 4g. [Obituary by Miss C. H. Spence of Susan Brownell Anthony.]
May 2 Electoral methods. Register, p. 6h. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Effective voting.] [page missing from Trove 03/2020]
May 24 Assisting the poor. The Elberfeld system. Meeting in the Town Hall. Advertiser, p. 6h-i. [Report of public meeting including brief speech by Miss Spence.]
May 24 Relief of poverty. Elberfeld system. Proposed in Adelaide. Register, p. 6f-g. [Report of public meeting including brief speech by Miss Spence.]
June 30 In seven decades. Inspiring reveries. Register, p. 9e-h. [Article by C. H. Spence—A Colonist of 1839. History.]
July 4 Effective voting. Register, 7i. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence. President Effective Voting League.]
July 7 [In 'Notes and Queries'.] Effective voting. Register, p. 3h. [Extract from letter by Miss Spence.]
July 7 In seven decades. Inspiring reveries. Observer, p. 49a-e. [Article by C. H. Spence—A Colonist of 1839. History. ]
July 9 First factory inspectress. A memorial service. Register, p. 6g. [Report of memorial service held on 8 July 1906 for Mrs H. Zadow, including brief summary of speech by Miss C. H. Spence.]
July 14 The first factories inspectress. Memorial service. Herald, p. 3ab. [Report of memorial service held on 8 July 1906 for Mrs H. Zadow, including brief summary of speech by Miss C. H. Spence.]
August 15 State children's council. Register, p. 7e. [Report of meeting includes speech by Miss Spence.]
August 21 National league. Register, p. 8h. [Miss Spence made speech at meeting. Biographical fragment.]
August 23 Effective voting. Register, p. 7g. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
August 31 [In 'Local and General'.] Effective voting. Yorke's Peninsula Advertiser, p. 2f. [Notice of lectures to be given by Miss C. H. Spence at Ardrossan and Maitland. Biographical fragment.]
September 14 Effective voting. Yorke's Peninsula Advertiser, p. 3a. [Short report of lecture by Miss Spence at Ardrossan and Maitland.]
October 8 The boarding-out system. Register, 4e. [Paragraph about Spence's proposed book—State Children in Australia. Biographical material.]
October 23 [In 'Concerning People'.] 'Miss C. H. Spence. . .' Register, p. 4h. [Paragraph announcing tour to Melbourne and Sydney. Travels. Biographical fragment.]
October 25 Congress of women. Victorian national council. Age, p. 8f. [Report of fourth annual congress of the National Council of Women of Victoria, including brief summary of speech by Miss C. H. Spence on children's courts.]
October 25 National council of women. Argus, p. 5e. [Report of the congress of the National Council of Women, including brief summary of speech by Miss C. H. Spence on children's courts.]
October 30 "Miss Spence delivered. . ." Sydney Morning Herald, p. 4g. [Brief report of lecture by Miss Spence to the Ladies' Sanitary Association at the Town Hall Sydney on "District Trained Nursing" in South Australia. Women.]
November 6 Women in conference. Political education league. Daily Telegraph, p. 4b-c. [Report of meeting of Women's Political Educational League at the School of Arts (Sydney) on 5 November 1906, including brief summary of lecture by Miss C. H. Spence on "Susan B. Anthony: Her Life and Work".]
November 14 National council of women. Sydney Morning Herald, p. 5b. [Report of meeting held at Town Hall (Sydney) on 8 November 1906 with summary of speech by Miss Spence.]
November 20 Children's courts. Daily Telegraph, p. 9d. [Letter by C. H. Spence, Member of the State Children's Council and of the Destitute Board of South Australia.]
1907  
  State children in Australia: a history of boarding out and its developments. By Catherine Helen Spence. Adelaide, Vardon and Sons, Printers, 1907. pp. 147. [Book written in honour of Miss C. E. Clark. Boarding-out.][Reviewed 23 March 1907 in Observer, p. 6a-c.][Reviewed 17 July 1907 in The Times, p. 14e.][Reviewed June 1907 in Charity Review, vol. VIII, no. 2, p. 24.]
  Proportional representation. Report of the . . . meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. 1907. pp. 632-3 [Article (abridged) by Miss C. H. Spence.]
January 7 Education and its enforcement. Caring for children. Register, p. 7h-8a. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
January 17 Proportional representation. Register, p. 8f-g. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
February 27 Reform of the House of Lords. Register, p. 11b. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Government.]
February 27 Reform of the House of Lords. Advertiser, p. 8c. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Government.]
November 20 Wards of the State. An important conference. Love for the children. Advertiser, p. 9c-e. [Report of conference at the Prince of Wales Theatre, University of Adelaide, 19 November 1907, including speech by Miss Spence. Welfare.]
November 20 State children. Convention of committees. A unique gathering. Register, p. 9c-d. [Report of conference at the Prince of Wales Theatre, University of Adelaide, 19 November 1907, including speech by Miss Spence. Welfare.]
November 23 "Miss Spence in the course of her address. . ." Observer, p. 34e. [Extract from speech by Miss Spence at the Conference at Prince of Wales Theatre, University of Adelaide, 19 November 1907. Welfare.]
1908  
  Report of the "State Children" convention held at the Prince of Wales Theatre, University of Adelaide, on Thursday, 19th November 1907. C. E. Bristow, Government Printer, Adelaide, 1908. pp. 8-11. [Report of speech by Miss Spence.]
February 5 [In 'Notes and Queries'.] Proportional representation. Register, p. 7d-e. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
February 6 Proportional representation. Advertiser, p. 11a. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
February 7 Hindmarsh kindergarten. To be opened shortly. An important gathering. Evening Journal, p. 3d. [Miss Spence attended and spoke. Biographical fragment.]
February 7 Hindmarsh kindergarten. To be opened shortly. An important gathering. Register, p. 3g-h. [Miss Spence attended and spoke. Biographical fragment.]
April 23 [In 'Personal Items'.] 'At 83, Catherine Helen Spence. . .' Bulletin, p. 18c. [Comments on Miss Spence's ambitions for proportional representation. Biographical material.]
May 28 [In 'News of the Day'.] 'A welcome was extended. . .' Age, p. 4f. [Report of Miss Spence's speech on children's courts to the probation officers of Victoria.]
May 28 Children's courts. Address by Miss Spence. Argus, p. 4b. [Report of Miss Spence's speech to the probation officers of Victoria on 27 May 1908.]
June 17 Woman suffrage. A characteristic resolution. Age, p. 10a. [Report of meeting of Women's Political Association at which Miss Spence spoke. Biographical fragment.]
June 17 Miss Spence of Adelaide. Argus, p. 6f. [Short report of Miss Spence's lecture to the Women's Political Association on 16 May 1908.]
June 20 A health question. Argus, p. 17h. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence. Member of the State Children's Council and also of the Destitute Board of South Australia.]
July 1 School and apprentices. Register, p. 7f. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Education.]
July 2 The education system. Register, p. 6c. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence.]
July 2 The education system. Advertiser, p. 10e. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence.]
August 6 Proportional representation or effective voting. Register, p. 3f. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence.]
August 7 Effective voting. Advertiser, p. 11f. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence.]
October 3 The effective voting league's deputation. Herald, p. 9a-b. [Report of deputation to the Premier including speech by Miss Spence.]
October 15 [In 'Notes and Queries'.] Youthful offenders. Register, p. 9b. [Letter by Catherine H. Spence. Children.]
October 17 Kindergarten union. The annual meeting. Register, p. 11d-e. [Report of including summary of speech by Miss Spence.]
November 2 Effective voting. Mr Coombe's bill. Advertiser, p. 10e. [Report of meeting at St. Andrew's Hall, Wakefield Street, Adelaide, on 31 October 1908, including speech by Miss Spence.]
November 2 Effective voting. Register, p. 4g. [Report of meeting at St. Andrew's Hall, Wakefield Street, Adelaide, on 31 October 1908, including summary of speech by Miss Spence.]
November 7 Adelaide democratic club. Herald, p. 9d. [Advertisement for lecture by Miss Spence on 8 November 1908: 'Effective voting is pure democracy'. Biographical fragment.]
November 7 [In 'Personal'.] 'Miss Catherine Helen Spence. . .' Observer, p. 34d. [Comment on Miss Spence's eighty-third birthday. Biographical fragment.]
November 7 [In 'Personal'.] 'In his introductory remarks. . .' Observer, p. 34c.[Report of meeting of the Effective Voting League including remarks about Miss Spence. Tribute.]
November 21 Magill democratic association. Herald, p. 9d. [Report of Miss Spence's lecture on 16 November 1908. Effective voting.]
November 26 Kindergarten union. Graduation of students. Register, p. 9b. [Report of ceremony including speech by Miss C. H. Spence.]
December 1 Effective voting league. The annual meeting. Good progress recorded. Register, p. 9a-b. [Report of meeting includes long report by Miss Spence.]
December 5 Effective voting league. The annual meeting. Good progress recorded. Observer, p. 41c-e. [Report of meeting includes long report by Miss Spence.]
1909  
  Effective voting. A national right. pp. 4. [Reprinted from The Century 1909. Pamphlet by Miss C. H. Spence in National Library of Australia. The Century was an Adelaide paper which has not survived.]
January 8 Signs of the times. Register, 7b. [Letter by C. H. Spence. House of Lords. Effective voting.]
January 9 Signs of the times. Advertiser, 17e. [Letter by C. H. Spence. House of Lords. Effective voting.]
January 16 A criminal lunatic asylum. Register, 6c. [Letter by Catherine H. Spence. Welfare.]
January 18 Women writers of Australia. Appreciative notes. Register, 6f-h. [Article by C. H. Thomson reprinted from Cassell's Magazine. Biographical material.]
February 25 Effective voting—statements and misstatements. Register, p. 7b. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence, President Effective Voting League.]
February 26 [In 'Concerning People'.] Miss C. H. Spence. . . Register, p. 4g. [Praise of Miss Spence's efforts for effective voting. Biographical material.]
March 24 Saving the children. Register, p. 4c-d. [Leader. Brief reference to Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
April 26 Cost of living. Australia compared with other countries. Register, p. 7a. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
April 30 [In 'Concerning People'.] Miss Spence wrote to The Register . . .Register, p. 5c. [Obituary of Frederick Martin by Miss C. H. Spence.]
May 1 Cost of living. Australia compared with other countries. Observer, p. 48a-b. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
May 8 [In 'Obituaries of the Week'.] Mr. Frederick Martin. Observer, p. 38a. [Obituary by C. H. Spence.]
May 13 Effective voting. Public meeting at Norwood. Register, p. 9a. [Report of speech by Miss Spence, President Effective Voting League.]
May 20 Dealing with wayward children. Register, p. 4f. [Report of Miss Spence's speech on Boarding-out. Delinquency.]
May 20 South Australia's state children. Register, p. 4f. [Miss Spence and Boarding-out. Biographical material.]
May 20 Home or institution. Boarding out of state children. Important discussion. Register, p. 7a. [Report of speech by Miss Spence on 'The Family Home or the Institution' to Interstate Congress of Workers among Dependent Children on 19 May 1909. Boarding-out.]
May 20 Home or institutions. Resolutions by the State Children's Congress. Evening Journal , p. 2g. [Report includes short speech by Miss Spence.]
May 21 Home or institution. Resolutions by the State Children's Congress. Register, p. 7e-f. [Report includes short speech by Miss Spence.]
May 22 [In 'Concerning People'.] Miss C. H. Spence. . . Register, p. 9b. [Miss Spence praised at Effective Voting meeting she could not attend. Biographical material.]
May 24 State children congress. Concluding day. A vice-regal visitor. Register, p. 3d-f. [Report of congress includes short speech by Miss Spence.]
May 25 [In 'Notes and Queries'.] Effective voting. Register, p. 3f. [Letter from Agnes Milne concerning Miss Spence and effective voting. Biographical material.]
May 29 Saving child-life. Herald, p. 5a-c. [Article has brief reference to Miss Spence. Children. Biographical material.]
June 2 Effective voting. Register, p. 3i. [Miss Spence gave a speech at St.Peter's Town Hall. Biographical fragment.]
June 9 Miss Spence. Our premier intellectual. Vigorous at 84. Evening Journal, p. 2b. [Report of interview with Miss Spence.]
June 10 Miss Spence. Our premier intellectual. Vigorous at 84. Register, p. 7c. [Report of interview with Miss Spence.]
June 19 Miss Spence. Our premier intellectual. Vigorous at 84. Observer, p. 50a-b. [Report of interview with Miss Spence.]
June 23 Effective voting. Meeting at Prospect. Evening Journal, p. 3g. [Report of meeting including short speech by Miss Spence.]
June 23 Effective voting. Meeting at Prospect. Register, p. 8c. [Report of meeting including short speech by Miss Spence.]
August 27 Effective voting election 1909. Ballot paper. Please vote. Register, p. 6e-f. [Trial voting paper. Biographical material.]
September 7 [In 'General News'.] An address on preferential voting. Argus,p. 6e. [Report of meeting of the Women's Political Association in the Baptist Church Hall Melbourne on 6 September 1909, including short summary of speech by Miss Spence. Effective voting]
September 7 Effective voting. Register, p. 6b. [Report of meeting in Melbourne addressed by Miss Spence. Biographical fragment.]
September 11 Women's non-party political association. Herald, p. 4b. [Report of officers, objects, and platform of Association. President: Miss C. H. Spence. Biographical fragment.]
October 9 The kindergarten union. Annual meeting. Evening Journal, p. 8d. [Miss Spence elected vice-president. Biographical fragment.]
October 9 The kindergarten union. Annual meeting. Register, p. 5f. [Miss Spence elected vice-president. Biographical fragment.]
October 30 [In 'Concerning People'.] 'Miss Catherine Helen Spence. . .' Register, p. 13c. [Paragraph on her 84th birthday. Tribute.]
November 6 [In 'Personal'.] 'Miss Catherine Helen Spence. . .' Observer, p. 34c. [Comment on Miss Spence's eighty-fourth birthday. Tribute.]
December 2 Effective voting in municipal elections. Register, p. 10c. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence.]
December 11 The art of public speaking. A symposium. The woman speaker. Reminiscences and comparisons. Register, p. 15a-b. [Article by Miss C. H. Spence—A Colonist of 1839. Autobiography.]
December 25 The art of public speaking. The woman speaker. Further reminiscences and comparisons. Register, p. 8g-h. [Article by Miss C. H. Spence—A Colonist of 1839. Autobiography.]