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Catherine Helen Spence: 1889-1890

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

1889-1890

1889  
  A week in the future. Centennial Magazine, 1889, vol 1, January, pp. 388-93; February, pp. 468-79; March, pp. 553-63; April, pp. 657-65; May, pp. 731-40; June, pp. 828-32; July,pp. 899-908. [Novel by Miss C. H. Spence.] [A bound volume in Mortlock Library, sometimes thought to be a separate publication, is a compilation of pages cut from the Centennial Magazine. Some pages are marked in Spence's handwriting.]
  Aunt Kate's cupboard. The Children's Hour: for reading and recreation. vol 1, no 6, September 1889, p. 42. Adelaide. [Education Department.] [Address to the readers by Catherine Helen Spence.]
  Julia and her strawberry bed. The Children's Hour: for reading and recreation. vol I, no 6, September 1889, p. 42. Adelaide. [Education Department.] [Children's story from 'Aunt Kate's Cupboard'.]
January 19 Four eminent women. (To be continued.) Observer, p. 41a-c. [Review by A Colonist of 1839 of Hannah More by Charlotte Yonge, 1888; Harriet Martineau by Mrs. Fenwick Miller, 1884; Life of Lady Georgiana Fullerton, translated from the French by Henry James Coleridge, 1888; Life of Mother Henrietta Kerr by John Morris, 1886. History.]
January 22 The December reviews. Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
January 25 Adelaide school textbooks. Register, p. 6h. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Education.]
January 26 The Irish question. Observer, p. 41b. [Unsigned article. Extract from the December Reviews, Register 22 January 1889.]
January 26 Soldiers' rations. Observer, p. 41bc. [Unsigned article. Extract from the December Reviews, Register 22 January 1889.]
February 2 Four eminent women. (Concluded.) Observer, p. 41a-c. [Review by A Colonist of 1839 of Hannah More by Charlotte Yonge, 1888; Harriet Martineau by Mrs. Fenwick Miller, 1884; Life of Lady Georgiana Fullerton, translated from the French by Henry James Coleridge, 1888; Life of Mother Henrietta Kerr by John Morris, 1886. History.]
February 27 Four eminent women. Register, p. 7a-d. [Review by A Colonist of 1839 of Hannah More by Charlotte Yonge, 1888; Harriet Martineau by Mrs. Fenwick Miller, 1884; Life of Lady Georgiana Fullerton, translated from the French by Henry James Coleridge, 1888; Life of Mother Henrietta Kerr by John Morris, 1886. History.]
March 19 The January reviews. Register, p. 7a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
April 9 The February reviews. Register, p. 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
April 13 Hopes and fears for literature. Observer, p. 41b-c. [Unsigned article. Extract from the February Reviews, Register, 9 April 1889.]
April 13 A Tory policy. Observer, p. 41c. [Unsigned article. Extract from the February Reviews, Register, 9 April 1889.]
April 27 The March reviews. Register, p. 6c-e. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
May 11 Lord Carnarvon on Adelaide. Observer, p. 41a. [Unsigned article. Extract from the March Reviews, Register , 27 April 1889.]
May 23 Gambling under two aspects. Register, p. 6a-b. [Unsigned article. Acknowledged in the April Reviews, Register, 30 May 1889. Welfare.]
May 30 The April reviews. Register, p. 5h-6a. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
June 1 Gambling under two aspects. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Acknowledged in the April Reviews, Register, 30 May 1889. Welfare.]
June 27 The May reviews. Register, p. 6b-e. [Unsigned article. Continuation
July 6 Some social questions. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned article. Extract from the May Reviews, Register, 27 June 1889.]
August 5 The June reviews. Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
August 17 Madame France and her brave general. Observer, p. 41a. [Unsigned article. Extract from the June Reviews, Register, 5 August 1889.]
August 26 The July reviews. Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
September 7 The eight hours question. Observer, p. 41a. [Unsigned article. Extract from the July Reviews, Register, 26 August 1889. Labour.]
September 30 The August reviews. Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
October 29 The September reviews. Register, p. 7a-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
November 23 The October reviews. Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
December 7 Why do women wilt? Observer, p. 41a-c. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Women writers.]
December 11 Why do women wilt? Register, p. 6f-h. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Women writers.]
December 21 A round of Christmas games. Evening Journal, p. 2f-g. [Article by C. H. S.]
December 21 A round of Christmas games. Observer Supplement, pp. 11e, 12a-b. [Article by C. H. S.]
1890  
  Charity in South Australia. Proceedings of the first Australasian Conference on Charity, held in Melbourne from 11th. to 17th.November, 1890. pp 15-25. Robt. S. Brain, Government Printer, Melbourne. [Lecture read by Miss Spence.]
  Marie Bashkirtseff. A girl's journal. A human document. Centennial Magazine, June 1890, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 832-37. [Review by C. H. Spence of Marie Bashkirtseff. Paris, Charpentier et Cie. 1890.]
  The obstinate children. The Children's Hour: for reading and recreation. vol II, no 10, April 1890, pp. 2-6. Adelaide. [Education Department.] [Children's story from 'Aunt Kate's Cupboard'.]
January 6 The November reviews. Register, p. 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
January 21 Our future masters. Register, p. 5g-h. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Education. Children.]
January 25 Our future masters. Observer, p. 41b-e. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Education. Children.]
January 31 The December reviews. Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
February 26 The January reviews. Register, pp. 5h-6ab. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
March 29 The January reviews. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
April 1 Girls' literary society. Register, p. 7f. [Miss Spence a vice-president. Biographical fragment.]
April 2 The February reviews. Register, pp. 5h-6ab. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
(April 5 The nether world. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned review of The Nether World by George Gissing. E. A. Petheridge and Co., London, Melbourne and Sydney, 1890. The knowledge shown of Gissing's work and the response given to questions concerning charity, as well as the style and opinions lead me to believe this review is by Spence. Literature. Charity.]
April 23 The March reviews. Register, pp. 5h, 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
May 6 Marie Bashkirtseff. A human document. Register, p. 7a-c. [Unsigned review of Marie Bashkirtseff. Paris, Charpentier et Cie. 1890. Identical with review published in Observer, 24May 1890.]
May 22 The April reviews. Register, p. 6f-h. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
May 24 Marie Bashkirtseff. A human document. Observer, p. 41a-d. [Unsigned review of Marie Bashkirtseff. Paris, Charpentier et Cie. 1890. Spence acknowledged this review as hers in 'Substantive or Adjective', Observer, 3 October 1896, p. 33de.]
May 31 Labour questions in the reviews. Evening Journal, p. 6d. [Unsigned article. Extracts from 'April reviews', Register, 22 May 1890.]
May 31 Labour questions in the reviews. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Extracts from 'April reviews', Register, 22 May 1890.]
June 4 Marie Bashkirtseff. A human document. Evening Journal, p. 3f-h. [Unsigned review of Marie Bashkirtseff. Paris, Charpentier et Cie. 1890. Identical with review published in Observer, 24May 1890.]
July 1 The May reviews. Register, p. 7a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
July 5 The May reviews. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
August 16 The June reviews. Register, p. 7a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
August 23 The June reviews. Observer, p. 42a-b. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
August 25 The July reviews. Register, p. 7a-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
August 30 The June reviews. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned article. (Second notice.) Continuation of series.]
(September 13 An Australian girl. Leader, pp. 35de-36ab. [Unsigned review of An Australian Girl. (By Catherine Martin.) Richard Bentley and Son, London, 1890. Reference to Spence's own experience as an author—as 'a friend of ours'—as well as the style and opinions expressed lead me to believe that this review is by Spence. Australian literature. ]
(September 20 An Australian girl. Observer, p. 41a-d. [Unsigned review of An Australian Girl. (By Catherine Martin.) Richard Bentley and Son, London, 1890. The style and opinions expressed lead me to believe that this review is by Spence. She frequently expressed her admiration of this book. Australian literature.]
October 7 The August reviews. Register, p. 6d-e. [Unsigned article. Continuation
October 11 The August reviews. Observer, p. 41c-e. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
October 27 The September reviews. Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
November 13 The distribution of charity. Age, p. 5f. [Report of speech by Miss Spence at the Australasian Conference on Charity.]
November 15 Charity in South Australia. Register, p. 6f. [Report of speech by Miss Spence at the Australasian Conference on Charity.]
November 21 Miss Spence of Adelaide. Table Talk, p. 2b. [Miss Spence at Charity Commission. Biographical material.]
November 25 Cold childless home. Evening Journal, p. 2g. [Paragraph from Table Talk about Miss Spence in Melbourne. Charity. Biographical material.]
November 26 True charity. Register, p. 5d. [Paragraph from Table Talk about Miss Spence in Melbourne. Biographical material.]
November 29 Australasian conference on charity. Observer, p. 29b. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
December 8 The October reviews. Register, p. 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
December 13 The October reviews. Observer, p. 41c-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
December 20 Acting charade. Observer Supplement, pp. 21d-e, 22a-d. [Acting charade by C. H. Spence.]
December 30 November reviews. Register, p. 6c-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
December 31 The Australasian conference on charity. Register, p. 6b-d. [Article by Miss C. H. Spence.]