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Catherine Helen Spence: 1904-1905

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

1904-1905

1904  
  Each in his own tongue: two sermons. By Catherine H. Spence. Adelaide, Vardon & Pritchard, Printers, 1904. pp. 19. [Pamphlet. Sermons delivered in the Unitarian Christian Church, Adelaide, July 17 and 24, 1904.]
  Mother State and her little ones. Children's courts of justice and infant life protection. Charity Review, vol 2, no 5. June 1904. pp. 5-8. [Article by Miss Catherine Helen Spence. Children.]
  Sonnet. Woman's Sphere, vol. IV, no. 51, p. 42a. November, 1904. [Poem by C. H. Spence, Adelaide, South Australia.]
January 2 The special moral training of girls. Observer, p. 34a-b. [Article by C. H. S. Education.]
January 9 American teachers. Their payments and position. Register, p. 8f-g. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
April 2 Booker Washington and the negro problem. Register, p. 6b-d. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
April 11 How South Australia cares for children. Sydney Morning Herald, p. 3h. [Letter by Catherine Helen Spence, Member of the State Children's Council of South Australia.]
April 13 Reclaiming children. Duty of a humane state. The practice in Canada. Sydney Morning Herald, p. 4f. [Article includes comments on Miss Spence's visit to Sydney. Welfare. Biographical material.]
May 9 [In 'About People'.] 'Miss Spence of Adelaide. . .' Age, p. 4h-i. [Miss Spence gave sermons morning and afternoon at Unitarian Church in Melbourne on 8 May 1904. Biographical fragment.]
May 9 [In 'Personal'.] 'Miss C. H. Spence of Adelaide. . .' Argus, p. 4h. [Notice of Miss Spence's visit to Melbourne. Biographical fragment.]
May 10 [In 'Personal'.] 'Miss C. H.Spence of Adelaide. . .' Argus, p. 5b.[Notice of Miss Spence's speech on epileptics to the National Council of Women. Biographical fragment.]
May 11 [In 'News of the Day'.] 'Miss C. H. Spence of Adelaide. . .' Age, p. 6g. [Report of Miss Spence's speech on the need of a colony for epileptics. Biographical fragment.]
May 11 The need of an epileptic colony. Argus, p. 8f. [Report of speech by Miss Spence at the Austral Salon on 10 May 1904.]
May 14 'On Monday in the Temperance Hall. . .' Argus, p. 15a. [Notice of forthcoming speech by Miss Spence on woman suffrage and reforms for children. Biographical fragment.]
May 14 [In 'Social Notes'.] 'The National Council of Women. . .'. Australasian, p. 1121d. [Short report of Miss Spence's speech on the need for an epileptic colony.]
May 17 'An interesting address was given. . .' Argus, p. 4i. [Brief report of Miss Spence's speech on present day reforms for children.]
May 21 [In 'Social Notes'.] 'Miss C. H. Spence of Adelaide. . .' Australasian, p. 1179d. Brief report of Miss Spence's speech at the Writers' Club on 14 May 1904.]
May 21 [In 'Society Letter'.] 'Last Saturday afternoon. . .' Leader, p. 37a-b. [Report by 'Cynthia' of Miss Spence's lecture to the Writers' Club, Melbourne.]
May 23 'The members of the Women's Political Association. . .' Argus. p. 4h. [Report of Miss Spence's speech 'Some Reminiscences of a Pioneer'. Autobiography.]
May 24 [In 'Personal'.] 'Miss C. H. Spence. . .' Argus, p. 5a. [Notice of Miss Spence's return to Adelaide. Biographical fragment.]
May 28 [In 'Social Notes'.] The women's federal political association. . . Australasian, p. 1238d. [Brief report of Miss Spence's speech on Reminiscences as a pioneer. Autobiography.]
May 28 Society letter. Leader, p. 37a-b. [Report by 'Cynthia' of Miss Spence's lecture to the Women's Political Association, Melbourne.]
June 4 Miss C. H. Spence. (The grand old woman of Australia.) Leader, p. 33a-b. [Photograph.]
June 4 The grand old woman of Australia. Leader, p. 35a. [Tribute to Miss Spence.]
June 4 Society letter. Leader, p. 37a-c. [Tribute to Miss Spence by 'Cynthia'.]
June 6 A chat with Miss Spence. New Idea, p. 1117a-b. [Interview conducted by W. Moore.]
June 8 National council of women. Register, p. 6g. [Report of meeting including short summary of lecture by Miss Spence on the treatment of epileptics. Epilepsy.]
June 10 Prisoners' sentences. Register, p. 8h. [Letter by Catherine H. Spence. Welfare.]
June 10 Prisoners' sentences. Advertiser, p. 7c. [Letter by Catherine H. Spence. Welfare.]
June 20 [In 'Concerning People'.] Miss C. H. Spence. . . Register, p. 4g. [Report of illness of Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
June 28 A sad case. Supposed suicide of a young woman. Advertiser, p. 9c. [Report of inquest on the death of Kate Hood, ward of Miss C. H. Spence. Biographical material.]
June 28 Suicide of a young woman. Register, p. 7c. [Report of inquest on the death of Kate Hood, ward of Miss C. H. Spence. Biographical material.]
August 20 'Brotherhood'. Herald, p. 5a-c. [Condensed version of a sermon by Miss C. H. Spence given at the Unitarian Christian Church on 17 July 1904.]
August 22 Testator's family bill. Register, 6b. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Welfare.]
August 22 Testator's family bill. Advertiser, 7b. [Letter by C. H. Spence. Welfare.]
September 6 An outspoken priest. Father Dolling on recreation. Evening Journal, p. 3g-h. [Article by C. H. Spence. Religion.]
September 6 An outspoken priest. Father Dolling on recreation. Register, p. 3g-h. [Article by C. H. Spence. Religion.]
October 22 The drink question. Continuation, prohibition or regulation. Register, p. 10c-d. [Article by C. H. Spence—A Colonist of 1839.]
October 27 The drink question. Register, p. 8f. [Letter by 'Temperance Reform' commenting on a Spence article. Biographical fragment.]
December 1 The dominion and the commonwealth. Some contrasts. Register, p. 8d-e. [Article by C. H. Spence—A Colonist of 1839. Canada. Australia.]
December 15 The northern territory. Its development and defence. Register, p. 8a-b. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
1905  
  Catherine Helen Spence. 1825-1905. This for remembrance. Adelaide, W. K. Thomas & Co., Printers. pp. 36. Register, 1905. [This small pamphlet reprints two articles from the Register. The first appeared on 30 October 1905 and preceded her eightieth birthday celebrations. The second, from 31 October 1905, describes the celebrations. The initial paragraphs are slightly altered. Tribute. Autobiography.]
  Address to the Old Scholars' Associations of Ladies' Schools on the 13th April, in the Banqueting Room, Town Hall, Adelaide, by Miss C. H. Spence. Vardon & Pritchard, Printers, Adelaide. pp. 6. [1905] [Pamphlet. Lecture on Suffrage.]
  Australian Spring. Register, Adelaide, 1 November, 1905. pp. 1. [Poem by Catherine Helen Spence. Issued as a single page leaflet.]
  Children's courts of justice. Church Commonwealth, vol. X, no. 1, 30 September 1905, pp. 200-201. [Article by C. H. Spence, Member of the State Children's Council of South Australia.]
  From the kindergarten to the university. Adelaide, W. K. Thomas & Co., Printers. pp. 18. [Pamphlet by Catherine Helen Spence. Reprint of articles published in Register, October and November 1905. Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales; Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.]
  Lesson of the elections. To the electors. pp. 1. From The Register, 8 June, 1905. W. K. Thomas & Co. Printers, Adelaide. [Pamphlet by Catherine Helen Spence. Politics.]
  Protection of infant life. Church Commonwealth, vol. X, no. 2, 31 October 1905, pp. 222-223. [Article by C. H. Spence, Member of the State Children's Council of South Australia and of the Destitute Board of South Australia. Children.]
  [In 'Personal'.] Miss C. H. Spence, the grand old woman of Australia. Woman's Sphere, vol. V, no. 54. p. 14b. February 1905. Biographical material.]
January 11 Punishing boys. Fine or reformatory. Register, p. 7f. [Report of meeting of State Children's Council. Miss Clark spoke for herself and Miss Spence. Education. Delinquency. Biographical material.]
February 25 Possibilities in agriculture. What has been done. Register, p. 9c. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
March 7 Prisons, fines and probation. Indeterminate sentences. Evening Journal, p. 2e-f. [Article by C. H. Spence, Member of the State Children's Council. Welfare. Delinquency.]
March 7 Prisons, fines and probation. Indeterminate sentences. Register, p. 6e-f. [Article by C. H. Spence, Member of the State Children's Council. Welfare. Delinquency. ]
April 14 Ladies old scholars' association. The franchise explained. Register, p. 2e. [Report of meeting including speech by Miss Spence. Politics.]
April 20 Men and women teachers in public schools. Register, p. 6e-f. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
April 29 Men and women teachers in public schools. Observer, p. 42c-e. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
May 2 Neglected children. Absence from school. Question of compulsory attendance. Evening Journal, p. 3d-e. [Report of State Children's Council on 1 May 1905, including speech by Miss Spence. Education. Truancy.]
May 2 Neglected children. Absence from school. Question of compulsory attendance. Register, p. 3e-f. [Report of State Children's Council on 1 May 1905, including speech by Miss Spence.Education. Truancy.]
May 31 National council of women. Annual meeting. Register, p. 9i. [Report of meeting including speech by Miss Spence.]
June 8 Lesson of the elections. To the electors. Register, p. 7d-e. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence. Politics.]
July 15 A talk about education. Herald, p. 3a. [Report of lecture by Miss C. H. Spence to the sociology class on 2 July 1905.]
September 27 Free kindergartens for Adelaide. Register, p. 4h. [Report of meeting. Miss Spence appointed to Council. Biographical fragment.]
September 28 The kindergarten movement. Register, p. 4g. [First meeting of Council. Miss Spence appointed a vice-president. First voluntary contributor. Biographical fragment.]
October 28 Miss C. H. Spence who will celebrate her eightieth birthday next Tuesday. Observer, p. 28a-b. [Photograph.]
October 30 Miss C. H. Spence. 'The grand old woman of Australia.' Express, p. 1h. [Article. Tribute.]
October 30 Miss Spence. Eightieth birthday. A distinguished pioneer. Register, p. 6a-b. [Article. Tribute.]
October 30 Kindergarten to university. No. I. Register, p. 6c. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence. Education.]
October 31 Miss Spence, octogenarian. A birthday reception. Evening Journal,p. 3f. [Report of birthday celebration including speech by Miss Spence. Tribute.]
October 31 Australian spring. Register, p. 5a. [Poem by Catherine Helen Spence.]
October 31 Miss Spence, octogenarian. A birthday reception. Register, pp. 5h-6a. [Report of birthday celebration including speech by Miss Spence. Tribute.]
October 31 Kindergarten to university. No II. Register, p. 7b. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence. Education.]
November 4 Australian Spring. Observer, p. 5d. [Poem by Catherine Helen Spence.]
November 4 Miss Spence, octogenarian. A birthday reception. Observer, p. 42b-d. [Report of birthday celebration including speech by Miss Spence. Tribute.]
November 4 Kindergarten to university. No III. Register, p. 8g-h. [Article by Catherine Helen Spence. Education.]
November 4 [In 'Notes and Queries'.] Effective voting movement. Register, p. 11f. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
November 9 [In 'Notes and Queries'.] The place of women. Register, 3i. [Letter by Miss Spence.]
December 19 Australia vindicated. Plain talking. Mr. Sowden at Royal Colonial Institute. Register, p. 9a-f. [Includes reference to Miss Spence in column f. Tribute.]
December 29 Land settlement. America and Australia. Evening Journal, p. 2d-e. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
December 29 Land settlement. America and Australia. Register, p. 6f-g. [Article by C. H. Spence.]