Articles by: Sandra Burt

Baker of ours

Baker of ours

October 3, 2017

Such was life:

Kate Baker’s autograph book bears witness to her passionate advocacy for Australian literature. Manuscripts librarian Sandra Burt tells us more.

Henry Lawson: Mementos of a difficult man

Henry Lawson: Mementos of a difficult man

September 2, 2016

Our stories:

In mid-2003 the State Library formally acquired the Australian writer Henry Lawson’s walking stick and shirt. On the anniversary of his death, we take a closer look at these items.

By the pricking of my thumbs, something embroidered this way comes!

By the pricking of my thumbs, something embroidered this way comes!

December 2, 2011

Arts:

Today’s instalment features a guest post by Sandra who works in our Australian Manuscripts Collection. A keen needleworker, Sandra has been keeping the Arts Library “on the ball” as far as this aspect of… Read More ›