Correspondence between Sir Douglas Mawson and Dr Dorothy Hill, 3 letters and 2 draft letters, Mar to May 1946

Title

Correspondence between Sir Douglas Mawson and Dr Dorothy Hill, 3 letters and 2 draft letters, Mar to May 1946

Creator

Hill, Dorothy, 1907-1997

Source

Dorothy Hill Collection, UQFL25, Box 51, Folder 4, subfolder 2, item 3, https://espace.library.uq.edu.au/view/UQ:535863

Date

Mar to May 1946

Contributor

Mawson, Douglas, Sir, 1882-1958
South Australian Museum

Rights

For all enquiries about this work, please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library.

Format

Letter, 1p; 25 x 20 cm.
Letter, 2p; 17 x 21 cm.
Letter, 2p; 25 x 20 cm.
Letter, 2p; 17 x 21 cm.
Letter, 1p; 25 x 20 cm.

Type

text/tiff

Additional notes

Letter 1: Dated 26 March 1946 addressed to Dr. Dorothy Hill, University of Queensland, Brisbane. From [signed] Douglas Mawson, University of Adelaide, Adelaide. The letter asks Hill if she would be interested in the new position of Palaeontologist at the South Australian Museum. Letter is on University of Adelaide letterhead paper, with university crest at centre. Text is typed.
Letter 2: Draft letter dated addressed to Sir Douglas Mawson from Dorothy Hill. The letter acknowledges Sir Mawson's letter and requests further information on the position of Palaeontologist at the South Australian Museum. Text is handwritten.
Letter 3: Dated 29 April 1946 address to Dr. Dorothy Hill, University of Queensland, Brisbane. From [signed] Douglas Mawson, University of Adelaide, Adelaide. The letter discusses the position, duties, salary, field work and research. Letter is on University of Adelaide letterhead paper, with university crest at centre. Text is typed with handwritten notes, initialed by Sir Mawson.
Letter 4: Draft letter addressed to Sir Douglas Mawson from Dorothy Hill. The letter informs Sir Mawson that Hill declines the offer of the position at the South Australian Museum. Text is handwritten.
Letter 5: Dated 25 May 1946 addressed to Dr. Dorothy Hill, University of Queensland, Brisbane. From [signed] Douglas Mawson, University of Adelaide, Adelaide. Letter is on University of Adelaide letterhead paper, with university crest at centre. Text is typed.

Manuscript from Folder 4 'D Hill, Appointments, Reports, etc.', subfolder 'Correspondence re other jobs'. 

Transcription included

Citation

Hill, Dorothy, 1907-1997, “Correspondence between Sir Douglas Mawson and Dr Dorothy Hill, 3 letters and 2 draft letters, Mar to May 1946,” accessed November 19, 2019, https://uqlibraryonlineexhibitions.omeka.net/items/show/809.

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