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John McKellar John McKellar i(A25921 works by)
Born: Established: 1881 Greenock,
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Scotland,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 1966 Kew, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

John McKellar worked as a journalist and had connections with the Jindyworobak poets. He contributed to the serial Merringek, as well as being the associate editor, and published a series of pamphlets between 1933 and 1954, expressing his strong views on a range of subjects including conscription, evolution, Christianity and politics. Five of these were bound together and entitled A Faggot of Thorns (Melbourne: S.John Bacon, [1954]). He wrote for the Anti-conscription Campaign, notably Maurice Blackburn and the Struggle for Freedom (1945) which also included a poem 'In Remembrance of Maurice Blackburn'.

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Known archival holdings

Albinski 144
National Library of Australia (ACT)
State Library of Victoria (VIC)
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