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Nancy Keesing Fellowship
Subcategory of State Library of New South Wales Fellowships
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History

'The Nancy Keesing AM Fellowship, honouring key Australian literary figure, author and poet Nancy Keesing AM (1923-1993), was established by her husband, Dr Mark Hertzberg AO (1924–2015), past President of the Library Council of New South Wales.' (https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/about-library/fellowships/nancy-keesing-am-fellowship)

Notes

  • The Nancy Keesing Fellowship, honouring key Australian literary figure, author and poet Nancy Keesing (1923-1993), was established by her husband, Dr Mark Hertzberg AO, past President of the Library Council of New South Wales. It is awarded for research into any aspect of Australian life and culture using the resources of the State Library. Source: www.sl.nsw.gov.au/ (Sighted 21/12/02009).

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2021

recipient Scott McKinnon for his project: Lobbying for Law Reform: The campaign to decriminalise male homosexuality in New South Wales, 1980-84.

Year: 2020

recipient Sophie Robinson for Lesbian Sydney in the 1990s

Year: 2019

winner Kate Forsyth for her project: Charlotte Atkinson: Australia’s first children’s writer.

Year: 2018

winner Neil James for his project: The A&R Century: A history of Angus and Robertson

Year: 2016

winner Anne Jamison for her project: "The enjoyment of a good story": Gender and Australian national identity in Catherine Helen Spence's literature for Children
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