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Supporting Spanish writers

© John McKellar
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© John McKellar

Supporting Spanish writers

Typed letter from John McKellar to Melbourne Centre members, [Melbourne], 22 August 1939; heading: «P.E.N. Melbourne Centre», f. 1. In this letter McKellar, then-secretary of the Melbourne Centre, updates members on the political crisis forcing Spanish writers and intellectuals to live in exile in France. Mckellar informs members of a decision taken to host nine Spanish refugees in Australia – “three professors, three writers and three artists” – and proposes that suggestions on how best help these writers should be considered at the Melbourne Centre’s next dinner gathering.

Supporting Spanish writers

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El Centro de Melbourne apoya escritores españoles

Carta mecanuscrita de John McKellar a los miembros del Centro de Melbourne, [Melbourne], 22 agosto 1939, membrete: «P.E.N. Melbourne Centre», f. 1. En esta carta, McKellar, entonces secretario del Centro de Melbourne, informa a los miembros sobre la situación política crítica que estaba forzando a intelectuales y escritores españoles a vivir en el exilio en Francia. Mckellar comunica a los miembros que se ha tomado la decisión de acoger nueve refugiados españoles en Australia («tres profesores, tres escritores y tres artistas»), y propone que durante el próximo encuentro-cena del Centro de Melbourne se hagan propuestas y sugerencias sobre la menjor forma de ayudarles.

Date:

22/08/1939

Creator:

John McKeller

Centre:

Melbourne Centre  (PEN Melbourne)

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