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Backhouse, Enid (Elizabeth) (1917 - 2013)

Born
21 May 1917
Northam, Western Australia, Australia
Died
28 April 2013
Western Australia
Occupation
Novelist and Servicewoman

Summary

After serving with the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAAF) during the Second World War, Elizabeth Backhouse worked as a scriptwriter with Korda Films in England. Backhouse returned to Australia in 1951. She was a writer of novels, children's stories, plays, filmscripts, a ballet and a musical.

Sources used to compile this entry: AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource, 2002, http://www.austlit.edu.au/; AustLit entry - 2002, http://www.austlit.edu.au, accessed 2003-10-07. West Australian, 30 April 2013.

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Archival resources

JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia

  • Backhouse, Elizabeth Papers [manuscript], 1933 - 1993, ACC 4546A; Backhouse, Enid (Elizabeth) (1917 - 2013); JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia. Details

National Library of Australia

  • Interview with Elizabeth Backhouse, writer, - 1993; National Library of Australia. Details

Anne Heywood

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