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Maggie Weidenhofer
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Start Date:
01 Jan 1941
Margaret ('Maggie') Weidenhofer was born in Queensland in 1941 and in 1946 at the age of five moved with her parents, Joan and Reay, to Madang in Papua New Guinea. From 1952 to 1958 she lived in Port Moresby, before returning to Australia to complete her education in Brisbane. 
An author, journalist and publisher's editor, she began her career as a reporter with the Hobart 'Mercury.' After moving to Melbourne she became a sub-editor and feature writer on 'New Idea' magazine. 
Maggie is the author of several books on Australian history including "Maria Island: a Tasmanian Eden " (1977) and "Port Arthur: a place of misery" (1981).
Functions Performed:
Arts and culture
Jack and Nancy Weidenhofer (NG1975)01 Jan 190910 Sep 1982
Series Created By Agency:
NS6015 Book Collection01 Jan 183131 Dec 1954

NS6062 Photographs01 Jan 186001 Jan 1980

NS6016 Deposit Book24 Feb 187408 Sep 1876

NS1294 Newspaper Clippings, Photographs and Copies of Letters re Marie Bjelke- Peterson collected by Maggie Weidenhofer and Photographs of Maria Island01 Jan 190031 Dec 1970

NS6068 Correspondence01 Jan 192709 Aug 1996

NS6065 Family Papers01 Jan 194001 Jan 2000

NS6069 Realia - Ring01 Jan 194231 Dec 1942

NS6020 Scrapbooks and Photo- Journals10 Apr 194221 May 2005

NS6061 Video Recording01 Jan 194731 Dec 1947

NS6060 Audio Recordings15 Mar 195611 Jul 1978

NS6017 Sketchbook01 Jan 196031 Dec 1960

NS6019 Manuscript Notebook01 Jan 197031 Dec 1970

NS6066 Publishing Ephemera17 Jul 197804 Jul 1996

NS6067 Historical Articles01 Jan 198001 Jan 1995

NS6018 Typescript01 Jan 199631 Dec 1996