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MUSIC AND DRAMA.

18 February 1911, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 4

…2. The only mention in a contemporary newspaper article I could find of Waddell’s fiddling around with the dark arts was the Sydney Morning Herald in 1911 (“Miss Leila Waddell, last heard of as musical High Priestess in connection with a novel form of the occult…”). Presumably her extracurricular activities were otherwise too inflammatory to be discussed in the media.…

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MUSIC AND DRAMA. AN IMPRESSION OF GEORGE ROBEY.

5 September 1925, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 9

…4. From 1925, teasing mention of short stories and a novel written by Waddell which, sadly, were never published.…

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THEOSOPHICAL STATION, LTD. 2GB.—WAVE LENGTH, 316 METRES.

13 March 1929, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 15

…5. From 1929, Waddell performing for a Sydney radio station, 2GB. Nothing too shocking there, but even though I remember 2GB being around when I was growing up, I didn’t until now know that it was started by the Theosophical Society.…

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OBITUARY. MISS LEILA WADDELL.

14 September 1932, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 15

…7. Finally, Leila Waddell’s 1932 obituary .…