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Papers of Barbara Hanrahran

Papers of Barbara Hanrahran
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
MS 7754
Date Range
1958 - 1991
Hanrahan, Barbara Janice (1939 - 1991)

The papers have been arranged into the following series: 1. Correspondence, 1972-1991: correspondents include her publisher (Chatto & Windus), Murray Pollinger, Craig Munro, Tim Cunow, Geoffrey Dutton, Merril Yule, Leslie Anderson, Verity Laughton and Dale Spencer. 2. Writings, 1974-1992: includes notes, drafts and proofs for her books "Sea green", "The albatross muff", "Where the queens strayed", "The peach groves, "The frangipani gardens", "Dove", "Kewpie doll", "Annie Magda", "Dream people", "A Chelsea girl", "Flawless jade", "Iris in her garden", "Good night Mr Moon" and "Micheal and me and the sun". 3. Unpublished writings: miscellaneous drafts and notes. 4. Book reviews, 1973-1992: newspaper cutting of reviews of Hanrahan's writing and those of other writers. 5. Diaries and notebooks, 1958-1991: diaries, poetry book, book of dreams and book of quotations.

23 boxes (3.22 m)
Access partly closed: Diaries are restricted until 1 March 2018.
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National Library of Australia, 'Papers of Barbara Hanrahan (1939-1991) ', in Finding Aids Manuscripts, Details

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