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Papers of Nene Gare

Papers of Nene Gare
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
MS 8294
Date Range
1939 - 1994

The collection includes letters, correspondence, notebooks, personal documents, invitations, photographs, newspaper cuttings, publications and drafts of short stories and novels including 'The fringe dwellers', 'Green gold',' A house with verandahs', 'An island away', 'Bend to the wind' and 'Kate Kempster'.

Correspondents include Frank Gare, Manuela Cannatelli, Denise Gutteres, Joan Long, Derek Van Abbé, Sue Haynes, Tim Curnow, Geoffrey Dutton, Suzanne Falkiner, Florence James, Ursula Winant, Dale Spender, Bruce Beresford, Sue Milliken and Macmillan publishers.
The collection has been largely arranged into the present series structure by Library staff. The papers were received in disordered state with the exception of the series of carbon copies of letters by Gare (series 1) and parts of series 2. The contents of files maintained by Gare have been retained in original order.

The collection includes correspondence with her children, including Shelley Gare.

29 boxes (4.06 m)
Available for reference. Not for loan.

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