• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003901

Literary papers 1969-1981 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 6856
  • Date Range 1969 - 1981
  • Description

    Compilation of literary works brought together by the Aboriginal Treaty Committee for the purpose of fund-raising. These works include the following: Murray Bail’s original draft, typed with holograph corrections of “The drover’s wife”; Nancy Cato’s typed draft with corrections of the poem “Travel”. Alan Marshall’s complete set of drafts with corrections and additions of “Hallucination at departure”; Ivan Southall’s manuscripts of the book “The golden goose”; Kylie Tennant’s playscript “Here of nowhere” and Patrick White’s work on a projected opera based on “A fringe of leaves”. Other literary figures represented are: Patsy Adam-Smith, Dorothy Auchterlone, (Dorothy Green), John Blight, R. F. Brissenden, Manning Clark, H. C. Coombs, Bruce Dawe, Margaret Diesendorf, Rosemary Dobson, Geoffrey Dutton, Ray Ericksen, Sylvana Gardner, Stewart Harris, Gwen Harwood, Roger McDonald, Donald Horne, Mark O’Connor; R. A. Simpson, Geoffrey Page, Judith Rodriguez, Dal Stivens, Judah Waten, Judith Wright and Nancy Keesing.

  • Access Available for reference. Not for loan.

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  • See also
    • Cato, Nancy (1917 - 2000)
    • Tennant, Kylie (1912 - 1988)
    • Adam-Smith, Patricia Jean (Patsy) (1924 - 2001)
    • Green, Dorothy (1915 - 1991)
    • Dobson, Rosemary de Brissac (1920 - 2012)
    • Harwood, Gwendoline (Gwen) Nessie (1920 - 1995)
    • Rodriguez, Judith Catherine (1936 - )
    • Wright, Judith Arundell (1915 - 2000)
    • Keesing, Nancy Florence (1923 - 1993)