• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001673

Papers of Carmel Bird, 1987-2000 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 958
  • Date Range 1987 - 2000
  • Description

    The papers in MS 958 comprise letters and cards of Barbara Hanrahan, a typescript titled “The world you are walking upon: a tribute to Barbara Hanrahan” and photocopies of articles on Hanrahan, including her obituary. In her letters, Hanrahan discusses her writings, including Flawless Jade, her art, people they know and Carmel Bird’s writings. Also included are papers relating to The Penguin century of Australian stories, which was edited by Bird and published by Penguin in 2000. They mostly comprise correspondence, biographical notes and permission to publish forms received from authors approached about contributions to the anthology (15 boxes, 1 fol. Box). The Acc06.204 instalment comprises further papers relating to the editing of The stolen children: their stories: including extracts from the Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families, which was published in 1998 (1 box). The Acc15.118 instalment comprises correspondence received by Carmel Bird 1980-1999. Correspondents include Bruce Pascoe, Frank Morehouse, Gerald Murnane and Bird’s students (2 boxes).

  • Quantity 18 boxes 3.3 m
  • Access Available for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-244884889/findingaid

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  • See also
    • Hanrahan, Barbara Janice (1939 - 1991)
  • Primary Creator
    • Bird, Carmel (1940 - )