• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001977

Papers of Marian Eldridge, 1942-1997 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 9227
  • Date Range 1942 - 1997
  • Description

    The MS 9227 collection comprises personal correspondence, financial papers, correspondence concerning the writing and publication of Marian Eldridge’s various works, handwritten drafts, typescripts, copy-edit and page proofs, notes and research material, and book reviews. The personal and literary correspondence documents her relationships with other writers, friends, and members of the Eldridge and Stockfeld families. The principal literary correspondents include Geoffrey Dutton, Judith Wright, Vance Palmer, Gwen Harwood, Ian R. Mathews, John Barnes, Myra Roper, Edith Conley, Irene Summy, Anne Elder and Joan Mas. The personal correspondents include Eldridge’s mother, writer Gwen Stockfeld; her brother David Stockfeld; her children David, James, Elizabeth, and Catherine Eldridge; various Eldridge and Stockfeld relatives, and friends from Australia and overseas (30 boxes). The Acc01/82 instalment comprises juvenilia, correspondence, drafts, articles, reviews, talks, and files on writing projects and literary organisations, teaching notes, research material on various writers, business and legal papers, publications containing Eldridge’s contributions, and condolences following her death (4 boxes, 10 cartons). The Acc03/119 instalment includes diaries, 1954-1956 and 1964-1972, correspondence between Ken and Marian Eldridge, 1955-1990s, letters from Ken and Marian to their children, 1978-1979, letters from Brian Stockfeld to his mother and between Brian and Gwen Stockfeld, 1921-1970s, school magazines and other miscellaneous papers (2 cartons). The Acc09/158 instalment includes five notebooks kept by Marian Eldridge on her writings, and three diaries she kept just before her death (1 packet).

  • Quantity 0 8.77 m
  • Access Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-301624754/findingaid

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Eldridge, Marian Favel Clair (1936 - 1997)
  • See also
    • Seven Writers (1980 - 1998)
    • Galbraith, Jean (1906 - 1999)