• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001978

Papers of Marion Halligan, circa 1970-circa 2003 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 8460
  • Date Range 1970 - 2003
  • Description

    The MS 8460 collection comprises papers relating to Marion Halligan’s prolific career as an author. There are drafts of her books, short stories and reviews and papers relating to her participation in numerous literary events. There is a large series of correspondence, the bulk of which is business related. Included is correspondence with literary agents Curtis Brown, numerous publishers regarding publication of Halligan’s books, editors of journals and newspapers regarding publication of her short stories, reviews, essays and articles and with organisations regarding personal appearances. There is also correspondence with other authors, many of whom have become personal friends. Correspondents include Carmel Bird, Judith Brett, David Brookes, Manning Clark, Robert Dessaix, Geoffrey Dutton, Roseanne Fitzgibbons, Mem Fox, Susan Hawthorne, A.D. Hope, Nicholas Jose, Stephen Knight, Drusilla Modjeska, Douglas Muecke, Michael Symons, Brenda Niall, Ric Throssell, Nancy Sawer and Barbara Kerr Wilson (33 boxes, 1 fol. Box). The Acc04.092 instalment comprises correspondence, drafts, publishing material, printed material and other papers, including material relating to The living hothouse (1988), Eat my words (1990), Cockles of the heart (1996), Those women who go to hotels (1997), The gift of story (1998), Storykeepers (2001), The fog garden (2001), the Newcastle Regional Museum exhibition “How shall we live”, 2003, and miscellaneous writings, together with papers relating to the Word Festival (6 boxes, 2 cartons, 4 small cartons)

  • Quantity 0 7.7 m
  • Access Permission required for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-300765505/findingaid

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  • See also
    • Dowse, Sara (1938 - )
    • Seven Writers (1980 - 1998)
    • Bird, Carmel (1940 - )
  • Primary Creator
    • Halligan, Marion Mildred (1940 - 2024)