• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003884

Papers of Nancy Keesing, 1942-1980 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference MS 5378
  • Date Range 1942 - 1980
  • Description

    MS 5378 comprises correspondence; letters from Keesing’s children; manuscripts of poems, short stories (many unfinished) and reviews; correspondence, photocopies and drafts relating to her book Australian postwar novelists; translations of Hebrew poetry; correspondence and drafts of an article on David Martin; correspondence with Norman Lindsay; files on The Captain Cook Bicentenary Literary Competition, New South Wales Branch of the English Association, Adelaide Festival of Arts, Southerly and the University of Adelaide Department of Adult Education; and, material connected with her work for the Australian Society of Authors. There is also a card index to the correspondence with the collection. Correspondents include Rosemary Dobson, Jill Hellyer, David Martin, Ray Mathew and Stephen Murray-Smith (23 boxes, 1 fol. Box).

  • Quantity 0 4.41 m
  • Access Available for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-244390717/findingaid

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Keesing, Nancy Florence (1923 - 1993)