• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003059

Papers of Peter Porter, circa 1947-2010 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 6640
  • Date Range 1947 - 2010
  • Description

    MS 6640 comprises correspondence, notebooks, manuscript and typescript drafts, proofs and an interview transcript (5 boxes, 1 fol. item). The Acc10.123 instalment comprises original documents, comprising letters addressed to Peter Porter and a listing of items from his archive. The correspondence relates to the disposal of Porter’s personal archive and to a conference, Manuscripts matter: collecting modern literary archives, which was held at the British Library in 2006 and at which Porter was a member of an Authors’ Panel (1 packet). The Acc13.092 instalment includes diaries, notebooks and other manuscripts, reviews by Porter and of his work, publications by others, photographs and royalty statements. Correspondence circa 1947-2010 comprises the largest portion of the papers (58 boxes). The numerous correspondents include Don Banks, Julian Barnes, Bruce Beaver, Bruce Bennett, Roger and Trish Covell, Peter Craven, Luke Davies, Morag Fraser, Dennis Haskell, Shirley Hazzard, Jack Hibberd, Liu Hongbin, Barry Humphries, Clive James, John Kinsella, David Malouf, Les Murray, Jill Neville, Ros Pesman, Barrett Reid, Peter Rose, Gig Ryan, Jacky Simms, Tom Shapcott, Anthony Thwaite, John Tranter, Chris Wallace-Crabbe and Elizabeth Webby (111 large archives boxes + 3 archives boxes + 3 boxes)

  • Quantity 0 26.61 m
  • Access Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-483093458/findingaid

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  • See also
    • Adams, Glenda Emilie (1939 - 2007)