• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003651

Papers of Vivienne Rae-Ellis, 1870-2008 (bulk 1968-1983) [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 6163; MS Acc08.071; MS Acc09.175
  • Date Range 1870 - 2008
  • Description

    The bulk of the MS 6163 collection comprises research material, drafts, reference cards and other papers relating to Rae-Ellis’ publications: Lively libraries, Menace at Oyster Bay, Queen Trucanini, The tribe with no feet, Louisa Anne Meredith, Trucanini: queen or traitor?, The Cavendish affair, and, Black Robinson, Protector of Aborigines. Also included are business, personal and family correspondence, 1968-1983; drafts of scripts written for ABC radio, drafts scripts of her film “The Midland pubs”, programs, short stories, cuttings of reviews, and a box of household receipts issued to Louisa Anne Meredith, 1870-1880 (23 boxes). The Acc09.175 instalment comprises research notes, transcribed interviews, lists of contributors, case histories, correspondence, card indexes and subject files for books on reincarnation, coincidence, ghosts; typescripts at various stages for Never say die, Coincidence, ghost books, Whaling, Black Robinson and others; various unpublished romances; research materials on such topics as whaling, thylacines, Antarctica; maps and pictures used in publications; financial papers including receipts of expenditure and tax returns; articles by or about Vivienne Rae-Ellis; a scrapbook of newspaper cuttings; and, slides and travel materials relating to Egypt, Israel and Bethlehem (38 boxes, 1 fol. Box).

  • Quantity 0 11.15 m
  • Access Part permission required for research; part not available for research. Not for loan.
  • Finding Aid https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-416004485/findingaid

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Rae-Ellis, Vivienne (1930 - 2015)