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From my notebook, 1950

  • F274
  • Item
  • 1950

Page of aphorisms from a notebook.
Also a letter 17 Nov 1943 to Walter Stone re: a new edition of 'Such is Life' and her biography of Joseph Furphy.

Franklin, Miles, 1879-1954

Papers, 1948-1965

  • F596
  • Item
  • 1948-1965.

Contents includes:
596a: Letter from E.F. Bozman of J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd. to Val Vallis 1960 Jul 29 re possible titles for inclusion in J.M. Dent's series of Australian classics in Everyman's Library;
596b: Val Vallis's reply 1960 Nov 2;
596c: Memorandum of agreement 1948 Mar 12 between Val Vallis and Angus and Robertson Ltd. of Sydney;
596d: Poem 'December Sunday, Hyde Park, London' with explanatory note by author;
596e: Poems: 'The jerry-builder', 'Venture at Outer Rock', 'For this, the tide', 'To a poet, begetting', 'The mullet-smoker', 'High tide by night', 'Song for a moonlit night';
596f: Poem 'The mullet-smoker';
596g: Poem 'Tea at four', also entitled 'Old lady at 3:30' and '3:30';
596h: Poem 'Wave-break' with 5 work-sheets showing its development, prepared in response to a request from the Lockwood Memorial Library, University of Buffalo (poem subsequently published in The Bulletin 1952 Dec 31 and included in 'Australian poetry 1953');
596i: Radio script: 'A discussion of the main characteristics of Australian poetry', senior school broadcast script, 1965 Jun;
596j: Radio script: 'The Australian short story', secondary school broadcast script, 1953 Mar 30.
Titles: December Sunday, Hyde Park, London.-- The jerry-builder.-- Venture at Outer Rock.-- For this, the tide.-- To a poet, begetting.-- The mullet-smoker.-- High tide by night.-- Song for a moonlit night.-- Tea at four.-- Wave-break.
Correspondence with J.M. Dent and Sons re Everyman's Library of Australian classics, memorandum of agreement with Angus and Robertson in 1948, drafts of poems and radio scripts.

Vallis, Val, 1916-2014

Laurie Hergenhan Papers

  • UQFL384
  • Collection
  • 1975-2004

Correspondence and related material collected during Prof. Hergenhan's tenure as editor of Australian Literary Studies (ALS), editor of the Australian Authors Series for the University of Queensland Press and as Director of the Australian Studies Centre at the University of Queensland.

Hergenhan, Laurie

John Beston Papers

  • UQFL429
  • Collection
  • 1971-1994

This collection has correspondence and press cuttings relating to John Bestons' research on Patrick White. Includes letters from many Australian authors, such as Patrick White, Thea Astley, Gwen Harwood, Xavier Herbert, Thomas Keneally, David Malouf, David Williamson and Judith Wright. It contains newspaper cuttings relating to Shirley Hazzard; manuscripts (handwritten and typescript) by John Beston, including the manuscript for 'Patrick White : The search for a life value'. There are seven publications by or relating to Patrick White that have been annotated by John Beston while undertaking his research.

Beston, John, 1930-

Tinder [novel] (2002)

This series contains drafts, notes, newspaper cuttings, research material and correspondence. Tinder [novel], published by Scribner in 2002, had several working titles: 'The fire lovers', 'Fire in the hand', and 'Zippo : a cautionary tale'. Set in Katoomba and narrated by the central character, Graham, it follows his sexual awakening.

Graeme Thiedeke Papers

  • UQFL644
  • Collection
  • 1963-2019

The collection has 474 architectural drawings by Graeme Thiedeke from his time working as a student in the 1960s, to his work in Canada, Mexico, Malayasia, United Arab Emirates and Australia. Thiedeke has provided details for most of these plans which includes the name of the client, the brief from the client and historical information about the building. There are supplementary documents to the jobs Graeme Thiedeke worked on, which includes drawings, articles, presentation sets, architectural plans, photographs of architectural plans and photographs. Thiedeke has been writing while working as an architect and there sample of books created by him. The topics are far ranging and include philosophy, poetry, short stories, and various architectural projects.

Thiedeke, Graeme, 1942-

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