Item F7 - Letter to Cecil Hadgraft, 1968

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Letter to Cecil Hadgraft, 1968


  • 1968 (Creation)

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1 leaf; 26 cm.

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Hugh Anderson, born in Elmore, Victoria, has had a long teaching and administrative career with the Victorian Education Department and has been one of Australia's most prolific writers. He has published over one hundred titles in Australian history, biography, literary criticism, folklore, folk song and balladry, and bibliography. In 1978 he set up his own publishing firm under the name of Red Rooster Press, specialising in history and folklore.

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Letter written 2 Aug 1968 to Cecil Hadgraft re: application for a Commonwealth Literary Fund grant and the possibility of working with Walter Stone on updating Morris Miller's bibliography. Application for grant includes a proposal to write a biography of Adam Lindsay Gordon.

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  • English

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Typescript, signed.
Enclosure: Part of Commonwealth Literary Fund application.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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