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Peter Carey Papers File
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'Oscar and Lucinda launch'.

'Oscar and Lucinda launch', photocopies and newspaper cuttings of reviews, correspondence from publishers, UPQ programme for Adelaide Writers Week, itineraries, corrections to the book, book cover, correspondence, 1987 to 1988.

'Dear Mum & Dad (by Peter Carey)'

Five drafts with four titles, which begins 'My mother and father are dead'. Footer from the final draft has the date 7/5/92 and the title 'Dear Mum & Dad', 10 leaves. Other titles are: 'Child's play', no footer on printout, 9 leaves, undated; 'An expatriate', no footer on printout, 10 leaves, undated; 'An expatriate', no footer on printout, with handwritten emendations, 10 leaves, undated; 'The successful five year old', footer in printout has the title 'Melb. Hyatt Speech', 10 leaves, undated.

'Gleniffer via Bellingen'

'Gleniffer via Bellingen' by Peter Carey describes the house he and Margot Hutchenson built in The Promised Land, about eight kilometres out of Bellingen. The house was designed by Richard Leplastier. There are two typescript drafts of the article, with emendations, which Carey appears to have written when selling the house. Both drafts are on yellow paper, 4 leaves, undated.

'Making it up'

Three drafts of a speech entitled 'Making it up', all of which start 'You have, standing before you, the person who - well, I was a teenager, I admit but still...'. One draft is incomplete with 4 leaves, and the title in the footer says 'Literary Lunch Spech, Tax Insp. Launch'; the next has 6 unnumbered leaves; and the last has in the footer the title 'FDU Speech', page leaves numbered 1-10, 19 Oct 1992.

'Mojave'

This file is comprised of: two spiral notebooks with handwritten notes (one has transcript notes from micro audio cassettes); 9 micro audio cassettes; 91 colour photographs; catalogues; postcards; brochures; correspondence; personal and professional items such as menus, programmes, circulars; 1st draft of short story called 'Territory', 22 leaves with handwritten emendations, 29 Dec 1995. Original folder (discarded) labelled 'Mojave'.

'On turning forty one'

Two drafts. One draft has printout date from footer 5/13/95, printout title Carey / GQ, 13 May 1995. Both drafts have 2 leaves and handwritten emendations.

'Place in Oz lit'

Drafts and notes for a fax/letter to Robert Ross at the University of Texas on Carey's place in Australian literature.

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