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White, Patrick, 1912-1990
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Letters, 1959-1963

  • F609
  • Item
  • 1959-1963.

6 letters to different recipients , comprising : 2 letters (10 Dec and 29 Dec 1959) to Professor Cawley declining invitation to lecture (1 typescript and 1 holograph) ; 2 letters (1 June, 3 Sept 1961) to Fryer Librarian re bibliography of his work, where he mentions thesis by Vivian Olsen of Hawaii (1 holograph, 1 typescript) ; 1 letter (31 Oct 1962) to Miss Sullivan thanking her for her bibliography of his work (1 half l. typescript, signed) ; 1 letter (28 Feb 1963) to Miss Butts thanking her for a copy of her thesis on his work, some mention of his current interests (1 leaf typescript, signed, photocopy)
Includes bookjacket for 'The ploughman and other poems' by Patrick White.

White, Patrick, 1912-1990

Letters, 1972-1973: Sydney, NSW to John Beston.

  • F649
  • Item
  • 1972-1973.

4 letters (photocopies) dated 5 July 1972, 17 Sept 1972, 20 Nov 1972 and 20 May 1973. Accompanied by typescript pages (2 l.) entitled 'The family background and literary career of Patrick White'.

White, Patrick, 1912-1990

The ham funeral

  • F1534
  • Item
  • 1963

Typescript of public lecture given at Townsville in 1963.

Wilson, Richard B. J. (Richard Bartley Joseph), 1924-

Greg Gatenby Papers

  • UQFL505
  • Collection
  • 1976-2014

Correspondence with Australian authors, mostly concerning his publication Whales, a celebration (1983) and the Harbourfront Literary Festival in Toronto, Canada.

Gatenby, Greg, 1950-

Alan Lawson Papers

  • UQFL600
  • Collection
  • 1956-1982

Research papers relating to Patrick White including correspondence, articles newspaper cuttings of reviews and notes.

Lawson, Alan, 1948-

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-

Letter from Christina Stead to Patrick White.

  • F3341
  • File
  • 1975

This file is comprised of a letter and a booklet that accompanied the book, Seduction and betrayal : women and literature written by Elizabeth Hardwick. This book is held in the Fryer Library Rare Book collection and has an inscription from Patrick White to Christina Stead from 1974.

Typewritten (unsigned) letter, 2 pages, dated 16 Feb 1975 from Christina Stead to Patrick White. The letter is about Elizabeth Hardwick and her book, Seduction and betrayal : women and literature. At the end of the letter, handwritten in blue inital and all capitals is 'Horse - hare - rabbit'. The letter would appear to have never been posted.

The booklet is 'A catalogue of some books from the personal library of the late Christina Stead'. This catalogue originally accompanied book, Seduction and betrayal : women and literature by Elizabeth Hardwick.

There is an explanatory note from Louise Campbell about the letter and the booklet that were originally inserted into Seduction and betrayal.

Stead, Christina, 1902-1983

Correspondence, Incoming

Correspondence to John Beston from many Australian authors relating to his research on Patrick White. Authors include Patrick White, Thea Astley, Gwen Harwood, Xavier Herbert, Thomas Keneally, David Malouf, David Williamson and Judith Wright.

Beston, John, 1930-

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