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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.

Sculptor's tools

This series comprises: 48 tools ; a leather box with ties, titled Solid block of oil sketching paper, Winsor & Newton Artists' colour markers ; small leather box, engraved 'R.G. Rivers', with purple lining, protractor set [?] ; [File 1]: Folder with Sculptor's tool catalogues, technical information on techniques used in sculpture.

Personal papers

Personal documents relating to Glenn Cooke's interest in art and arts and crafts history.

Non-fiction works

This series includes typescript drafts, proofs and correspondence for non-fiction works, articles, speeches and interview transcripts.

Good houses of Australia

Photographs taken by Stephen Trotter as examples of Australian housing. Including: Tent house, Mt.Isa; Indooroopilly House, by Hayes & Scott; St.Lucia house, by Eddie Hayes; Clayfield house, by Robin Dodds; typical tropical style houses in Brisbane.

Trotter, Stephen R.

Works of art

This series includes sketchbooks and loose sketches by Kath Walker and others. These sketches are in pencil, felt pen and crayon.

Works of art

Artworks includes paintings, sketches, and drawings. Artwork in folders has not been counted.

Dead birds [novel] (2007)

This series contains drafts, notes, research material, and correspondence. Dead birds, published by ABC Books in 2007, is set in the early days of exploration around Papua New Guinea. It is based on the 1877 journal of Italian naturalist, collector and explorer Luigi d'Albertis and his crew as they travel by boat up the Fly River in the steam launch 'Neva' collecting birds of paradise, ethnographic artifacts and undiscovered specimens. A New Guinean tribesman is killed by Albertis' crew and his head preserved in a specimen bottle. The story, narrated by the head in a jar, is a story of race relations. Included in this series are notes, research material, and drafts.

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