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'Chapter 9 - The Morisset Family'

Original folder entitled 'Chapter 9 - The Morisset Family' (now discarded). Correspondence, notes, photographs, 2 compact discs containing photographs, 1 compact disc labelled 'James Thomas Morisset with contact prints and draft of Chapter 9.

White, M. W. D.

'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.

'For the Anti-bridge committee'

Original folder titled 'For the Anti-bridge committee'. Includes reports, newspaper cuttings, correspondence, newsletters, journal article, press statement, and ephemera relating to the proposed bridge to link the mainland and North Stradbroke Island.

'French translations of Colloquium papers'

Original folder titled 'French translations of Colloquium papers' and contains 10 poems: ‘Le Crime du Pere Jacquot Le Noir’ (incomple), ‘Le Racisme’, ‘Le Bunyip’, ‘Banal’, ‘Yussef (Hi-jacker)’, ‘La Civilisation’, ‘Mon Enfant’, ‘Mont Bluff’, ‘Les Droits De L'Aborigine’, and ‘Premiere Partie La Nature du Reve’ (incomplete).

'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.

'Manuscripts submitted to A&R'

The original folder was titled 'Manuscripts submitted to A&R' and contains short stories and poems submitted to Angus and Robertson. Some have corrections and annotations. Indicated in square brackets after the tile are handwritten notes that appear on the first page. Some may also have corrections. This file contains:
‘Beginning of Life’ (published as ‘The Beginning of Life’) [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Biami and Bunyip’ [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Burr+Nong (Bora Ring)’ [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
Boonah (Bloodwood Gum)' [submitted to A&R.];
‘The Carpet Snake’ (published as Carpet Snake) [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Curlew’ [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Dear Boys and Girls’ (letter) [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘The Dugong Hunt’ (published as Dugong Coming!) [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Dunwich Stradbroke Island Assimilation of Aborigines’ (2 drafts);
‘Edward Ruska’;
'The Exercise Book' [submitted to A&R.];
‘The Fisherman’ [? submitted to A&R.];
‘Going Crabbing’ [original had not submitted to A&R but the not has been crossed out. Accepted];
‘The Hunter’ (published as The Shark) [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Interlude’ [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
'Joshua and Roo-Roo';
'Kill to eat' [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
'Mai (Black Bean)';
‘Midden’ (published as ‘The Midden’) [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Mirrabooka (Southern Cross)’ [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Muma's Pet’ [submitted to A&R.];
‘Not Our Day’ [submitted to A&R.];
‘Pomera (Banksia)’ [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Racism’ (3 copies);
‘School Days’ [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Stradbroke’ [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘Talwalpin (Cotton Tree) and Kowinka (Red Mangrove)' [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
'Tia Gam (Lawyer Vine)' [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
'Tuggan-Tuggan (Silky Oak)' [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
‘We three’ (poem) [submitted to A&R.];
'Wher's Mother (published as Where's Mother) [submitted to A&R. Accepted];
'Wonga and Nudu' [submitted to A&R. Accepted].

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