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Correspondence, Others

Correspondence in the form of letters, greeting cards, and postcards, from 1960 to 2016, from numerous correspondents including: Glenda Adams, Luciana Arrighi, Murray Bail, Bruce Beaver, John Bell, Bruce Beresford, Michael Berkeley, John Blight, Michael Brennan, David Brooks, Bille Brown, Felicity Bryan, Carmen Callil, Ian Callinan, Felix Calvino, Nancy Cato, Clem Christesen [writing to Judith Green, later Rodriguez], John Clanchy, Alison Clark, Dymphna Clark, Manning Clark, John Coetzee, Adele Cohen, Matthew Condon, Jim Davidson, Robyn Davidson, Bruce Dawe, Robert Dessaix, Rosemary Dobson, Espie Dods, Eve Duncan, Don Dunstan, Geoffrey Dutton, Nin Dutton, Christopher Edwards, Nick Enright, Michele Field, Helen Garner, Marea Gazzard, Clem Gorman, Lisa Gorton, Kate Grenville, Elizabeth Harrower, Kenneth J Harvey, Dennis Haskell, Ihab Hassan, Shirley Hazzard (Shirley and Francis Steegmuller), Janette Turner Hospital, Brian Howard, Barry Humphries, Ivor Indyk, Elizabeth Jolley, Gail Jones, Nicholas Jose (Nick Jose), Beate Josephi and Andrew Taylor, Nancy Keesing, Thomas Keneally, John Kinsella, Manoly Lascaris, David Leavitt, Gerard Lee, Geoffrey Lehmann, Kathy Lette, Alan Lightman, Stephen McClymont, Mark McKenna, Robert Macklin, Tony Maniaty, David Marr, Mandy Martin, Gillian Mears, Drusilla Modjeska, Frank Moorhouse, Mal Morgan, Les Murray, Philip Neilson, Cees Nooteboom, Mark O’Connor, Carlo Olivieri, Margaret Olley, Michael Ondaatje, Tony Page, Peter Porter, Pixie Pratt [Pixie O’Harris], Judith Rodriguez, David Rowbotham, Ethel Rowbotham, Lilian Roxon, John Ralston Saul, Jaya Savige, Scripsi (Michael Heyward and Peter Craven], Penelope Seidler, Tom Shapcott, Lidija Simkus-Pocius (Lidija Simkute), Ian Sinnamon, Norah Smallwood, Jeffrey Smart, Christina Stead, Lurline Stuart, John Tranter, James Tulip (Jim Tulip), UQP [Frank W Thompson, Roger McDonald, Craig Munro], Christopher Wallace-Crabbe (Chris Wallace-Crabbe), Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Jacki Weaver, Peter Weir, Gough Whitlam, Phyllis Webb, Patrick White, and many others.

Correspondence - personal.

Personal correspondence both incoming and outgoing, mostly relating to Anne McCosker's research on the history of Australians in the colonial territory of New Guinea and her book Masked Eden.

Other ephemera

Comprises: Jeffrey Smart 1921 – 2013. Recondita armonia – Strange harmonies of contrast. Curated by David Malouf. University of Sydney Art Gallery. 2 Nov 2013 to7 Mar 2014. Exhibition catalogue. 16p. With an introduction by Malouf. Card inserted. David Malouf and Friends. Museum of Brisbane. Exhibition catalogue. 16 May to 23 Nov 2014.
Souvenir programme of the Opening Celebrations of the Queensland Performing Arts Complex, (1985). Booklet in folder. With an Ode by David Malouf [p13-14].
Booklet for The Man Booker International Prize 2011.
Flyer by Chatto & Windus for An Imaginery Life and The Great World.
Poster by Penguin Australian Authors for David Malouf.
Flyers by Penguin Australian Authors for David Malouf.
Flyer by Random House fo David Malouf. Poems on the Underground. 1,000 years of poetry in English. Poster produced by the London Transport Museum, reproducing Malouf’s poem Thaw. [Rolled, loose in box]

Correspondence from Helen Garner

Correspondence from Helen Garner – 125 letters (1982 to 2014)
[File 1]: 1982 to 1985 – 22 letters
[File 2]: 1986 – 29 letters (including 8-page typescript of a short story titled ‘What we say’)
[File 3]: 1987 to 2000 – 61 letters
[File 4]: 2003 to 2014 – 13 letters

Garner, Helen, 1942-

'The Aspern Papers' [Libretto]

Comprised of two drafts:

  1. 'The Aspern Papers', opera in one act from the story by Henry James, typescript with extensive emendations and cut and paste inserts, 21 leaves, [David Malouf’s 2017 note: First written for the Canadian composer Owen Underhill. Commission fell through. Set by Melbourne composer Eve Duncan. Not yet commissioned for performance].
  2. 'The Aspern Papers : a chamber opera. Scene One'. Libretto by David Malouf. Based on a story by Henry James, 82 pages, with letter from Eve Duncan, 6 Aug 2013. Spiral bound.

Malouf, David, 1934-

Correspondence from Rosemary Dobson and Alec Bolton

Correspondence from Rosemary Dobson [Rosemary de Brissac Dobson – Rosemary Bolton] and Alec Bolton / Brindabella Press – 37 letters (1974 – 2012).
[File 1]: 1974 to 2012

Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-2012

Correspondence from Jeffrey Smart

Correspondence from Jeffrey Smart – 26 letters (undated, 1978 to 2012)
[File 1]: 1978 to 1991; 1999; 2012. In a letter of 13 Sep 1980 Smart writes: ‘Dear David, It’s midnight. I’ve come down to the studio to look again at your portrait […] it is, I feel sure, the best picture I have ever painted.’

Smart, Jeffrey, 1921-2013

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