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Bang goes my O.B.E.!, 1961

  • F797
  • Item
  • 1961

Manuscript of article published in reduced form in 'The Bulletin', 22 Feb 1961, p. 52.

Herbert, Xavier, 1901-1984

Mindarie jump-up, [193?]

  • F52
  • Item
  • [193?]

Unpublished novel based on author's life in Croftby, South East Queensland. Also 2 page synopsis.

England, E. M. (Edith Mary), 1899-1979

Silver tongue, [1930?]

  • F51
  • Item
  • [1930?]

First draft.

England, E. M. (Edith Mary), 1899-1979

The lark, 1911

  • F5
  • Item
  • 1911


Allen, Leslie Holdsworth, 1879-

Herod and Mariamne, 1909

  • F4
  • Item
  • 1909

Translation from the German of Friedrich Hebbel's play 'Herod and Mariamne.'
Presented by Allen to Muriel and Harry Warlow-Davies.

Allen, Leslie Holdsworth, 1879-

Letters from Xavier Herbert to Robert Roseman

  • F3811
  • Item
  • 1974-1975.

Letters from Xavier Herbert written to his editor Robert Roseman at Collins Publishers during the final year of writing his novel Poor Fellow My Country.

Roseman, Robert

Records, 1970-1982

  • F3638
  • Item
  • 1970-1982.

Correspondence, newsletters and other material related to the Australian Society of Authors, collected by Queensland Membership Vice-President Joan Priest.

Australian Society of Authors

Letters, 1963 Mar-Jul.

  • F3606
  • Item
  • 1963

Letters dated 4 Mar 1963, 12 Mar 1963 and 27 Jul 1963, to E.M. [Penelope] England from Jessie Clark, congratulating England on her poetry and discussing it in some detail.

Clark, Jessie

Preliminary design for the dustjacket of Xavier Herbert's Poor fellow my country

  • F3542
  • Item
  • [197-]?

Preliminary design for the dustjacket of the Miles Franklin Award winning novel, first published in Sydney by Collins in 1975. Oil painting on stiff card, the size of the book, 29 x 51 cm folded as a dustjacket. The rough sketch by Crooke shows his initial thoughts regarding the design of the wrapper. The bleak landscape insert would be reworked and developed to encompass the whole jacket. Accompanied by finished cover with annotations.

Crooke, Ray, 1922-

Correspondence with F.D.O. Fielding, 1976

  • F3320
  • Item
  • 1976

Letters (3) 20 July 1976 - 24 September 1976 to F.D.O. Fielding, discussing the translation of 'Poor Fellow My Country' into Japanese.
Also 3 letters from F.D.O. Fielding to Xavier Herbert, commenting on 'Poor Fellow My Country' and the federal political situation.

Herbert, Xavier, 1901-1984

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