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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

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-

Favourite poems, 1913

  • F1399
  • Item
  • 1913

Anthology collected in school holidays [note].
Also photocopy of notebook.

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

Silver tongue, [1930?]

  • F51
  • Item
  • [1930?]

First draft.

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

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Unpublished novel based on author's life in Croftby, South East Queensland.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

The fugitive wife, 1936

  • F2408
  • Item
  • 1936

Serial story.
Photocopied newspaper clippings from 'The Australasian'. Dated Feb - March 1936.
Incomplete, lacks first chapter.

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

Letters to Paula and Karl Schubert, 1971-1977

  • F2438
  • Item
  • 1971-1977.

Letters 24 Jan 1971 to 12 Mar 1977 to Paula and Karl Schubert.
Letters cover Herbert's work, health, interest in Judaism and his wife Sadie.
Includes note from Laurie Hergenhan, English Dept., University of Queensland to Paula Schubert, 3 Dec 1971, and card folder with addresses of L. Hergenhan and P. Schubert.

Herbert, Xavier, 1901-1984

Silver tongue, 1938

  • F2114
  • Item
  • 1938

Original was scrapbook of newspaper clippings cut from the Telegraph (Brisbane). Dated 13 Aug - 14 Oct 1938.

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

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