Collection UQFL103 - Ron Tullipan Papers

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Ron Tullipan Papers


  • 1951-1977. (Creation)

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11 boxes, 1 parcel.

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Biographical history

Ron Tullipan was born in Murwillumbah into a well known Queensland circus family. He worked on properties in Queensland and Northern New South Wales before joining the AIF in the Second World War. He studied art and literature overseas and in Sydney,and was involved with the Realist Writers movement. He published many short stories and three novels, Follow the Sun (1960), March into Morning (1962), which won the Mary Gilmore Award, and Daylight Robbery (1970). Ron Tullipan died in Brisbane in 1975.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1951-1977
Collection alternatively titled as: Ron Tullipan Collection.

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Drafts of short stories, playscripts and novels, correspondence, newspaper cuttings and copies of printed sources containing material about Ron Tullipan, notebooks, research materials, photographs, album of newspaper cuttings and other memorabilia compiled by Vi Tullipan.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, BS, 25 Nov 2021.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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