File File 1 - Correspondence, 1960-1973

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UQFL163-Series H-Subseries 2-File 1


Correspondence, 1960-1973


  • 1960-1973 (Creation)

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23 letters.

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Correspondence, incoming, from 1969 to 1973:
1960 – 1 letter: Clem Christesen [Clement Byrne Christesen, editor of Meanjin], writing to another writer (probably Judith Green, later Rodriguez – see note below) about Malouf’s poems submitted for publication,
Note from AUSTlit: One of Malouf's friends, Judith Green (later Rodriguez), sent some of his early manuscript poems to Clem Christesen and one of them, published in Meanjin, was Malouf's first published verse.].

1967 – 1 letter: Christopher Edwards (29 Oct 1967 – ‘Today I am 12 years old’).

1969 – 4 letters :Lillian Roxon (3 May 1969); Frank W Thompson and Roger McDonald (UQP) – 3 letters.

1970 – 11 letters: Bruce Dawe (31 Mar, 8 Apr 1970); Geoff Lehmann (19 Nov 1970); Les Murray (7 Jul 1970); UQP (Roger McDonald) (30 Jan, 16 Feb, 20 Feb, 23 Jun 1970); Others (3).

1971 – 3 letters: John Blight (12 Jan 1971); Les Murray (12 Jan 1971); Lillian Roxon (10 Dec 1971)

1972 – 1 letter: Christopher Edwards.

1973 – 2 letters : Gough Whitlam (3 Apr 1973), inviting Malouf to become a foundation member of the Literature Board; Others (1)

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Box 13 Folder 2

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Created, Linda Justo, 22-Nov-2021.




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  • Box: UQFL163 Box 13