Series Series F - Correspondence

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UQFL164-Series F




  • 1965-1997. (Creation)

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38 folders

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The series includes professional correspondence with publishers, literary agents, film companies and cultural and literary organisations and other writers. There are also personal letters and letters from readers. Much of the correspondence relating to Carey's individual literary works can be found with those manuscripts, preserving Carey's own arrangement of the material.

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The files in this series are arranged according to how they were received. Correspondence that was received in folders/binders have been kept together and may relate to multiple works by Peter Carey not just the works received in each accession.

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  • English

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Box 27 Folders 2-7; Box 28 Folders 1-8; Box 29 Folders 1-6; Box 33 Folder 7; Box 34 Folders 15-17; Box 35 Folder 1; Box 51 Folders 1-4; Box 62 Folder 4; Box 63 Folders 1-4; Box 64 Folders 1-3; Box 65 Folder 1.

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Created, Linda Justo, 18-Jun-2020




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  • Box: UQFL164 Box 27
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 28
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 29
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 33
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 34
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 35
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 51
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 62
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 63
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 64
  • Box: UQFL164 Box 65