Collection UQFL220 - Billy Jones Papers

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Billy Jones Papers


  • 1975-2012 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

59 boxes, 67 parcels.

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Name of creator


Biographical history

New Jersey-born poet Billy Jones moved to Australia from 1967 and lived in Queensland from 1970. Jones published illustrated books of poetry and from June 1975 he wrote and sketched in a journal every day, which resulted in a series of 167 illustrated journals. He died in 2012.

Archival history

This collection contains items formerly catalogued at F1998, F1999, F2000 and F2405.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1975-2012
Collection alternatively titled as: Billy Jones Collection.

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Scope and content

Correspondence, manuscripts, journals, publications.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access, except access to Box 58 Folder 7 and Box 59 Folder 5 is restricted. Application for access to restricted material may be submitted to the Fryer Librarian for consideration.

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Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Laptop computer in Parcel 67 (retained for display purposes.)

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Related units of description

Related material is held in the Fryer Library in UQFL120 Louise Campbell Collection.

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OCLC Number

222661725 ; 1058503115

Libraries Australia ID

21260544 ; 63004989

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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