- [1954?]-1984. (Creation)
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Madge Staunton, poet, lived most of her life in Queensland. She began writing poetry in the 1970s. Won two Henry Lawson Festival awards (1974,1975); won the Silver Jubilee Henry Lawson Festival Award (1982); won Highly Commended for the Anne Elder Award (1982). She was involved in the visual arts, and adjudicator of many poetry competitions.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, [1954?]-1984
Collection alternatively titled as: Madge Staunton Collection.
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Correspondence relating to literary awards, functions and festivals, publishers, anthology requests, eisteddfods; books of poetry collections; festival brochures and entry forms; photographs; literary magazines and newsletters; biographical statements; manuscripts of poems.
Bulk of papers 1970-1984.
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Folders 1 and 2 : correspondence and miscellaneous.
Folders 3 and 4 : typescripts and holographs (poems).
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- Staunton, Madge, 1917-1985 (Subject)
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.