Collection UQFL554 - Stephen Rooney Papers

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Stephen Rooney Papers


  • 1994-2006 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3 boxes, 4 parcels.

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Biographical history

Stephen Rooney was an acquaintance of the poet Billy Jones.

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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.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1994-2006
Collection alternatively titled as: Stephen Rooney Collection

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Scope and content

Manuscripts, journals and publications.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Related material is held in the Fryer Library in UQFL220 Billy Jones Collection.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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