- [ca.1965]- (Creation)
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605 boxes, 8 parcels.
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The archive documents the history of the press from about 1965, the time of University of Queensland Press's expansion from a university publications outlet into a fully-fledged publishing house. UQP has a strong focus on Australian studies and has produced series such as Paperback Poets, Poets on Record, Australian Authors, Studies in Australian Literature, Black Australian Writers and Australian public figures and Australian public issues on tape. Authors with production files in the collection include Peter Carey, Olga Masters, David Malouf, Thomas Shapcott, John Manifold, Michael Dransfield, Janette Turner Hospital, Nancy Cato, Judith Rodriguez, Ross Fitzgerald and Denis Murphy.
Collection previously titled as: Records, [ca.1965]-
Collection alternatively titled as: University of Queensland Press Collection.
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Includes production files (including typescripts, proof copies, galley proofs), correspondence, and minutes of publishing meetings.
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Unrestricted access, except some restricted material in Boxes 98 and 117. Application for access to restricted material may be submitted to the Fryer Librarian for consideration.
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Digital copies of some items held in Fryer Library (Restricted) collection in UQ eSpace.
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Material from this collection has been cited in:
Allahyari, K. (2017). Peter Carey's Archive and the Australian Literary Field. Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature: JASAL, 17(2), 1-8.
Lee, C. (2014). Literary Adaptation and Market Value: Encounters with the Public in the Early Career of Roger McDonald. Queensland Review, 21(1), 39-48.
Steggall, Stephany Evans. (2015). Interestingly enough... : the life of Tom Keneally. Collingwood, Vic. : Nero, an imprint of Schwartz Publishing Pty. Ltd.
'Literary Papers in the University of Queensland Press Archive, The University of Queensland Library, Fryer Library'. (2001). Guide to Australian literary manuscripts. University of Western Australia Library & Australian Literary Manuscript Collections Project.
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- University of Queensland Press (Subject)
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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.