Collection UQFL212 - Herb Wharton Papers

Identity area

Reference code

UQFL212

Title

Herb Wharton Papers

Date(s)

  • 1988-2005. (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

24 boxes, 1 parcel, 2 albums.

Context area

Name of creator

(1936-)

Biographical history

Herb Wharton was born in Cunnamulla, Queensland and began work as a drover in his teenage years. His maternal grandmother was of the Kooma people and his grandfathers were Irish and English. He has travelled extensively throughout Australia and abroad and is a prominent lecturer in Australian indigenous literature and culture. He has published essays, poetry and book reviews. He was highly commended in the 1990 David Unaipon Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1988-2005.
Collection alternatively titled as: Herb Wharton Collection.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

Manuscript drafts of books and poetry, correspondence, diaries, speeches, notes, taped interviews, newspaper cuttings, photographs.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

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Notes area

Note

This collection may contain culturally sensitive words or descriptions, some of which might not normally be used in certain public or community contexts.

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Status

Migrated

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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