Paterson, A.B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941

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Poet, journalist, solicitor. "Banjo" Paterson served in World War I as an ambulance driver in the Australian Hospital, Bourlogne, 1914-15. In 1915 he joined the Australian Remount Service in Egypt and Palestine. By the end of the War he had risen to the rank of Major.

From the description of Letters [manuscript]. 1915-1920. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225827724

This poem by Banjo Paterson was first published in the Bulletin of 1900 May 19. It is reprinted in Volume 1 of Paterson's collected works Singer of the bush. Sydney: Lansdowne, 1983. The poem refers to the Boer War and was written and addressed to Lieutenant D.M. King. King mounted photographs of Gallipoli on the verso of the card on which he mounted the poem.

From the description of There's another bloody horse fell down / A.B. Paterson. [1900] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 220766151

Poet, journalist, solicitor. The Library holds the letters of Paterson's aunt, Nora Murray-Prior, to Rosa Praed, 1881-1884 on microfilm (McG 4945/1-8).

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1896. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225828446

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Macpherson, Christina Rutherford, 1864-1936. Waltzing Matilda manuscript notated by Christina Macpherson [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Devaney, James, 1890-1976. Letters [manuscript] : Woody Point, Qld. to Andrew Thomson. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Paterson, Hugh Barton. Letter : Western Desert, to Miss D.M. Hamilton [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Gyger, Elliott. Waltzing Matilda arr. for SSAATTBB choir [music] / by Elliott Gyger. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941. Letter : Sydney to Thos. Whitby, Blackheath [Manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Paterson, Rose. Letters of Rose Paterson [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lockyer, Jack. Papers relating to P.R. Stephensen. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Peachey, Andrew. Mulga Bill's bicycle : for SATB choir & piano [music] / music by Andrew Peachey ; text by A.B. (Banjo) Paterson. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Allen, Peter, 1944-1992. The boy from Oz / music and lyrics by Peter Allen & others ; other songwriters: Adrienne Anderson, Marie Cowan, A. B. "Banjo" Paterson, Carole Bayer Sager, Dean Pitchford, David Foster, Tom Keane, Michael Callen, Marsha Malamet, Jeff Barry ; book by Martin Sherman, 2003. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941. Letter [manuscript] : Sydney, to Lawrence Henry Copping. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941. Letters [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Robertson, George, 1860-1933. Correspondence. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Arlen, Albert, 1905-1993. Clancy of the Overflow [music] / words Banjo Paterson ; music Albert Arlen ; arr. Michael Hurst. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Paterson, Hugh Barton. A.B. Patterson [manuscript] : biographical note / by his son, H. B. Patterson. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Devaney, James, 1890-1976. Letters, 1968 June [manuscript] : Woody Point, Qld. to Andrew Thomson. University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Wills, Nancy, 1920-. The opal queen / by Nance Macmillan. University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941. Letter [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Carr-Boyd, Ann, 1938-. Pioneers [music] / music by Ann Carr-Boyd ; words by Banjo Paterson, John Wilkinson. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Cowan, Marie, d. 1919. Australian printed folk music collection, 1936-1958. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Cowan, Marie. Waltzing Matilda [music] : themes 1 - 5 / [music Marie Cowan ; words by A. B. Patterson] ; arranged by David Langdon. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941. There's another bloody horse fell down / A.B. Paterson. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Early Australian letters and booklet [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941. Material relating to Waltzing Matilda [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Macpherson, Christina Rutherford, 1864-1936. Papers relating to the song "Waltzing Matilda" [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Murray, David F.,. Correspondence and newspaper clippings [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Allen, Peter, 1944-1992. person
associatedWith Arlen, Albert, 1905-1993. person
associatedWith Australia. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Carr-Boyd, Ann, 1938- person
correspondedWith Copping, Laurie, 1920- person
associatedWith Cowan, Marie. person
associatedWith Devaney, James, 1890-1976. person
associatedWith Gyger, Elliott. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Doris person
associatedWith King, D. M. (Denis M.) person
associatedWith Lockyer, Jack. person
associatedWith Macpherson, Christina Rutherford, 1864-1936. person
associatedWith Murray, David F.,. person
correspondedWith Murray-Prior, Nora person
associatedWith Paterson, Hugh Barton. person
associatedWith Paterson, Rose. person
associatedWith Peachey, Andrew. person
correspondedWith Robertson, George, 1860-1933. person
associatedWith Whitby, Thomas person
associatedWith Wills, Nancy, 1920- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Transvaal (South Africa)
Australia
United States
Egypt
Australia
Subject
Publishers and publishing--Archives
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives
Poets, Australian--19th century--Correspondence
South African War, 1899-1902--Poetry
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
Journalists--Correspondence
ballads
War poetry, Australian
Poets, Australian--Correspondence
Occupation
Poets
Lyricists
Army officers
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Birth 1864-02-17

Death 1941-02-05

Australians

English

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