Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967

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Ernest Briggs, born in Sydney, was a radio broadcaster in Brisbane, where he also wrote music and art reviews for the Brisbane Courier Mail. He published several books of poetry.

From the description of Friended [poem], 1967 [manuscript] 1967. (The University of Queensland Library). WorldCat record id: 62537460

Ernest Briggs, Australian poet, was born in Sydney. He was a radio broadcaster in Brisbane and an art and music critic for the Brisbane Courier-mail. Chiefly inspired by W.B. Yeats and the "Celtic Twilight" movement, he would publish three books of poetry, plus numerous private, limited editions.

From the description of The death of the hare : an elegy, and a warning against the peril of nuclear-radiation residue, 1965 / by Ernest Briggs, Brisbane, 1941-1965. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61387410

Ernest Briggs, a fifth generation Australian, was born in Sydney in 1905. He was descended from Captain Thomas Rowley, adjutant to Governor Phillips, and later Lieutenant Governor of Norfolk Island. Ernest Briggs was manager of Radio Station 4BK in Brisbane in the 1930s, and also wrote music and art reviews for the 'Courier Mail.' He published several books of poetry. He died in 1967.

From the description of Papers, 1940-1967 [manuscript] 1940-1967. (The University of Queensland Library). WorldCat record id: 62549452

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1940-1967. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224386296

Ernest Briggs (1905-1967) was an Australian poet, radio broadcaster and music critic.

From the guide to the Ernest Briggs Papers, 1926-1966, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Ernest Briggs was a journalist and poet. For more information on Ernest Briggs see 'Bibliography of Queensland Verse' by J.H. Hornibrook (1953), p. 10.

From the description of OM92-168 Ernest Briggs Papers, 1966. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 755719051

Ernest Briggs was an Australian poet and critic. Born in Sydney, he became music and art critic for the Brisbane Courier-Mail. He subsequently published several volumes of poetry in a philosophical-meditative vein, including poems translated from or inspired by Chinese works.

From the description of Here was Spring : an Edna St. Vincent Millay memorial sonnet sequence, circa 1965. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61387415

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-. OM82-33 Ernest Briggs Papers, 1943-1956. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. The timeless flowers [manuscript] / by Ernest Briggs. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Briggs, Ernest. Letter and magazine issues, 1959-1966. [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Christesen, C. B. (Clement Byrne), 1911-2003. Letter to Mrs. Anders, 1944 [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. The clearest call : a psychic play on the problem of the suicide / by Ernest Briggs. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-. OM68-08 Ernest Briggs Papers, ca.1948. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. The death of the hare : an elegy, and a warning against the peril of nuclear-radiation residue, 1965 / by Ernest Briggs, Brisbane, 1941-1965. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. Here was Spring : an Edna St. Vincent Millay memorial sonnet sequence, circa 1965. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. OM92-168 Ernest Briggs Papers, 1966. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. Old colonial songs [manuscript] / by Ernest Briggs. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-. OM83-01 Ogg, Margaret Ann Manuscript, 1824-1962. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. The undying glory [manuscript] / by Ernest Briggs. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Christesen, C.B. (Clement Byrne), 1911-2003. Letter to Mrs. Anders [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-. OM74-71 Ernest Briggs Papers, 1967. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. Papers, 1940-1967 [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. Friended [poem], 1967 [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. The water-carrier [manuscript] / by Ernest Briggs. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Ernest Briggs Papers, 1926-1966 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Briggs, Ernest, 1905-1967. The peat-fire flame [manuscript] / by Ernest Briggs. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Annunzio, Gabriele d', 1863-1938. person
associatedWith Briggs, Ernest. person
associatedWith Christesen, C.B. (Clement Byrne), 1911-2003. person
associatedWith D'Annunzio, Gabriele, 1863-1938. person
associatedWith MacLeod, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 person
associatedWith Ogg, Margaret Ann, 1864-1953. person
associatedWith Sutherland, Bruce, 1904- person
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Pennsylvania--University Park
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Radiation--Poetry
Poets, Australian--20th century
Women poets--Poetry
Literature--American Poetry
Poets, Australian--20th century--Poetry
Manuscripts, Australian
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Birth 1905-01-24

Death 1967-06-21

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