Papers of Colin Roderick, 1824-1990. 1824-1990.


Papers of Colin Roderick, 1824-1990. 1824-1990.

Correspondence, research notes, addresses, bibliographies, lectures and collected historical documents relating to his work as an author, historian and editor. Includes material on various subjects including James Tucker, Jane New, censorship, the Chair of Australian Literature, defamation, Miles Franklin, Australian short story and travel, Roderic Quinn memorial, Australian novelists, Alexander Harris, Mrs Campbell Praed and John Knatchbull. Also includes G.B. Lancaster letters and Mary Gilmore documents and letters. An addition of 3 boxes has been received and is unavailable until processed. A further consignment of 15 boxes (ca 4.2 m) received in July, 2002 and is unavailable until processed.

7 m. (43 boxes) + 43 folio v.


SNAC Resource ID: 7027789

Libraries Australia

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