Papers [manuscript]. 1942-1976.


Keesing, Nancy, 1923-1993. Papers [manuscript].

Papers [manuscript]. 1942-1976.

The collection consists of correspondence; letters from Keesing's children; manuscripts of poems, short stories (many unfinished) and reviews; correspondence, photocopies and drafts relating to her book Australian postwar novelists; translations of Hebrew poetry; correspondence and drafts of an article on David Martin, correspondence with Norman Lindsay; files on The Captain Cook Bicentenary Literary Competition, The N.S.W. Branch of the English Association, the Adelaide Festival of Arts, Southerly and the University of Adelaide Dept. of Adult Education and material connected with her work for the Australian Society of Authors. There is also a card index to the correspondence with the collection.

2.38 m. (16 boxes)

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