Correspondence, including children's letters, personal and family correspondence; diaries and notebooks; drafts of articles, addresses, short stories and novels; newspaper cuttings; papers relating to the Australia-USSR Society, numerical files on various subjects, manuscripts by others, photographs, biographical notes, personal documents and printed material. Correspondents include Cathy Marshall, Ken Dallas, Clea Stowell, Jim Smith, Frank Huelin, Alma Thorn, Thelma Hartley, Australian Society of Authors, Phillip and Rosemary Adams, Hilda Gillies, Penny and Edward Hardinge, Katrina Holland, Flexmore Hudson, John Morrison, Stephen Murray-Smith, Bert Vickers, Bill and Ora Wannan and Judah and Hyrell Waten.
Novelist and short story writer. His works include, I can jump puddles (1955), In mine own heart (1963), and, This is the grass (1962).
||Related materials: other papers relating to Alan Marshall are held by the National Library of Australia at MS 2741, MS 405, MS 419, MS 1174, MS 6043, MS 6831, MS 7011, MS 7320, MS 2222, MS 9651 and MS 9652. Marshall Papers are also held by the State Library of Victoria.