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Photograph collection of Don Watson, 1920-1960 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1378504
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Watson, Don, 1949-
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1920-1960] 
0.03 m. (1 folder) 
Summary

MS 7123 comprises photographs and a souvenir menu for the Brian Fitzpatrick Memorial Dinner, 21 July 1984, Melbourne University (1 folder).

Biography/History

Historian, scriptwriter and author. Don Watson was born in 1949. He was an academic historian until 1983 and has since been a freelance writer of history, comedy, films, reviews and newspaper columns. Watson has written a number of books including Brian Fitzpatrick (1979), The story of Australia (1984), Caledonia Australis: Scottish highlanders on the frontier of Australia (1984), and Recollections of a bleeding heart: a portrait of Paul Keating PM (2002). He wrote speeches for John Cain, scripts for both television and stage performances of Max Gillies, scripts for the BBC Project and was co-author of the script for "Manning Clark's history of Australia: the musical". He worked as a consultant on Meanjin and was also involved in the initial planning of the Melbourne Comedy Festival.

Brian Fitzpatrick was an author, historian and journalist. In 1936, he became one of the founding members of the Australian Council for Civil Liberties.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7123.

Associated materials: Papers of Don Watson, 1963-2004 MS 8261, MS Acc01.205, MS Acc05.135, MS Acc05.147.

Subjects Watson, Don, - 1949- - Archives.  |  Fitzpatrick, Brian, - 1905-1965.  |  Evatt, H. V. - (Herbert Vere), - 1894-1965.  |  Morawetz, Paul, - 1914-  |  McKay, G. N.  |  Fitzpatrick, Kathleen, - 1905-1990.  |  Finlayson, Joan.  |  Fraser, R. B.  |  Australian Council for Civil Liberties.  |  Australian Labor Party.  |  Historians - Australia - Archives.  |  Speechwriters - Australia - Archives.  |  Political consultants - Australia - Archives.
Time Coverage 1920-1960 
Occupation Historians.  |  Speechwriters.  |  Consultants.
Other authors/contributors Fitzpatrick, Brian, 1905-1965

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