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Papers, 1968-1996 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1384650
Format ManuscriptManuscript, OnlineOnline
Author
Davey, Gwenda, 1932-
 
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Description 1968-1996 
1.68m (12 boxes) 
Summary

The material consists of correspondence, journal articles, drafts, seminar papers, newscuttings, publications, research material and working notes relating to Gwenda Davey's career as a lecturer, freelance writer, consultant and researcher in Australian folklore and folklife. The main projects are: "Oxford companion to Australian folklore" (1993), 'Folklife in Australia' (PhD thesis, 1993) and Moe Folklife Project, 1995. The series "Oxford companion to folklore" contains correspondence and contributions from Shirley Andrews, Frank Campbell, Nancy Keesing, John McPhee, Helen O'Shea, J.S. Ryan and Bill Wannan.

Biography/History

Lecturer, freelance writer, consultant and researcher in Australian folklore and folklife.

Notes

Available for reference.

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 9352.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (11 p.) 
Subjects Davey, Gwenda, - 1932- - Archives.  |  Authors - Australia - Archives.  |  Folklorists - Australia - Archives.  |  College teachers - Australia - Interviews.
Occupation Academics.  |  Folklorists.  |  Authors.

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