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Papers of Nancy Cato, 1939-1995 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2536027
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Cato, Nancy, 1917-2000
 
Access Conditions Part available for research; part not available for research (Folder 25 is closed until 2024). Not for loan. 
Description [1939-1995] 
0.85 m. (3 boxes) + 1 folio box. 
Summary

Letters; novels Towards the source, Green grows the vine; miscellaneous verse, photographs, editor's "mock up" of the Jindyworobak Anthology, 1950. Also includes letters, mainly personal, from other writers commenting on her work, (1946-1976). Correspondents include Ian Mudie, Mary Durack, John Bray, Gwen Harwood, R.H. Morrison, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Douglas Stewart, Dorothy Green, C. B. Christesen, Kylie Tennant, Dymphna Cusack, Nancy Keesing (added 9.12.76). Other letters added to the collection include those of: Florence James, Nancy Keesing, Judith Wright, Dorothy Green, Gwen Harwood and Flexmore Hudson (added 30.5.96) and Andrew Hay, son of William Gosse Hay (added 16.6.96). A number of letters refer to the formation of Lyrebird Writers, of which Cato and Roland Robinson were founding members. The collection also contains a transcript of dictated excerpts from the diary of Daniel Matthews, 1889, together with photcopies of his diaries, 1899-90, used in research for Mr Maloga (added 30.5.96).

Biography/History

Author and poet. Former vice president of the Fellowship of Australian Writers, S.A.; Council member of Australian Society of Authors since 1964. Publications include: poetry - The darkened window (1950), The dancing bough (1957); novels - All the rivers run (1958), Time flow softly (1959), Green grows the vine (1960), North-west by south (1965), Brown sugar (1974); short stories - The sea ants (1964).

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 757.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D281.

Subjects Cato, Nancy, 1917-2000 -- Archives.  |  Matthews, Daniel, 1837-1902 -- Diaries.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1939-1995 
Occupation Authors.

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