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Papers, 1895-1937 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2708329
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Moore, William, 1868-1937
 
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Description 1895-1937 
28 cm. (2 boxes) 
Summary

Comprises the following groups of papers: 1. Manuscripts (chapters 2-5, 8-10 and introduction) of The story of Australian art, Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1934. 2. Manuscripts and typescripts of the Adventure among the arts : Australia and abroad'. 3. Black and white', (1 vol.), a chronological survey of Australian art, 1836-1927, [c.1927]. The artists mentioned in the manuscript include Henry Fullwood, Sydney Ure Smith, Arthur Collingridge, Percy F.S. Spence, B.E. Minns, Livingston Hopkins, George Rossi Ashton, Norman Lindsay, David Low, D.H. Souter and Eirene Mort. 4. The Spoken word : the intricacies of English pronunciation and the way out', (1 vol.), 1903, 1962-3. Contains typescripts written by Moore in England after talks with George Bernard Shaw, early photographs of William Moore, and cuttings. 5. Scrapbook (1 vol.) entitled William Moore : a miscellany letters and manuscripts', 1895-1937, containing early photographs of Moore, manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence and cuttings. Correspondents include Bernard Cronin, Flora Eldershaw, W. Cousins, Betty Rolland, W.T. Kirwan, Tom Inglis Moore, Nettie Palmer and Thomas Lothian. 6. Correspondence, 1912-26. Correspondents include Charles Nuttall and Louis Esson. 7. Eleven miscellaneous manuscripts and two typescripts written by Moore [n.d.].

Biography/History

Art critic, historian and author. See The Encyclopedia of Australian art (pp. 817-818)

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 7647.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E753

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available. 
Subjects Moore, William, - 1868-1937 - Archives.  |  Art critics - Australia - Archives.  |  Historians - Australia - Archives.  |  Authors, Australian - Archives.  |  Artists - Australia.  |  Art, Australian.
Time Coverage 1895-1937 
Occupation Art critics.  |  Authors.  |  Historians.

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