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Papers of Anthony Hill, 1975-2003 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3092196
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Hill, Anthony, 1942-
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1975-2003 
4.06m. (29 boxes) 
Summary

The bulk of the papers relate to Hill's published works, forming a comprehensive record of his literary career. There is research material, notebooks, manuscript and typescript drafts, galley and page proofs, correspondence and letters from readers. Major correspondents are Rosemary Creswell (Hill's agent), Max Harris and the numerous publishers with whom Hill dealt. There is a small group of drafts of unpublished short stories, plays and poems and cutting books containing copies of newspaper and journal articles by and about Hill, including reviews of his books.

Biography/History

Anthony Hill is a Canberra-based author. He worked as a journalist with the Melbourne Herald before joining the Parliamentary Press Gallery in Canberra in 1972. From 1977 to 1983 Hill owned an antique shop near Yass and from 1989 to 1999 worked as a speech writer for Governors-General Bill Hayden and Sir William Deane. He has published works in several genres including fiction for children and adults, biography, reference, newspaper and journal articles and librettos for musicals.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9824.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (14 p.) 
Subjects Hill, Anthony, 1942- -- Archives.  |  Hill, Anthony, 1942- -- Correspondence.  |  Creswell, Rosemary, 1941- -- Correspondence  |  Harris, Max, 1921-1995 -- Correspondence.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Occupation Authors

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