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Papers of Steve G. Simpson, 1976-2013
Bib ID 6390207
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Simpson, Steve G
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between 1976 and 2001] 
0.03 m (1 packet) 
Summary

MS Acc13.133 comprises an unpublished 440 page photocopied typscript manuscript titled "The New Guinea newsman" describing daily life in Papua New Guinea under Australian administration and detailing interactions and occurances between locals, plantation operators, merchants, missionaries and different ethnic groups. Included in the collection is a handwritten note by Ray McEwan, Simpson's neighbour, describing Simpson's life; a print out of the eulogy read at Simpson's funeral; correspondence between Paul Playoust and Peter Robinson, editor of "Wheels" magazine, regarding Simpson; photocopy of Missionary of the Sacred Heart's 125th Anniversary in Papua New Guinea; 11 pages of photocopies from "Just a chattel of the sale: a mostly light-hearted retrospect of a diverse life" by Peter Golding"; newspaper clipping of review of "New Guinea days" by Michael O'Connor; print outs of maps of Papua New Guinea; colour photograph of Simpson at an Anzac Day parade (1 packet).

Biography/History

Journalist, editor of Wheels magazine (1956-58), editor of The New Guinea times courier, author of the biography of the motor racing driver Norman Leslie "Wizard" Smith.

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS Acc13.133.

Some photocopies.

Subjects Simpson, Steve G. - Archives.  |  Journalists - Australia - Archives.  |  Editors - Australia - Archives.  |  Authors - Australia - Archives.  |  Papua New Guinea - History - 20th century  |  Papua New Guinea - Social conditions - 20th century.
Time Coverage 1976-2013 
Occupation Journalists.  |  Editors.  |  Authors.
Terms of Use Copying of Steve Simpson's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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    Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.