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Papers of George Johnston and Charmian Clift, approximately 1930-1970
Bib ID 7049709
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Johnston, George, 1912-197
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between approximately 1930 and 1970] 
1.05 m (3 boxes) + 1 large folio box. 
Summary

MS 10230 is comprised primarily of photographs of George Johnston and Charmian Clift, their family and friends, circa 1930s-1960s. The photographs depict their time in Australia, Europe and living on the Greek Island of Hydra; as well as Johnston's time as a war correspondent in China. Included in the collection are copies of Johnston's handwritten New Guinea diary (1942); a manuscript copy of The Australians; and running captions for the photographs taken by Robert B. Goodman (3 boxes, 1 large folio box).

Biography/History

George Johnston was a journalist and author, who also worked as a cartoonist, painter and illustrator. Futher biographical information available online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-492034

Charmian Clift was a journalist and author who also collaborated on a number of literary projects with her husband George Johnston. Further biographical information available online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-617288

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10230.

Subjects Johnston, George, 1912-1970 -- Archives.  |  Clift, Charmian, 1923-1969 -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1930-1970 
Occupation Journalists.  |  Authors.
Other authors/contributors Clift, Charmian, 1923-1969
Terms of Use Copying permitted for research purposes. 

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