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Papers of Geoffrey Lehmann, 1942-1973 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1072240
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Lehmann, Geoffrey, 1940-
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1942-1973] 
3 cm. 
Summary

Two copies of extracts from the diary of John Garran which he kept as a Japanese prisoner of war on the Burma railway, 1942-1945. This material was sent to Lehmann in response to Lehmann's letter to the editor of the Herald (1968) requesting original contributions for an anthology of Australian comic verse which he was editing. Also includes a letter 1973 May 5 from J.C. Garran to J.N. Tidey, editor of Sabretache.

Biography/History

Geoffrey Lehmann graduated with degrees in arts and law from the University of Sydney where he was associated with fellow poet Les Murray. Lehmann lectures in law at the University of NSW. He has published books of verse, written a novel and edited a number of books, including Comic Australian Verse (1972).

Notes

Manuscript reference: MS 7518.

Photocopy.

Subjects Lehmann, Geoffrey, 1940- -- Archives.  |  Garran, J. C. (John Cheyne), 1905-1976 -- Archives.  |  Editors -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Prisoners of war -- Burma -- Archives.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
Time Coverage 1942-1973 
Occupation Editors.  |  Prisoners of war.
Other authors/contributors Garran, J. C. (John Cheyne), 1905-1976

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