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Papers of Michael Cannon, 1843-1990 bulk 1950-1980 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1072306
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Cannon, Michael, 1929-
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference, except for Folder 19 of Series 2 which is closed until the death of Lady Tait., 
Description 1843-1990 
4.82 m. (23 old boxes, 5 new boxes+ 1 folio box, 3 large posters 
Summary

The collection comprises subject files, correspondence, printed material and art works. The subject files, comprising research material, cuttings, photocopies and notes, were used by Cannon to write his books including Land boom and bust (1972) and The roaring days (1998).

Biography/History

Michael Cannon began his literary career as a journalist with the Melbourne Argus, Herald and the Age. He was London correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald from 1949-1950. He has since been involved in many editing and publishing ventures, including being editor of the Sunday Observer and the Sunday review, and is the author or editor of numerous historical works.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 6205.

Related Material Papers of Montague Grover, Cannon's grandfather, are held at National Library of Australia Manuscript Section at MS 6268. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D1151

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available (15 p.) 
Subjects Cannon, Michael, 1929- -- Archives.  |  Historians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Editors -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1843-1990 
Occupation Historians.  |  Editors.

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