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Papers of Allan and Wendy Scarfe, 1960-1972 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1089561
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Scarfe, Allan, 1931-
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1960-1972] 
0.30 m. 
Summary

MS 4635 comprises typescript drafts of their books: A mouthful of petals, Tiger on a rein, and, Glorious in that dawn; correspondence from Australian, British and Indian publishers; and notes, pamphlets, articles, drafts, and letters from Narayan and S.N. Ray concerning the biography.

Biography/History

School teachers, social workers and authors. Allan John and Wendy Elizabeth Scarfe were teachers at Warrnambool Secondary College, Victoria, and have undertaken social work and taught in various Southeast Asian countries. Together they have written several non-fiction books, many relating to India and the time they spent in the Indian village of Bihar. Their joint publications include, A mouthful of petals (1967 and 1972), Tiger on a rein: report on the Bihar famine (1969), J.P., his biography (1975 and 1998), Victims or bludgers?: a poverty inquiry for schools (1981), and, Remembering Jayaprakash (1997). Wendy has also published novels and a book of poetry, Shadow and flowers (1964). They have both contributed to various journals and other literary publications.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 4635.

Associated materials: Papers of Allan and Wendy Scarfe, circa 1950-2010 MS 9325, MS Acc07.140, MS Acc12.076.

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Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C529.

Subjects Scarfe, Allan, 1931- -- Archives.  |  Scarfe, Wendy, 1933- -- Archives.  |  Scarfe, Allan, 1931- -- Travel -- India.  |  Scarfe, Wendy, 1933- -- Travel -- India.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Australian literature -- 20th century.  |  India -- Description and travel.
Time Coverage 1960-1972 
Occupation Authors.
Other authors/contributors Scarfe, Wendy, 1933-

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