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Papers of Frank Moorhouse, 1951-1970 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1102728
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Moorhouse, Frank, 1938-
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1951-1970] 
64 cm. 
Summary

Papers contain juvenilia (1951-1957); drafts of short stories and plays for television (1960-1969); notes and "Scrap" writing, three scrap books containing articles by Moorhouse whilst a journalist (1957-1959); correspondence about literary prizes and fellowships, with publishers and concerning the establishment of Tabloid story magazine; and manuscripts of short stories written by other writers. It constitutes most of Moorhouse's literary work until the publication of his first book Futility and other animals (1969).

Biography/History

Moorhouse, journalist and writer, was born in 1938 and educated at Nowra High School. He commenced writing seriously as a child. Literary prizes include: Banjo Patterson short story prize (1964); The Bridge Magazine prize (1965); State of Victoria Prize (1969) and the Henry Lawson Prize (1970). Publications include: Futility and other animals (1969), The electrical experience (1974) and Tales of mystery and romance (1977).

Notes

Manuscript reference: MS 5798.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D1123

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available. 
Subjects Moorhouse, Frank, 1938- -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1951-1970 
Occupation Authors.

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