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Papers of Francis Byrne, 1987-2011 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1424063
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Byrne, Francis, 1949-
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1987-2011] 
0.24 m. (1 box) + 2 packets + 1 folder. 
Summary

MS 8458 comprises two volumes of a manuscript titled "Requiem", an article from The record, no. 2809 (17 September, 1992) and Francis Byrne's letter to John Thompson of 23 September, 1992 (1 box).

The Acc09.013 instalment consists of a spiral bound typescript titled "The Catholic Church and its people: a personal reflection" (1 packet).

The Acc09.133 instalment comprises newspaper articles relating to St Mary's, Brisbane, and Archbishop Barry Hickey, and commentaries by Byrne (1 packet).

The Acc11.113 instalment comprises a colour photograph of Francis Byrne, taken by Jacqui Kelly, showing Byrne walking around the campus of the Curtin University of Technology in Perth; together with a bibliography of his writings (2 folder).

Biography/History

Francis Byrne was born in Drogheda, Ireland, in 1949. Byrne is a journalist, writer and Benedictine monk.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8458, MS Acc09.013, MS Acc09.133, MS Acc11.113.

Some photocopies.

Associated materials: Silence, 1990 MS 8253.

Subjects Byrne, Francis, 1949- -- Archives.  |  Byrne, Francis, 1949- -- Portraits.  |  Byrne, Francis, 1949- -- Correspondence.  |  Thompson, John (John Robert), 1947- -- Correspondence.  |  Hickey, Barry, 1936-  |  Curtin University of Technology -- Buildings -- Photographs.  |  Catholic Church -- Australia.  |  Monks -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Catholic authors -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1987-2011 
Occupation Authors.  |  Brothers (Religious).
Other authors/contributors Kelly, Jacqui
Terms of Use Copying of Francis Byrne's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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