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Papers of Peter Hopegood, circa 1929-1967 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1469317
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Hopegood, Peter, 1891-1967
 
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Description [ca. 1929-1967] 
3.99 m. (19 boxes) + 1 elephant fol. packet. 
Summary

MS 2003 comprises a manuscript and typewritten collection of Hopegood's works on comparative mythology. Also, various poems and scrapbooks containing cartoons, photographs and newspaper cuttings (19 boxes, 1 elephant fol. packet).

Biography/History

Journalist and writer. Harold Cedric (Peter) Hopegood was born in Essex, England, in 1891 and came to Australia in 1924. He worked on a pearling lugger and as a jackeroo before publishing his first book of verse, Austral Pan in 1932. Hopegood also wrote under the pseudonym of Peter Lecky. He died in Sydney in 1967.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 2003.

Associated materials: Correspondence of Peter Hopegood, 1934-1953 MS 8214.

Related Material Related Peter Hopegood manuscript collections; Located at; State Library of New South Wales. 
Subjects Hopegood, Peter, 1891-1967 -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Mythology.  |  Myth.
Time Coverage 1929-1967 
Occupation Authors.  |  Poets.

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