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Papers of Robin Wallace-Crabbe, 1947-1992 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1567098
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Wallace-Crabbe, Robin, 1938-
 
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Access Conditions Access partly restricted: Box 1 available for reference; boxes 2-16 restricted until the author's death. 
Description [1947-1992] 
2.24 m. (16 boxes) + 3 folio items. 
Summary

Collection includes: I. Literary drafts, mostly in the form of connected typescripts, of two novels, two short stories, a radio play and a paper on David Campbell. The novels are "Goanna: an illustrated narrative" (1982) and "Australia, Australia" (1989) a comic history of the Wallace-Crabbe family. The drafts of "Australia, Australia" include a handwritten draft in the form of three exercise books. The two short stories included are "Futures in fuschia" (1980) and "Landshock" (1989). The radio play, "Follow the particle vacuum modulator" was a finalist in the ABC Bicentennial Literary Awards, 1988. II. Letters, correspondence of Robin and Virginia Wallace-Crabbe, drawings, notes, etc. relating to Robin's artistic and literary career. III. Papers of Kenneth Wallace-Crabbe relating to his experiences in Burma during World War II and drawings by Wally Driscoll.

Partial contents
  • 1. Goanna : an illustrated narrative / Robin Wallace-Crabbe.
  • 2. Australia, Australia / Robin Wallace-Crabbe.
  • 3. Futures in fuschia / Robin Wallace-Crabbe.
  • 4. Landshock / Robin Wallace-Crabbe.
  • 5. Follow the particle vacuum modulator / Robin Wallace-Crabbe.
 
Biography/History

Robin Wallace-Crabbe is a Melbourne born author and artist.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8053.

Additional material received by NLA in 1996 (1 box)

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available online. 
Subjects Wallace-Crabbe, Robin, 1938- -- Archives.  |  Wallace-Crabbe family.  |  Campbell, David, 1915-1979.  |  Wallace-Crabbe, K. (Kenneth), 1900-1984 -- Archives.  |  Wallace-Crabbe, Virginia, 1941- -- Archives.  |  Australian literature.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Genealogy.
Occupation Authors.
Other authors/contributors Wallace-Crabbe, K. (Kenneth), 1900-1984  |  Driscoll, Wally  |  Wallace-Crabbe, Virginia, 1941-

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