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Papers of Don Whitington, 1957-1976 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1765259
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Whitington, Don, 1911-1977
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1957-1976] 
1.4 m (2 boxes) + 3 archives boxes + 4 folio packets + 1 phase box. 
Summary

The papers include: drafts of "The witness men" and correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to the compilation of this book; genealogical research material; book reviews; press cuttings; cutting books; and 1 folder annotated superscripts of Whitington's autobiography; a draft of "Twelfth man" together with correspondence, notes, articles and newspapers cuttings pertaining to the production of the book and information for inclusion in it. Correspondents include Rohan Rivett, Frank Green, Dame Enid Lyons. Also includes an extract from the proofs of "John Curtin - an atypical Labor leader" by Kim Beazley;. part of original of "Twelfth man"; typescripts of "Effluent society" and "Inside Canberra" (written in conjunction with Rob Chalmers); working papers of Australian Press Services and South Australian Farm.

Biography/History

Journalist - Melbourne Star 1934-1936, Sydney Daily Telegraph 1936-1940, Brisbane Courier Mail 1940-1941, Sydney Daily Telegraph 1941-1947, Founder and Managing Director (1948-) of Australian Press Services.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 3810.

Subjects Whitington, Don, 1911-1977 -- Archives.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1957-1976 
Occupation Journalists.
Other authors/contributors Beazley, Kim E. (Kim Edward), 1917-2007  |  Chalmers, Rob, 1929-2011  |  Australian Press Services

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