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Papers Roger Milliss, 1949-1991 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2073456
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Milliss, Roger, 1934-
 
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Access Conditions Access restricted until Milliss' death (Box 3-4 closed until 2022) 
Description [1949-1991] 
12.4 m. (88 boxes) + 1 folio box. 
Summary

1. Correspondence, 1960-91: personal, family, business (mostly with his solicitor) and general (with other writers and friends). The correspondents include Suse Wolf, Anne Whitehead, Alex Robertson, Ray Williams, Andrei Zdravomislov, Maurice Isaacs and June Factor. 2. Writings: drafts, typescripts, notes, research material, photocopies and correspondence relating to the following: "Mastering the media" (1971), "City on the Peel: a history of Tamworth and district, 1818-1976" (1980), "Wallabadah: the early history of the northern district of New South Wales ... " (1980), "Serpent's tooth: an autobiographical novel" (1984), "Waterloo Creek: the Australia Day massacre of George Gipps and the British conquest of New South Wales" (1992). The correspondents include N. McKeller, Lyall Green, R. Buchorn, Len Payne, Lyndall Ryan and Humphrey McQueen. 3. Political activities, 1970-91: cuttings and printed material. 4. Theatre, 1956-85: programs, play scripts and photographs. 5. Other activities, 1970-90: including typescripts and filmscripts for television and film documentaries, and ABC radio programs; and notebooks and journals kept while working in Moscow and East Africa.

Biography/History

Teacher, journalist and author. Worked for Moscow News (1962-64) in Moscow and Pan Africa (1965) in Nairobi. In Australia he was Editor (1966-69) of the Tribune, TV Times (1969-70) and Herald and Sun Herald (1979-82). His publications include City on the Peel (1980), Serpent's Tooth (1984) and Waterloo Creek (1992).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8344.

Letters of Suse Wolf and Anne Whitehead (in Series 1, Box 3-4) are closed until 2022.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive listing available (9 p.) 
Subjects Milliss, Roger, 1934- -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1949-1991 
Occupation Journalists.  |  Authors.

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