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Papers of E.J. Brady, circa 1890-1952 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2252801
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Brady, E. J. (Edwin James), 1869-1952
 
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Description [ca. 1890-1952] 
14.16 m. (63 boxes) + 6 fol. boxes + 3 card index drawers. 
Summary

MS 206 comprises literary manuscripts, including Prime ministers, premiers and politicians I have known; Knights of Arcadia; On the wallaby track; manuscripts, notes and cuttings, business and literary documents; a political collection of manuscripts, correspondence and cuttings; family history material; personal and family correspondence; and, general correspondance, 1890-1952. Correspondents include Edward J. Turner, J.K. Moir, Edward Harrington, Neil G. Rankin, Hugh Stone, (E. McDonnell), Frank Clune, E.G. Theodore, Arthur H. Stubbs, P.M. Stanley, A.H. Chisholm, Marjorie Murray, Hugh Brady, Horace Gleeson, T. Fleming Cooke, Con Lindsay, R.H. Croll, Roderic Quinn, J.S. MacDonald, A.E. Houston and Cecil Mann. The collection also includes papers relating to Mallacoota and Australia unlimited; and a bound typescript "John Archibald life and times of a great editor" by E.J. Brady (63 boxes, 6 fol. boxes).

Biography/History

Journalist, writer and socialist. Edwin James Brady was born at Carcoar, New South Wales in 1869. He was educated in the United States where the Brady family lived briefly, and in Sydney after their return to Australia in 1882. Following the shipping strike of 1890 Brady joined the Labor Electoral League and became editor of its journal, The Australian workman. His first book of verse, The ways of many waters, was published in 1899, establishing him as an authentic writer of ballads and sea shanties. He edited The grip in Grafton from 1901-1903 and, in 1904, became editor of the Labor newspaper, The worker. Between 1902 and 1944 he published a number of books of verse and prose, including Australia unlimited (1918). From 1914 until his death Brady lived at Mallacoota in Victoria. Further biographical information at http://trove.nla.gov.au/people/630490

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 206.

Associated materials: Papers of E.J. Brady, 1914-1951 MS 8672.

Associated materials: Papers of E.J. Brady, 1944-1952 MS Acc11.107.

Associated materials: Correspondence with E.J. Brady, 1947-1949 MS 8907.

Letterbooks 19B-37, December 1913-June 1937, are also available on microfilm at the National Library of Australia Main Reading Room – Newspapers and Family History at mfm G 7257.

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Guide to collection of manuscripts relating to Australia, A1020 and B575.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (25 p.) available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 
Subjects Brady, E. J. (Edwin James), 1869-1952 -- Archives.  |  Newspaper editors -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Socialists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Travel writing -- Australia.  |  Australian poetry -- 20th century.  |  Ballads, English -- Australia.  |  Australia -- In literature.
Time Coverage 1890-1952 
Occupation Newspaper editors.  |  Authors.  |  Poets.

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