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Manuscripts of Hubert Stewart, 1894-1902 [manuscript]
Bib ID 235948
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Stewart, Hubert
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1894-1902] 
0.30 m. (2 boxes) 
Summary

Handwritten manuscripts of Stewart's poems, novels, plays and songs. Thirty five of his works have been published in his 'Poems and plays' : Melbourne, McCarron Bird & Co, 1894. Includes the draft of 'The rose & thorn of forest villa', which was published in Melbourne by Pater & Knapton, 1895, and unpublished works, such as his 557 page novel 'Ungodly man', a Westralian goldfields story.

Biography/History

Novelist, playright and poet, Hubert Stewart worked in Melbourne in the late 1800's. His poem 'Beaten ways' was written on the Murray River. He made his way to the West in 1900, and then to the Eastern Goldfields, where he wrote 'Ungodly man' in 1902, based on the area around Coolgardie.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9668.

Subjects Stewart, Hubert -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Gold mines and mining -- Western Australia -- Coolgardie -- Fiction.  |  Authors, Australian -- Western Australia.
Occupation Authors.

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