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Papers of Steele Rudd, 1893-1974 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2571468
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Rudd, Steele, 1868-1935
 
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Description [1893-1974] 
48 cm. folio material. 
Summary

Contains correspondence between A.H. Davis and A.G. Stephens and between Davis' son, Eric, and various publishers (e.g. Angus and Robertson, Queensland University Press), companies and people regarding A. H. Davis's work on a memorial grove which Eric Davis was organising at Emu Creek, the site of "Shingle Hut" on the "Old Selection". There are also drafts of A.H. Davis's work e.g. On our selection, The Rudd Family, Grubb's selection. Some of these are in Davis's handwriting, others are typed. Eric Davis is the executor of the A.H. Davis estate and much of the collection contains legal and financial papers relating to this estate. There is a map of the site for the memorial grove and original plans for the area, correspondence regarding films and T.V. series on Steel Rudd's works, a book containing notes on the life of A.H. Davis for his biography of A.H. Davis, newspaper reviews, a copy of Steele Rudd's Annual for 1917 and a large collection of photographs.

Biography/History

Arthur Hoey Davis (Steele Rudd), was born at Drayton, Queensland and later moved to Brisbane where he became a clerk. He contributed to local journals and to The Bulletin. His most famous series was On our selection.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 4591.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia D642

Subjects Rudd, Steele, 1868-1935 -- Archives  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1893-1974 
Occupation Authors.

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