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Papers of Barrie Ovenden, 1964-1972 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2615648
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Ovenden, Barrie, 1912-1988
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1964-1972] 
1.92 m. (12 boxes) + 1 fol. box. 
Summary

Correspondence, printed material, drafts of articles and newspaper cuttings relating to her involvement in the Mary Gilmore Centenary Committee, the Australian Society of Authors and the Aboriginal Publications Foundation. There is also a set of submissions to the 1972 Senate Standing Committee on Social Environment.

Biography/History

Editor and journalist. Since coming to Australia in 1960 Barrie Ovenden has edited staff magazines, trade papers and more recently, the first national magazine for Aboriginals, Identity. She contributed the biographical notes for "Mary Gilmore: a tribute", which was published in 1965, and she was the first editor of The Australian author. In 1975 she edited The Australian and New Zealand Writers' Handbook which was published for the Australian Society of Authors.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 5074.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C1182.

Subjects Ovenden, Barrie, 1912- -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1964-1972 
Occupation Authors.

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