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Papers of Douglas Stewart, 1935-1973 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2631876
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Stewart, Douglas, 1913-1985
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1935-1973] 
0.96 m. (6 boxes) 
Summary

The papers consists of poems, reviews, essays, broadcasts, the original manuscript of The seven rivers, transcripts of interviews, the script of Stewart's adaptation of The Cenci, the inscribed copy of The Garden of ships, The Norman Lindsay drawings for Sun orchids and Five bells, drafts of poems by Roderic Quinn, Robert D. Fitzgerald and others and a copy of R.D. Fitzgerald's Heemskerck shoals, illustrated by G. Ingleton and published by the Mountainside Press. Also includes: Correspondence and photographs, some relating to his research on Kenneth Slessor; letters from Julian Russell and George Finney; drafts of book reviews, MSS of poems A man of Sydney, Norman Lindsay: a personal memoir, the script Ned Kelly, the script for the A.B.C.T.V. adaptation of Hamlet and The broad stream.

Biography/History

Douglas Stewart was an author and literary adviser for Angus and Robertson. His publications include Ned Kelly and Fire on the snow (plays), Glencoe (poems) and The seven rivers (reminiscences)

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 4829.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D658.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (13 p.) available in the Special Collections Reading Room and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms4829 
Subjects Stewart, Douglas, 1913-1985 -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1935-1973 
Occupation Authors.

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