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Records of the Society of Australian Writers, 1952-1974 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2640567
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Society of Australian Writers
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1952-1974] 
0.70 m (5 boxes) 
Summary

Minutes of committee meetings; correspondence; circulars; membership forms and lists; guest lists; invitations; financial statements; cuttings; lectures; and leaflets. Most of the correspondence is of an administrative nature concerning membership, meetings and lectures. Correspondents include Sir Thomas White, Dorothy Blewett, Russell Braddon, John Hetherington, Mary Pachett and Sheila O'Connor.

Full contents
  • Box 1: Records, 1953-1958
  • Box 2: Records, 1958-1965
  • Box 3: Records, 1950s-1964
  • Box 4: Records, 1965-1969
  • Box 5: Records, 1969-1972.
 
Biography/History

The Society of Australian Writers was founded in 1952 in London by Sir Thomas White, then High Commissioner. The Society was active until 1980.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7354.

Related Material Annual report, Society of Australian Writers, 1953 ; Located at; National Library of Australia Nf 806.9 SOC.  Papers, Society of Australian Writers, 1952-1957 ; Located at; National Library of Australia N 809.8994 SOC. 
Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; E380.

Subjects Society of Australian Writers -- Archives.  |  Australian literature -- History and criticism.  |  Literature -- Societies, etc.
Time Coverage 1953-1972 
Other authors/contributors White, T. W. (Thomas Walter), Sir, 1888-1957

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