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Papers of Helen Garner, 1990-2005 [manuscript]
Bib ID 279884
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Garner, Helen, 1942-
 
Access Conditions MS 9265 Series 1-6: Not available for research until 1 January 2022; thereafter permission required for research during the lifetimes of Helen and Alice Garner. MS 9265 Series 7-9: Not available for research until 1 January 2012; thereafter permission required for research during the lifetime of Helen Garner. MS Acc10.181: Permission required for research during the lifetime of Helen Garner. Not for loan. 
Description [1990-2005] 
7.23 m. (13 boxes) + 3 cartons + 10 fol. boxes + 1 packet. 
Summary

MS 9265 comprises correspondence, research files, drafts, cuttings, articles and other papers relating to books published by Helen Garner between 1992-2004. Series 1. Cosmo Cosmolino (1992): drafts, typescripts and galley proofs. Series 2-6. The first stone (1995): research material, drafts, public reaction, correspondence and later galley proofs. Series 7-9. Joe Cinque’s consolation (2004): research material, drafts and public reaction to the book (13 boxes, 3 cartons, 10 fol. boxes).

The Acc10.181 instalment comprises annotated typescript drafts of Joe Cinque's consolation. Includes notes from Garner to her agent (1 packet).

Biography/History

Born in Geelong, Victoria in 1942, Helen Garner has worked extensively as a writer, journalist, reviewer and screenwriter. Her published works include Monkey grip (1977), Honour and other people's children (1980), The children's Bach (1984), Postcards from Surfers (1985), Cosmo Cosmolino (1992), The last days of chez nous (1992), The first stone (1995), Joe Cinque’s consolation (2004), and The spare room (2008).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9265, MS Acc10.181.

Related Material Helen Garner interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 1/1260.  Interview with Helen Garner, author; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5384. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid not available for public research. Finding aid for Series 7-9 will be available for public research from 1 January 2012. 
Subjects Garner, Helen, 1942- -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Women authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Novelists, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Australian literature -- 20th century -- Women authors.
Time Coverage 1990-2005 
Occupation Authors.  |  Novelists.  |  Journalists.  |  Scriptwriters.
Terms of Use Copying of Helen Garner's copyright material requires permission for research purposes during the lifetimes of Helen and Alice Garner. 

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