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Papers of David Moore, 1955-1988 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2877435
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Moore, David
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description 1955-1988 
0.15 m. (1 ms box) 
Summary

The papers comprise: 1. Sixty-four letters from Patrick White (and Manoly Lascaris) to David and Gwen Moore, 1955-83. These letters were written by White during his overseas trips with Lascaris. The letters contain news of White's writings and how his book were received overseas, the theatre, general accounts of their stay overseas and people they met, as well as news of White's mother Ruth and sister Suzanne and Manoly's family in Greece. 2. Two lettes of David Marr to Gwen and David Moore pertaining to White's biography (1983). 3. Newspaper cuttings, theatre programs and miscellaneous typescripts relating to Patrick White. The cuttings contain reviews of White's books and general articles on the author.

Biography/History

David Moore is a bookseller in Sydney. He and his wife Gwen were friends of Patrick White and Manoly Lascaris.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 8601.

Subjects Moore, Gwen -- Correspondence.  |  Lascaris, Manoly, 1912-2003 -- Correspondence.  |  Moore, David -- Correspondence.  |  White, Patrick, 1912-1990 -- Correspondence.  |  Marr, David, 1947- -- Correspondence.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1955-1988 
Other authors/contributors White, Patrick, 1912-1990  |  Marr, David, 1947-

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