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Correspondence with Christina Stead, 1969-1983 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2880154
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Laurence Pollinger (Firm)
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1969-1983 
10 cm. (7 folders) 
Summary

Correspondence files of Laurence Pollinger Ltd relating to Christina Stead. Contains one autographs letter, one autograph postcard, 135 typed letters and several telegrams from Stead to Laurence Pollinger Ltd written from Surbiton, Canberra, New York, Sydney and elsewhere, 1969-1981. The letters are inter-filed with a least two hundred carbon copies of letters to Stead from the Pollingers and members of their staff together with related internal memoranda. Also includes two typed letters from David Stead, written after his sister's death in 1983.

Biography/History

Laurence Pollinger Ltd were the literary agents of Christina Stead. Laurence Pollinger corresponded with Stead until his death in April 1976 after which he was succeeded by his son Gerald.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 8548.

Subjects Stead, David Darwin -- Correspondence.  |  Pollinger, Gerald J. -- Correspondence.  |  Pollinger, Laurence -- Correspondence.  |  Stead, Christina, 1902-1983 -- Correspondence.  |  Laurence Pollinger (Firm) -- Records and correspondence.  |  Women authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1969-1983 
Occupation Literary agents.  |  Authors.
Other authors/contributors Stead, Christina, 1902-1983  |  Stead, David  |  Pollinger, Gerald J  |  Pollinger, Laurence

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