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Papers of Warren Fahey, circa 1916-2002 (bulk 1954-2002) [manuscript]
Bib ID 3255717
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Fahey, Warren
 
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Description [ca. 1916-2002] 
3.45 m. (15 boxes) + 4 cartons. 
Summary

MS Acc04.048 comprises correspondence, business files, contracts, press cuttings, photographs, leaflets, posters, magazines, programs, scripts and folklore collected by Fahey. Also, sound recordings, mostly from Larrikin Entertainment (15 boxes, 4 cartons).

Biography/History

Folklorist, folk singer, musical producer and author. In 1997 Warren Fahey was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in recognition of his service to Australian music and folklore. Fahey is the founder of Larrikin Records and folk band, The Larrikins. He has conducted a number of oral history interviews for the National Library of Australia. As an author, Fahey has published several books including Eureka, the songs that made Australia (1984 and 1989), The balls of Bob Menzies: Australian political songs, 1900-1980 (1989), When Mabel laid the table: the folklore of eating and drinking in Australia (1992), and, Classic bush yarns: Australian outback humour, tall yarns and bulldust (2001).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc04.048.

Source of Acquisition Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Warren Fahey. 
Subjects Fahey, Warren -- Archives.  |  Folklorists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Folk singers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Sound recording executives and producers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Folklore -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1916-2002 
Occupation Folklorists.  |  Folk singers.  |  Authors.  |  Oral history interviewers.

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