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Papers of Barbara Mobbs, 1940-2003 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3410571
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Mobbs, Barbara
 
Access Conditions Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1940-2003] 
1.0 m. (2 boxes) + 1 fol. box. 
Summary

MS Acc07.100 comprises royalty statements, contracts, press clippings, reviews and correspondence relating to Mobbs's management of Murray Bail. The collection also includes a manuscript and typescript of "I was the only war correspondent", typescript of "War diary", and correspondence of George Johnston; two reel-to-reel tapes of music for Peel me a lotus; super 8 film of Charmian Clift. There is also a typescript of the unpublished biography of Maisie Drysdale (transcript of conversation between Drysdale, Hilary McPhee and Drusilla Modjeska); pencil drawing of Drysdale; photographs and illustrations relating to typescript of "Maisie Drysdale"; and, correspondence relating to the typescript (2 boxes, 1 fol. box).

Biography/History

As a literary agent Barbara Mobbs has been involved in the management of composer Richard Meale and author Murray Bail.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc07.100.

Source of Acquisition Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Barbara Mobbs. 
Subjects Mobbs, Barbara -- Archives.  |  Bail, Murray, 1941-  |  Johnston, George, 1912-1970.  |  Clift, Charmian, 1923-1969.  |  Drysdale, Maisie, Lady, 1915-2001.  |  Literary agents -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors and publishers -- Australia.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1940-2003 
Occupation Literary agents.

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