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Papers of Ulli and Georgina Beier, 1965-2008 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4594356
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Beier, Ulli, 1922-2011
 
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Access Conditions Part available for research; part not available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1965-2008] 
1.15 m. (5 boxes) + 1 fol. box. 
Summary

MS Acc08.159 comprises correspondence (some photocopies), flyers, invitations and photographs relating to concerts and other artistic events at "Migila", the Beier's house in Sydney, and other Sydney venues; proof copy and artworks, including drawings and colour slides for an unpublished book The art of four generations; annotated typescripts for Deutsche Welle radio programmes on dying cultures; typescripts of interviews by Ulli Beier; copies of publications edited by Ulli and Georgina Beier, spiral-and-tape-bound compilations comprising essays, conversations and bibliographies by Ulli and Georgina Beier, and copies of publications illustrated by Georgina Beier (5 boxes, 1 fol. box).

Biography/History

Editor, translator, writer and scholar. Ulli Beier was born in Germany in 1922. Beier studied phonetics in London and joined the faculty of the University of Ibadan where he had a pioneering role in developing drama, poetry and visual arts in Nigeria. From 1968 he worked in Papua New Guinea and co-organised with Georgina Beier the country's first art exhibition, established Kovave, a journal of New Guinea writing, and Gigibori: a magazine of New Guinea cultures. Beier lives in Australia and works as an independent scholar.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc08.159.

Some photocopies.

Related Material Ulli Beier interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 1/1025-1026.  Ulli Beier interviewed by Jon Ritchie in the Australians in Papua New Guinea (PNG) 1942-1975 oral history project; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5920/29.  Georgina Beier interviewed by Jon Ritchie in the Australians in Papua New Guinea (PNG) 1942-1975 oral history project; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5920/30. 
Source of Acquisition Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Ulli and Georgina Beier. 
Subjects Beier, Ulli, 1922-2011 -- Archives.  |  Beier, Georgina, 1938- -- Archives.  |  Scholars -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Illustrators -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Art, Papua New Guinean.  |  Papua New Guinean literature.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs.  |  Nigeria -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1965-2008 
Occupation Authors.  |  Illustrators.  |  Oral history interviewers.  |  Academics.
Other authors/contributors Beier, Georgina, 1938-
Terms of Use Copying of Ulli and Georgina Beier's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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