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Papers of John Blay, 1970-1987 [manuscript]
Bib ID 742359
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Blay, John, 1944-
 
Access Conditions Partly restricted. Not for loan. 
Description 1970-1987 
14 cm. (1 box) 
Summary

The papers include: Eight letters from the poet Michael Dransfield, 1970-1972; Two notepads containing Blay's journal when he was writing Part of the scenery, 1979; Five small fieldbooks containing jottings written on his walks in the Deua, Tuross and Brogo valleys, 1981-1982; Six large notepads containing the journal kept on the 1981-1982 walk and forming the basis of Blay's book Trek through the back country; Copy of Trek through the back country (Sydney, Methuen, 1987).

Biography/History

John Blay is a writer and poet. His publications include Part of the scenery, Trek through the back country and the plays, The journeys of Aubrey D, The great village dream, Bedbug celebration and variations on a Theme of the Lyrebird.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 7437.

Subjects Blay, John, 1944- -- Archives.  |  Dransfield, Michael, 1948-1973 -- Archives.  |  Wilderness areas -- New South Wales -- Brogo River Region.  |  National parks and reserves -- New South Wales -- Brogo River Region.  |  Poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1970-1987 
Occupation Authors.  |  Poets.
Other authors/contributors Dransfield, Michael, 1948-1973
Also Titled

Trek through the back country

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