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Papers of Montague Grover circa 1810-1980 [manuscript]
Bib ID 868079
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Grover, Montague, 1870-1943
 
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Description [ca. 1810-1980] 
1.56 m. (11 boxes) 
Summary

MS 6268 comprises handwritten drafts, typescripts and cuttings of Grover's memoirs (Hold page one), short stories and articles, as well as miscellaneous cuttings, cutting books and photographs. It also includes the papers of his parents, Jessie and Harry Ehret Grover (9 boxes).

The Acc11.133 instalment represents some of the research files Michael Cannon compiled while producing the volume Hold page one. Memoirs of Monty Grover editor. Includes correspondence, newspaper extracts and other papers dealing with genealogical aspects of the Grover family and articles about, or by, Montague Grover. Amongst other material, one file contains Montague Grover's will and certain papers related to Harry Grover, Montague's son (2 boxes).

Biography/History

Journalist. Montague Grover worked for the Argus, the Star (later the Sun), the Herald and the World (the Sydney Labour daily). He published numerous short stories, articles, poems and plays in journals including the Bulletin and Lone Hand. His memoir, Hold page one, was published posthumously in 1993 by his grandson, Michael Cannon.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 6268, MS Acc11.133.

Related Material Papers of Michael Cannon, Montague's Grandson, are held at National Library of Australia Manuscript Section at MS 6205. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Special Collections Reading Room and online at: http://www.nla.gov.au/ms/findaids/6268.html 
Subjects Grover, Montague, 1870-1943 -- Archives.  |  Grover, Harry Ehret -- Archives.  |  Grover, Jessie -- Archives.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1810-1980 
Occupation Journalists.  |  Authors.
Other authors/contributors Cannon, Michael
Terms of Use Copying of Montague Grover's copyright material is permitted for research purposes. 

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