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Papers of Colin Bingham, 1936-1974 [manuscript]
Bib ID 914477
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Bingham, Colin, 1898-
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1936-1974 
3.84 m. (19 boxes) + 3 fol. boxes. 
Summary

The papers consist of volumes of newsclippings on Bingham's work, including 5 volumes of Notes on the news by Bingham (under the name Middlemarch), Brisbane Telegraph 1936-1939; volumes containing special articles; leading articles; notes on foreign affairs, book reviews, Sydney Morning Herald, 1943-1965 and a volume containing press reviews of Bingham's books, Men and affairs, 1967-1968 and The affairs of women. As well there are his despatches as war and foreign correspondent to the Sydney Morning Herald, Oct. 1943 to Nov. 1945; personal wartime letters written from London and collected into a volume entitled "Walls of Courage", and a copy of an address to the Journalists' Club, Sydney, by Colin Bingham, after his retirement from the editorship of the Sydney Morning Herald, 1965. Also: Watcher in the wings (2 vols), a collection of excerpts from letters written by Colin Bingham in London, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and U.S.A. when he was a foreign correspondent, war correspondent and diplomatic correspondent, 1943-1948.

Biography/History

Journalist and poet.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 4862.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D637.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid (4 p.) available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 
Subjects Bingham, Colin, 1898- -- Archives.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1936-1974 
Occupation Journalists.

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