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Papers of Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson, 1807-1950
Bib ID 8047102
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941
 
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Access Conditions Part available for research; part requires permission for research from the Curator of Manuscripts. Not for loan. 
Description [between 1807 and 1950] 
6.05 m (16 boxes) + 3 medium folio boxes + 2 large folio boxes + 8 map folios. 
Summary

The collection represents a considerable part of Paterson’s work and life. There is a large group of his writings in the form of manuscript and typescript drafts of verse, prose, articles and radio plays. Some drafts are fully formed, while others are notes jotted down in journals and diaries. There are papers and photographs relating to Paterson’s military service in both the Boer War and World War 1, family correspondence and photographs, newspaper cuttings, ephemera, scrapbooks, and memorabilia.

Biography/History

Poet, author, solicitor, journalist, war correspondent and soldier. Further biographical information available at: https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-514760

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS 10483.

Associated materials: Letters of Rose Paterson, 1873-1888 MS 9423; Waltzing Matilda manuscript notated by Christina Macpherson (the Bartlam-Roulston manuscript), circa 1895 MS 10086; and Papers of Joan Macrae relating to Christina Macpherson, 1885-1990 MS Acc10.019.

Singer of the bush, A.B. (Banjo) Paterson : complete works 1885-1900, collected and introduced by Rosamund Campbell and Philippa Harvie and published in 1983, was compiled using this collection.

Subjects Paterson, A. B. (Andrew Barton), 1864-1941 -- Archives.  |  Poets, Australian -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- Archives.  |  War correspondents -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Soldiers -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1807-1950 
Terms of Use Copying of A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson’s copyright material is permitted for research purposes. 

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