MS 5836

Papers of A.D. Hope (1907-2000)



Scope and Content Note

Papers

1914-1991

11.34m. (81 boxes)

Access partly restricted: part of series 1, all of series 6, part of boxes 43-53, and all of boxes 59 and 64 restricted. Boxes 41-42 are closed.

The A.D. Hope papers were purchased by the Library in numerous instalments between 1978 and 1999.

The papers comprise diaries (1958-76), letters written by Hope while studying at Oxford (1919-31), personal and professional correspondence, notebooks (1952-76), articles and lectures (1952-83), drafts of published and unpublished works, photographs, papers relating to associations and societies and a draft of A. D. Hope: a bibliography by Joy Hooton.

Correspondents include David Campbell, C. Manning Clark, Rosemary Dobson, Geoffrey Dutton, Robert FitzGerald, Sir Keith Hancock, Gwen Harwood, George Johnston, Norman Lindsay, James McAuley, Nettie Palmer, Kenneth Slessor, Douglas Stewart, Francis Webb, Patrick White, Judith Wright and Fay Zwicky.


Biographical Note

Alec Derwent Hope was born in Cooma, NSW on 21 July 1907 and spent most of his childhood in rural New South Wales and Tasmania. He was educated at the University of Sydney and Oxford University. Hope worked as a psychologist with the New South Wales Department of Labour and Industry, as lecturer in Education and English at Sydney Teachers’ College (1937-44) and as Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Melbourne (1945-51). In 1951 he was appointed the first Professor of English at the Canberra University College, and held this position in the College and in its successor (the Australian National University) until his retirement in 1968. Since 1968 he has been Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University.

His published works include The wandering islands (1955), Poems (1960), The cave and the spring (essays, 1965), Collected poems (1966), New poems (1965-1969), Dunciad Minor (1970), A midsummer eve's dream (1970), Native companions (1974), A late picking (1975), The pack of Autolycus (essays, 1978), The new Cratylus (1979), A book of answers (1978), The drifting continent (poems, 1979), Antechinus (1981), The tragical history of Dr Faustus (1982), The age of reason (poems, 1985), Ladies from the sea (drama, 1987), Orpheus (poems, 1991) and Chance encounters (memoirs).

Hope was awarded the Robert Frost Award for Poetry and the Age Book Award in 1976, the Ingram Merrill Award for Literature (New York) in 1969, the Levinson Prize for Poetry (Chicago) in 1968, the Myer Award for Australian Literature in 1967 and the Britannica Award for Literature in 1965. He was awarded an OBE in 1972 and AC in 1981.

References

Who’s who in Australia 2000

The Oxford companion to Australian literature (OUP, 1985)


Summary of Consignments

Box/Folder

1-9 1-98 Series 1 Correspondence [annotated with individual access conditions]

10 99-106a Series 2 Notebooks

11-14 107-137 Series 3 Drafts of articles, lectures and speeches

14 138-142 Series 4 Personal papers including diaries, letters from Oxford (1928-31) and personal and family photographs

15-27 433-242d Series 5 Drafts of published books

28-34 243-302 Series 6 Drafts of unpublished works - RESTRICTED until progressively released by author

35 303 Series 7 Draft of A.D. Hope: A Bibliography by Joy Hooton

35-36 304-321 Added 3rd April 1979

36 322-324 Added 30th Jan 1989

37 325-332 Added 5th March 1981

38 333-340 Added Sept 1981

39-40 341-360 Added 30 July 1982

41 361-365 CLOSED

42 366-374 CLOSED

43-63 375-532 Added December 1988

Boxes 43-59 RESTRICTED

Boxes 60-63 Available for reference

64-68 533-571 Added April 1986

69-81 572-670 Processed 1992


Series Description

Series 1

N.B. All Series 1 housed in closed run, however, please check annotated list for access conditions for each correspondent.

Box 1

Folder 1

Robert & Cheryl Adamson - see also folder 375

Folder 2

Walter Arndt -see also folder 377

Folder 3

Thea Astley - Available for reference

Folder 4

Bruce Beaver - Available for reference

Folder 5-6

R.F. Brissendon - Available for reference - see folder 38

Folder 7

David Brooks - Available for reference

Folder 8

Vincent Buckley - see also folder 383 Available for reference

Folder 9

David Campbell - Available for reference

Folder 10

Nina & Clem B. Christesen - Restricted - see also folder 385 (see P23/3/205)

Folder 11

C.H. Manning Clark - Available for reference - see also folder 385

Box 2

Folder 12

Colin Clark

Folder 13

Robert Clark - see also folder 385

Folder 14

Alex Craig - Available for reference

Folder 15

David Curzon

Folder 16

Norma Davis

Folder 17

Bruce Dawe - Available for reference

Folder 18-20

Rosemary Dobson - Closed until 30 years after her death see also folder 390; (see P23/3/221)

Box 3

Folder 21

Beverley Dunn

Folder 22

Geoffrey Dutton - Available for reference; see also folder 391

Folder 23

Robert Fitzgerald - Available for reference

Folder 24

Alan Gould - see also folder 396

Folder 25-26

Dorothy & H.M. Green - Closed until 1991 then to be reviewed (see P21/10/264); see also folder 396

Folder 27

Amanda Haight (Mrs A. Caines) - see also folder 396, 397

Folder 28

Martin Haley - Available for reference

Folder 29

Sir Keith Hancock - Available for reference - poem in folder 398

Folder 30

Kevin Hart - see also folder 398

Folder 31

William Hart-Smith - Restricted, with exceptions, listed on file P21/10/360

Box 4

Folder 32-34

Gwen Harwood - Restricted (see file P23/3/202)

Folder 35

Bernard Hesling - Available for reference, see also folder 400

Folder 36

Charles Higham

Folder 37

John Hollander - Available for reference

Folder 38

Peter Hopegood

Folder 39

Flexmore Hudson

Folder 40

Guy Howarth - Available for reference

Folder 41

Nigel Jackson

Folder 42

George Johnston - Available for reference for copying and publication, refer file 253/10/16, see also folder 404

Folder 43

Patrick Johnson

Box 5

Folder 44

Grahame Johnston

Folder 45

Evan Johnes - Available for reference, See also folder 404

Folder 46

T.H. Jones

Folder 47

Nancy Keesing - Available for reference, see also folder 404

Folder 48

Frank Kellaway - see also folder 405

Folder 49

Alec King

Folder 50-51

Leonie J. Kramer - Closed (see file 203/11/16); see also folder 40

Folder 52

Norman Lindsay - Available for reference [for copying provisions see P28/3/214 f.17]

Folder 53-54

James McAuley Available for reference

Folder 55

Philip Mead

Folder 56

David Martin - Available for reference

Box 6

Folder 57-58

Philip Martin - Available for reference

Folder 59

Joan Mas

Folder 60

Sir John Medley

Folder 61

Brian Medlin

Folder 62

Ian Mudie - Available for reference

Folder 63

Les Murray - Restricted until 1999 (see file G1/4/82)

Folder 64

Mark O'Connor - Available for reference, but not to be quoted in a published work without written permission (see P23/3/997) see also folder 424

Box 7

Folder 65

Eli Mandel

Folder 66

Jennifer Maiden - Available for reference see also folder 415

Folder 67

Nettie Palmer

Folder 68

Norman Holmes Pearson

Folder 69

Grace Perry - Available for reference; see also folder 431

Folder 70

Arthur Phillips - Restricted until 1993 (see file 203/16/48)

Folder 71

K.S. Pritchard - Available for reference

Folder 72

John M. Pringle - Available for reference

Folder 73

Craig Powell

Folder 74

Philip Roberts - Available for reference

Folder 75

Roland Robinson - Available for reference; see also 432

Folder 76

Harry Roskolenko - Available for reference

Box 8

Folder 77

David Rowbotham - Available for reference; see also folder 433

Folder 78

John Rowland - Available for reference; see also folder 434

Folder 79

Thomas W. Shapcott - Available for reference; see also folder 437

Folder 80

Kenneth Slessor

Folder 81

Vivian Smith - Available for reference, but not for publication (see file 181/17/6; see 439

Folder 82

Christina Stead - Available for reference

Folder 83

P.R. Stephenson

Folder 84

Douglas Stewart - Available for reference

Folder 85

Harold Stewart - see also folder 441 Available for reference

Folder 86

Dal Stivens - see also folder 442

Folder 87

Glen Tomasetti -Rrestricted (see file 402/21/19); folder 445 poem

Box 9

Folder 88

Christopher Wallace-Crabbe - Available for reference

Folder 89

Wilfred Watson

Folder 90

Francis Webb

Folder 91

Michael West

Folder 92

Patrick White - see also folder 450

Folder 93

Judith Wright - Available for reference - see also folder 450

Folder 96-98

Miscellaneous

Series 2

Notebooks

Box 10

Folder

99

1952-58

100

1959-61

101

1964-68

102

1968-69

102

1971-72

103

1971-72

104

1972-73

105

1974-76

106

1976

106a

1955, 1958, 1965, 1968-69, n.d.

Series 3

Drafts of articles, lectures and speeches

Box 11

Folder

107

Forword to J. McAuley's 'A world of its own' Lecture 'In the year 1888', University of Sydney, 1 July 1975
Lecture 'The provincial muse', A.N.U. 21 August, 1975

108

Address at Brennan Society dinner, 1 November 1976

 

Talk on James McAuley

 

Lecture'Classicism and modernism in Australian poetry', University of New England, 21 November 1976

 

Lecture 'The ladies' team', Armidale 1976

 

Readings A.N.U. Convocation, July 1976

 

Address at Convocation University of Melbourne, 31 July 1976

 

Preface to Anne Fairbairn's book

109

Speech at Monash University, 19 May 1976 and related correspondence

 

Interview with David Malouf for Queensland University Press

 

Preface to Harry Roskolenko's novel

110

Preface to Cedric Flower's book on Norman Lindsay

 

Preface to Harry Pearce's book on Shaw Neilson

111

Article on Douglas Stewart for The Critic, December 1975

 

Articles for New York Times Book Review

 

Poems from the inside

112

Articles for Sun Herald column 'Think Tank' and correspondence

 

Lecture 'On reading Pope', La Trobe University

113

Preface to Joan Mas' posthumous volume

 

Article, 'Poetry as Journalism' Westerly, July 1975

114

A.B.C. program on Icelandic literature, 25 August 1974

115

Preface to Norman Lindsay's Heptameron

 

Foreword to Moscow Trefoil

116

Article 'Talking to God: the poetry of Francis Webb'

 

Papers from a seminar on Francis Webb, May 1974

Box 12

Folder

117

Article on the 'Ecology of the arts'

118

Address University of N.S.W, April 1974

 

Preface to The touch of silk

 

Article 'Australian writing since 1919' in University of Texas publication, December 1973

119

Talk, 'Being a poet' to Higher School Certificate students, 8 August 1973

 

Address 'How poets see' to Australian College of Opthalmologists, 2 April 1973

 

Address 'Provisional man' to New England graduates, 1973

 

Address 'The six estate' to Ursula College graduates, 5 April 1973

120

Article 'When first your i i i'd' for Woroni, February 1972

 

Article 'Rosemary Dobson: a portrait in a mirror' in Quadrant, 1972

121

Radio script 'My first acquaintance with poets', Quality Street series, 1972

122

Lecture 'The reputation of Karoline von Gunderrode', Academy of the Humanities in a Symposium on 'Neglected masterpieces'; 1972

 

Script A.B.C. 'Guest of Honour' series, 1972

 

Article 'Gwen Harwood and the professors' for Quadrant

 

Radio scripts 'Australian poets speak' and 'Talk to schools in Victoria', 1971

123

Lecture 'Henry Kendall: a dialogue with the past', Herbert Blaiklock Memorial Lecture, 1971

 

Preface to Sun Books 'Henry Kendall selections', 1971

 

Article on Henry Lawson and Steele Rudd with revisions by Colin Roderick, 1971

124

Speech 'Medicine as a humanity', 1971 Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Annual Oration

125

Lecture 'The literary influence of academics', Australian Academy of Humanities, May 1970

Box 13

Folder

126

'Peeling an onion: reflections on influences'

 

Introduction for 'Norman Lindsay's pencil drawings', 1969

 

Lecture 'The frontiers of literature', Library of Congress, March 1969. Article 'How it looks to the cow' for Idiom 1967

127

Article 'A note on the ballads', 1964

128

Notes for special issue of Meanjim Quarterly, 1962

 

Lecture 'The study of English', inaugural lecture Canberra University College, 7 May 1952

 

Article 'the discursive mode: reflections on the ecology of poetry' for Quadrant no.1, 1956

129

Note on contribution to Canberra Poetry, 1975

 

Transcript of interview made for the Australia Council (Film Division) August 1977

 

Radio script of review 'Nabokov: his life in part'

 

Lecture 'Randolph Stow and the way to Heaven', University of Western Australia, 8 September 1977

 

Lecture 'The poet's use of language', University of Adelaide, 8 April 1960

130

Talk on contemporary Australian poetry at Duntroon, 10 August 1977

 

Article 'The structure of verse and prose'

 

Notes on course on writing poems at Sweet Briar College 1970-71

 

Notes on 'The physiology and practice of perception'

 

Article on Milton's verse

131

Talk 'The poet and his poems', Fellowship of Australian Writers, Melbourne 1961

 

Lecture 'The new Cratylus or perception and poetry', University of Sydney, 1967

 

Notes 'The texture of poetry'

 

Address 'Metre and rhythm in English verse', Poetry Society of Australia, 2 May 1957

132

Address 'The technique of rhyme', Wormwood Guild, University of Sydney, 24 October 1962

 

Address 'The solitary land: perception and poetry', Melbourne Literary Club, 1966

 

Notes 'Penalties and restrictions: an opinion on censorship, marxism, etc.' 1954-66

 

Talk 'As well as they can', University of Sydney, 10 October 1969

133

Notes and draft 'Who were the Goliards?'

134

Lectures at Portland, May 1978

 

Article 'Australian woman' for Vogue 1972

 

Article 'English studies in Australia' for Vestes 1963

135

Article 'Notes in India' for Quadrant May 1977

 

Article and correspondence re John Anderson seminar

 

Address for seminar on John Oldham

Box 14

Folder

 

136

Lectures on Dante

137

Review article on Antonia Machado, AUMLA Journal, 1965

 

Notes for recording of poems 'The old and the new', Canberra September 1976

 

Talk for Medieval Studies Society

 

Article 'Payments for poets'

 

Article 'Fifteen years of Quadrant'

 

Notes on translation of the Lord's Prayer, September 1966

Series 4

Personal papers including letters from Oxford (1919-31), diaries and photographs

Box 14 cont.

Folder

138-139

Letters, 1919-31, written by Hope while studying at Oxford

140

Personal diaries 1958, 1966-72, 1974, 1976

141-142

Photographs of his family and their home in Tasmania and others of Hope from early childhood to the present

Series 5

Drafts of published works

Box 15-16

 

I. Published poems

Folders143-158

Typescript drafts 1927-74

Box 16-19

Folders 159-182

Handwritten drafts c.1928-1977

   
 

II Published books and contributions to books

Box 19-21

Folders 183-199

A Midsummer Eve's Dream: handwritten and tyhpescript drafts, notes, references, galley proofs.

Box 21

Folders 200-201

New Poems 1939-69 and Collected Poems

Box 21-22

Folders 202-204

Judith Wright

Box 22

Folders 205-209

'The Apocalypse of Christopher Smart' in Studies in the Eighteenth Century edited by R.F. Brissenden 1968

Box 22-23

Folders 210-215

A Book of Answers

Box 23

Folders 216-217

Contributions to The Australian Experience edited by W.s. Ramson 1973

Folder 218

A Late Picking

Box 23-24

Folders 219-226

The Cave and the Spring. 1st ed. 1965, 2nd ed. 1974

Box 24-25

Folders 227-235

Native Companions 1974

Box 25-27

Folders 236-242

The Pack of Autolycus: Essays in English Literature

Folders 242a-242d

Dunciad Minor. An Heroic Poem

Series 6

Drafts of unpublished works RESTRICTED until progressively released by author

Box 28-29

Folders 243-255

'Distaff and Lyre' - book on women poets

Box 29-30

Folders 256-265

'The Swallow and the Bee; - book of essays on Russian literature

Box 30

Folder 266-267

'Doltina's Life of Hyperion'

Folder 268

'A Voyage to Otaheite'

Box 31

Folder 269

'The Great Colloquy'

Folder 270

'Don Juan's Notebooks'

Folder 271

'The Journals of Joseph Trinidad'

Folder 272-3

'Poems from Pausanias'

Folder 274-277

Various prose projects

Box 32-33

Folders 278-289

Various lectures and critical projects

Box 33-34

Folders 290-296

Projects for poems

Box 34

Folders 297-299

Volume of erotic poems

Folders 300

Trivial and occasional verse

Folders 301-302

Typed copies of poems mostly published in journals but not in book

Series 7

Bibliography

Box 35

Folder 303

Typescript draft of A.D. Hope : A Bibliography by Joy Hooton

Addition 3 April 1979 and 30 January 1980

Box 35

Folder

304

The Pack of Autolycus (Fourth (spare copy)

305

The Pack of Autolycus (Fifth (spare copy)

305

The Pack of Autolycus

307

The New Cratylus (MS fourth copy)

308

Correspondence with Publishers 1978

309

Correspondence with Tim Curnow 1978 and on poems The Drifting Continent

310

Publishing correspondence, talks 1978-79

311

Talks, addresses 1978

312

The New Cratylus (hand written manuscript) (i)

313

The New Cratylus (hand written manuscript) (ii)
Note Book '20' 1977-79

Box 36

Folder 314

The New Cratylus - Corrections to page proofs

315

The New Cratylus - page proofs

316

The New Cratylus - Correspondence and corrections to typescript

317

The New Cratylus - notes, material, quotations etc.

318

The New Cratylus - notes: Introduction chap. 1

319

The New Cratylus - notes Chap. 2 & 3

320

The New Cratylus - notes Chap. 4 - 7

321

The New Cratylus - notes Chap. 8 - 11

322

Articles 1978-79

323

The New Cratylus - notes on the craft of Poetry Author's corrected copy

324

The pack of qutolycus

Addition 5 March 1981

Box 37

Folder 325

Western Elegies Drafts, etc. 1980

326

Article for the Literary Criterion (ed. C.D. Narasimhaiah)

Article for Prof. Srivastava's Festschrift in honour of Prof. Narasimhaiah

Talk to Atheist Society 13.6.1979

327

Poems 1978-80

328

Poem from Pausanias

329

Antechinus (draft)

330

Homage to Akhmatova - notes and drafts 1979

331

Photographs, Helix article, 'Safe Conduct'

Notes on relations, logic and perception

332

Antechinus (complete)

Addition September 1981

Box 38

Folder 333

Letters exchanged between Percival and Flo Hope 1937-39

334-6

Diary kept by A.D. Hope's father during service as an Army Chaplain World War I

337

Letters to Percival Hope from members of A.D. Hope's family

338

Percival Hope letters and papers, including poems

339

War time photographs 1914-18

Unidentified photographs from A.D. Hope's father

Postcards

340

Letters from A.D. Hope & others to his father

Addition 30 July 1982

Box 39

Folder/ Note Book '21'

341

Other publishing 1980

342

Other publishing 1981

343

Tim Curnow 1980-81

344

Safe Conduct Articles for Geoff Dutton

345

Antechinus Proofs

346

Antechinus Poems 1975-80 (145 leaves)

347

ANUP - Dr Faustus - Proof

348

Antechinus (Author's copy)

Box 40

Folder 349

'The place of poetry among the Fine Arts' - Papers

350

Introduction to Norman Lindsay's illustrations H.M. Green centenary

Speech to launch Axel Clark's Brennan Book

351

Dr Faustus - Author's copy and 'Restoring Marlowe's Faustus' Seminar Paper

352

Dr Faustus - Author's copy

353

Dr Faustus - poems 1975-1980

354

Dr Faustus - (p. 1-84)

355

Dr Faustus - (p.85-184)

356

Translations

357

Poetry Australia: Special David Campbell issue

358

Antechinus - notes, layout, correspondence etc.

359

D.H. Lawrence poems considered, photographs

360

Barnardo talk

The Celts in Australia - Chairman's remarks

Preface to John Manifold's vol. of poems 1980

Box 41: Restricted

Folder 361-365

Dr Faustus

Addition 23 December 1981

Box 42

Folder 366

Letters and visits

367

Invitations and visits

368

Invitations, visits and engagements 1976

369

Papers re visit at University of WA 1975

370

Invitations, commitment engangements 1973

371

Travel visits and commitments 1980

372

Invitations, commitments, engagements 1974-75

373

Invitations, commitments, engangements + Visitors 1972

374

Travel, visits, commitments 1981

Addition 13 December 1988

Personal Correspondence alphabetically arranged

Box 43: Partly Restricted

Folder 375

Jane Adamson 1980-88

Robert Adamson 1984 (see also folder 1)

376

Yasue Arimitsu and thesis 1985-86

377

Walter Arndt 1978-79 (see also folder 2)

Timoshenko Aslanides 1979-80

Susan Atkinson 1982

378

Katherine Beauchamp 1987

Bruce Bennett 1984-87

Lady Benson 1984-87

Margaret Atkinson 1982

379

Erika Block 1985

John Blight n.d.

Shirley Bourne 1972-79

Arthur Boyd 1978-1979

Dallas de Brabanda 1987

380

R.F. Brissenden 1978-87 Available for reference

381

Venetia Brissenden - poems and other writings n.d.

382

John Bray 1984-87

David Brooks

Paul Brosgarth 1973-83

383

Diana Brydon 1976-84

Vincent Buckley 1982 Available for reference (see also folder 8)

Arthur Burns 1981-82

Sally Burns 1985

Box 44: Partly Restricted
Folder 384 Dorothy Cameron 1982
Judy Campbell 1980-85
Penelope Gampion (nee Allum) 1981-86
385 Robert Carver poems 1983
Nina Christesen 1982 (see also folder 10)
Professor Chung Chon-Hwa 1982
Manning Clark 1981-82 Available for reference (see also folder 11)
Axel Clark printed article only, 1980
Robert Clark 1978, 1979 (see also folder 13)
386 Elizabeth Clayton 1980, 1984
Catherine Cole (nee Burn) 1982-87
387 Richard Connolly 1981, 1985
Diana Cooper 1987
Judy Cooper, (nee Weinstein) invitation only
Julian Croft 1978-79
388 Sibani Das 1981-82
Frances de Groen 1976-80
Eunice de Souza 1977-78
389 Robert Dessaix n.d.
Margaret Diesendorf 1980-86
390 Geovanni Distefano 1982
Rosemary Dobson 1978-86 (see also folder 390) Closed
Alec Bolton
391 Pat and Livio Dobrez 1980-85
Geoffrey and Ninette Dutton 1980-84 (see also folder 22,Available for reference)
Brian Elliott 1985-86
Grazielle Englero 1986
Nissim Ezekiel 1979
452 Anne Edgeworth letters and poems see folder 452 Box 52)
Box 45: Restricted
Folder 392-3 Anne and Geoffrey Fairbairn 1976-86
394 Michele Field 1982-85
Vivienne Foster 1987-88
395 Julie-Ann Ford 1982
Terry Gillmore 1982-83
Yasmine Gooneratne 1982-87
396 Alan Gould 1979-80 (see also folder 24)
Hartley Grattan 1978-79
Dorothy Green 1980-87 (see also folder 25-26, Closed)
Benny Gurewica 1981-86
R.S. Gwynn 1987
397 Amanda Haight 1979 (see also folder 27)
398 Marion Halligan 1985-87
Keith Hancock (poem only) (for correspondence see folder 29)
Les Harrop 1983
Kevin Hart 1981-85 (see also folder 398)
399 Elaine Haxton 1983-85
Rob Hay 1985
Suzanne Hayes 1980-87
Janet Healey 1980
Helen Heney 1977, 1984
Laurie Hergenhan 1978-83
Box 46: Restricted
Folder 400 Bernard Hesling 1979-82 (see also folder 35, Available for Reference
Dorothy Hewett 1983
Mikio Hiromatsu 1979-1983
Folder 401 Jon Hooton 1982
Ann Hopkins n.d.
Helen Houghton 1970-86
402 Joan Hughes 1978-82
403 Ipswich Boys (Mr Grayson and Mr Wilson 1979-84)
Nance Irvine 1983, 1986
Ian Jack 1982
Herbert Jaffa 1986
404 Derry Jeffares 1985
George Johnston 1980-82 (see also folder 42), Available for reference
Eva Jones 1979 (see also folder 45), Available for reference
Nancy Keesing 1981 (Mrs Mark Hertzberg) (see also folder 47), Available for reference
405 Frank Kellaway 1978-86 (see also folder 48)
406 A.M. Kinghorn 1985
Frank Knight 1982-84
Stephen Knight 1971
Miss V. Kinpal
Ruth and Jahna Knyvett 1978
407 Renhate Kozian 1985
Leoni Kramer 1983-86 (see also folder 50-51, Closed
Peter Kuch - an interview
408 Erika Longman n.d.
Mona La Deux n.d.
Ian C. Latham 1981 poems only
Francoix Leutch 1982
Kate Llewellyn poem only n.d.
Peter Levi
Box 47: Restricted
Folder 409 Anne Lloyd 1978-1980
410 Anne Lloyd 1981-
411 Alexandra Lord n.d.
Professor Ma Zu-Yi 1982-85
Robert McArthur 1985
Gina McColl 1986-87
Ann McCullock 1985-87
412 Kennet McKenzie 1987
413 Susan McKernan 1985-87
414 Kate McNamara (Blattman) 1985
Susan Magary 1971-?
415 Jayanta Mohapotra 1980-85
Jennifer Maiden 1979-86 (see also folder 66), Available for reference
John Manifold 1980-85
416 Teresa Mannix 1977-1984
Robin Marsden 1981-83
Box 48: Restricted
Folder 417 Elizabeth and Derrick Marsh 1975-79
418 Philip Martin 1978-80
419 Philip Martin 1981-85
420 Katherine Walters 1979-87
421 Philip Mead 1978-83
Gina Mercer 1984
Guy Micklewait 1979-86
Wesley Milgate 1982
Jenni Mitchell 1984-86
422 Margaret Morey 1986
Hector Munro 1986
Les Murray 1979, 1987 (see also folder 63), Restricted)
Stephen Murray-Smith 1984-85 Available for reference
Sotendra Nomdon 1977
C.D. Marasimhaiah 1983
423 Ni Hua-Ying 1988
Pamela Nase 1969-83
Box 49: Restricted
Folder 424 Frank O'Connor 1981-87
425 Mark O'Connor 1980-88 (see also folder 64) Available for reference
426 Trisha O'Connor 1980-82
427 Pamela Oldham 1971-85
428 Osi Boo Eng 1980-85
429 Terese Osman (Simpson) 1985-c.1990 Available for reference
Midori Osumi 1985
430 Geoff Page 1980
Anne Paolucce 1981-82
Box 50: Restricted
Folder 431 Grace Perry 1981-86 (see also folder 69) Available for reference
Nimmie Poovaya-Smith 1977-87
432 Harsha Ram n/d
Purnima Rao 1984
David Ray 1983-86
Elizabeth Riddell 1980
Suzanne Ridley 1982
Julia Robinson
Roland Robinson 1981 (see folder 75), Available for reference
433 Judith Rodriguez 1984
Betty Roland 1978, 1981
David Rowbotham 1981 (see also folder 78), Available for reference)
Margaret A. Rose 1977-81
434 John Rowland 1978, 1981 (see also folder 78), Available for reference
435 Robyn Rowland n/d
436 Salleh Bin Jones 1980-81
Catherine Santamaria 1982
Ushka Schwallbach
Kel Semmens 1963-85
437 Tom Shapcott 1987 (see also folder 79), Available for reference
Michael Sharkey 1981
V.S. Sharma 1978-82
438 Geoff Shera 1981-85
Kazuko Shiraishi 1980
Lee Shrubb 1979-92
439 Jeremy Slocombe 1983-86
Angela Smith 1986
Vivian Smith 1981-81 (see also folder 81), Available for reference
Alastair Spate 1973
Box 51: Restricted
Folder 440 Oscar Spate 1970-74
Virginia Spate 1970-74
441 Peter Steele 1984
Harold Stewart 1979-82 (see also folder 85)
Ken Stewart 1975-82
442 Lynne Strahan 1975-81
Dal Stivens 1978-82 (see also folder 86)
443 Alison Summers 1982-83
Jennifer Strauss 1975
444 Robert Swan 1979-82
445 Glen Tomasetti 1978 poem only (for correspondence see folder 87), Restricted
John Tranter 1981
James Tulip 1985
446 Wang Tai-Peng 1975-82
Box 52: Restricted
Folder 447 Russel Ward 1988
Dorothy Watson 1976-82
Judah Waten 1978, 1981
Nina Webb 1984-85
448-449 Connilla Webster 1976-87
450 Patrick White 1980 (see also folder 92)
Janet Williams 1977-86
Judith Wright 1980-87 (see also folder 93)
451 Fay Zwicky 1980-87 (see also folder 94-95)
Other Correspondence
Box 53: Restricted
Folders 453 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1976-80
454 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1981-83
455 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1984-87
Other Correspondence
Box 54
Folder 456 Audrey Beecham, 1980
457 Norma Brereton, 1957
Ann Bright, 1972-73
458 Patricia Dobrez, 1978
Luci Fernandez, 1980
Robert Fitzgerald, 1978-81
John Frow, 1969
Laonie Gane, n.d.
459 Frances Glass, 1977
Judith Greenwood, 1971
Joan Helm, 1971-72
460-62 Vera Jennings, 1955-85
463 Barbara Brooks, 1977
Alan Crawford, 1980
Jackie Damboise, 1975-77
Nina Knight, 1970
Mary Koukoulas, 1978
David J. Lake, 1969-73
Anita McCallum, 1971
Douglas Stewart, 1981
Associations and Societies
Box 55
Folders 465-66 Association for the Study of Australian literature, correspondence circulars and newsletters, 1978-86
467 Australasion and Pacific Society for the Eighteenth Century Studies Newsletter No 10 November 1978
468-72 Australian Academy of the Humanities
Correspondence, circulars, reports and minutes of committee meetings, 1978-87
473 Australian Association for Cultural Freedom
Newsletters and circulars, 1967-80
Box 56
Folder 474-78 Australian Association for the Teaching of English,
Correspondence, newsletters circulars and minutes of meetings, 1968-87
479 Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Circulars, 1970-72
Folder 480 Australia and New Zealand Slavists' Association
Newsletters, 1982085
481 Australian Capital Territory Association of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Newsletters, 1982-87
482 The Order of Australian Association, ACT Branch
Minutes of meetings and circulars, 1980-85
Box 57
Folder 483 Australian National University, Literatury Society
Circulars, 1983
484 Australian Society of Authors
Newsletters and circulars, 1983-86
485 Canberra Ornithological Group,
Speech, 1984
486 Canberra Oxford Association,
Circulars and minutes of metings, 1968-72
487 Christopher Brennan Society,
Correspondence, circulars and notes, 1978-82
488 Fellowship of Australian Writers, Canberra Branch
Minutes of meetings and circulars, 1973-74
489 The Graduate House of the University of Melbourne
Circulars and newsletters, 1984-85
490 P.E.N. Quaterly
Newsletters, 1981-85
491 International P.E.N.
Minutes of meetings and newsletters, 1975-81
Box 58
Folder 492 The Poets Union
Newsletters, 1980
493-94 Queensland Australian Studies Centre
Correspondence and newsletters, 1980-84
495 The Society of Editors
Newsletters, 1984-85
496 Sydney University Celtic Society
Circulars, 1979-80
Personal - Restricted
Box 59
Folders 497-501 Engagements, visits and invitations
502 Correspondence and notes concerning Income Tax, 1985-86
503-5 Receipts, bank statements, notes etc 1980-85
Writings - Available for reference
Box 60
Folders 506-514 Notes and research material for book on women writers
Box 61
The Age of Reason:
Folders 515 Correspondence, 1983-85
516-20 Drafts and corrected typescript
521 Proof
Box 62
Ladies of the Sea
Folder 522 Notes and drafts
523-35 Draft and typescript
526 Play in three acts (photocopies)
Box 63
Folder 527 Selected poems, edited by Ruth Morse, 1985
528-31 Lecture notes, n.d.
532 Notes on articles and speeches, n.d.
533 The history of Bibbenluke, by Frank Allen, 1971 (printed) and 5 tapes
Addition 15 April 1986
(Consignment processed in May 1992)
Series 1 Correspondence - Restricted
This series includes correspondence with other writers, publishers and those relating to Hope's overseas travels.
Box 64
Folder 533-542 The correspondents include Tim Curnow, Helen Fowler, Martin Haley, James McAuley and Jill Hellyer
Series 2. Writings -Available for reference
This series includes handwritten drafts and typescripts of Hope's works.
Box 65
Folder 543-549 'The age of Reason'
Box 66
Folder 550-556 'Danse Macabre', 'Tea with the Devil', The loves of Ophrys and Andrea', 'Sir William Herschel's long year', 'The Bamboo Flute', 'Girl with Pigs', Yeats article for Yeats annual, 'The Poet's Tongue: Personal choice and Personal friends'
Box 67
Folder 557-564 'The pack of Antolycus', 'The Age of Reason', 'The Isle of Aves', 'Printers' Pie', 'The Transit of Venus', 'Botany Bay or the Rights of Women', 'The Kew Stakes'
Series 3 Lectures, seminars and talks
This series contains typescripts of lectures, seminars and talks delivered by Hope
Box 68
Folder 564 Dr Faustus, 1982
Medieval studies [n.d.]
565 Launching of the Art and reality by John Anderson, 1982
'The theme of love in Australian writing', delivered to Brennan Society colloquim, 1982
'The place of poetry and the poets in history', to the ANU History Society, 1979
Hope's speech at the launching of the Oxford hitory of Australian Literature, 1981
Fine Art lecture 'Dante Pictor'
566 Townsville lecture 'Direction in Australian poetry', 1983
Series 4 ABC Radio
This series contains material relating to Hope's activities with the ABC Radio
Box 68 (cont.)
Folder 567-68 Dr Faustus, 1982
569 Poet's tongue
Series 5. Reviews
This series contains typescripts of reviews
Box 68 (cont)
Folder 570 Hans Anderson's fairy tales, OUP, 1959
F.R. Leavis: the critics as anti philosopher, London: Chatto & Windus, 1982
Reviews of Sydney Morning Herald articles, 1983
Series 6 Miscellaneous
This series contains material relating to Hope's other activities
Box 68 cont.
Folder 570 National Word Festival, 985
Harry Roskolenko
Consignment 1992
1 Files of poetry
Box 69
Folders 571-79 Alphabetical files containing clean typescripts or photocopies of typescripts of poems, arranged by title, (multiple copies) A-O
Box 70
Folder 580-85 Alphabetical files of poems arranged by title -O-Z
586 Poems, pre-1978
587-88 Drafts and typescript poems, 1981-83
Box 71
589 Manuscripts of poems, 1985-86
590 Photocopies of early verse published in The Burr, 1922-23, with a letter from Bathurst High School, 1988
591 Manuscript and typescript of poem 'The gifts of night'
592 Manuscript notes and photocopy of poem 'Eine Reise nach Otaheite', apparently unpublished
593 Manuscript of poem 'The poet, the philosopher and Valery's La jeune parque'
594 Typescripts and photocopies of erotic poems
595 The drifting continent and other poems (1979) - Mr Bolton
596 File 'The blind swallow'
597 Miscellaneous poems
2 Files of translations
Box 72
Folder 598-602 Manuscript and typescript translations of shorter poems of Gaius Valerius Catallus
603 Photocopy of typescript of translation of poems of Pausanias
Box 73
Folder 603a-605 Manuscript and typescript translations of miscellaneous poems
606 manuscript, notes and translation of Akhmatova's 'Muse Poems'.
3 Files of prose
Box 73 cont.
Folder 607-610 Manuscript and typescipts of autobiography Chance encounter

3 Files of prose (cont'd)

Box 74
Folder 611-12 Manuscript and typescriptof Chance encounter
613 Notes for Russian essays
614 Notes and copies of poems for projected book on women poets, 'Distaff and lyre'
615 Manuscript notes on The Aenied (Virgil on folder)
Photocopies of Russian papers relating to Andrei Voznesensky, article by Hope in Melbourne Slavonic Review, 1972, and manuscript essay
616 Manuscript notes on 'The Abdiel Report'. Slight
618 Manuscript on Matalya Goncharova (Pushkin's wife)
Box 75
Folder 619 Photocopies concerning Solzenhitsyn and manuscript and typescript of brief article 'Reflections on exile'
620 Typescript notes for commentary on Icleandic saga. Slight
Notes for projected book on Ovid's Metamorphoses
621 Notes on Christian Morgenstein.
Notes for lecture on parody, imitation and assimilation in poetry, 1971
Manuscript and photocopy of article on Mandelstram
Manuscript notes on Pasternak. Slight
622 Photocopies and roneoed material on russian writers
Notes on Diotima's Life of Hyperion. Slight
623 Notes and cuttings on cosmology, including notes on Fred Hoyle, late 1980s
Manuscript notes on Arabic poetry. Slight
624 Manuscript and typescript of projected article on the art of translation, with letter from Ruth Morse, 1988
625 Manuscript notes and photocopies of 17th century poems for projected article on Ephelia
Notes for a Quadrant article. Slight
626 Manuscript of lecture on Peter Abelard, 1968
627 Photocopies of reviews of Leonie Kramer's Oxford history of Australian literature and manuscript notes
628 Manuscript notes for projected book on 'Tar-water', Berkeley's treatise on sin. Slight
Box 76
Folder 629 Typescript of article 'Bold bawdry' for Age Monthly Review, 1981
630-631 Photocopy of typescript of projected book Hanrahan's life of Hanrahan' and manuscript and photocopies of projected book 'Journals of Joseph Trinidad'
632-633 Manuscripts, typescripts and notes for projected book 'The voyage of Xii Shih'
634-35 Manuscript notes for projected work 'Don Juan's notebooks'and a file containing typescript of seminar paper on Annenskij, Makovskij and Apollon
4 Personal papers
Box 77 Letters from Hope to Penelope Hope, and a few from Penelope Hope to Hope, 1937-77, c. 80 letters
Letters from Rev. P. Hope (Hope's father) to Alf Clarke, 1961-62
637 Letters of David Hope, Jack Scotford and other members of Hope Family, 1989-90
638-40 File entitled 'Letters answered', 1987-88, including letters of Fay Zwicky, John Bray and other friends, but mostly comprising business letters, circulars, fliers, leaflets
Letters from friends, including Ruth Morse, 1989
641-643 Letters from Anne Godfrey-Smith (Edgeworth) to Hope, 1973-80, together with copies of poems, theatre programs, publications sent by Godfrey-Smith to Hope
Box 78
Folders 644-646 Letters and material from Anne Edgeworth,1981-85
647 Letters of John Williams, 1982, and four photographs of Hope
648 Correspondence, notes, fliers, travel documents concerning visit to Toronto for International Festival of Poetry, 1975
649 Correspondence, itineraries, travel documents, leaflets concerning visit to England in 1986. Correspondents include Muriel Braebrook, Lord Gooch, Jack Lindsay, Michele Field, Ian Jack, Angela Smith
File of publishers' contracts, 1963-86, together with related correspondence with Dal Stivens, Frank Eyre and others
650 Correspondence and circulars of Leros Press, 1983-89
651 Citation by R. Johnson and typescript of speech by Hope at conferral of D.Litt., Australian National University, 1972
652 Emily Hope: typescript of Emily travel diaries (1971-76) and typescripts of her letters to A.D. Hope [n.d.[
Box 79
Folder 653 Greek grammar
654 Curriculum vita
5 Papers of Penelope Hope
Folder 655-58 Typescripts of radio plays and broadcasts, together with small quantity of correspondence with editors and others. Correspondents include W.G. Hay (1930), Innes Rose (1948-50), and Mary Turner Shaw (1969)
6 Miscellaneous papers
Box 80
Folder 659 Typescript by Philip Martin entitled 'Hope and sex''
660 Several copies of A.D. Hope; poems and a building, Canberra, Open Door Press, 1977
File of poems presented to Hope on his 80th birthday, 1987, including poems of V. Buckley, J. Croft, G. Sawer
661-62 Bibliographical notes, including publications omitted from 1968 bibliography of South Australian Libraries Board, and related letters
663-65 Publisher contracts
Cuttings concerning Hope
Box 81
666 Copies of A.D. Hope: The drifting continent
667 WANA membership
Notebooks and letters from publishers 1991
Paragon Publ. N.Y. 1984
668 Photocopies of 'The Anatomie of Abuse
669 Celts in Australia (C. Burman Soc.)
670 Typescript and empty folders

Oral history tapes, and manuscripts other than those listed in the Guide to collections of manuscripts

Manuscripts

HOPE, A.D. MS 1142

Poem, signed and handwritten, titled 'Circe'. 1 leaf.

PALMER, Vance and Nettie MS 1174

Papers. Includes 5 letters by A.D. Hope

ROBINSON, Roland MS 2976

Papers. Includes 3 letters by A.D. Hope

 

Oral History

1. Recordings of poetry made by Hazel de Berg: TRC 1

1. Tape 239, Jan 1959 A.D. Hope reading 'Meditation on a Bone' and 'The

Getaway'

2. Tape 62, July 1962 A.D. Hope reading 'the Death of a Bird'

3. Tape 204,5 March 1967 A.D. Hope reading 'A letter from Rome'

 

2. Other recordings

TRC 21 Recording of A.D. Hope reading his poetry at the Australian National University at a function organised by the A.C.T. Arts Council

TRC 86 Speech titled 'Frontiers of literature : Australian Belles Lettres' given in March 1969 at the 2nd public lecture sponsored by the Library of Congress Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, at the Coolidge Auditorium Library of Congress, Washington.

TRC 164 Recording of A.D. Hope reading his poetry, made at the Australian National University, Canberra, on 16 July 1972

TRC 284 Speech given at a Literary Dinner organised by the A.C.T. Branch of the Library Association of Australia on 11 July 1974.

October 1992