Guide to the Papers of Patrick White

MS 9982

National Library of Australia

Created: 2007

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Series 2. Literary notebooks, 1930s-1970s

Over the course of his writing career, White kep...

Item 1. Notebook with handwritten French poems, c.1932-1935 - box 4

Notebook, probably compiled while White was stud...

Item 2. Notebook, including material for Happy Valley (1939), The living and the dead (1941), The aunt's story (1948) and Voss (1957), c.1939-1941 - box 4

Small quarto, upper cover missing, in pencil and...

Item 3. War journal, including material for The aunt's story (1948), c.1941 - box 4

Exercise book (56pp), ruled, handwritten in ink ...

Item 4. Notebook, including material for Voss (1957), Riders in the chariot (1961) and A fringe of leaves (1976), c.1947-1976 - box 4

St George brand exercise book, handwritten in pe...

Item 5. Notebook containing research for Voss (1957), c.1955-1957 - box 4

Small exercise book with 'Gro╬▓e Fugel In B Flat ...

Item 6. Notebook, including material for The solid mandala (1966), The vivisector (1970), Memoirs of many in one (1986), The eye of the storm (1973) and other works, c.1964-1976 - box 4

Medium-sized notebook with faux marbled cover; e...

Item 7. Notebook, including material for A fringe of leaves (1976), 'For binoculars - Helen Nell', The Twyborn affair (1979), Netherwood (1983), Big toys (1977) and other works, c.1976-1983 - box 4

Swain's brand small exercise book; in characteri...

Item 8. Notebook, containing draft material, 1970s-1980s - box 5

Spriax brand, foolscap. Comprising: first draft ...

Item 9. Notebook, containing draft material, 1970s-1980s - box 5

Foolscap torn-out sheets, 14pp, 14pp, 7pp. Compr...

Item 10. Notebook, containing draft material, 1970s-1980s - box 5

Spirax brand, foolscap. Comprising 'Four [strike...

Series 4. Novels and novellas, c.1965-1986

Drafts and draft material for novels and a novel...