National Library of Australia
Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn633040).
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.
Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Carmel Bird, National Library of Australia, [class/series and/or file number]'.
The original consignments were donated to the Library on 2 May 1995 and August 2005. Further papers were received in 2006.
The collection has been largely left in original order.
The Library holds a number of Bird's published works, together with a biographical newsclippings file.
Please note: each consignment in this collection has a separate box number sequence (i.e. there are multiple Box 1's). Please cite the relevant Class number as well as the Box number when requesting retrieval of material from the collection.
These instalments contain letters and cards of Barbara Hanrahan, a typescript titled "The world you are walking upon: a tribute to Barbara Hanrahan" and photocopies of articles on Hanrahan, including her orbituary. In her letters, Hanrahan discusses her writings, including Flawless Jade, her art, people they know and Carmel Bird's writings. Also included are papers relating to The Penguin century of Australian stories, which was edited by Bird and published by Penguin in 2000. They mostly comprise correspondence, biographical notes and permission to publish forms received from authors approached about contributions to the anthology.
Comprises 16 boxes (MS 958 Boxes 1-15 + Folio box (unnumbered)).
This instalment comprises further papers relating to the editing of The stolen children: their stories: including extracts from the Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their Families, which was published in 1998. Contained in 1 box (MS Acc06.204 Box 1).