Guide to the Papers of Frank Moorhouse

MS 5798

National Library of Australia

Table of Contents

  1. Collection Summary
  2. Introduction
    1. Conditions Governing Access
    2. Conditions Governing Use
    3. Preferred Citation
  3. Biographical Note
  4. Item Descriptions
    1. File 1. Essays, short stories, poems 1953-55 (not school work) - Box 1
    2. File 2. Ideas 1953-1955 (not schoolwork) - Box 1
    3. File 3. School essays, 1954 - Box 1
    4. File 4. Notes and scraps, 1956-57 - Box 1
    5. File 5. Diary, 8 Jan - 25 March 1957 - Box 1
    6. File 6. Notes and drafts, 1960-70 - Box 1
    7. File 7-9. Stores, published and unpublished, 1960-69 - Box 1
    8. File 10. Journal 18 May 1957-30 December 1957 289p, typescript - Box 2
    9. File 11. Short stories, verse and manuscript also record of submissions, 1956-70 - Box 2
    10. File 12-16. Notes, drafts and talks, 1960-70 - Box 2
    11. File 17-19. "The Tabloid Story" 1972-73 correspondence, short stories, newspaper cuttings notes also some receipt and financial records - Box 3
    12. File 20. Correspondence with publishers and other Writers, 1966-68 - Box 3
    13. File 21-23. "Futility" short stories - Box 3
    14. File 24-26. Thor - Tharunka case drafts, notes newspaper clippings - Box 4
    15. File 27-29. Notes, ideas, talks, drafts of scripts, 1960-1970 - Box 4
    16. File 30. Transcript of evidence. Rev. John Cox and Wendy Bacon, 1972 - Box 4
    17. File 31. Letters and rejections concerning writings, 1953-59 - Box 5
    18. File 32. Letters concerning competitions won and applications for grants, 1960-70 - Box 5
    19. File 33. Correspondence and scripts for 4 TV plays, 1960-70 - Box 5
    20. File 34. Correspondence from publishers and editors, 1960-70 - Box 5
    21. File 35. 7 issues of "Students' Voice" 1955 and School magazines 1951-55 - Box 5
    22. File 36-37. Household accounts and legal correspondence and taxation - Box 5
  5. Online Items
  6. Related Documentation

Collection Summary

Title
Papers of Frank Moorhouse
Date Range
1951-1970
Collection Number
MS 5798
Extent
0.64 metres (various)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1102728).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Frank Moorhouse, National Library of Australia, MS 5798, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Biographical Note

Journalist and novelist. Publications include: Futility and other animals (1969), The Electrical experience (1974), Tales of mystery and romance (1977), The Everlasting secret family (1980), Room service (1985), Forty-seventeen (1988) and Grand days (1993).

Item Descriptions

File 1. Essays, short stories, poems 1953-55 (not school work) - Box 1

File 2. Ideas 1953-1955 (not schoolwork) - Box 1

File 3. School essays, 1954 - Box 1

File 4. Notes and scraps, 1956-57 - Box 1

File 5. Diary, 8 Jan - 25 March 1957 - Box 1

File 6. Notes and drafts, 1960-70 - Box 1

File 7-9. Stores, published and unpublished, 1960-69 - Box 1

File 10. Journal 18 May 1957-30 December 1957 289p, typescript - Box 2

File 11. Short stories, verse and manuscript also record of submissions, 1956-70 - Box 2

File 12-16. Notes, drafts and talks, 1960-70 - Box 2

File 17-19. "The Tabloid Story" 1972-73 correspondence, short stories, newspaper cuttings notes also some receipt and financial records - Box 3

File 20. Correspondence with publishers and other Writers, 1966-68 - Box 3

File 21-23. "Futility" short stories - Box 3

File 24-26. Thor - Tharunka case drafts, notes newspaper clippings - Box 4

File 27-29. Notes, ideas, talks, drafts of scripts, 1960-1970 - Box 4

File 30. Transcript of evidence. Rev. John Cox and Wendy Bacon, 1972 - Box 4

File 31. Letters and rejections concerning writings, 1953-59 - Box 5

File 32. Letters concerning competitions won and applications for grants, 1960-70 - Box 5

File 33. Correspondence and scripts for 4 TV plays, 1960-70 - Box 5

File 34. Correspondence from publishers and editors, 1960-70 - Box 5

File 35. 7 issues of "Students' Voice" 1955 and School magazines 1951-55 - Box 5

File 36-37. Household accounts and legal correspondence and taxation - Box 5