Guide to the Papers of Oliver Stallybrass

MS 8439

National Library of Australia

Table of Contents

  1. Collection Summary
  2. Introduction
    1. Scope and Contents
    2. Conditions Governing Access
    3. Conditions Governing Use
    4. Preferred Citation
    5. Provenance
    6. Related Materials
  3. Biographical Note
  4. Item Descriptions
    1. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 17 February 1966 - Folder 1
    2. Item. Draft blurb for Cotter's England by Stead, 24 February 1966 - Folder 1
    3. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 24 February 1966 - Folder 1
    4. Item. Postcard from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 24 April 1966 - Folder 1
    5. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 2 June 1966 - Folder 1
    6. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 7 June 1966 - Folder 1
    7. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 6 July 1966 - Folder 1
    8. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 7 November 1966 - Folder 1
    9. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 10 November 1966 - Folder 1
    10. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 23 February 1967 - Folder 1
    11. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 18 April 1967 - Folder 1
    12. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 30 September 1967 - Folder 1
    13. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 8 February 1968 - Folder 1
    14. Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 20 January 1969 - Folder 1
    15. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 23 April 1969 - Folder 1
    16. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 29 April 1969 - Folder 1
    17. Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 9 October 1969 - Folder 1
    18. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 18 February 1970 - Folder 1
    19. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Stead, 12 May 1970 - Folder 1
    20. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 14 May 1970 - Folder 1
    21. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 15 May 1970 - Folder 1
    22. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 19 November 1970 - Folder 1
    23. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 9 December 1971 - Folder 1
    24. Item. Letter from William Plomer to O. Stallybrass, 24 April 1972 - Folder 1
    25. Item. Letter from William Plomer to O. Stallybrass, 27 April 1972 - Folder 1
    26. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Laurence Pollinger, 25 May 1972 - Folder 1
    27. Item. Letter from Laurence Pollinger to O. Stallybrass, 30 May 1972 - Folder 1
    28. Item. Letter from Laurence Pollinger to O. Stallybrass, 24 July 1972 - Folder 1
    29. Item. Letter from Jonathan Cape (Tom Maschler) to O. Stallybrass, 24 July 1972 - Folder 1
    30. Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson, 1 August 1972 - Folder 1
    31. Item. Acknowledgement of manuscript received by Angus Robertson, 4 August 1972 - Folder 1
    32. Item. Letter from John Ferguson Angus Robertson, 30 August 1972 - Folder 1
    33. Item. Letter from Charles Wakeling Co. to Stead, 15 August 1972 - Folder 1
    34. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 1 September 1972 - Folder 1
    35. Item. Letter from Stallybrass to John Ferguson Angus Robertson, 31 October 1972 - Folder 1
    36. Item. Letter from Laurence Pollinger to O. Stallybrass, 2 November 1972 - Folder 1
    37. Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass, 1 November 1972 - Folder 1
    38. Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass, 17 November 1972 - Folder 1
    39. Item. Card from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 9 November 1972 - Folder 1
    40. Item. Letter from Laurence Pollinger to O. Stallybrass, 24 November 1972 - Folder 1
    41. Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 8 December 1972 - Folder 1
    42. Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass 2 blurbs for The little hotel O. Stallybrass, 21 December 1972 - Folder 1
    43. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 22 January 1973 - Folder 1
    44. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 4 March 1973 - Folder 1
    45. Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass, 5 March 1973 - Folder 1
    46. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Stead asking questions about The little hotel, 14 March 1973 - Folder 1
    47. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Ian Dear Angus Robertson, 14 March 1973 - Folder 1
    48. Item. Letter from Ian Dear to O. Stallybrass, 21 March 1973 - Folder 1
    49. Item. Letter from Ian Dear to O. Stallybrass, 30 April 1973 - Folder 1
    50. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Ian Dear, 4 May 1973 - Folder 1
    51. Item. Letter from Ian Dear to O. Stallybrass, 10 May 1973 - Folder 1
    52. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 31 May 1973 - Folder 1
    53. Item. Card from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 15 August 1973 - Folder 1
    54. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 19 August 1973 - Folder 1
    55. Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 12 October 1973 - Folder 1
    56. Item. Letter from CyrillyAbels Literary Agent to O. Stallybrass, 7 November 1973 - Folder 1
    57. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 28 December 1973 - Folder 1
    58. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 1 January 1974 - Folder 2
    59. Item. Letter from CyrillyAbels Literary Agent to Stead, 14 February 1974 - Folder 2
    60. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 15 March 1974 - Folder 2
    61. Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 19 April 1974 - Folder 2
    62. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 10 July 1974 - Folder 2
    63. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 28 September 1974 - Folder 2
    64. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Ian Dear, 30 August 1974 - Folder 2
    65. Item. Letter from Roy Wood Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass, 4 September 1974 - Folder 2
    66. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Ian Dear, 26 October 1974 - Folder 2
    67. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 18 April 1975 - Folder 2
    68. Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 28 July 1975 - Folder 2
    69. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 1 October 1975 - Folder 2
    70. Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 17 December 1975 - Folder 2
    71. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 20 January 1976 - Folder 2
    72. Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 21 July 1977 - Folder 2
    73. Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 21 February 1978 - Folder 2
    74. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 23 February 1978 - Folder 2
    75. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 1 September 1978 - Folder 2
    76. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass (this letter reached Oliver the day he died), 25 November 1978 - Folder 2
    77. Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 19 December 1978 - Folder 2
    78. Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 21 May 1979 - Folder 2
    79. Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 16 June 1979 - Folder 2
    80. Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 28 January 1981 - Folder 2
    81. Item. Contains photocopies of letters from Folders 1 and 2. - Folder 3
    82. Item. Blurb on 4 short stories as received from Pollinger., 9 June 1965 - Folder 4
    83. Item. Blurb for Cotter's England by O. Stallybrass, 7 January 1966 - Folder 4
    84. Item. Letter to Stead from O. Stallybrass, 24 January 1966 - Folder 4
    85. Item. Photocopy of Christina's permission to use her letters. Markie's proposal for a biography., 13 December 1977 - Folder 5
    86. Item. Letter from Markie Benet to O. Stallybrass, 8 September 1978 - Folder 5
    87. Item. Letter from Markie Benet to O. Stallybrass, 31 October 1978 - Folder 5
    88. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Markie., 15 November 1978 - Folder 5
    89. Item. Letter from Markie to O. Stallybrass, 16 November 1978 - Folder 5
    90. Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 7 November 1978 - Folder 5
    91. Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Stead (letter incomplete and messed up), 29 October 1978 - Folder 5
  5. Online Items
  6. Related Documentation

Collection Summary

Title
Papers of Oliver Stallybrass
Date Range
1965-1981
Collection Number
MS 8439
Extent
0.1 metres (5 folders)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises letters of Christina Stead to her publisher Oliver Stallybrass and his wife Gunnvor typescripts of Australia of Cotter's England and four miscellaneous short stories by Stead and one file of material relating to Mary Kathleen (Markie) Benet.

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1598639).

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 Oliver Stallybrass National Library of Australia MS 8439 [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Provenance

The papers were purchased in England from Mrs Gunnvor Stallybrass.

Other correspondence of Christina Stead is held at MS 4967 MS 7570 MS 7666 MS 7228 MS 7840 MS 8477 MS 8548 MS 8617 and MS 8645.

Biographical Note

Oliver Stallybrass was Stead's publisher and friend.

Item Descriptions

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 17 February 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Draft blurb for Cotter's England by Stead, 24 February 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 24 February 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Postcard from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 24 April 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 2 June 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 7 June 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 6 July 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 7 November 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 10 November 1966 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 23 February 1967 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 18 April 1967 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 30 September 1967 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 8 February 1968 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 20 January 1969 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 23 April 1969 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 29 April 1969 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 9 October 1969 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 18 February 1970 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Stead, 12 May 1970 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 14 May 1970 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 15 May 1970 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 19 November 1970 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 9 December 1971 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from William Plomer to O. Stallybrass, 24 April 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from William Plomer to O. Stallybrass, 27 April 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Laurence Pollinger, 25 May 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Laurence Pollinger to O. Stallybrass, 30 May 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Laurence Pollinger to O. Stallybrass, 24 July 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Jonathan Cape (Tom Maschler) to O. Stallybrass, 24 July 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson, 1 August 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Acknowledgement of manuscript received by Angus Robertson, 4 August 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from John Ferguson Angus Robertson, 30 August 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Charles Wakeling Co. to Stead, 15 August 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 1 September 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stallybrass to John Ferguson Angus Robertson, 31 October 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Laurence Pollinger to O. Stallybrass, 2 November 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass, 1 November 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass, 17 November 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 9 November 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Laurence Pollinger to O. Stallybrass, 24 November 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 8 December 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass 2 blurbs for The little hotel O. Stallybrass, 21 December 1972 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 22 January 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 4 March 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Ian Dear Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass, 5 March 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Stead asking questions about The little hotel, 14 March 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Ian Dear Angus Robertson, 14 March 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Ian Dear to O. Stallybrass, 21 March 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Ian Dear to O. Stallybrass, 30 April 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Ian Dear, 4 May 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Ian Dear to O. Stallybrass, 10 May 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 31 May 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 15 August 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 19 August 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 12 October 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from CyrillyAbels Literary Agent to O. Stallybrass, 7 November 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 28 December 1973 - Folder 1 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 1 January 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from CyrillyAbels Literary Agent to Stead, 14 February 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 15 March 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 19 April 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 10 July 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 28 September 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Ian Dear, 30 August 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Roy Wood Angus Robertson to O. Stallybrass, 4 September 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Ian Dear, 26 October 1974 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 18 April 1975 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 28 July 1975 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 1 October 1975 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 17 December 1975 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 20 January 1976 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Card from Stead to O. G. Stallybrass, 21 July 1977 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 21 February 1978 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 23 February 1978 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 1 September 1978 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass (this letter reached Oliver the day he died), 25 November 1978 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 19 December 1978 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 21 May 1979 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 16 June 1979 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to G. Stallybrass, 28 January 1981 - Folder 2 Show allonly 1

Item. Contains photocopies of letters from Folders 1 and 2. - Folder 3 Show allonly 1

Item. Blurb on 4 short stories as received from Pollinger., 9 June 1965 - Folder 4 Show allonly 1

Item. Blurb for Cotter's England by O. Stallybrass, 7 January 1966 - Folder 4 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter to Stead from O. Stallybrass, 24 January 1966 - Folder 4 Show allonly 1

Item. Photocopy of Christina's permission to use her letters. Markie's proposal for a biography., 13 December 1977 - Folder 5 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Markie Benet to O. Stallybrass, 8 September 1978 - Folder 5 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Markie Benet to O. Stallybrass, 31 October 1978 - Folder 5 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Markie., 15 November 1978 - Folder 5 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Markie to O. Stallybrass, 16 November 1978 - Folder 5 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from Stead to O. Stallybrass, 7 November 1978 - Folder 5 Show allonly 1

Item. Letter from O. Stallybrass to Stead (letter incomplete and messed up), 29 October 1978 - Folder 5 Show allonly 1