National Library of Australia
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.
Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1598639).
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Oliver Stallybrass National Library of Australia MS 8439 [box number and series and/or file number]'.
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.
Oliver Stallybrass was Stead's publisher and friend.