Guide to the Papers of Nevil Shute

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MS 2199

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Collection Summary

Creator
Nevil Shute
Title
Papers of Nevil Shute
Date Range
192-?-1960
Collection Number
MS 2199
Extent
0.75 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-vn2952877).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Nevil Shute, National Library of Australia, MS 2199, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microform List

Series 1, files 1 - 8 (mfm G 10225); Series 2, files 1-5 (mfm G 10226); Series 2, files 6-10 (mfm G 10227); Series 2, files 11-14 (mfm G 10228); Series 2, files 15-19 (mfm G 10229); Series 2, files 20-24 (mfm G 10230); Series 3, files 1-4 (mfm G 10231).

Item Descriptions

Series 1. Unpublished literary manuscripts

'Incident at Eucla' (File 1) - Box 1

Short stories (File 2) - Box 1

Ministry of Information (File 3) - Box 1

Ministry of Information articles (File 4) - Box 1

'The lame ducks fly' (File 5) - Box 1

'The seafarers' (File 6) - Box 1

'Blind understanding' (File 7) - Box 1

'Pastoral' (File 8) - Box 1

Series 2. Manuscripts of published works

Ruined city (File 1) - Box 1

An old captivity including first draft (File 2) - Box 1

Landfall: a channel story (File 3) - Box 1

Pied piper (File 4) - Box 2

Pastoral (File 5) - Box 2

Airship vulture (File 6) - Box 2

The other side, published as Most secret (File 7) - Box 2

Vinland the good (File 8) - Box 2

The chequer board (File 9) - Box 2

No highway (File 10) - Box 2

A town like Alice (File 11) - Box 3

Round the bend (File 12) - Box 3

The far country (File 13) - Box 3

In the wet (File 14) - Box 3

Requiem for a wren (File 15) - Box 3

Slide rule (File 16) - Box 3

Beyond the black stump (File 17) - Box 3

On the beach (File 18) - Box 3

The rainbow and the rose (File 19) - Box 4

Trustee from the toolroom and The concrete keel (File 20) - Box 4

Air circus (File 21) - Box 4

Pilotage (File 22) - Box 4

Stephen Morris (File 23) - Box 4

Overture (File 24) - Box 4

Series 3. Other papers

Farewell Miss Julie Logan - a wintry tale by J.M. Barrie. Dialogue treatment by Nevil Shute (File 1) - Box 4

Farewell Miss Julie Logan - adapted for film script by Nevil Shute (File 2) - Box 4

A memorandum about creative writers, artists, and composers in Australia with legislative and financial recommendations (File 3) - Box 4

Copy of Nevil Shute's flight log from England to Australia (File 4) - Box 4


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