Guide to the Papers of Cherry Ripe
National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record
- Ripe, Cherry
- Papers of Cherry Ripe
- Date Range
- Collection Number
- MS 9388
- 0.96 metres (4 boxes and 1 folio box)
- Language of Materials
- National Library of Australia
Scope and Content
Papers relating to Cherry Ripe's writing on food. The collection is composed mainly of drafts of Cherry Ripe's latest book, Ripe enough?, published by Allen & Unwin in 1999. It also includes correspondence with the publisher, recipes and related notes, and gastronomic articles. The main correspondents are Foong Ling Kong, editor with Allen & Unwin, Rowland Holmes and Glenn Wightman.
The 2001 addition contains correspondence, faxes, cuttings, drafts and proofs relating to the production of Cherry Ripe's first two books; Goodbye Culinary Cringe (1993) and Australia the beautiful cookbook (1995). The main correspondents are her editors Julie Gibbs and Anna Dollard at Allen & Unwin and Jane Fraser at Weldon Owen Inc.
Access conditions may apply to this collection, please refer to the collection's catalogue record for further information (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn122998).
Copying and Publishing
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Cherry Ripe, National Library of Australia, MS 9388, [file number]'.
Files 1-10 were donated to the Library by Cherry Ripe in October 1999. A second instalment (files 11-21) was received in February 2001.
Cherry Ripe is a journalist, writer and broadcaster. Her books include Goodbye culinary cringe (1993), Australia the beautiful cookbook (1995) and Ripe enough? (1999). She was food columnist for The Australian and has contributed to The Bulletin, Vogue entertaining, Australian gourmet traveller, the Wall Street journal, the Asian Wall Street journal and others. She has given papers at international food conferences and in 1994 she gave the keynote address at the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, which had as its theme 'Going Today, Gone Tomorrow? Endangered Foods and Cuisines'. She has won a number of awards including the National Award for Gastronomic Writing (1990), the Kellogg's Award for Excellence in Nutrition Journalism (1993) and the inaugural Phillip Muskett Memorial Prize (1994).
Also includes an annotated miscellaneous typescript of Goodbye Culinary Cringe.
Correspondence with editor Jane Fraser Weldon Owen Inc regarding the production of Australia the beautiful cookbook, 1993-1994 (File 16)
Also includes some correspondence regarding the possibility of a television series based on the publication.