Guide to the Papers of Humphrey McQueen

MS 4809

National Library of Australia

Collection Summary

Creator

Title
Papers of Humphrey McQueen
Date Range
1964-2010
Collection Number
MS 4809
Extent
16.05 metres (25 MS Boxes + 1 Map Folio)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Scope and Contents

MS 4809 comprises personal and business correspondence, cuttings, notes, diaries, photographs, notebooks and reviews of some of Humphrey McQueen's books. There is also research material, drafts and typescripts relating to A new Britannia (1975), Social sketches of Australia, 1888-1975 (1978), The black swan of trespass (1979), Gone tomorrow (1982), Social sketches (1991), Tokyo world (1991), Japan to the rescue (1991), Tom Roberts (1996), Suspect history (1997), Temper democratic (1998) and The essence of capitalism (2002). The collection also includes papers relating to McQueen's activities as a visiting lecturer and to the 1998 exhibition and conference "Typically? Australian" held at the Brisbane City Gallery. The major correspondents include Neil Beckhaus, Ruth Blair, Clem Christesen, Peter Curtis, Jenny Darling (McQueen's agent), Tom Fitzgerald, Dorothy Green, Nick Jose, Joan Kerr, Henry Mayer, Brian Laver, Kathy Lette, Caroline Lurie, Stephen McDonald, Ben McGuire, Judy McQueen, Nicholas Pounder, Graham Rowlands and Walter Struve. The subjects of the correspondence include McQueen's work as a freelance writer, book reviewer, art critic and independent scholar, his travels, comments on politics, operas, concerts, art exhibitions, books he read and personal news (101 boxes, 1 fol. item). The Acc10.152 instalment consists of typescripts (some annotated), correspondence, newspaper clippings and ephemera. Significant projects include Hiding to nothing (collaboration with Tony Twigg, Sarah de Jong and Euan Upston); Only joking: a play in two acts; A framework of flesh: Builders' Labourers battle for health and safety; A new Britannia; Social sketches of Australia; and, the Socialist Alliance. Significant correspondents include Bernard Smith, Judy McQueen, Walter Struve, Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Christos Tsiolkas, Kathy Lette, Caroline Lurie, Jack Mundey, Lindsay Fraser, Kathy Bail, Greg Mackie and Ruth Blair (6 boxes).

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1889731).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Humphrey McQueen, National Library of Australia, [class/series/file number]'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was partly donated to the Library by McQueen and partly purchased by the Library from him in several instalments from 1974.

Item Descriptions

Item. 1996 Heritage Lecture [cassette tape], 1996 - Piece NLA.MS-SAV000050 Show allonly 1

Item. Saved from the wreck Dorothy Green [cassette tape], 1982 - Piece NLA.MS-SAV000051 Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Original consignment October 1974 Show allonly 1

File 1. Correspondence with Brian Laver, 1970-71 - Box 1 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 2. Correspondence with Clem Christesen, 1971-74 - Box 1 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 3. Correspondence with John Hooker re a New Britannica - Box 1 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 4-6. Correspondence with Henry Mayer, 1969-74 - Box 1 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 7. Correspondence with Penquin Books regarding Connexions, 1972-74 - Box 1 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 8. Correspondence concerning legal questions regarding A New Britannia - Box 1 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 9. Max Teichmann's review of A New Britannia - Box 1 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 10. Copies of letters to Henry Mayer, n.d. - Box 2 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 11. Correspondence with Kelvin Rowley, 1971-74 - Box 2 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 12. Correspondence regarding Connexions, 1971-74 - Box 2 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 13. Letters regarding Teichmann's review of A New Britannia - Box 2 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 14. Correspondence regarding A New Britannia - Box 2 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 15. Correspondence with John Hooker concerning A New Britannia, 1969-70 - Box 2 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 16. Newspaper critiques regarding A New Britannia, 1971 - Box 2 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1975 Show allonly 1

File [unnumbered]. Typescript and reviews of A New Britannia - Box 3 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 17. Copies of letters to Clem Christesen, n.d. - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 18. Copies of letters to Brian Laver, n.d. - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 19. Copies of letters to Kelvin Rowley, n.d. - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1976-1977 Show allonly 1

File 20. Various correspondence and newspaper cuttings, 1964-1976 - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 21. Correspondence regarding article on Spanish Influenza, 1972-73 - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 22. Correspondence with Dennis Murphy, 1969-76 - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 23. Correspondence concerning Comic Books, n.d. - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 24. Correspondence and type draft of 'What's wrong with Australia'? - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 25. Correspondence with Penguin Books, 1970-76 - Box 4 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 26. Draft: The Black Swan of Trespass - Box 5 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 27. Typescript: Social sketches of Australia, Part 1 - Box 5 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 28. Typescript: Social Sketches of Australia, Part 2 - Box 5 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 29-31. Typescript: Australia's Media Monopolies - Box 5 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 32. Typescripts: 'Statements on freedom', and other articles - Box 5 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 33-34. Typescript of The Black Swan of Trespass, annotated by Bernard Smith, Chapters 1-8 - Box 6 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 35. Photocopy of typescript draft of The Black Swan of Trespass, Chapters 1-3 - Box 6 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 36. Photocopy of typescript draft of The Black Swan of Trespass, Part 2 - Box 6 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 36. Two copies of A New Britannia, 1970 and 1971 editions - Box 6 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 37. Photocopy of typescript draft The Black Swan of Trespass, Chapter 7 - Box 7 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 38. Photocopy and typescript of The Black Swan of Trespass, Part 4 - Box 7 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 38. Typescript of A New Britannia in two loose leaf files - Box 7 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1978 Show allonly 1

File [unnumbered]. Six diaries, 1970-75 - Box 8 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File [unnumbered]. One notebook, n.d. - Box 8 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 39-41. Correspondence, 1965-78 - Box 9 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 42. Letters of Neil Beckhaus, 1965-77 - Box 9 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 43. Correspondence with Darce Cassidy, n.d. - Box 9 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 44. ANU History III. A Course syllabus 1972-74 (pass level) and 1974 (Honours) - Box 10 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 45-6. Typescript Social sketches of Australia - Box 10 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 47-8. Typescript History of Australia, Vol.2 - Box 10 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 49. Publishing notes for Social Sketches of Australia - Box 10 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1979-1980 Show allonly 1

File 50. Tax returns and assessments, 1972-76 - Box 11 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 51-52. Account books, 1975-77 - Box 11 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 53. Correspondence, 1977-78 - Box 11 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 54. Financial papers, 1977-80 - Box 11 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 55-57. Annotated typescript of The Black Swan of Trespass: the emergency of modernist painting in Australia up to 1944 - Box 12 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 58. Correspondence with John Lonie, 1978-79 - Box 13 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 59. General correspondence, 1979 - Box 13 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 60. Correspondence concerning The Black Swan of Trespass, 1976-79 - Box 13 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1981 Show allonly 1

File 61. Photocopy of Eleanor Dark's Slow dawning (287 pp. lacks last page; original held in the MitchellLibrary, Sydney) - Box 14 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 62. Poem and drafts of McQueen's What is literature - Box 14 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 63. Typescript draft (with minor alterations) of McQueen's Gone Tomorrow: Australia enters the eighties - Box 14 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 64. Research notes of women's magazines - Box 14 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 65. Financial papers and tax returns for 1977-78 - Box 15 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 66. Correspondence and draft of Jimmy's brief life, 1980 - Box 15 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 67. Margaret Preston Exhibition, 1977-79 - Box 15 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 68. Letters concerning McQueen's review for Sydney Morning Herald, drafts of review of Abroad and letters to Michele Field, 1981 - Box 15 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 69-70. Queensland Trip: containing administrative correspondence and some course notes - Box 15 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 69-70. Five bank books (cancelled), three diaries and two cash books, 1976-78 - Box 15 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 69-70. One diary: a record of my political and public experience and impression, 1962 - Box 15 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 71. Drafts of Gone Tomorrow - Box 16 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 72. Correspondence related to McQueen's Meanjin article on C.J. Dennis - Box 16 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 73. Draft of Pilbara's Progress - Box 16 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 74-76. Draft of Gone Tomorrow - Box 17 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 77. Draft of TheBlack Swan of Trespass - Box 18 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 78. Draft of Gone Tomorrow, Chapter 7 - Box 18 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1982 Show allonly 1

File 79. Correspondence relating to 'The Conciliation and Arbitration Bill' (1963) - Box 19 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 80. Miscellaneous correspondence between McQueen and organisations including the Council of Adult Education, ANZAAS, Warana and Commonwealth Festival, Island magazine, as well as with other writers, 1979-82 - Box 19 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 81. Miscellaneous correspondence on personal and literary matters. (c.400 letters) - Box 19 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 82. Correspondence, mainly between McQueen and Angus and Robertson about publishing Gone Tomorrow, 1979-82 (published 1982) - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 83. Correspondence with APCOL (Alternative Publishing Co-Op Ltd.) concerning publications, meetings, notices and circulars, 1979-82 - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 84. Correspondence concerning McQueen's articles and reviews for the National Times. Copies of some articles are also included - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 85. Financial records, 1979-81 - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 85. Exercise Book with personal expenditure, n.d. - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 86. Correspondence with Fremantle Arts Centre Press, mainly about A.B Facey's - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 86. A Fortunate Life, 1981-82 - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 87. Correspondence with Michele Field concerning articles for the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 87. Typed drafts of reviews of Red Shelby, notes for reviews and articles, 1980-82 - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 88. Correspondence about his term as Writer in Residence at the University of Queensland, September-October 1981 - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 88. Correspondence with Penguin, for whom McQueen is a consultant, including lengthy literary critical comments, 1978-84 - Box 20 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1984 Show allonly 1

File 90. Biography of Tony Twigg, 1953-82 - Box 21 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 91. Miscellaneous circulars and newspaper cuttings, 1980-82 - Box 21 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 92. Draft typescript, with minor annotations for the printer, of Gone Tomorrow (Angus and Robertson, 1982) - Box 21 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 93. Envelope labelled 'MacLeod Pix': six black and white photographs intended to appear in Bowyang, including pictures of Lord and Lady Loftus and scenes from Tichborne Trial - Box 22 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 94. Bowyang: administrative and routine editorial matters, soliciting book reviews and financing. Some letters contain discussion on the content and direction of Bowyang. - Box 22 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 96. Photocopies of articles mailed in July 1982 by Barry York to individuals involved in the production of Bowyang. - Box 22 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 96. Articles mainly from New Left Review on subject of peace and nuclear disarmament - Box 22 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 97. Article 'Report on shipment of gift consignment of pigs to India, on behalf of those who have less' by B.K. Roberts, Flowerdale, Tasmania, 1 Jan.1967 - Box 22 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 98. Article on 'Trees, their influence on human behaviour patterns', December 1982 - Box 22 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1987 Show allonly 1

File 99. Darling Harbour Bi-Centennial Exhibition, 1985 - Box 23 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 100. Correspondence with Roger Milliss, 1982-85 - Box 23 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 101-3. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1983-84; and two posters - Box 23 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 104-6. Correspondence regarding Tasmanian tour, 1982-84 - Box 24 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 107-9. General correspondence, 1985-87 - Box 24 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 110. Correspondence with Fontana Paperbacks, 1980-82 - Box 24 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 111. Correspondence with Widescope International Publishers Pty. Ltd., 1976 1981 - Box 24 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 112. Newspaper and magazine cuttings, 1986-87 - Box 25 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 113. Correspondence with Caroline Lurie and Australian Literary Management, 1982-86 - Box 25 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 114. Correspondence with German friends: Peter Stummer and Johannes Dietrich, 1985-86 - Box 25 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 115-18. General correspondence, 1982-86 - Box 25 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 119. Correspondence with Allen and Unwin, 1982-86 - Box 26 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 120. Correspondence with Jim Davidson, 1981-84 - Box 26 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 121-22. Correspondence with Penguin Books, 1982-87 - Box 26 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 123. Correspondence with Nicholas Pounder, 1979-84 - Box 26 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 124. Correspondence regarding the George Munster Awards, 1982-86 - Box 26 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 125-26. Personal correspondence, 1985-86. Correspondents include David Marr and Jack Hibbert - Box 27 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 127. Correspondence with Henry Mayer, 1971-83 - Box 27 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 128. Correspondence with the Literature Board of the Australian Council, 1978-86 - Box 27 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 128. Correspondence with A.B.C, 1982-86 - Box 27 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 130. Correspondence, with Redgum Music Pty Ltd, 1980-1982 - Box 27 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 131-32. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1985-1987 - Box 27 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 133. Correspondence other than ABC, 1982-1987 - Box 28 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 134-5. Tom Roberts T.V. series: research notes, drafts and correspondence - Box 28 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 136. Correspondence with A.B.C, 1982-83 - Box 28 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 137-8. Typescript Virgin Ground, episodes 1-2 - Box 28 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 139-40. Newspaper cuttings of McQueen's reviews, 1976-86 - Box 29 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 141-5. Tom Robert's - T.V. series: typescript and drafts, 1981 - Box 29 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 146-51. The Facemaker: draft of novel about Tom Roberts, 1973 - Box 30 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 152-55. Correspondence with Peter Curtis, 1984-87 - Box 31 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 156-59. Correspondence with Judy McQueen, 1981-87 - Box 32 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1988 Show allonly 1

File 160. Correspondence with Neil Beckhaus, 1982-87 - Box 33 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 161. Correspondence with Angus and Robertson, 1982-85 - Box 33 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 162-63. Correspondence concerning 'Bologna', and drafts of 'Short story of Australia' - Box 33 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 164. Correspondence with Australian Society, 1984 - Box 33 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 165. Corespondence with Ruth Blair, 1985-88 - Box 33 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 166. Correspondence with David Buchanan, 1981-86 - Box 33 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 167. Correspondence with Tim Bonnyhady, 1979-84 - Box 33 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 168. Correspondence with Manning Clark and one photograph, 1983-85 - Box 33 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 169. Correspondence with Peter Cochrane, 1975-87 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 170. Correspondence with Steven Cooper, 1981-86 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 171. Correspondence with Stephen McDonald, 1986-88 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 172. Correspondence with John Farrow, 1979-82 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 173. Correspondence with Tom Fitzgerald, 1981-88 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 174. Correspondence with friends in Germany, 1987-88 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 175. Correspondence with Eric Dunn, 1980-86 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 176. Correspondence with Drew Cottle, 1982-87 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 177. Correspondence, 1982-85 - Box 34 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 178. Correspondence with John Lonie, 1978-86 - Box 35 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 179. Correspondence with Kathy Lette, 1984-87 - Box 35 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 180. Correspondence with Nick Jose, 1985-87 - Box 35 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 181. Passport - Box 35 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 182. Correspondence concerning articles for Island magazine, 1987 - Box 35 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 183. Correspondence with Dorothy Green, 1981-84 - Box 35 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 184. Correspondence Joan Kerr, 1979-87 - Box 35 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 185. Correspondence with David Jaffe and others, 1980-82 - Box 35 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 186. Newspaper cuttings, 1987-88 - Box 36 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 187-88. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1987-8 - Box 36 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 189-94. Financial papers, 1984-87 - Box 37 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 189-94. Thirteen appointment diaries, 1979-88 - Box 38 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 195. Correspondence with Gerry Sinclair, 1981-88 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 196. Correspondence with Tony Twigg, 1982-86 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 197. Corresondence with Graeme Sturges, 1982-86 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 198. Correspondence with Sydney Morning Herald, Margaret Jones and Michele Field, 1984-87 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 199. Correspondence with Bernard Smith, 1981-88 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 200. Correspondence with Kosmos Tsokatias and Alex Vintila, 1981-87 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 201. Miscellaneous personal correspondence, including Leo Schofield, 1982-87 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 202. Correspondence with Graham Rowlands and Tim Rowse, 1980-88 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 203. Correspondence withMeanjin and Heather Radi, 1981-87 - Box 39 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1990 Show allonly 1

Files 242-254 contain research material, notes and newspaper cuttings relating to McQueen's research for a book on the Japan-Indonesia-Australia triangle, 1988-90

File 204. Correspondence with Louise Adler, 1989-90 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 205. Correspondence withAustralian Book Review, 1988-89 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 206. Correspondence with Australian Society, 1988-89 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 207. Correspondence with Neil Beckhaus, 1988-89 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 208. Correspondence with Robert Darby, 1988-90 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 209. Correspondence with Jim Davidson, 1988-89 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 210. Correspondence with Tom Fitzgerald, 1988-89 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 211. Correspondence with Ruth Blair, 1988-89 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 212. Correspondence with Manning Clark, 1988-90 - Box 40 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 213. Correspondence with German friends: Elke and Klaus, 1988-90 - Box 41 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 214. Letters from Adam, 1988-90 - Box 41 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 215. Correspondence with Dorothy Green, 1988-90 - Box 41 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 216. Correspondence with Bob Hincksman, 1988-90 - Box 41 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 217. Correspondence with Tom Horton, 1988-90 - Box 41 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 218. Correspondence with Nick Jose, 1988-90 - Box 41 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 219. Correspondence with The Independent - Box 41 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 220. Correspondence with friends in Japan, 1988-89 - Box 41 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 222. Correspondence with Judy McQueen, 1988-89 - Box 42 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 223. Correspondence with Mark Lazeros, 1988 - Box 42 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 224. Correspondence with Kathy Lette, 1988-89 - Box 42 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 225. Correspondence with Caroline Lurie, 1988-90 - Box 42 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 226-28. Correspondence with Stephen McDonald, 1988-90 - Box 42 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 229. Correspondence with Penguin Books, 1988-90 - Box 42 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 230. Correspondence with Nicholas Pounder, 1988-90 - Box 43 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 231. Correspondence with Jack Radley, 1988-89 - Box 43 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 232. Correspondence with Graham Rowlands, 1988-90 - Box 43 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 233. Correspondence with Tony Twigg, 1989 - Box 43 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 234-37. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1988-90 - Box 43 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 238-41. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1988-90 - Box 44 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 242. Newspaper clippings on Association of South East Asian Nations, politics and diplomacy, 1987-89 - Box 44 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 243. Brunei - Box 44 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 244. Christmas Island - Box 44 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 245. Gaiusho - Box 44 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 246. Indonesian foreign affairs - Box 44 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 247. Indonesian economy - Box 45 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 248. Indonesian oil - Box 45 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 249. Japan and the Netherlands East Indies - Box 45 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 250. Newly industrialised economies - Box 45 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 251. Oil, Timor Sea - Box 45 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 252. Piracy - Box 45 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 253. Straits - Box 45 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 254. Trade - Box 45 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 256-57. Correspondence, notes etc, 1988-90 - Box 46 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 258-60. Correspondence, 1988-90 - Box 46 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 261. Two appointment diaries, 1988-89 - Box 46 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 262. Four diaries, 1988 - Box 46 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 263. Typescript of diaries (used as base for Tokyo World) - Box 46 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 264. Correspondence regarding publishing of Tokyo World, 1991 - Box 47 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 265-70. Typescript of Tokyo World, 1988-89 - Box 47 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 271-72. Typescript of Japan to the rescue, Chapters 1-8 - Box 47 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 273-75. Typescript of Japan to the rescue, Chapters 9-18 - Box 48 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added 1993 Show allonly 1

The principal correspondents in Files 304-367 are:

Suzy Baldwin, Neil Beckhaus, Ruth Blair, Katharine Brisbane, Manning Clark, Peter Cochrane, Jenny Darling, Sara Dowse, Tom Fitzgerald, Adam Hughes, Nicholas Jose, Jenny Lee, Caroline Lurie, Judy McQueen, Drusilla Modjeska, Nicholas Pounder, Henry Rowland, Leo Schofield, Bernard Smith, Rosemary Sorenson and Max Suich.

File 276-280. Annotated typescript of Japan to the rescue - Box 48 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 281-84. Typescript of Tokyo World - Box 49 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 285. Galley proof of Tokyo World - Box 49 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 286. Correspondence concerning Tokyo World - Box 49 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 287-91. Typescript of Suburb of the sacred - Box 50 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 292-300. General correspondence, January - November 1990 - Box 51 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 301. Correspondence, December 1990 - Box 52 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 302. Correspondence with Mark Worne, July - September 1990 - Box 52 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 303. Correspondence with Australian Literary Management, May - June 1990 - Box 52 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 304-308. Correspondence, January - May 1991 - Box 52 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 309-16. Correspondence, June - December 1991 - Box 53 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 317-23. Correspondence, January - September 1992 - Box 54 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 324-26. Correspondence, October - December 1992 - Box 54 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 227-29. Correspondence, January - May 1993 - Box 55 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 330. Miscellaneous: printed items, newspaper clippings and other papers - Box 55 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added May 1996 Show allonly 1

File 331-39. Correspondence, January-September 1993 - Box 56 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 340-42. Correspondence, October-December 1993 - Box 57 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 343-49. Correspondence, January-July 1994 - Box 57 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 350-54. Correspondence, August-December 1994 - Box 58 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 355-58. Correspondence, January-April 1995 - Box 58 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 359-67. Correspondence, May-December 1995 - Box 59 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 368-71. Letters to The Australian, concerning McQueen's articles, 1991-94 - Box 60 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 372-74. Correspondence with Alexander Wightman, 1991-94 - Box 60 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 375-84. Correspondence with Stephen McDonald, 1990-96 - Box 61 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 385-91. Annotated typescript of Tom Roberts: A Shropshire Lad - Box 62 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 392-99. Annotated transcript of Tom Roberts (second version) - Box 63 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 400. School reports from St Mary's Marist Brothers College, 1956-57 - Box 64 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 400. Examination reports and degree of Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland, 1957-66 - Box 64 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 400. Reports from the Australian Music Examination Board, 1955 and Trinity College of Music, London, 1952-58 - Box 64 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 401. Photograph album and envelope with photographs, c.1940-50 - Box 64 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 402. Postcards and letters to Mrs McQueen (mother), 1983-93 - Box 64 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 403. One autograph book, 1956-59 and one appointment diary, 1993-94 - Box 64 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 404. Six scrapbooks, 1962-76 - Box 64 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added September 1996 Show allonly 1

Humphrey McQueen donated the papers in this addition in September 1996. They comprise subject files containing typescripts, notes and research material for his books A new Britannia (1975), Gone tomorrow (1982) and Tom Roberts (1996). There are also papers relating to Labor politics.

The Library has preserved the arrangement of papers within the files and the file titles.

Subject files (Boxes 71-76), unsorted notes (Boxes 77-78) and typescripts (Box 79-80) for Tom Roberts (1996)

Series [unnumbered]. Correspondence and papers Show allonly 1

File [unnumbered]. A new Britannia (1970) Show allonly 1
File 405-6. Aborigines - Box 65 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 407. Aborigines in textbooks - Box 65 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 408. Aborigines from 1900: school history - Box 65 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 409. Attitudes to defence and the War (but not conscription) - Box 65 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 410. Aviation - Box 65 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 411. Boer War - Box 65 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 412. Economic background - Box 65 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 413. 1888 to the present: ideas for photos - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 414. Emigrants: biographical details - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 415. Land - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 416. The left before 1920 - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 417. Liquor - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 418. Militarism - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 419. Racism in Victoria - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 420. Rising gentry - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File [unnumbered]. Gone tomorrow: Australia in the 80s (1982) - Box 66 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 421. Arbitration - Box 67 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 422. Aborigines, 1960+ - Box 67 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 423. Bushrangers - Box 67 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 424-5. Sir Roderick Carnegie, 1973-1986 - Box 67 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 426-7. Convicts - Box 67 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 428. Sir Charles Court and Lang Hancock, 1970-1980 - Box 67 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 429. Democracy - Box 68 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 430. Malcolm Fraser - Box 68 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 431. Gold - Box 68 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 432. W.A. Holman - Box 68 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 433-4. Walter Hurrell - Box 68 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 435. W.H. Irvine - Box 68 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 436. Sir John Kerr - Box 68 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 437. Land - Box 69 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 438. William Lane - Box 69 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 439. [Karl] Marx in Australia - Box 69 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 440. Nationalism - Box 69 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 441. Navy - Box 69 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 442. New Zealand - Box 69 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 443-4. Racism, 1888-1971 - Box 69 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 445. Socialist thought - Box 69 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 446. South Australia - Box 70 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 447. J.O. Stone, 1980-1981 - Box 70 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 448. Tasmania - Box 70 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 449. W.A. Trenwith - Box 70 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 450. Union list - Box 70 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 451. Unions - Box 70 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 452. Western Australia - Box 70 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 453. Gough Whitlam - Box 70 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 454. Dorset to 1869 - Box 71 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 455. Melbourne 1869-1881 - Box 71 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 456. Art training 1870s - Box 71 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 457. London 1881-1883 - Box 71 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 458. Roberts in Spain 1883 and Europe 1881-1885 - Box 71 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 459. Paris c. 1884 - Box 71 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 460. England 1884-1885 - Box 71 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 461. 1885-1886 - Box 71 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 462. 1886-1887 - Box 72 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 463. Melbourne 1888-18889 - Box 72 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 464. Tasmania from 1880s - Box 72 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 465. [Shearing the] rams Sept. 1889 - Box 72 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 466. Sydney 1890s - Box 72 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 467. Melbourne 1890-1893 - Box 72 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 468. New England: Clarence - Box 72 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 469. Sydney 1894-1896 (not Newstead) - Box 72 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 470. Sydney 1896-1901 - Box 73 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 471. England 1903-1906 - Box 73 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 472. 1907-1908 - Box 73 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 473. Hampstead 1909-1914 - Box 73 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 474. OZ 1920 - Box 73 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 475. G[reat] B[ritain] 1921-1922 - Box 73 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 476. OZ 1923-1927 - Box 73 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 477. Kallista, 1926-1927 - Box 74 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 478. Death 1928-1931 - Box 74 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 479. Armistice - Box 74 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 480. Big Picture - Box 74 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 481. Big Picture, London - Box 74 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 482. Block - Box 74 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 483. Bourke Street - Box 74 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 484. Break away - Box 74 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 485. 'Bulldog' - Box 75 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 486. Como - Box 75 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 487. Exodus - Box 75 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 488. Family tree - Box 75 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 489. Heidelberg Group exhibiting 9 x 5 - Box 75 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 490. Newstead - Box 75 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 491. 9 x 5 including J.A. McNeil Whistler - Box 76 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 492. Pictures and visuals - Box 76 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 493. Portraits - Box 76 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 494. Reputation - Box 76 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 495. Riverina and Roberts (not [Shearing the] Rams) - Box 76 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 496. Shropshire - Box 76 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 497. World War I - Box 76 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 498-9. Bibliography - Box 76 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 500-3. Unsorted notes - Box 77 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 504-7. Unsorted notes - Box 78 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 508-9. Typescripts - Box 79 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 510-11. Typescripts - Box 80 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Series [unnumbered]. Notes and other papers relating to the unpublished novel 'Tom Roberts' Show allonly 1

File 512. Correspondence details (comprising notes and extracts taken from various letters) - Box 80 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 513. Dialogue - Box 80 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 514. Episode one 1885-1888 - Box 80 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 515. Episode two 1889 - Box 80 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 516-17. Notes for novel - Box 81 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 518. Street addresses in Oz - Box 81 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 519. 'Things to look up and to get etc' - Box 81 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 520. Large card Show allonly 1

Series [unnumbered]. Labor Party Research Show allonly 1

Papers (mostly notes, bibliography and some cuttings) relating to Humphrey's research on the Labor Party

File 521. Laborism: The Age - Box 81 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 522. Laborism: Argus - Box 81 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 523. Laborism: Commonweal - Box 81 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 524. Laborism: Education - Box 81 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 525. Laborism: H.B. Higgins - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 526. Laborism: Melbourne Trades Hall Council members - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 527. Laborism: New Zealand influences - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 528. Laborism: Notes from theses - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 529. Laborism: The Tocsin, 1899-1901 - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 530. Laborism: The Tocsin, from 1901 - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 531. Laborism: Tom Mann - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 532. Laborism: Victorian Labor - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 533. Laborism: Victorian unionism - Box 82 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 534. Laborism in 20th Century:Bibliography - Box 83 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 535-6. Laborism in 20th Century:Labor Party - Box 83 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 537. Laborism in 20th Century: Living off Asia - Box 83 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 538. Laborism in 20th Century: New South Wales - Box 83 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 539. Laborism in 20th Century: Queensland - Box 83 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 540. Laborism in 20th Century: Unionism - Box 83 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 541. Laborism in 20th Century: Victorian electoral information - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 542. Laborism in 20th Century: Miscellaneous - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 543. Labor men:L.H. Barnard - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 544. Labor men: Jim Cairns, 1969-1977 - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 545. Labor men: Arthur Calwell, 1971-1972 - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 546. Labor men: Gough Whitlam, 1970-1975 - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Series [unnumbered]. Lectures on 20th Century Australia Show allonly 1

File 547. Arbitration - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 548. Aviation - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 549. The base – superstructure model - Box 84 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 550. The black swan of trespass - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 551. Campion Society - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 552. Collins House - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 553. Conscription / defence - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 554. Convicts - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 555. Defending Australia - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 556. The dialectic of class and nation - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 557. Down on the farm - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 558. Electrification plus secession = capitalism - Box 85 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 559. Fit for heroes - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 560. For love alone - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 561. Historians versus Aborigines - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 562. Lecture outlines - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 563. Literature and racism - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 564. Nationalism: the debate - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 565. 1934 - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 566. Out of sight - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 567. Papua New Guinea - Box 86 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 568. Politics: 1919 - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 569. Positivism - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 570. Racism - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 571. Radio - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 572. Red Ted - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 573. Rise of racism - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 574. Sawdust Caesars - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 575. Smoothing the pillow - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 576. Spanish flu - Box 87 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 577. Suburbanisation - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 578. Suburbanisation II - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 579. Sugar bag days - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 580. Tora, Tora, Tora - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 581. The triple abyss - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 582. Violence: 1919 - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 583. Versailles - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 584. White Australia - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1
File 585. Women in fiction - Box 88 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added September 1998 Show allonly 1

The Library purchased the papers from Humphrey McQueen in September 1998. They comprise correspondence, literary papers (including drafts of Suspect history), appointment diaries, two cassettes and papers relating to Thelma McQueen.

The subjects of the correspondence include McQueen's work and books (Tom Roberts (1996), Emerging pluralism in Asia and the Pacific (1997), Suspect history (1997) and Temper democratic: how exceptional is Australia? (1998)), the Manning Clark Courier Mail controversy, an exhibition at the Brisbane City Gallery curated by McQueen entitled 'Typically? Australian' in 1988 and personal news.

The correspondents include Bruce Anderson, Neil Beckhaus, Brisbane City Gallery, Adrian Chan, Grace Cochrane, Jenny Darling (McQueen's agent), Geoffrey Dutton, Wayne Harrison, Jean Hart, Kathy Lette, Chris McConville, Ben McGuire, HisayukiMitsuo, Graham Rowlands, Daniel Thomas, Dawn Williams and Yamamoto Yasushi.

File 586-7. Papers relating to Thelma McQueen, 1995-1996 - Box 89 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 588-9. Correspondence with Neil Beckhause, 1972-1997 - Box 89 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 590. Business correspondence, 1995-1997 - Box 89 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 591. Business correspondence, 1995-1997 - Box 90 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 592-4. Correspondence, 1996 - Box 90 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 595. Correspondence with Yamamoto Yasushi concerning Emerging pluralism in Asia and the Pacific (1997) - Box 91 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 596-7. Reviews, draft and correspondence relating to Suspect history, 1997 - Box 91 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 598. Correspondence, 1997 - Box 91 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 599. Correspondence, 1997 - Box 92 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 600-1. Correspondence mostly concerning 'Typically? Australian' exhibition and conference, 1997-1998 - Box 92 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 602. Draft and correspondence concerning Temper democratic: how exceptional is Australia?, 1998 - Box 92 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 603. Correspondence with Chris McConville concerning a series of lectures by McQueen at the Sunshine Coast University College, 1998 - Box 92 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 604. Four appointment diaries, 1990, 1995-1997 - Box 92 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 605. Cuttings of articles with references to McQueen, reviews of his books (including Tom Roberts and Tokyo world, an Australian diary) and book review by McQueen, 1979-1996 - Box 93 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 606. Miscellaneous paper - Box 93 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 607. Two cassettes: 'Saved from the wreck Dorothy Green' (soundtrack, 1982) and recording of a Heritage lecture by McQueen (name of venue not given), 1996) - Box 93 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added March 2001 Show allonly 1

The Library purchased this addition from McQueen in March 2001. It comprises personal and business correspondence (1996-2001), a copy typescript of The essence of capitalism: the origins of our future (2001) and other papers.

Subjects of the correspondence include McQueen's visit to the US, his illness, his work as a writer and reviewer, politics, Bach Festival in Melbourne, books read and personal news.

The main correspondents are Kathy Bail, Christie Beckhouse, Ruth Blair, Jenny Darling (McQueen's agent), Michael Dunn, Andrew Franklin (Profile Books), Graham Gully, Rodney Hall, Ken Inglis, Caroline Lurie (Hodder Headline), Peter Lyssiotis, Kathy Lette, Ben McGuire, Judy McQueen, HisayukiMitsuo, Nicholas Ponder, Graham Rowlands and Walter Stuve.

File 608. Letters and cuttings from Graham Gully, 1996-2000 - Box 94 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 609. Correspondence with Walter Struve, 1996-2001 - Box 94 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 609. Correspondence concerning The essence of capitalism, 1997-2000 - Box 94 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 611. Correspondence, Jan-July 1998 - Box 94 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 612. Correspondence, Jan-July 1998 - Box 95 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 613-4. Correspondence, Jan-June 1999 - Box 95 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 615. Correspondence, July 1999-July 2000 - Box 95 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 616-7. Correspondence, July 1999-July 2000 - Box 96 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 618-9. Correspondence, July 2000-Feb 2001 - Box 96 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 620. Appointment diary (1998), notebooks and notes relating to McQueen's travels in East Germany (1987) and US (1983) - Box 97 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 621. Miscellaneous drafts, notes and cuttings (1963-1996) - Box 97 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 622. A copy typescript of The essence of capitalism - Box 97 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

Class MS 4809. Consignment added May 2003 Show allonly 1

The Library purchased the May 2003 instalment from Humphrey McQueen. It comprises personal and business correspondence, typescript and reviews of The essence of capitalism (2001), reviews of Tom Roberts (1996), get well cards, photographs and other papers.

The correspondence gives a good picture of McQueen's work as a freelance writer//book reviewer/art critic and independent scholar, his travels, comments on politics, operas, concerts, art exhibitions, books and personal news.

The main correspondents include Peter Applegarth, Kathy Bail (editor of The Bulletin where McQueen is its art critic), Peter Cochrane, Jenny Darling (McQueen's agent), Eva de Jong, Kate Evans (ABC Radio National), Herbert Feith, Ben Genocchio, Anna Gray, Susan Hall (National Gallery of Australia concerning McQueen's contribution to Australian Art in the National Gallery of Australia), Nathan Hollier (Overland), Joan Kerr, Peter Kingston, Kathy Lette, Caroline Lurie, Ben McGuire, James Murdoch, Nicholas Pounder, Graham Rowlands, Peter Stasny (of the Jewish Museum in Vienna, which commissioned McQueen to write an essay on the Austrian-born sculptor Karl Duldig) and Black Rose Books (Canadian publishing house which published The essence of capitalism for the North America market).

File 623. Correspondence with Judy McQueen, 1996-2003 - Box 98 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 624. Correspondence, 1999 - Box 98 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 625. Correspondence with Walter Struve, 1999-2003 - Box 98 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 626. Get well cards and letters, 2001 - Box 98 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 627. Correspondence, 2001-2002 - Box 98 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 628-30. Correspondence, 2001-2002 - Box 99 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 631. Correspondence, 2002-2003 - Box 99 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 632-4. Correspondence, 2002-2003 - Box 100 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 635. Typescript of 1997 diary - Box 100 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 636. Two notebooks, 2002 - Box 100 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 637. Reviews of Tom Roberts, 1996 - Box 101 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1

File 638-9. Typescript of The essence of capitalism - Box 101 (MS 4809) Show allonly 1