Guide to the Papers of Henry Reynolds

MS 9548

National Library of Australia

Collection Summary

Title
Papers of Henry Reynolds
Date Range
1971-2009
Collection Number
MS 9548
Extent
9.90 metres (66 boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
NLA

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1384533).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Henry Reynolds, National Library of Australia, [class/series/file number]'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased by the Library from Henry Reynolds in 1999. Further papers were added in 2009.

Arrangement

The papers had been kept in a reasonable degree of order by Henry Reynolds. When the papers arrived in the Library, most were in labelled files and the correspondence was arranged in chronological order. The order of the papers within the files, as far as it can be ascertained, has been retained, although the original file covers have been replaced. In general, the arrangement into series has been imposed by the Library.

The Oral History Collection features a recording of a public lecture, entitled 'Aboriginal land rights in colonial Australia', given by Henry Reynolds in the National Library in 1986 (TRC 2108), an interview with Reynolds recorded in 1999 (TRC 3929) and a seminar paper by Reynolds entitled 'Mateship and Aborigines', 1999 (TRC 3932).

The Library also holds the papers of Margaret Reynolds (MS 9579) and an interview with her recorded in 1999 (TRC 3915).

Collection Retrieval Advice

Please note: each consignment in this collection has a separate box number sequence (i.e. there are multiple Box 1's). Please cite the relevant Class number as well as the Box number when requesting retrieval of material from the collection.

Biographical Note

Henry Reynolds was born in Hobart in 1938. His father, John Reynolds, was a journalist and the first biographer of Edmund Barton. He attended a school in Hobart, gained a Masters degree from the University of Tasmania and a doctorate from James Cook University. In December 1963 he married Margaret Lyne, who was later to become a Senator for Queensland in Federal Parliament.

Reynolds taught in secondary schools in Australia and England. He joined the staff of Townsville University College (later James Cook University) in 1966. He was Associate Professor of History and Politics at the University from 1982 until his retirement in 1998.

He has written more than ten books, numerous chapters in books, as well as articles, book reviews and conference and seminar papers. His published works include Aborigines and settlers (1972), The other side of the frontier (1981), The law of the land (1987), Frontier; Aborigines, settlers and land (1987), Dispossession; Black Australia and white invaders(1989), With the white people (1990), Fate of a free people (1995), Aboriginal sovereignty (1996) and This whispering in our hearts (1998).

Since leaving his university post, Reynolds has continued to write and his latest book is An indelible stain?: the question of genocide in Australia's history (2001).

Honours and awards

1970-71 British Council Travelling Scholarship

1982 Ernest Scott Historical Prize for The other side of the frontier

1986 Harold White Fellowship, National Library of Australia

1988 Human Rights Commission Award for Literature for The law of the land

1996 Australian Book Council Award: the Banjo Award for non-fiction

Reference: Who's who in Australia 2001, pp. 1488-1489

Item Descriptions

Class MS 9548. Original Consignment Show allonly 1

Correspondence, notes, manuscripts and typescripts, subject files, cuttings of articles by or about Reynolds, reprints and printed material. The bulk of the correspondence deals with conferences and seminars, publications, academic appointments, grant applications, examination of postgraduate students, study leave and book launchings. The notes, drafts and research material relate to Reynolds' books Aborigines and settlers, The other side of the frontier, The law and the land, Frontier: Aborigines, settlers and land, Dispossession: black Australians and white invaders, With the white people, Fate of a free people, Aboriginal sovereignty, This whispering in our hearts, as well as chapters in books, articles, conference papers, lectures and book reviews (40 boxes).

Series 1. Correspondence, 1978-98 Show allonly 1

The bulk of the correspondence is of a business nature and deals with conferences and seminars, publications, academic appointments, grant applications, examination of postgraduate students, study leave, book launchings and the like. Some of the letters are more personal, but there is very little family correspondence (except for a few miscellaneous letters). The main correspondents are academics, students, university administrative staff, publishers, Aboriginal activists and people not known to Reynolds but who admired his writings.

The correspondents include Franca Arena, Bain Attwood, Diane Barwick, Kim Beazley, Geoffrey Bolton, P. L Brown, Richard Buchhorn, Bob Collins, Brian Dalton, Helen Daniel, David Day, Brian Dickey, Pat Dodson, Geoffrey Dutton, Ross Fitzgerald, Robin Gollan, Jim Griffin, Tom Griffiths, John Hirst, John Iremonger, Peter Jull, Bruce Kapferer, Marlene Le Brun, Isabel McBryde, Ann McGrath, Stuart Macintyre, Jamie Mackie, Campbell Macknight, Donald Macleod, Humphrey McQueen, Andrew Markus, Stephen Muecke, Craig Munro, Stephen Murray-Smith, Garth Nettheim, Richard Nile, Alison Palmer, Noel Pearson, Peter Quartermain, Peter Read, Lyn Riddett, Lyndall Ryan, Nonie Sharp, Bobbie Sykes, Nicholas Thomas, Luke Trainor, Mark Tredinnick, Judith Wright and A.T. Yarwood. Copies or drafts of some of Reynolds' letters are included

The correspondence was kept in files in chronological order, except for papers in files 71-73b. Wherever possible, the order of the files in this series and the arrangement of papers within them have been maintained by the Library.

File 1. 1978 - Box 1 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 2. 1982 - Box 1 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 3-4. 1983 - Box 1 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 5-8. 1984 - Box 1 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 9-11. 1985 - Box 2 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 12-13. 1987 - Box 2 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 14-17. 1988 - Box 2, 3 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 18-20. 1989 - Box 3 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 21-24. 1990 - Box 3, 4 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 25-28. 1991 - Box 4 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 29-30. 1992 - Box 4 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 31-34. 1993 - Box 4, 5 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 35-40. 1994 - Box 5, 6 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 41-45. 1995 - Box 6 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 46-57. 1996 - Box 6, 7, 8 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 58-70. 1997 - Box 8, 9, 10 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 71. Letters of James Ricketson, 1993 - Box 10 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 72. Correspondence with Bruce Clunies-Ross of the English Department, University of Copenhagen, 1996-98 - Box 10 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 73a-73b. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1983-90 - Box 10 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 2. Aborigines and settlers (1972), 1971-84 Show allonly 1

This collection of documents looks into the relationship between the Aborigines and the white settlers from the early settlements to the beginning of World War II. The series comprises correspondence with publisher Cassell, notes, manuscript and typescript index.

File 1. Draft, notes and typescript index - Box 10 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 2. Correspondence (including royalty statements and contracts) with publisher Cassell, 1971-84 - Box 11 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 3. The other side of the frontier (1981), 1973-89 Show allonly 1

The other side of the frontier examines the Aboriginal response to the invasion and settlement of Australia between the late eighteenth and the early twentieth century. Reynolds won the Ernest Scott Historical Prize in 1982 for the book.

The series comprises correspondence and reviews, notes, the manuscript and a typescript with some amendments. The correspondents include Geoffrey Bolton, Peter Corris, Bruce Dawe, Humphrey McQueen, Judith Wright, Suzanne Mellor, Stuart Macintyre, Russel Ward, Garth Nettheim, Beverley Kingston, Hugh Trollope, Dianne Barwick, James Griffin, Central Australia Aboriginal Media Association and members of the public.

File 1-17. Drafts and notes of the various chapters of the book - Box 11, 12, 13 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 18. Notes and drafts of planned children's version - Box 13 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 19. Correspondence with ANU Press, 1973-89 - Box 13 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 20-22. Correspondence and reviews, 1980-87 - Box 13 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 4. The law of the land (1987), 1987-92 Show allonly 1

The law of the land is a study of British attitudes and policies on the ownership of land in the Australian colonies in the early nineteenth century. The series comprises correspondence and reviews, notes, a manuscript and a typescript.

The correspondents include Derek A. Sparrow, Sylvia Monk, J.H. Wootten, Jim Keeffe, Susie Dickson, Jeffrey L. Sher and Philip Segal.

File 1-8. Notes, manuscript and typescript - Box 13, 14 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 9. Correspondence with Penguin Books concerning the second edition of the book, 1992 - Box 14 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 10-11. Correspondence and reviews of the book, 1987-89 - Box 14, 15 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 5. Frontier; Aborigines, settlers and land (1987) Show allonly 1

Frontier; Aborigines, settlers and land is a sequel to The other side of the frontier. It covers similar terrain but it is concerned with 'the attitudes and the behaviour of the settlers and their reaction to the blacks they were dispossessing'. The series comprises manuscripts and notes.

File 1-4. Handwritten drafts - Box 15 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 5. First draft - Box 15 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 6-7. Corrected proofs - Box 15 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 6. Dispossession; Black Australians and white invaders (1989), 1986-89 Show allonly 1

Dispossession; Black Australians and white invaders contains a collection of documents written by travellers, pioneers, explorers and government officials. The series comprises correspondence and reviews, a manuscript, notes and the final typescript.

File 1-4. Manuscript, notes and final typescript - Box 16 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 5. Correspondence (Allen and Unwin and Sylvia Monk) and reviews, 1986-89 - Box 16 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 7. With the white people: the crucial role of Aborigines in the exploration and development of Australia (1990), 1990-91 Show allonly 1

With the white people tells the stories of Aborigines who lived and worked with Europeans from the earliest years of white settlement in Australia to the First World War.

The series comprises correspondence, reviews, notes and drafts. The correspondents include Jude Bourguignon (Penguin Books), Ysola Best, C. T Pringle and Madi Maclean.

File 1-3. Drafts and notes - Box 16 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 4-5. Correspondence and reviews, 1990-91 - Box 17 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 8. Fate of a free people (1995), 1994-96 Show allonly 1

Fate of a free people is a history of the Tasmanian Aborigines. In the book, Reynolds analyses evidence that a verbal treaty was made between the Tasmanian Aborigines and the British in 1831 to end the war in Van Diemen's Land.

The series comprises correspondence, reviews, notes and a manuscript, typescript and galleys. The correspondents include Penguin Books, Lindsay Broughton, Peter Jull, Geoff Lennox and Paul R. Bartrop.

File 1-16. Notes, manuscript, typescript and galleys - Box 17, 18, 19 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 17-18. Correspondence with Penguin Books and reviews, 1994-96 - Box 19, 20 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 9. Aboriginal sovereignty (1996), 1996 Show allonly 1

Aboriginal sovereignty is a study of the relations between indigenous Australians and mainstream society. The series comprises a manuscript, typescript with comments by Marilyn Lake (File 6), correspondence with John Iremonger of Allen and Unwin and reviews.

File 1-7. Manuscript and typescript - Box 20, 21 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 8. Correspondence and reviews, 1996 - Box 21 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 10. This whispering in our hearts (1998), 1996-97 Show allonly 1

This whispering in our hearts is a study of a number of European Australians who in the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century fought to defend Aboriginal rights and to denounce the ill treatment of the Aborigines.

The series comprises correspondence with the publisher John Iremonger, the manuscript and a typescript.

File 1. Correspondence with John Iremonger, 1996-97 - Box 21 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 2-9. Manuscript and typescript - Box 21, 22 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 11. Articles and other writings, 1971-97 Show allonly 1

The series consists of notes, cuttings, research material, manuscripts and typescripts of articles and chapters written by Reynolds.

File 1. Draft of a broadcast on the Mabo case, ABC Canberra, 1992 - Box 22 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 2. Draft and research material 'Aboriginal land rights in South Australia, 1835-42', c. 1987 - Box 22 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 3. Draft of an article on Aboriginal resistance, n.d - Box 23 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 4. Typescript and cuttings 'Aborigines in North Queensland', in Talkback: Townsville Independent Monthly, n.d - Box 23 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 5. Draft 'Aborigines in the workforce on the Berry Estate' - Box 23 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 6. Manuscript of an article sent to Sally Dugan of The Age - Box 23 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 7-8. Draft of Reynolds' chapter for Australian civilization edited by Richard Nile, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1994 - Box 23 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 9. Draft of a article for the Australian Financial Review ('Viewpoint'), n.d - Box 23 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 10-11. Manuscript chapter 'The Aboriginal response' for Australia's outback heritage and correspondence with Weldon Russell publisher, 1988 - Box 23, 24 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 12. Proofs of 'The Aboriginal response' and 'Jundamarra' for Australia's outback heritage, 1988 - Box 24 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 13. Typescript 'Blainey and Aboriginal history', 1984 - Box 24 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 14. Handwritten draft 'Breaking the great historiographical silence' - Box 24 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 15. Handwritten draft of articles sent to Peter Browne, Australian Society, 1989-92 - Box 24 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 16. 'Aboriginal governance in Australia: a report to the Canadian Royal Commission on Aboriginal People' by Henry Reynolds, 1993-94 - Box 24 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 17-18. Essay entitled 'Dispossession of the Aborigines' published in the Making a life: a people's history of Australia since 1788 (edited by Verity Burgmann and Jenny Lee, 1988) - Box 24 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 19. Draft submission for 'Encyclopaedia of humanity' (possibly not published) - Box 25 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 20. Article on the Flag debate, 1992 - Box 25 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 21-22. Correspondence and drafts of 'Frontier', a programme produced by Carol Sennett of the BBC, 1997 - Box 25 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 23. Corrected typescript of 'Frontier history after Mabo' - Box 25 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 24. Handwritten draft of 'Government arts policy and the New Moon Theatre Company' - Box 25 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 25. Typescript 'The gerrymander in North Queensland', c. 1988 - Box 25 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 26. Typescript 'Wayne Goss: a profile' - Box 25 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 27. Typescript 'The great arts funding rip-off', 1989 - Box 26 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 28. Handwritten draft and cuttings 'The green revolution', 1990 - Box 26 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 29. Typescript of an article ('Sayonara: blue singlet'?) for the Independent Monthly, 1992 - Box 26 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 30. Handwritten draft 'Invasion and settlement', a chapter for Invasion and after, Queensland Studies Centre, Griffith University, 1994 - Box 26 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 31. Drafts and research material for Reynolds' article 'Jimmy Governor and Jimmie Blacksmith', 1978-79 - Box 26 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 32. Draft chapter 'Origin and implications of Mabo: a historical perspective' for Mabo and native title, Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy and Research, 1994 - Box 26 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 33. Handwritten draft of article for Meanjin and correspondence with Clem Christesen, 1971-72 - Box 26 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 34. Handwritten draft of article for the National Land Rights News, n.d - Box 26 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 35. Typescript 'Native title and pastoral leases', 1992? - Box 27 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 36. Correspondence (1996) and draft of Reynolds' chapter entitled 'New frontiers: Australia' for Indigenous people's rights in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1999 - Box 27 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 37. Draft of article for the Northern Land Council, Darwin, n.d - Box 27 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 38. Typescript 'Race relations in north Queensland', 1978 - Box 27 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 39. Typescript 'Racial violence in north Queensland' - Box 27 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 40. Draft of Reynolds' chapter for Reef, range and red dusts edited by David Wadley, c.1993 - Box 27 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 41. Handwritten draft of Reynolds' article entitled 'Republic and Aborigines "Australia"' for Independent Monthly, 1992 - Box 27 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 42. Drafts of book reviews by Reynolds, 1985-92 - Box 27 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 43-45. Drafts, notes and cuttings of miscellaneous articles, 1983-92 - Box 28 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 12. Film projects, 1985-92 Show allonly 1

Reynolds acted as a consultant for a number of documentary and feature films. The series comprises correspondence with the producer and play scripts of documentary and feature films.

File 1-2. Typescript of 'The labyrinth: a documentary of a dual point of view of James Cook's first contact with the east coast of Australia', 1995-96 - Box 28 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 3. Copy of screenplay script for 'The journal of John Morgan' by John Dingwall, 1985 - Box 28 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 4. Correspondence and script for a feature film 'The other side of the frontier', 1990-92 - Box 28 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 5-6. Correspondence concerning 'The journal of John Morgan', 'The other side of the frontier' and 'Dream child', 1985-90 - Box 28, 29 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 13. Subject files, 1977-92 Show allonly 1

The series comprises correspondence, notes, cuttings and drafts on various subjects, particularly Geoffrey Blainey and the immigration debate. Reynolds assembled some of the files in the course of his research, while others (eg. London) related to his visits overseas and other activities (eg. examination of postgraduate students). The arrangement of papers within the files has been maintained by the Library.

File 1. Adelaide: notes on the South Australia [Land] Act, n.d - Box 29 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 2. Adelaide Festival, 1998 - Box 29 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 3. Alice Springs - Box 29 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 4. Australian flag, 1983 - Box 29 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 5-10. Blainey and the immigration debate, 1979-90 - Box 29, 30 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 11. Buckley submission: typescript of a novel based on the life of William Buckley by Roger Thorougood - Box 30 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 12. Campaign material for electorate of Herbert, 1983 - Box 30 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 13. Visit to Canada, n.d - Box 30 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 14. Citizenship and Aborigines (Perth) - Box 30 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 15. David Denborough: transcript of his interview with Reynolds, 1998 - Box 30 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 16. [Barbara] Hocking book, n.d - Box 31 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 17. 'Ideas for Australia 1993' program, coordinated by National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University, 1992 - Box 31 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 18. Land rights - Box 31 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 19. London - Box 31 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 20. Melbourne: identity - Box 31 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 21. Melbourne Writers' Festival, 1991 - Box 31 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 22. National Trust, 1997. The National trust nominated Reynolds as one of Australia's 100 Living Treasures - Box 31 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 23-24. Thesis reports, 1981-87 - Box 31, 32 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 25. Toronto, Canada, n.d - Box 32 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 26. Townsville's Civil Liberties Campaign, 1977-81 - Box 32 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 27. University and Townsville Campaign, 1980 - Box 32 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 28. Victoria, B. C (Canada), n.d - Box 32 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 14. Cuttings of articles by or about Reynolds, 1979-91 Show allonly 1

The series comprises newspaper articles written by or about Reynolds and his writings and reviews of his books.

File 1. Reviews of Reynolds' books, 1981-88 - Box 32 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 2-5. Articles by and about Reynolds, 1979-91 - Box 32, 33 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 15. Conferences, seminars, lectures and talks, 1981-97 Show allonly 1

Reynolds was often invited to give papers at conferences, seminars, lectures and talks. The series includes correspondence, handwritten manuscripts and typescripts of Reynolds' papers, newspaper cuttings and photographs. The Library has preserved the titles of the files and the arrangement of the papers within them.

File 1. Australian Historical Association lecture, n.d - Box 33 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 2. Aboriginal History Conference, Canberra, 1981 - Box 33 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 3. 'Aboriginal land rights in colonial Australia', Harold White Fellowship lecture, National Library of Australia, 1986 - Box 33 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 4. Aboriginal Nations and the Australian Constitutions Conference, Canberra, 1997 - Box 33 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 5. Aboriginal Peoples Federalism and Self Determination Conference, Townsville, 1993 - Box 33 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 6. Australian Civilisation Conference, Budapest, 1992 - Box 34 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 7. Conference organised by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies and the Humanities Research Centre, ANU, 1997 - Box 34 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 8. Australian Law and Society Conference, La Trobe University, n.d - Box 34 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 9. Australian Reconciliation Convention, Melbourne, 1997 - Box 34 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 10. 'Back to the future? North Queensland and the Asia-Pacific environment', lecture given at the State Library of Queensland, n.d - Box 34 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 11. 'Blainey and his evidence', seminar paper, n.d - Box 34 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 12. 'The breaking of the great Australian silence: Aborigines in Australian historiography 1955-1983', paper for the Trevor Reece Memorial Lecture, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London, 1984 - Box 34 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 13. 'Buckland Foundation contemporary issues in society' Seminar Series, University of Melbourne, 1995 - Box 35 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 14. Handwritten drafts and notes of 'Cairns: Republic', n.d - Box 35 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 15. Workshop on 'Citizenship and Indigenous Australians: changing conceptions and possibilities', Canberra, 1996 - Box 35 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 16. 'Creating an Australian mythology', lecture given for the Silver Jubilee of the National Library building, Canberra, 1993 - Box 35 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 17. Seminar on 'Cultural diversity: towards 2001', Griffith University, 1991 - Box 35 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 18. Education history lecture, n.d - Box 35 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 19. European Association for Studies of Australia, third conference, Copenhagen, 1995 - Box 35 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 20. [24th National] Folk Festival, Kuranda, Queensland, 1990 - Box 35 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 21. 'The history of the Wik case', public lecture given at the University of Ballarat, 1997 - Box 36 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 22. International Business Conference, Newcastle, 1997 - Box 36 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 23. Public lecture, 'International relations', Townsville, n.d - Box 36 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 24. Conference paper, 'Just settlement', 1988 - Box 36 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 25. Kathleen Fitzpatrick lecture, 1997 - Box 36 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 26. Land Rights conference, Canberra, n.d - Box 36 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 27. Law Society conference, n.d - Box 36 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 28. Lecture to Law students, University of Tasmania, 1988 - Box 36 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 29. 'The law of the land: Mabo, an historical journey', University of Sydney, 1994 - Box 37 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 30. Lecture given at Melbourne University, 1996 - Box 37 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 31. Seminar given at Melbourne University, 1997 - Box 37 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 32. National Conference of History Teachers' Association of Australia, Brisbane, 1997 - Box 37 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 33. 'National Ideas Summit: thinking towards 2000', Canberra, 1990 - Box 37 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 34. 'Native title tribunal' lecture, Perth, 1996? - Box 37 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 35. Lecture given at New South Wales University (First year History students), 1989 - Box 37 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 36. New Zealand Historical Association Conference, Auckland, 1994 - Box 37 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 37. Paper by Reynolds entitled 'Indigenous Australians and the state: moral obligation, fiduciary duty or international obligation' for the 1996 Seminar Series of the Social Research and Landuse Research Unit, National Native Title Tribunal - Box 38 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 38. Perth lecture, 1994? - Box 38 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 39. Seminar 'Recognizing Aboriginal rights: yesterday, today and tomorrow', University of New South Wales, 1987 - Box 38 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 40. Republican conference, Canberra, 199? - Box 38 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 41. Russel Ward Annual Lecture, Armidale, 1991 - Box 38 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 42. [Lecture given in] Tasmania, 1992? - Box 38 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 43. 'Tasmania's forgotten treaty', paper presented at John West Memorial Lecture, Launceston, 1989 - Box 38 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 44. [Lecture given to the] Tasmanian Historical Studies Centre, 1996 - Box 38 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 45. 'Terra-nullius challenged', paper presented at a conference in London, n.d - Box 39 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 46. 'Towards 2001: celebrating Australia's centenary', paper given at a public seminar at Griffith University, 1991 - Box 39 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 47. 'Turnbull lecture', n.d - Box 39 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 48. [Talk given to the] Victorian Historical Institute, n.d - Box 39 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 49. 'Violence in Australian history', paper given at the Australian Institute of Criminology's National Conference on Violence, Canberra, 1989 - Box 39 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 50. Wik lecture, n.d - Box 39 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 51. 'Writing projects/conferences', 1991-96 - Box 39 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1
File 52. Miscellaneous lectures - Box 39 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Series 16. Reprints and printed material, c. 1978-89 Show allonly 1

File 1-3. The series comprises reprints by Reynolds, journals and miscellaneous notes and cuttings. The reprints include 'The hated stain: the aftermath of transportation in Tasmania' (Historical Studies, vol. 14, no. 53, 1969), 'Aborigines and European social hierarchy' (Aboriginal History, vol. 7, 1983) and 'Before the instant of contact: some evidence from nineteenth-century Queensland' (Aboriginal History, vol. 2, 1978). The journals include copies of Island, no. 49, 1991, Australian Society, 1989 and Historia, vol. XII, no. 149 (n.d) - Box 40 (MS 9548) Show allonly 1

Class MS Acc09.191. Consignment added 2009 Show allonly 1

Speeches, notes and correspondence on reconciliation and native title; letters from members of the public on "Why wasn't I told?" and other issues, including one regarding the racial harrassment of King Billy in Queensland; documents relating to nominations to the Australian Academy of Humanities; papers concerning the "History Wars" including notes concerning Keith Windschuttle's rebuttal of Reynolds's view, National Museum of Australia, Pinjarra, Black Arm Band, Tasmania and Genocide, The Historians, Fate of a free people; research material for The other side of the frontier, Frontier, and With the white people, including copies of colonial documents held by various institutions and evidence of preliminary thinking for the books; other correspondence and working files organised by name, topic or date (26 boxes).