Guide to the Papers of Henry Reynolds
MS 9548, MS Acc09.191, MS Acc16.168
National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record
- Henry Reynolds, Prof.
- Papers of Henry Reynolds
- Date Range
- 1966 - 2016
- Collection Number
- MS 9548, MS Acc09.191, MS Acc16.168
- 11.53 metres (77 ms boxes + 1 folder)
- Language of Materials
- Special Collections (Manuscripts)
Scope and Contents
The MS 9548 collection comprises 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).
The Acc09.191 instalment comprises 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).
The Acc16.168 instalment comprises working files, correspondence, notes, manuscript and typescript drafts, research material and printed material. These papers document Reynolds' work as an historian and writer, including numerous articles, books, lectures, speeches and reviews, as well as papers relating to various collaborative projects (11 boxes).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Please note: This finding aid may comprise or contain descriptive information provided by donors, researchers and/or volunteers.
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Series 7. With the white people: the crucial role of Aborigines in the exploration and development of Australia (1990), 1990-91
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.
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.
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.
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.
The series consists of notes, cuttings, research material, manuscripts and typescripts of articles and chapters written by Reynolds.
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.
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.
The series comprises newspaper articles written by or about Reynolds and his writings and reviews of his books.
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.
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) (File 1-3) - Box 40 (MS 9548)
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).
Henry Reynolds was in much demand as a speaker during 1998. This series documents the many lectures, addresses and speeches given throughout that period, especially on Reconciliation issues. Individual files typically contain correspondence between Reynolds and the requesting organisation, notes for speeches, entire written speeches, and administrative documents surrounding his travel and attendance. Although most material in these boxes if from 1998, some early and later documents are included and noted where known
Handwritten correspondence with Professor Wolfgang Zach and lecture notes. Typed essay topic on Indigenous -settler relations in Australia
Typed letters, brochures and correspondence
Handwritten notes (21pp) and correspondence relating to participation in Symposium, includes letter form Garry Wotherspoon
Correspondence and papers relating to Symposium including booklets, Paper on the Wik Debate (2 typed copies) and notes
Articles, poetry, letters from members of the public to Senator Margaret Reynolds and Henry Reynolds; Woodford Folk Festival Program 1998-1999; Brisbane Writers' festival - 17 July 1998
Melbourne April 1988 - (includes an astonishing letter from a member of the public, judging Reynolds a 'crackpot academic' and asserting that Aboriginal people had no society or culture); Australian Historical Association Conference 1998 programme; Institute of Post Colonial Studies
Letters of requests, acknowledgement and thanks to Henry Reynolds from individuals and organisations; paper on Wik Bill passing through the Senate
Typed addresses - James Cook University 1993, Townsville 1993, (Roy Milne Lecture 1993?), 1995; RMIT conferring ceremonies program 1998
Reconciliation and the Performing Arts, St Kilda August 1998; Occasional address University of Tasmania 1998; Woodford Reconciliation dinner Brisbane October 1998; Mietta's Queenscliff Hotel (for Barry Hill) 1998; RMIT Conferring ceremony October 1998; Byron Bay Writers Festival; Native Title organisation (Melbourne) Academy of the Humanities Theses reports on Ph.Ds. - placed in sealed envelope - CLOSED
Folder of letters from members of the public, File 2 includes one from a man who witnessed racial harassment of 'King Billy' in Queensland; File labelled 'Correspondence - immediate' and file 'Poison Pen'; Files labelled Moving Images and Open Eye Films - includes documentary proposal (2000) and other loose papers
Includes correspondence from individuals, researchers, publishers, universities
Loose papers and named files - Rex Hesline; Personal letters (some from members of the public about Why wasn't I told?) and Christmas Cards
Folders with titles: Letters January to June 2002 - includes clippings, draft documents - correspondents include universities, researchers, also Lawyer for the Wiradjuri People; Correspondence 2002-2003 - contains mainly papers relating to visual and performing arts
This series includes miscellaneous papers concerning the 'history wars'. The series includes newspaper clippings, copies of articles, and notes concerning Keith Windshuttle's rebuttal of Reynolds' view that that conflict between black and white Australians in the colonial era should be seen as war. Most papers are loose, but here are also folders entitled: Keith Windshuttle, the National Museum of Australia, Pinjarra, Histories, Black Arm Band, Tasmania and Genocide, Phillip, The Historians, History, Fate of a free people, Academy, Lindley, and Rebecca
Articles relating to Native Title; Forrest River; War memorials; Keith Windshuttle's vol 1 of 'The Fabrication of Aboriginal History'
Papers relating to the Frontier Conflict: The Australian Experience (NMA Forum) - includes correspondence, handwritten chapter (22 pp) and typescript version; articles, notes and papers relating to Mabo and the debate on Australian history by Reynolds, Windshuttle and others
Papers, copies of speeches, press clippings, background research material and notes relating to Bernard Patrick O'Leary's Forrest River Massacres, the Pinjarra massacres, Deaths in Custody, Tasmania and genocide
Papers, press clippings, background research material and notes in folder labelled 'Dawson/Attwood Article' includes copies of Windschuttle's 'The Myths of Frontier Massacres in Australian History'; various responses by others
Material in folder labelled 'History' includes an issue of alternative Law Reform with Reynolds article ' A crossroad of conscience'; Issue of Quadrant with Blainey's article ' A balance sheet on our history' in Quadrant background; Terra Nullius - fax and printed email relating to comments by Ian Stewart, John Quiggin and Christopher Pearson; Program from New Worlds, New Sovereignties conference
Material in folder includes copy edited, notes, preface, introduction for the second edition of 'Fate of a Free People'; further articles on Terra Nullius and newspaper articles on the 'History Wars'
Newspaper articles reporting on Michael Connor's book 'The Invention of Terra Nullius' and the High Court's decision on Mabo; copied articles on acquisition and occupation of territory and the Law; research notes in folder marked 'Rebecca' with request slips on occupation (1995)
Articles and works by Reynolds and others for publication including Kate Grenville, Dr Roderic Pitty, R.O. Jensen; files titled Cambridge: Tasmania, Centre of Excellence, Midlands project, Atlas project, L Tranter, Half-cast; correspondence from Reynolds' time at the University of Tasmania; Conference flyers and papers; Souvenir stickers and iron-on patch of the Southern cross and indigenous flag in place of the Union Jack; Copies of Barton and Deakin correspondence made 1945
This series includes copies of colonial documents held by various institutions, copies of later articles, notes and jottings on primary documents; evidence of preliminary thinking for the books, and early drafts of parts of the books
Papers relating to 'The other side of the frontier', 'Frontier', and 'With the white people' -
Folders labelled 'Additional Bibliography, Queensland State Archives, Dying Culture, Queensland Papers, NSW/Pastoral and Earlier Tradition & Bones, Explorers; other files have research notes from each state's early newspapers
Journals (x3) on feminism 1992-1996; Files labelled 'Black Pioneers', 'The Image', 'Aftermath of Violence'; Protectors 1898-1900
Notes, copies of chapters, articles for Frontier, Law of the Land, Missionaries and Anti-slavery paper
Includes copies of colonial documents held by various institutions, copies of later articles, notes and jottings on primary documents
This series comprises a variety of correspondence received by Reynolds, mainly relating to his published works, involvement with TV/film projects and engagements
Papers include Reynolds' CV, funding applications, research grants, TV projects, letters and emails from individuals, universities and organisations
Letters of invitation, thanks and acknowledgement received by Reynolds from peers, members of the public, publishers, universities; includes articles, contracts and partnership agreements
This consignment comprises working files, correspondence, notes, manuscript and typescript drafts, research material and printed material. These papers document Reynolds' work as an historian and writer, including numerous articles, books, lectures, speeches and reviews, as well as papers relating to various collaborative projects.
Various conference papers, transcripts of speeches and addresses, book reviews and articles, 1992-2014 (File 1) - Box 1 (MS Acc16.168)
Conference on Regionalism, Launceston (2007); Destination Past, article published in The Age newspaper (2005); Article published in The Australian re Heritage Highway including invitation, handwritten draft; Island Magazine article- Founding Fathers- Stolen Children, handwritten draft; Thuringowa Lecture, White Australia held in Townsville, handwritten draft (2002-2003); Sydney History Week - The Uses and Abuses of History - handwritten draft; Lecture Royal Society in Launceston- Reconciled to Own History (2001); Transcript of podcast for Monash University- Aboriginal Sorcery with Professor Henry Reynolds; Hobart Festival Talk - background notes, publicity (2001); Address to Aboriginal Peoples, Federalism and Self Determination Conference (1993); Article -The Aboriginals in Colonial Society- copy of printed article (1992); Untitled article; Publication - Annual Symposium Industrial Heritage in Northern Tasmania, papers and proceedings (2008); Text for article for the Hobart Mercury - Australia Day (2014); Newspaper clipping Hobart Mercury(2013); Text of article for Inside Story - The British Ensign; Lecture at DFAT for Reconciliation Week - War and Reconciliation - handwritten notes (2014); Adelaide Writers Week speech- handwritten notes (2013); Art Exhibition Opening speech - Monuments to the Frontier Wars - handwritten notes (2014); World War One Centenary Conference paper(2014); Aboriginal Studies Lecture University Of Tasmania - handwritten notes (2014); Canberra Word Festival - notes, publicity, correspondence (2001); Book Review by Henry Reynolds for The Last Man, British Genocide in Tasmania, Australian Book Review (2014); Notes for speech at rally at Parliamentary Gardens (2014); Book Review by Henry Reynolds for The Last Man, British Genocide in Tasmania, Australian Book Review (1988); Sydney Writers Festival- notes, address, correspondence, publicity (2006); Opening Art Exhibition address for Monika Behrens (2006)
Kempsey - Conference papers, articles reports and minutes, 1999-2000 (File 2) - Box 1 (MS Acc16.168)
Kempsey keynote speaker on reconciliation -handwritten notes; Kempsey Shire Council reports, apology to the stolen generation, Statement of commitment and related papers; The Age newspaper clipping (1999); Constitutional to Preable; Myall Creek Memorial letter; newspaper articles on the Prime Minister Howard's apology; includes lecture
Conference articles, addresses, notes - mainly delivered in Tasmania, 1992-2014 (File 6) - Box 2 (MS Acc16.168)
Text of Lecture Andrew Inglis Clark: From Colonial Patriot to Radical Nationalist (2014); Handwritten draft for article in Australian Dictionary of Biography Supplement - on Walter George Arthur (2002); University of the Third Age- Lecture Australia and the Aborigines- handwritten lecture notes; Exhibition Opening speech for J.W. Lewin, (Henry Reynolds great great uncle) handwritten; Newspaper article about Henry Reynolds , Sydney Morning Herald (1992); Newspaper article about Henry Reynolds, The Age (2002); Handmade card to Henry Reynolds from Blythe Warburg (2000); Anzac Centenary Peace Coalition address (2014); TarraWarra Museum of Art A Day in the Valley - lecture notes, festival correspondence (2014); Handwritten notes for Launch of Corruption and Skulduggery, Hobart Town Hall (2014); Handwritten notes for lecture at University of Tasmania, Launceston - Australia and War (2015); Handwritten notes for lecture at Friends School Hobart - World War I: Quaker Witness (2015); Article written for the Mercury - Tourism, History and Heritage- typed article, newspaper clipping and responses to article(2014); Handwritten notes for a conversation with Bob Brown-includes publicity (2013); Handwritten notes for talk at the Melbourne Writers Festival re Forgotten Wars (2013); Handwritten notes for talk at the Melbourne Writers Festival with Andrea Goldsmith(2013); AHA conference, Launceston, History at the Edge - handwritten address Australia's Love Affair with War(2011); Handwritten notes for address to the Victorian History Teachers Association- Australia: The Aboriginals and the Historians (1999); Handwritten notes for book Launch - Mrs Fenton's Journey , Parliament House, Hobart(2014); Papers relating to conference in Prato, Italy- handwritten notes, conference schedule (2009); Papers relating to conference in Tromso, Norway (2006); Papers relating to conference in Swansea, Tasmania
Paper - One moment in the history of Miscegenation - transcript, notes, correspondence, programme, list of delegates, poster
Address, notes, programme, list of attendees
Correspondence - handwritten and typed with Rio Tinto and others; itenerary; printed and copied material regarding Normandy Mining Limited and indigenous people
Article written for the Journal of Australian Studies; includes clean copies (x2) and draft copy with editing; correspondence, style sheet
File relating to the Kimberley Delegation to the Queen-handwritten notes, correspondence
File relating to Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Pavilion at the Sydney Olympic Games - handwritten notes, correspondence
Program, handwritten and background notes, press release, Sept 2014 issue of Tui Motu
Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society 25th Annual conference- program, notes (2006); Australian Government Summer School for Teachers of Australian History, ANU- course guide, handwritten lecture notes (2008); Handwritten lecture notes, Armidale - The Importance of national Identity; Newspaper article in the Age, July 2, 2005 by Jane Sullivan re Kate Grenville's novel and the History Wars (2005); Handwritten notes for talk at St Kilda Writers Festival(2005); Handwritten notes for speech addressing Harold White Symposium celebrating 21st birthday of Harold White Fellowships at the National Library of Australia (2005); Original handwritten draft and typed version of address to the Academy of Humanities Meeting, Hobart for Tasmania's Bi-Centenary Celebrations (2007); Handwritten notes for speech to NSW Young Labor at the Trades Hall, Sydney (2014); Handwritten notes for address to the Sydney Fabean Society (2014); Handwritten notes and publicity re conversation with Nick Brodie about his book Kin at Fullers Bookshop, Hobart (2015); Handwritten notes for dinner Address for Burke and Wills conference, Ballarat (2013); Handwritten notes for address at the Marist Conference 'Both Sides of the Sun', Strathfield (2015);Publication- Aboriginal History, Volume 7, 1-2 (1983); Vision for a Multicultural Australia, Community Relations Forum Program, University of the Sunshine Coast- Keynote address by Henry Reynolds (2001)
Australian Writers Week in Beijing and the Shanghai International Literary Festival - notes, publicity, programs, itinerary
Conferences, forums and address notes with background material, 1992-2011 (File 19) - Box 4 (MS Acc16.168)
File relating to Reconciliation Conference, Canberra- address, agenda (2001); File relating to the Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific Conference, Cape York- keynote address, handwritten notes, correspondence (1996); File relating to Bass Strait Forum, Launceston- correspondence, notes, program (2000); Book review for the Bulletin - Tim Rowse Obliged to be Different; Article Aborigines and the Economic Development of Australia (2000); Handwritten notes for address at ANU History in Contention conference - Indigenous Rights and Transitional Justice (2011); File relating to Newcastle lecture -The Black War: A New Look at an old Subject (2010); Congress Peoples Forum address - handwritten notes, programme(2012); File relating to Challenging Histories Conference, Melbourne (2001); Photocopy of article re Flag debate(1992); File relating to Culture, Race and Community Conference, Melbourne -handwritten notes, correspondence, program (1999); File relating to Melbourne Writers Festival- handwritten notes, program (1999)
Article written by Mark McKenna in the Australian Literature Review about Henry Reynolds (2009); Handwritten lecture notes re North of Capricorn (2016); Handwritten notes for talk re Growing Up in Hobart, Allport Library (2016); Photocopy of article written by Henry Reynolds in The Australian, 25 September 1996; Review written by Henry Reynolds for the Age Newspaper for The Best Australian Essays , edited by Peter Craven (1999); Handwritten notes for UTAS Post Graduate Seminar, Place and Diaspora, A Symposium, Launceston - 'Australia and War and Overseas Experience' plus programme (2007); Publication by the Citizens Electoral Council of Australia - Aboriginal Land Rights; Prince Philip's racist plot to splinter Australia -includes interview with Henry Reynolds (pp28) (1997); File relating to the Native Newcomer Conference, University of Saskatchewan -handwritten and typed address, programme (2003); File relating the Geoffrey Bolton Lecture - handwritten draft/notes, correspondence(2005); Handwritten address to the Private Schools History Teachers Conference NSW Public Library (2014); Typed article written by Henry Reynolds for the Macquarie Law Journal, Vol 6 - 'Reviving Indigenous Sovereignty'(2006); Article/address written by Henry Reynolds re the rise of One Nation (1998); Handwritten notes re conversation with Margaretta Pos re Mrs Fenton's Journey: India at Fullers Bookshop, Hobart (2016); Typed review written by Henry Reynolds for the Australian Journal of Political Science - Tim Rowse 'White Flour, White Power' (1998); Handwritten notes for address at the Federation Conference 'The Australian Federation and its Aftermath', Hobart(2001); Newspaper article written by Henry Reynolds for the Weekend Australian, August 13-14, 1994 - 'Invasion versus settlement debate wears on'(1994); Photocopies of articles written by Henry Reynolds for the Age and Courier Mail (1996-1998); File relating to Henry Reynolds' review of Robert Manne's book 'In Denial' for the Australian Quarterly Essay, Issue 1, 2001-handwritten draft, correspondence (2001); File relating to article on Aboriginal Sovereignty for University of Waikato (2000)
Reviews for Black Pioneers (2000); Handwritten notes for introduction speech by Henry Reynolds for Dr Ian McFarlane's Beyond Awakening; The Aboriginal Tribes of North West Tasmania (2008); Handwritten notes for speech for Trinity Grammar School dinner, Melbourne (2010); Handwritten article on Pioneer Traditions in Queensland (1990's); Handwritten notes for talk for Tasmanian Living Writers Week: Books and Truth; Typed article by Henry Reynolds for Inside Story - 'How Australian is the ABC?" (2014); File relating to four Freilich Eminent Lecture Series, ANU, Canberra (1999); Handwritten introduction to John Ramsland's Custodians of the Soil: A History of Aboriginal -European Relationships in the Manning Valley of New South Wales; Handwritten notes for talk at the Tasmanian Writers Centre -'Whose History?' (2013); Photocopies of newspaper articles in the Townsville Bulletin and the Australian (1993); Photocopy of handwritten article for the Sydney Morning Herald re Mabo decision; Transcript of conference paper by Henry Reynolds at the Aboriginal People and Federalism Conference, Townsville (1993); Transcript of address to the Whitlam Institute, Brisbane (1993); Handwritten notes for lecture at Port Arthur - The Island Colony and 19th Century Politics (2003); Handwritten conference paper for the Tasmanian Tapestry Conference, Hobart. Includes conference programme (1991); Handwritten notes for address at Another Country: Celebrating Writing in Tasmania Festival (2001); Typed article written by Henry Reynolds about Eddie Koiki Mabo for James Cook University (2008); Handwritten summary of keynote address for 14th National AAGGO Conference, Launceston (2003); Handwritten keynote address for Middle Passages: The Oceanic Voyage as Social Process and interdisciplinary Symposium. Includes symposium programme (2005)
Handwritten notes 'Founding a New Vision of Community' (11 pp); typescript of 'Mabo, Terra Nullius and colonial settlement'; program, campaign and convention flyers
Articles and address: Social Justice Initiative, Melbourne, 1989-2013 (File 26) - Box 6 (MS Acc16.168)
Handwritten notes for Social Justice Initiative, Melbourne (2007); File relating to a Conversation between Henry Reynolds and Peter Sculthorpe to mark Sculthorpe's 80th Birthday at Launceston Grammar School- includes handwritten notes, correspondence (2009); Handwritten notes relating to book launch for Historical Records of Australia: Resumed Series III; Handwritten notes relating to Tasmanian Writers Festival, Shock of the Now weekend - Henry Reynolds participating Chair for panel session Locating Tasmania in the Now with guests Peter Hay, Hamish Maxwell-Stewart and Patsy Cameron (2013); Article written by Henry Reynolds for Inside Story - 'The British Ensign'(2012); Handwritten notes for keynote address for Collaborative Struggle Conference, University of Wollongong, plus conference programme (2012); Typed manuscript of article for The Monthly - 'The Secret River' the play (2013); Typed paper for Towards 2001:Cultural Diversity Seminar, Brisbane (1991); Typed article 'Political Myths'; Handwritten notes for launch of 'Friendly Mission: the Tasmanian Journals and Papers of George Augustus Robinson at the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (2008); Handwritten notes for John West Lecture, Launceston (1989); Handwritten notes for Turning Points Lecture, Tasmanian History Centre, Hobart (2000); Handwritten notes for Frontier Warfare Lecture, UTAS (2013); Publication- Kantri Laif; News for Indigenous Land and Sea Managers across North Australia, Issue 1-includes article from Henry Reynolds (2004); Handwritten address for the Community Relations Forum: Visions for Multicultural Australia, Brisbane (2001); Handwritten speech for launch of Heritage Highway Touring Route Interpretation Strategy (2008); Handwritten introduction for Alison Palmer's book Colonial Genocide, Crawford House (1998); Review of North of Capricorn (2003); Typed address to Aboriginal Peoples, Federalism and Self-Determination Conference, Townsville (1993); Photocopy of handwritten article by Henry Reynolds for the Australian re Professor Geoffrey Blainey (1993)
Typed article re European settlement in Queensland (1992); Transcript (annotated) of talk given by Henry Reynolds for Community Aid Abroad, Subiaco WA (1993); Typed and handwritten articles(x3) for the Independent Monthly (1991-1992); Typed and handwritten conference paper for Challenging Australian History: Discovering New Narratives, National Library of Australia. Includes conference programme (2000); Lecture notes for Acts of Possession and Dispossession at the Colonial and Post Colonial Histories Seminar, La Trobe University (2009); Handwritten article for the Age newspaper (2000); Handwritten address at the National Press Club (2001); Handwritten notes for Gordon Childe Memorial lecture, Blackheath History Forum, NSW (2010); Handwritten notes for address at History of Howard Meeting, National Archives of Australia, Parkes, ACT (2001); Unknown and written article; Handwritten notes for the History Council of South Australia Annual Public Lecture (2008); Typed notes for the Roy Milne Memorial Lecture - an address to the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Townsville Branch (1993); Article about Henry Reynolds in the Sun Herald, August 24 (2008)
Lecture notes on the militarisation of history, Launceston(2014); Notes for talk on Historiography, Friends School, Hobart (2010); Lecture notes for lecture to University of Tasmania honours students (2007); Article for Inside Story- Militarisation Marches On (2015); Article written before Mabo judgement - Terra Nullius Challenged (1980's); Article (possibly for newspaper?) re official apology to indigenous Australians; Notes for lecture given to University of Innsbruck, Austria -Nothing Racist About Equality (1990's); Notes and publicity for book launch John F.Williams 'Deutschland uber Allah", Hobart Book Shop (2016); Notes for lecture to Aboriginal Studies, University of Tasmania -The Frontier in Aboriginal History; Forward for Bill Gammage's book 'The Greatest Estate on Earth: How the Aborigines made Australia'. Allen and Unwin (2011); Introduction to Timothy Bottom's book 'Cairns City of the South Pacific: A History 1770-1995'. Allen and Unwin (2015); Introduction to Nick Clements' book 'The Black War: Fear, Sex and Resistance in Tasmania', UQP (2012); Comment on Noel Pearson's Quarterly Essay 'A Rightful Place Race, recognition and a more complete commonwealth'; Review of the play The Secret River. Text also used as the introduction to published version of Andrew Bovells script for the play (2013); Article for the Hobart Mercury -Tasmanian Education; Notes and publicity for talk to the Australian Government Leadership Network, Hobart - Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians: What not to forget (2015); Article for Hobart Mercury - Tasmania's forgotten statesman: Andrew Inglis Clark; Article for Hobart Mercury - Political Myths; Review of Tom Lawson's book 'The Last Man: A British Genocide in Tasmania" (2014); Article/commentary on the Battery Point Walkway; Article for Hobart Mercury - Which Days Should We Commemorate? (2013); Introduction to Deborah Wilson's book "Different White People", UWA Press (2015); Book review for Dane Kennedy's book "The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia, Harvard University Press (2013); Introduction to "A New History of Launceston" (2015); Notes for panel discussion at the Melbourne Writers Festival - Revising Australian History with Clare Wright and Bruce Pascoe (2016); Transcript of Lecture given in Adelaide re Darwin's visit to Australia in 1836 (2013); Lecture notes for University of the Third Age -Reflection on Tasmanian War (2013); Lecture notes for University of the Third Age - Writing the History of Tasmania (2012); Notes for book tour for 'Forgotten War' (2014)
Photocopy of review article (in Spanish) written by Henry Reynolds for South American journal Estudios Internacionales, number 12, January-Mar 197 plus original journal and original typed article in English
Documentary looking into the racial complexity of North Australia - correspondence, meeting notes, research, grant submisison
Correspondence, published material, research notes relating to Donald Horne's program
File relating to the St Kilda Writers Festival 'Courage and Conviction'- notes, correspondence (2006); File relating to lectures delivered to the University of Western Australia -notes, correspondence, UWA publications (2001); Notes for address for University of Tasmania Graduation Ceremony, Launceston campus - Where were you September 11? (2001); File relating to address for the History of the Launceston General Hospital - notes, correspondence, publicity (2002); File relating to speech for the Reconciliation Convention, Wollongong - notes, correspondence, publications (1999); Notes and programme for United Nations Human Rights Seminar in Hobart - Indigenous Rights (2001); Newspaper clipping of Henry Reynolds' review of Robert Manne's essay in the Australian Quarterly Essay - Denial: The Stolen Generation and the Right, The Age 5th May (2001); Handwritten list of publications and lectures given between 2000-2004.Compiled for the University of Tasmania (2004)
Lionel Murphy Memorial Lecture: 'Murphy, Coe and the Problem of Aboriginal Sovereignty', 1999 (File 34) - Box 7 (MS Acc16.168)
File relating to the Lionel Murphy Memorial Lecture 'Murphy, Coe and the Problem of Aboriginal Sovereignty' - lecture notes, correspondence, responses. File also contains draft of an article (drawn from the lecture) which was submitted for publication in the Indigenous Law Bulletin but was declined
File containing handwritten final drafts with cover notes of a variety of articles for different publications; includes Annales Histoire, Sciences Sociales no. 2, 1998
Notes for launch and publicity for Shayne Breen's book 'Contested Places: Tasmania's Northern Districts from ancient times to 1900', All Booked Up, Launceston; Article on Queensland, unknown provenance or date; Book review for Anna Haebich's 'Broken Circles: Fragmenting Indigenous Families 1800-2000', Fremantle Arts Centre Press (2000); Notes for exhibition opening, plus catalogue - 'Colonial Treasures: Oil Paintings from the Heritage Collections', Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, State Library of Tasmania (2001); Notes for address to the Global Education Conference, Launceston (2009); Lecture on Politics and Miscegenation (2008); Notes for keynote address for the History Teachers' Association of Victoria Annual Conference, Moorabbin plus conference programme, correspondence (2002); Notes for World Education Fellowship Lecture in Hobart and Launceston (2009); Newspaper clipping of Henry Reynolds' article 'Troubled Past still haunts this date', Sunday Tasmanian, January 26 (2014); Journal 'The Daily Planet: Tasmania's Green News' No:64, Dec-March 2001 includes interview with Henry Reynolds (2001); Notes for talk on Reconciliation at the Brisbane Writers Festival (1998); Notes for keynote address at the IPAA National Conference in Hobart, plus conference programme and correspondence (1998)
Notes for address at 2000 Millennial Conference in Hobart. Includes programme (2000); Notes for talk at Word Storm Writers Festival, Darwin. Also included correspondence, schedule, contract (2012); Address given by Henry Reynolds at St David's Cathedral, Hobart to mark the bicentenary of European settlement in Tasmania in 1803. Reynolds was a member of the Bi-Centenary Committee who argued that settlement took place in 1803 at Risdon Cove which was in opposition to the date nominated by the Tasmanian government as the bicentenary of European settlement in 1804, the year Hobart was settled. (2003); Notes for introduction to the James McAuley Memorial lecture given by Robert Manne 'The Left, the Right and the Aborigines', University of Tasmania; Spiral bound transcript of National Library of Australia oral history interview between Henry Reynolds and Bill Gammage plus correspondence with NLA (1999); Book review for Manning Clark's 'A History of Australia' - First publication by Henry Reynolds (1966); File relating to Perth Writers Festival - notes for panel discussions, correspondence, schedule, programme (2004); File relating to Dialogues about Indigenous Histories and Indigenous Futures: Comparative Perspectives from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States, University of British Colombia - includes notes, schedule, correspondence (2005)
Race, Nation, History: A conference in honour of Henry Reynolds, 2008 (File 40) - Box 8 (MS Acc16.168)
Notes for address at 'Race, Nation, History: A conference in honour of Henry Reynolds', National Library of Australia, Canberra. Includes conference program
Transcript: National Library of Australia oral history interview, 2001 (File 44) - Box 9 (MS Acc16.168)
Spiral bound transcript - Includes correspondence with NLA
Notes and background research for conversation between Henry Reynolds and Kate Grenville at Fullers Bookshop (2011); Photocopy of article by Henry Reynolds in Meanjin Quarterly Volume 4, 1972 - Violence, the Aboriginals and the Australian Historian (1972); ANTAR (Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation), Armidale group newsletter, December 2007 includes article about Henry Reynolds (2007); Notes for public lectures re Genocide and Frontier Violence at University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie; Notes for panel discussion and programme for Byron Bay Writers Festival - 'The victors write the history' with Cassandra Pybus, Christopher Kremmer chaired by Mungo McCallum (2006); Notes for address at AAIBS Asia Pacific Conference - Living life forward, understanding life backwards (2006); Article written for the Age 'What ever has been happening in Australia? What is going on down there?' 25 August (2005); Henry Reynolds review of Tiffany Shellam's book 'Shaking hands on the Fringe: Negotiating the Aboriginal World at King George's Sound', UWA Press (2009); Notes on address 'Australia and the lure of war'; Publication- Boundaries of the Past compiled by Brian Attwood with chapter by Henry Reynolds. The History Institute, Victoria (1990); Correspondence with the Poets Union re Fourth Poetry Festival in Balmain (2004); Flyer for launch of the film North of Capricorn by Margaret Anne Smith inspired by the Henry Reynolds' book of the same name; Article written by Henry Reynold's in the late 1970's before the publication of The Other Side of the Frontier in 1981 (1970's); Book review by Henry Reynolds for J.Horner 'Vote Ferguson for Aboriginal Freedom'; W.H.Reece 'Aborigines and Colonists: Aborigines and Colonial Society in New South Wales in the 1830's and 1840's; R.Evans, K.Saunders and K.Cronin 'Exclusion, Exploitation and Extermination: Race relations in Colonial Queensland' (1975); Lecture 'Aborigines and the 1967 Referendum: Thirty Years on' (1997); Lecture given at LaTrobe university - Drawing the Colour Line (2009); Lecture on smallpox in Sydney in 1789
Notes for Public Lecture Series 'Turning Points in South Australian History' includes programme and CD of recording of Henry Reynolds' lecture 'South Australia. Between Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand'
File containing articles written in 1978 and submitted to but not published by Meanjin: includes explanatory letter from editor Jim Davidson
The Roy Milne Memorial Lecture. An address to the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Townsville Branch (1993);Academy of Social Sciences in Australia workshop - The Genocide Effect: New Perspectives on Modern Cultures of Killing -workshop programme and correspondence (2001); Notes for lecture at the Friends School, Hobart - What's wrong with ANZAC (2009);Publication - Australian Book Review No:320, April 2010 - book review by Henry Reynolds for Lisa Ford's book 'Settler Sovereignty: Jurisdiction and Indigenous People in America and Australia'(2010); Notes for article/talk (?) - 3 Stories Sovereignty/Self Determination; Photocopy of article about Henry Reynolds in Endeavour, June 2012; Publication - Australian Humanist No:61, Autumn 2001 - contains article about Henry Reynolds being awarded Australian Humanist of the Year 2000 (2001); Publication - Dissent, Spring 2000 - contains article by Henry Reynolds 'The Public Role of History' (2000); Publication - Australian Heritage, Spring 2009- contains article by Henry Reynolds 'Mackay and the Melanesians'
File containing draft article on the Aboriginal Community in the Bass Strait in 1848; Paper - 'The Wik Debate, Human Rights and Australia's International Obligations; Publication - 'Before the instant of contact: Some evidence from nineteenth century Queensland'; Notes for lecture at James Cook University - Writing the Other Side of the Frontier; Article re the Republic; Article 'Australia's Place in the World'
Drawing The Global Colour Line- notes, reviews, program QLD's Premier Literary awards program (2008); Canberra Times Press Poster (2008); newspaper articles from The Age, Sunday Tasmanian and Examiner (2008); Correspondence with Cambridge University Press ;
Magazines contain articles by or about Henry Reynolds. Mostly articles are originals, some photocopies, faxed copies, some with annotations; Copy of the Monthly Magazine, May 2006 with article re Michael Connor's 'The Invention of Terra Nullius' and Eureka Street, Volume 8, October 1998 that includes article about Henry Reynolds by Peter Cochrane
Includes handwritten notes, drafts, notebook
Terra Nullius and the Assault on Mabo
Article The Judges Judged:Mabo and the Disaffected Historians, 2007 (File 56) - Box 11 (MS Acc16.168)
Legal History, 2007 Vol 11- handwritten and typed notes
Material relating to the desecration of Mabo's grave
Handwritten letter from Henry Reynolds to QC Bryan Keon Cohen, 1995 (File 58) - Box 11 (MS Acc16.168)
Relating to the questioning of pastoral leases that led to the decision on WIK; includes article
Mabo and Australian History
Book launch invitation, notes and correspondence with publisher; printed reviews by Pete Hay, Ian McShane
Book reviews from SMH, The Bulletin and others
File relating to the second edition - includes background notes, correspondence, annotated drafts, coverproofs
Newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence with publisher and Prime Minister's Literary awards shortlist
Colour cover-proofs, handwritten notes, correspondence with publisher relating to manuscripts and marketing schedule; Copy of ABR with article by Matthew Lamb
Reviews and correspondence with publisher and others; copies of handwritten notes
Handwritten and typed introduction to new edition, correspondence with publishers
Reviews, correspondence, proofs, book cover, newspaper clippings
Reviews, publicity schedule; Article 'Creeping ANZACISM' (16 pp)
North Of Capricorn - Brisbane Writers Festival and book launch, 2003 (File 37) - Box 7 (MS Acc16.168)
Correspondence, publicity, itinerary