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MS 9548

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Collection Summary

Creator
Henry Reynolds
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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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.

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).

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

Series 9. Aboriginal sovereignty (1996), 1996

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.

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

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

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.

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

Series 11. Articles and other writings, 1971-97

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

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

Series 12. Film projects, 1985-92

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.

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 (File 1-2) - Box 28 (MS 9548)
Copy of screenplay script for 'The journal of John Morgan' by John Dingwall, 1985 (File 3) - Box 28 (MS 9548)
Correspondence and script for a feature film 'The other side of the frontier', 1990-92 (File 4) - Box 28 (MS 9548)
Correspondence concerning 'The journal of John Morgan', 'The other side of the frontier' and 'Dream child', 1985-90 (File 5-6) - Box 28, 29 (MS 9548)

Series 13. Subject files, 1977-92

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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)

Class MS Acc09.191. Consignment added 2009

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).


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