Guide to the Papers of A. Norman Jeffares

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MS 4876

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Collection Summary

Creator
A. Norman Jeffares
Title
Papers of A. Norman Jeffares
Date Range
c. 1937-1973
Collection Number
MS 4876
Extent
11.52 metres (64 archive boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn2943325) for the access conditions.

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 A. Norman Jeffares, National Library of Australia, MS 4876, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Item Descriptions

Series 1. Personal papers

TSS for Scholars' Library edition of Yeats's Poems. (File 1) - Box 1

MS TS for Commentary of Yeats's Collected Poems (Macmillan Standford University Press.) (File 2-3) - Box 1

Correspondence with Cassells (re. Encyclopaedia); Oliver Boyd; reports on TSS; letters from Robert Gittings, Robert Greacen etc. (File 4) - Box 2

TS material for Edward Arnold book on Yeats, for Scholars' Library, selection of Yeats. (File 5) - Box 2

TS for Commentary on Yeats's Collected Poems. (File 6) - Box 2

TS for Commentary on Yeats's Collected Poems. (File 7) - Box 3

Material (proofs corrected in book style) for Folio Press Edition (24 vols.) of Restoration Drama. (File 8-14) - Box 4-5

Publishing project; lectures articles in TS (File 15) - Box 4-5

Oliver Boyd flimsies, 1961 (File 16) - Box 6

Letters, TSS, xeroxes etc. for Scott's Mind and Art. (File 17) - Box 6

Arrangements for ACLALS Conference, Brisbane, 1968. Letters, H.O. White and N. Williams. (File 18) - Box 6

TSS of articles; papers for Longmans Anthology; MS TS of Yeats (Edward Arnold); MS TS for Goldsmith Selection (Macmillan). (File 19) - Box 7

Assessment of York Ph.D. programme; TSS of Dunning Lecture. (File 20) - Box 7

Australian Broadcasting scripts; lectures; projects for Hamish Hamilton; Pergamon; Collins; The Observer. (File 21) - Box 7

Oliver Boyd, planning for Fountainwell Drama Texts. Writers Critics. (File 22) - Box 8

Oliver Boyd. Correspondence re. Writers Critics, 1965 (File 23) - Box 8

Oliver Boyd. Correspondence re. Writers Critics, 1966 (File 24) - Box 8

(Margharita Laski, G F Cross etc.)

Correspondence with Clarendon Press Oxford re. New Oxford English Series including letters from Edmund Blunden, F. Kermode etc. (File 25) - Box 9

MS, TS, letters re. Swift in Macmillans Modern Judgments Series. (File 26) - Box 9

MS, TS, correspondence for Commentary and edition of She Steeps to Conquer. (File 27) - Box 9

Oxford University Press. Edition of Whitman MS TSS. (File 28) - Box 10

Some correspondence, MS, TSS of edition of Congreve, Love for Love, for Macmillans. (File 29) - Box 10

Letters from Oliver Boyd 1958-1961 re. Writers Critics. (File 30) - Box 10

Xeroxes of various copies of 1st, 2nd, 3rd editions of The Recruiting Officer. (File 31) - Box 11

Miscellaneous papers, articles, reviews, introductions. (File 32) - Box 11

MSS, TSS of two articles (1 introduction for Sun Books, Melbourne) on Henry Handel Richardson. (File 33) - Box 11

MS, TS of George Moore for Writers Their Work series. (File 34) - Box 12

Correspondence (including letters from T.S. Eliot), Oliver Boyd, re. Writers Critics. (File 35) - Box 12

Correspondence, MS, TS for Macmillans, Selected Plays, Selected Prose and Selected Criticism of Yeats. (File 36) - Box 12

Correspondence with G.F. Cross and contributors to In Excited Reverie (Macmillans). Including letters from Conor Cruise O'Brien, Mrs Lennox Robinson etc. (File 37-39) - Box 13

Correspondence with contributors and Clarendon Press Oxford, re. New Oxford English Series. (File 40) - Box 14

TSS and offprints of articles. (File 41) - Box 14

TSS and offprints of various articles. (File 42) - Box 14

Correspondence re. dating of The Beaux Stratagem; proofs etc. of The Recruiting Officer. (File 43) - Box 15

TSS and offprints of various articles. (File 44) - Box 15

Papers relating to formation of the Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, first conference at Leeds 1964, and subsequent international meeting. (File 45) - Box 15

Letters to St James's Press, Contemporary Review, O.U.P., Routledge Kegan Paul, Oliver Boyd. (File 46) - Box 16

Letters, MSS, TSS for edition of Congreve, Incognito The Way of the World, Edward Arnold. (File 47) - Box 16

Offprints, copies, TSS of articles etc. (File 48) - Box 16

MS, TSS, letters, re-copies of The Recruiting Officer for Fountainwell series. (File 49) - Box 17

MS, TSS, letters re. The Beaux Stratagem for Fountainwell series (File 50) - Box 17

MS, TSS, letters, articles and reviews for Yorkshire Post, British Book News. (File 51) - Box 17

Letters re. forming of International Association for the Study of Anglo Irish Literature, correspondence re. first conference in Dublin, 1970 (File 52) - Box 18

Oliver Boyd, letters, 1962-1964 (File 53) - Box 18

Proofs, TSS, MS for edition of Whitman for Oxford University Press. (File 54) - Box 18

Correspondence with Mark Longman; correspondence with various Russian authors. (File 55) - Box 19

MSS, TSS, letters re. reviews, reports, articles, lectures etc. (File 56) - Box 19

MSS, TSS of reviews, reports for publishers, lectures, pamphlets etc. (File 57) - Box 19

Letters, material for printers for Fair Liberty was all his Cry. (Macmillan). (File 58) - Box 20

Sheridan, School for Scandal, (xerox of Crewe MSS etc.); MS, TS, letters etc. (Macmillan). (File 59) - Box 20

Sheridan, The Rivals, MS, TS, letters (Macmillan). (File 60) - Box 20

TS, MSS, public lecture California and other lectures, articles reviews. Letters from Edmund Blunden, C.M. Bowra, Dan Davin, Randolph Stow, D.J. Enright, Cleanth Brooks, Brendan Kennelly etc. (File 61) - Box 21

Letters from various authors; correspondence with Macmillans, Oliver Boyd etc. (File 62) - Box 21

TSS, MSS of various reviews, articles, lectures. (File 63) - Box 21

Correspondence with Macmillans on various subjects. (File 64) - Box 22

Correspondence with Routledge Kegan Paul re. Yeats in Profiles Series. (File 65) - Box 22

Various publishing projects; 2 notebooks of Yeats research. (File 66) - Box 22

TS of articles for encyclopaedias, reviews, articles etc. (File 67) - Box 23

TSS various essays and articles. (File 68) - Box 23

Oliver Boyd correspondence re. drama texts and Writers and Critics. (File 69) - Box 23

MS, TSS proofs Macmillan Stanford University Press re. The Circus Animals. (File 70) - Box 24

Drafts for Cross Dunlop Bibliography of Yeats and foreword. (File 71) - Box 24

Lecture tours Africa, Canada, U.S. Letters from Cleanth Brooks, Norman McKenzie, Bruce King, Bryn Davies, Edmund Blunden, Edmund Wilson, Allen Tate, Pamela Hansford Johnson, H.R. Trevor Roper, Dame Helen Gardner. (File 72) - Box 24

TSS and notes for Profiles in Literature series, Yeats. (File 73) - Box 25

Letters from Richard Ellmann, D.J. Enright, Peter Redgrove, Marcus Cunliffe, Sybil Le Brocquy, Lord Evans, G. Wilson Knight, Brendan Kennelly, Lord Murray, Owen Shelay Skeffington, Patrick Rafroidi, Bryn Davies, Barry Argyle, Arthur Drayton, Dan Davin, Bruce King, Mario Rossi, James Sutherland, G. Sandford-Morgan, R. Langbaum, J.I.M. Stewart, Professor J.J. Auchmuty, Wilson Harris, Quentin Bell, R. Heuston, James Kinsley. (File 74) - Box 25

Details re. lecture tours, correspondence etc. USSR, France, Belgium, Ghana. (File 75) - Box 25

Correspondence in connection with editing Irish Novels for Irish University Press. (File 76) - Box 26

Xeroxes of The Recruiting Officer, various editions. (File 77) - Box 26

Essays, lecture notes, TSS etc. Royal Society of Literature lecture on Anglo Irish temper. Article on Maturin. (File 78) - Box 26

Material on Maria Edgeworth for introductions and articles etc. (File 79) - Box 27

Various papers for Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. (File 80) - Box 27

Letters (two from Mrs W.B. Yeats, H.O. White etc) MSS, TSS etc. (File 81) - Box 27

Oliver Boyd letters and flimsies, material for The Recruiting Officer. (File 82) - Box 28

TS material for edition of The Double Dealer (File 83) - Box 28

(Congreve)

TSS and proofs for Fountainwell Series, The Recruiting Officer. (File 84) - Box 28

TSS and xeroxes for edition of The Double Dealer. (File 85) - Box 29

Private correspondence. Material for Swift in Modern Judgment Series. (File 86) - Box 29

Letters, proofs, xeroxes for The Recruiting Officer. (File 87) - Box 29

Oliver Boyd flimsies, correspondence, letters., 1961-1965 (File 88) - Box 30

Final TSS of Commentary on Poems of Yeats. (File 89-90) - Box 30

TS for edition of The Double Dealer. (File 91) - Box 31

Letters (1961-1969), Sir Paul Gore Booth, Lord Morris, T.R. Henn, Geoffrey Dutton, H. Hausermann, Gordon Haight, Alex Anikst, Kendrick Smithyman, Brendan Kennelly, Michael Millgate. (File 92) - Box 31

TS and MS of Commentary on Yeats's Plays. (File 93) - Box 31

Letters from Pryce Jones, Rayner Hoffenstall, Peter Ure, Tony Tanner, Bernard Bergonzi, T.G. Rosenthal, Lady Bridget Parsons, Ulick O'Connor, F.T. Prince, David Daiches, Elizabeth Jennings, Geoffrey Hill, John Wain, K.W. Gransden, Asa Briggs, Christine Brooke-Rose, Frank Kermode, Randolph Quirk, Peter Green, Ian Scott-Kilvert, J.L. Synge, Randolph Stow, Lionel Trilling, Angus Wilson, Allen Tate. (File 94) - Box 32

TSS, proofs, letters, Scott's Mind and Art. (File 95) - Box 32

Various letters; School of Irish Studies, Irish University Press, Macmillans, Routledge Kegan Paul, Oliver Boyd, various individuals. (File 96) - Box 32

MSS of articles, reviews etc. (File 97) - Box 33

Correspondence with Longmans (Australia) re. Anthology. Various MSS, TSE. (File 98) - Box 33

TSS, MSS of Australian Broadcasting scripts, lectures, reviews. (File 99) - Box 33

Letters, miscellaneous papers, draft of public lectures. (File 100) - Box 34

TSS for proposed anthology for Australia and various letters, Kennelly, Webb, etc. (File 101) - Box 34

Material for Summer Schools, publishers' letters etc. (File 102) - Box 34

Material and notes for lectures. (File 103) - Box 35

Australian broadcast scripts and Yeats (unpublished) material. (File 104) - Box 35

TSS, MSS of George Moore article, Sheridan, various articles and lectures. (File 105) - Box 35

Various tours, U.S., Canada, Belgium, 1970 and 1971. (File 106) - Box 36

Various xeroxes and complex textual notes for edition of The Recruiting Officer. (File 107) - Box 36

Oliver Boyd flimsies, 1961 (File 108) - Box 36

Proofs, TSS, xeroxes etc of the Folio Society, Restoration Drama. (File 109-115) - Box 37-38

Correspondence with the Folio Society re. Restoration Drama. (File 116-117) - Box 39

TSS of Folio Society edition of Restoration Drama. (File 118-121) - Box 40

Lectures and broadcasts in Australia, India and Africa, 1953-1960 (File 122) - Box 41

Old school English essays.

TS of novel, Australian broadcast scripts, TS lecture notes. (File 123) - Box 41

Letters, Maud Gonne, MacBride, Mrs W.B. Yeats and others. Two poems by John Montague, Mary Lavin, Allen Tate, Quentin Bell etc. (File 124) - Box 42

Australian radio scripts, reviews, articles etc. (File 125) - Box 42

Material for life of R.R. Torrens (Premiers of South Australia), and TS of monograph on him. (File 126) - Box 42

Letters to speakers, and general administration of Yeats International Summer School, Sligo, 1969, 1970 and 1971. Also details re. 1960, 1965 and 1973. (File 127-128) - Box 43

TSS of novel and various articles in TS. (File 129) - Box 43

Notes for and TS of British Academy lecture on Gogarty; notes on Yeats material, various TSS. (File 130) - Box 44

TSS of article on 'hanging women' in Greek tragedy. TSS of Cowper in New Oxford Lnglish Series. TS material on Goldsmith. (File 131) - Box 44

Notes for article on History of Australian Universities. (a chapter of The Humanities in Australia.) (File 132) - Box 44

TSS of articles, reviews, lectures. (File 133) - Box 45

Letters. MS by Angus Wilson. TS of Yeats's poem 'What then?' from which this was first printed in The Erasmian, 1937. Letters from Mrs W.B. Yeats (George Yeats), W. Price Turner, John Masefield, Pamela Hansford Johnson, Peter Redgrove, (signed TSS). TSS by Lennox Robinson. (File 134) - Box 45

Series 2. Papers relating to A review of English Literature

Correspondence with Longmans Green. (File 1) - Box 46

British Council correspondence, 1957-1961 (File 2) - Box 46

(missing)

British Council correspondence, 1962-1968 (File 3) - Box 46

Correspondence with contributors and potential contributors. (File 4) - Box 47

Abercrombie - Ayrton (99 letters). (File 4) - Box 47

Correspondence with contributors and potential contributors. (File 5) - Box 47

Bachrach - Byrne (469 letters). (File 5) - Box 47

Cameron - Curry (302 letters) (File 6) - Box 47

(missing)

Daiches - Dworkin (249 letters). (File 7) - Box 48

Eagle - Ezekial (69 letters) and Faber - Furlong (171 letters). (File 8) - Box 48

Gabriel - Guthrie (230 letters). (File 9) - Box 48

Harrison - Hyde (308 letters). (File 10) - Box 49

Isles - Jupiter (117 letters) and Kabraji - Kwapong (175 letters). (File 11) - Box 49

Laird - Lysis (161 letters). (File 12) - Box 49

Maccoly - Murty (205 letters). (File 13) - Box 50

Nagarajan - Nye (51 letters). (File 14) - Box 50

Padmanaba - Pyle (227 letters). (File 15) - Box 50

Rackstraw - Ryan (174 letters). (File 16) - Box 51

Sabapathy - Schrickx (87 letters). (File 17) - Box 51

Taborski - Tuttleton (171 letters), Yeats - Zanter (35 letters), Ullman - Viner (44 letters), and MSS and TS editorials. (File 18) - Box 51

Wadia - Wright (328 letters). (File 19) - Box 52

Miscellaneous material. Proofs of poems. Notes on contributors and Reviews. (File 20) - Box 52

Addresses of subscribers to Arel, Ariel and Iasail. (File 21) - Box 52

Series 3. Papers relating to Ariel

Editorial correspondence (File 1) - Box 53

Advertisements; Appeals for Funds; Book Development Council; Ariel Back numbers; Arts Council; British Council; Contributers Accepted; Contributors - Negative; Exchange and Free Copies; Demise of ARIEL; Labels; Irish; Footnotes; Publishers and University Press; Longmans; Lists of Circulars; McGregor Magazine Agency; Michaelson - Franklin Square. Estimates etc.

Editor's Correspondence (File 2) - Box 53

Notes about Contributors; Poetry; Permissions; Potential Buyers; Potential Authors; Potential Subscribers; Potential Critics; Wordsworth; Problems; Printers' Estimates; Publicity; Readers' Reports; Rejections; Review Copies; Times Literary Supplement

Letters to Contributors and Potential Contributors with replies. (File 3) - Box 53

Letters from Editor to contributors. Replies, galley proofs and Authors' MSS: (File 4-15) - Box 53

Vol. I. No. 1., 1970 (File 4) - Box 54

Vol. I. No. 2., 1970 (File 5) - Box 54

Vol. I. No. 3., 1970 (File 6) - Box 54

Vol. I. No. 4., 1970 (File 7) - Box 55

Vol. II. No. 1., 1971 (File 8) - Box 55

Vol. II. No. 2., 1971 (File 9) - Box 55

Vol. II. No. 3., 1971 (File 10) - Box 56

Vol. II. No. 4., 1971 (File 11) - Box 56

Vol. III. No. 1., 1972 (File 12) - Box 56

Vol. III. No. 2., 1972 (File 13) - Box 57

Vol. III. No. 3., 1972 (File 14) - Box 57

Vol. III. No. 4., 1972 (File 15) - Box 57

Correspondence on poems. Letters discussing project with University of Calgary, with initial estimates. (File 16) - Box 58

Subscription forms giving addresses of subscribers etc. (File 17-18) - Box 58

Subscriptions via Agencies. (File 19) - Box 59

General correspondence and orders, 1969/1970 (File 20-21) - Box 59

Subscription agency correspondence. (File 22) - Box 60

General correspondence re. subscriptions, 1971 (File 23) - Box 60

Notes for contributors - printed. (File 24) - Box 60

Invoices, 1972/1973 (File 24) - Box 60

Contributor's agreements - signed. (File 25) - Box 61

Invoices., 1971 (File 25) - Box 61

Subscriptions and general correspondence, 1972/1973 (File 26) - Box 61

Subscription Agencies. Miscellaneous. (File 27) - Box 61

Accounts and papers for Auditor., 1970/1971 (File 28) - Box 62

Advertisements., 1972 (File 28) - Box 62

Advertisements., 1970/1971 (File 29) - Box 62

Accounts., 1972/1973 (File 29) - Box 62

Accounts., 1971/1972 (File 30) - Box 62

Editorial correspondence with contributors. (File 31) - Box 63

Correspondence with Subscription Agencies A-D. (File 32) - Box 63

Correspondence with Subscription Agencies E-Z. (File 33) - Box 63

Editorial correspondence. (File 34) - Box 64

Automatic Renewals, 1969/1970 (File 35) - Box 64


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