Guide to the Papers of Mudrooroo Nyoongah

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MS 7600, MS Acc01.036, MS Acc13.042

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Collection Summary

Creator
Nyoongah, Mudrooroo
Title
Papers of Mudrooroo
Date Range
1979 - 2012
Collection Number
MS 7600, MS Acc01.036, MS Acc13.042
Extent
1.90 metres (7 boxes + 2 A3 cartons + 4 folders)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
Special Collections (Manuscripts)

Introduction

Scope and Contents

MS 7600 comprises the typescript and galley proofs of Mudrooroo's second novel Long live Sandawara which was published in 1979 by Quartet Books (3 folders).

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn2947390).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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

Finding Aid Source(s)

Please note: This finding aid may comprise or contain descriptive information provided by donors, researchers and/or volunteers.

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.

Item Descriptions

Class MS 7600. Original Consignment

Typescript and galley proofs of Mudrooroo's second novel Long live Sandawara which was published in 1979 by Quartet Books.

Comprises 3 folders.

Class MS Acc01.036. Consignment Added 2001

Letters, diaries, notebooks, drafts, reviews, cuttings, photographs, videos and cassettes.

Comprises 5 boxes + 2 A3 cartons.

Series. Correspondence

Correspondence file - manuscript fragments, journal articles, newspaper clippings, 1983-1999 (File) - Box 1
Correspondence, unsorted loose printed material, notes, newspaper clippings, 1981-1998 (File) - Box 1

Series. Printed material

Western Australian Premiers's Book Award certificate, published poems as Colin Johnson, notes, manuscript fragments, ephemera, 1985-1993 (File) - Box 1
Poem (Giant Debbil Dingo...) newspaper extract (File) - Box 1
Unsorted loose printed material notes, correspondence, minutes of meeting of AWOLDA (1986), short story "After the War" as Colin Johnson, artwork for publications (Calcutta), 1982-1997 (File) - Box 2
Unsorted bundle of papers from clipboard: includes review of "Reading the Country", newspaper clippings, early manuscript draft of "The Kwinkan"[?], Colin Johnson, photograph of Pinnabethai (NLA image), 1984-1998 (File) - Box 2
Newspaper clipping, journal (Weeldnieuws), ephemera, 1986-1988 (File) - Box 2

Series. Photographs

Envelopes and loose photographs and negatives, black, white and colour. Mostly personal, some with descriptions, 1990s (File) - Box 2

Series. Genealogical Research

Newspaper clippings, genealogical research, printed material, 1996-2000s (File) - Box 2

Series. Notebooks

Notebook (contains correspondence), 1964-1968 (File) - Box 3
Diary, 1987 (File) - Box 3
Notebook (Minute Book - contains correspondence), 1981-1989 (File) - Box 3
Diary, 1989 (File) - Box 3
Journal/notebook, 1990-2000 (File) - Box 3
Diary, 1990 (File) - Box 4
Notebook, 1996-2000 (File) - Box 4

Series. Manuscript

Draft of script, printed material, 1988-200 (File) - Box 4
Manuscript draft/notebook [?] Wildcat Dreaming (Spirax exercise book), 1991-1999 (File) - Box 4
Manuscript draft, Maban, foolscap notepad (File) - Box 4
Manuscript draft, Death at Home [?], foolscap notepad (File) - Box 4
Poems (drafts), 1995 (File) - Box 5
Manuscript of "Underground", correspondence of from Harper Collins, 1998 (File) - Box 5
Manuscript of "Weimarer Schwarze "" (draft), 1996 (File) - Box 5
Drafts of poems, Western Australian Premier's Book Award Certificate "The Garden of Gethsemane" printed, 1992-1994 (File) - Box 5
Poems , Monologues (Boxes)drafts, printed material, 1993 (File) - Box 5
The Kwinkan (draft) (File) - Box 5
"Master of the Ghost Dreaming II: The Undying" (Draft), 1997 (File) - Box 6
"Master of the Ghost Dreaming III: Underground" (Draft) (Finished December 1997), 1997 (File) - Box 6
"Master of the Ghost Dreaming III: Underground" (first draft), 1998 (File) - Box 6
"Master of the Ghost Dreaming III: Underground" (first draft) (annotations on front cover), 1998 (File) - Box 6
"Master of the Ghost Dreaming..." (version not known) (annotated), 1997-998 (File) - Box 7
"Master of the Ghost Dreaming II: The Undying" (annotated), 1998 (File) - Box 7
"Master of the Ghost Dreaming" bound script versions (Third draft), 1991 (File) - Box 7
"An Australian Psycho" (annotated version), 2000 (File) - Box 7
"The Promised Land" (first full draft), 1998 (File) - Box 8
"The Promised Land: Master of the Ghost Dreaming Book IV", last revised version, 1998 (File) - Box 8
"The Survivalist", first complete draft, 1999 (File) - Box 8
"Us Mob", (two copies), publisher's comments, correspondence Harper Collins, 1997 (File) - Box 8
Unsorted printed and manuscript material from expanding file: includes handwritten notes, poems, 3" floppy discs, 1973-1997 (File) - Box 9
"Time Out", Prologue, Chapter 1, first draft (File) - Box 9
"Time Out", Chapter two, first Draft (File) - Box 9
"Time Out", Chapter three, first draft (File) - Box 9
"Time Out", Chapter four, first draft (File) - Box 9
"Time Out", Chapter five, first draft (File) - Box 10
"Time Out", Chapter six, first draft (File) - Box 10
"Time Out", Chapter eight, first draft (File) - Box 10
"Time Out", Chapter nine, first draft (File) - Box 10
"Time Out", Chapter ten, first draft (File) - Box 11
Notebook, manuscript fragments, correspondence, 1970s (File) - Box 11
Manuscript fragements (File) - Box 11
manuscript fragments, notebook, notes on meditation camp, 1970s (File) - Box 12

Series. Report

Report of Proceedings of the Second Aboriginal Writers' Conference, (by Colin Johnson), 1983 (File) - Box 4

Series. Script

Bran Nue Dae by Jimmy Chi (File) - Box 5

Series. Manuscript/Grant Application

"A Forest Dreaming", (draft), personal papers, Script development assistance grant application "Dr Wooreddy's Prescription for the Ending of the World", 1989 (File) - Box 5

Series. Monograph/Journal

Studies in Commonwealth Literature (eds Breitinger and Sander), 1983 (File) - Box 12
Westerly number 1, March 1985, 1985 (File) - Box 12
Westerly number 3, September 1986, 1986 (File) - Box 12
Long Water (eds Beier and Johnson), 1988 (File) - Box 12
Long Water (eds Beier and Johnson), 1988 (File) - Box 12
New Theatre, no 9, March-April 1989, 1989 (File) - Box 12
H274 Aboriginal Culture, Course Reader, Murdoch University, c1989 (File) - Box 12
"Flug in die Traumzeit" Mudrooroo, 1991 (File) - Box 12
"Le Maitre du Reve-Fantome", Mudrooroo, 1991 (File) - Box 12
World Literature Today, Spring 1992, 1992 (File) - Box 13
Island, Winter 1993, 1993 (File) - Box 13

Series. VHS Video

Item 76. Unlabelled (Item NLA.MS-SAV012167) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-025

Physical Facet

Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Item 77. "The Book Show" interview "Muddy" (Item NLA.MS-SAV012168) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-025

Dimensions

E180

Physical Facet

Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Item 78. HSC English: Aboriginal Experience (Item NLA.MS-SAV012169) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-025

Open training and Education Network

Dimensions

Scotch E90

Physical Facet

Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Item 79. Colin Johnson ABC Interview (Item NLA.MS-SAV012170) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-025

Dimensions

E180

Physical Facet

Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Item 80. The Book Show Episode 9/89, 1989(?) (Item NLA.MS-SAV012171) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-025

SBS

Physical Facet

Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Item 81. Metropolis No 30 French TY "Les Maitres du temps Magique" 1995, 1995 (Item NLA.MS-SAV012172) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-025

Dimensions

Sony E30

Physical Facet

Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Item 82. Mudrooroo inteviewed by Nici Sauer and Caroline Schleker, Eaclus/Asnel Conference, Tubingen, Germany, April 6-11, 1999., April 6-11 1999 (Item NLA.MS-SAV012173) - Shelf-Tall OH1-19-025

Dimensions

E30

Physical Facet

Consumer formats - VHS, S-VHS etc

Series. Audio cassette

Item 83. Subject Code EN262. Cassette No 1. Student No 81 (Item NLA.MS-SAV012162) - Cassette-Box 671

School of External Studies and Continuing Education, University of Queensland.

Dimensions

Maxell LN90

Physical Facet

Compact cassette tape

Item 84 Colin Johnson talking to Maragert Dunkle (Item NLA.MS-SAV012163) - Cassette-Box 671

Peter Skipper 15-20 minutes.

Physical Facet

Compact cassette tape

Item 85. Mudrooroo VPRO Radio 5, Radio Netherlands, World Service, 9/5/1995, April 1995, 23/3/1995 (Item NLA.MS-SAV012164) - Cassette-Box 671

Amsterdam .FM Local radio March 23, 1995

Dimensions

Sony HF 90

Physical Facet

Compact cassette tape

Item 86A Wild Cat Falling, read by David Ngoombujarra, Harper Collins, 1965, 1994 (Item NLA.MS-SAV012165) - Cassette-Box 671

More information in casing

Dimensions

Harper Collins

Physical Facet

Compact cassette tape

Item 86B Wild Cat Falling, read by David Ngoombujarra, Harper Collins, 1965, 1994 (Item NLA.MS-SAV012166) - Cassette-Box 671

More information in casing

Dimensions

Harper Collins

Physical Facet

Compact cassette tape

Series. Floppy disc - 3"

Man novel, Man who wasn't there 1990 version, 1990 (Item NLA.MS-DM001227) - Digital-Carriers-Box 23

Dimensions

HMC

Physical Facet

3.5 inch floppy disk

A B Studie, Letter for 1993 Conferences, short critiques, 1993 (Item NLA.MS-DM001228) - Digital-Carriers-Box 23

More info on disc

Dimensions

3M DS, DD 800KB

Physical Facet

3.5 inch floppy disk

Man, Wildcat, Dreaming + Kwinkan? (Item NLA.MS-DM001229) - Digital-Carriers-Box 23

More info on disc

Dimensions

HMC

Physical Facet

3.5 inch floppy disk

Tuchiar W.P.F, Tuchior 1 W.P.F., Bagan [?], W.P.F., Play & poems (Item NLA.MS-DM001230) - Digital-Carriers-Box 23

More info on disc

Dimensions

Nashua MF-2DD

Physical Facet

3.5 inch floppy disk

Item 87. ABART Issues. Sam. Bibliogr. Issues 1. Black Jan Joyce Kevin. Ed Keori Lynette. Film play poems press. Hawaii Ruby, 1987 - 2000 (Item NLA.MS-DM003778) - Digital-Carriers-Box 68

These disks are important in that they contain much of my correspondance from 1989. The earlier material uses and Enable programme which leaves formatting and printing instructions through the document. The others were typed using NOTA BENE (ASCII) which produes a less cluttered text. It seems all can be brought up using Word 97.

Dimensions

Nashua MF 2DD

Physical Facet

3.5 inch floppy disk

Item 88. Disc 2. Contains letters, Poems notes on entries to David. Uniaden(?) Award dates end of 80s into 1990s, 1987 - 2000 (Item NLA.MS-DM003779) - Digital-Carriers-Box 68

These disks are important in that they contain much of my correspondance from 1989. The earlier material uses and Enable programme which leaves formatting and printing instructions through the document. The others were typed using NOTA BENE (ASCII) which produes a less cluttered text. It seems all can be brought up using Word 97.

Physical Facet

3.5 inch floppy disk

Item 89. Mutingga (Version). Letters and peoms from Qld. In Enable Format. Can be brought up with Word 97. 1988 to early 90s, 1988 to early 90's (Item NLA.MS-DM003780) - Digital-Carriers-Box 68

These disks are important in that they contain much of my correspondance from 1989. The earlier material uses and Enable programme which leaves formatting and printing instructions through the document. The others were typed using NOTA BENE (ASCII) which produes a less cluttered text. It seems all can be brought up using Word 97.

Dimensions

Nashua MF 2DD

Physical Facet

3.5 inch floppy disk

Item 90. Letters, itinerary, biography, etc. (Item NLA.MS-DM003781) - Digital-Carriers-Box 68

These disks are important in that they contain much of my correspondance from 1989. The earlier material uses and Enable programme which leaves formatting and printing instructions through the document. The others were typed using NOTA BENE (ASCII) which produes a less cluttered text. It seems all can be brought up using Word 97.

Dimensions

Nashua MF 2DD

Physical Facet

3.5 inch floppy disk

Item 91. Letters, lectures etc from early 90s. Disk 4, Early 1990s (Item NLA.MS-DM003782) - Digital-Carriers-Box 68

These disks are important in that they contain much of my correspondance from 1989. The earlier material uses and Enable programme which leaves formatting and printing instructions through the document. The others were typed using NOTA BENE (ASCII) which produes a less cluttered text. It seems all can be brought up using Word 97.

Physical Facet

(7 ms boxes + 2 A3 cartons + 3 folders + 12 sound/av carriers + 9 digital carriers)

Class MS Acc13.042. Consignment Added 2013

Journals predominantly written while the author was in self-imposed exile in Nepal, titled the "Asian Journals"; photographs; manuscript drafts including multiple versions of Nyoongah's biography.

Comprises 2 boxes.


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