Guide to the Papers of Walter Stone


MS 9093

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Collection Summary

Walter Stone
Papers of Walter Stone
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 9093
0.7 metres (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
National Library of Australia


Conditions Governing Access

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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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Walter Stone, National Library of Australia, MS 9093, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Item Descriptions

Miscellany, volumes 1-6 (indexed): 'Books and writing, mainly Australian, 1916-81' (vols 1-2). Includes autographs of Australian literary figures including Will Ogilvie, Vance Palmer, Dorothea Mackellar, and C.J. Dennis (Item 1-2) - Box 1

Miscellany, volumes 1-6 (indexed): 'Cuttings, ephemera and letters, mainly on Australian literary matters, together with some photographs, 1935-79' (vol. 3) (Item 3) - Box 1

'Australian writers, books and publishing, 1947-81' (vol. 4). Includes letters of Kylie Tennant and James A. Meagher (Item 4) - Box 2

'1925-77 being mainly Australian 1973-77 exhibition catalogues' (vol. 5). Includes a broadcast by Stone entitled 'The good old days' (Item 5) - Box 2

'Book collecting and book publishing, exhibition and other catalogues, 1975-77' (vol. 6) (Item 6) - Box 2

'Australian literary miscellany, c.1953-62' (indexed). Includes ABC scripts, a set of Commonwealth Literary Fund lectures by P.R. Stephensen, background papers for a residential school on Australian Folk Music and other items (Item 7) - Box 3

'Australiana cuttings', 1824, 1855, 1931, 1937-38 (Item 8) - Box 3

Archer Russell scrapbooks: 'Australian literature and literati', 1912-71. Scrapbook of cuttings, mainly 1930s and 1940s, with some additions by Stone (Item 9-10) - Box 3

Archer Russell scrapbooks: 'Banjo Paterson'. Archer Russell's scrapbook of cuttings, 1933-58 with Stone's drafts of talks and other items, 1953-78 (Item 11) - Box 3

'Australia: the land and its history', 1929-40 (vol. 1) (Item 12) - Box 4

'Australia: the land and its history', vols 2-3, 1930-56. Contains loose cuttings and notes from volume 1 (Item 13-14) - Box 5