Guide to the Papers of Dorothy Green


MS 5678

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Green, Dorothy
Papers of Dorothy Green
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 5678
16.74 metres (88 archive boxes + 1 medium elephant folio)
Language of Materials
Special Collections (Manuscripts)
This finding aid was revised and published with the assistance of the Ray Mathew and Eva Kollsman Trust.


Scope and Contents

The collection includes material relating to Green's career as a journalist; as co-principal of Presbyterian Girl's College in Warwick, Queensland; and as a lecturer in Australian, English and American literature in Monash University, the Australian National University and the Australian Defence Force Academy. There is also material pertaining to Green's diverse interests and research, as well as personal, financial and family papers.

Conditions Governing Access

Access conditions may apply to this collection, please refer to the collection's catalogue record for further information (

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Dorothy Green, National Library of Australia, MS 5678, [series and/or file number]'.


Some papers were given by Dorothy Green to the Library in various consignments between 1981 and 1990. The bulk of the material (80 boxes, one carton and one folio) was purchased by the Library from Dorothy Green's children following her death in 1991.

The National Library holds the papers of Green's husband, H.M. Green (MS 3925).

Separated Materials

Other papers of Dorothy Green are held in the Australian Defence Force Academy Library, Canberra.

Biographical Note

Dorothy Auchterlonie was born in County Durham, England, in 1915 and educated in England and at the University of Sydney. In 1944 she married H.M. Green, the University Librarian at the University of Sydney. She worked as a reader, journalist and news editor with the News Service of the ABC (1942-49) and was co-principal of the Presbyterian Girls' College in Warwick, Queensland (1955-60). She was a lecturer in Australian, English and American literature at Monash University (1961-63), the Australian National University (1964-72) and the Australian Defence Force Academy (1979-87).

Green's publications included The music of love: critical essays on literature and life (1984), Ulysses bound: a study of Henry Handel Richardson and her fiction (1986) and Descent of spirit: writing of E.L. Grant Watson (1990). She also produced a revised edition of her husband's A History of Australian literature (1984-85).

Green died in 1991.

Item Descriptions

Series 1. Correspondence, 1943-90

Some of the letters appear to have been kept in separate groups. To keep this original order, the correspondence has been arranged into five subseries.

The major correspondents include Diana Baillieu, Barbara Barnes, Martin Boyd, Alec Bolton, Jenny Bosse, Jennifer and Geoff Campbell, Janet Carden, Clem Christesen, Betty Combie, R.D. FitzGerald, A.D. Hope, Margaret Lewis, James McAuley, Joy MacMillan, Greg and Ruth Paris, Elizabeth Perkins, Christina Stead, Kylie Tennant and Judith Wright.

The business correspondence contains letters from publishers as well as other writers. They include Allen and Unwin, Angus and Robertson, ANU Press and Quadrant. Some of the correspondents are George Munster, Brian Chugg, Sara Dowse, Gwen Harwood, Barry Roberts and Elizabeth Webby.

Subseries 1_1. Correspondence in alphabetical order according to the name of correspondent

Photocopies of letters to A.D. Hope (copied from the A.D. Hope Papers, MS 5836) (File 1)
Letters to Judith Wright (File 2)
Personal letters from Diana Baillieu, 1966-89 (File 3)
Personal letters from Barbara Barnes, 1978-89 (File 4)
Personal letters from Alec Bolton, 1977-83 (File 5)
Personal letters from Jenny Bosse, 1981-91 (File 6)
Personal letters from Jennifer and Geoff Campbell, 1974 (File 7)
Personal letters from Janet Carden, 1970-83 (File 8_9)
Personal letters from Clem and Nina Christesen, 1955-90 (File 10_19)
Personal letters from Elspeth (Elsie) Christiansen, 1970 (File 20)
Personal letters from Brian Chugg, 1984-87 (File 21)
Personal letters from Betty Crombie, 1957-87 (File 22_30)
Personal letters from Joan and Cathy Carey, 1987-88 (File 31)
Personal letters from Sara Dowse, 1990 (File 32)
Personal letters from Gwen Harwood, 1990 (File 33)
Personal letters from Margaret G. Lewis, 1964-88 (File 34_43)
Personal letters from Joy McMillan,, 1976-83 (File 44)
Personal letters from Ruth Paris, 1962-70 (File 45)
Personal letters from Elizabeth Perkins, 1964-90 (File 1946_52)
Personal letters from Barry Roberts, 1990 (File 53)
Personal letters from Christina Stead, 1979-80 (File 54)
Personal letters from Christina Webby, 1990 (File 55)
Correspondence alphabetically arranged: A-D, 1943-88 (File 56_59)
Correspondence alphabetically arranged: E-P, 1963-88 (File 60_68)
Correspondence alphabetically arranged: R-W, 1953-88 (File 69_73)

Subseries 1_2. Correspondence in chronological order

1937-58 (File 74)
Cards and letters of condolences, 1962 (File 75_77)
Legal correspondence concerning H.M. Green, 1962-64 (File 78)
1960-69 (File 79)
1970-71 (File 80)
1972-73 (File 82)
1975-78 (File 83_85)
1979-85 (File 86_93)
1986-88 (File 94_102)
1989-January 1990 (File 103_111)
1990 (February- November) (File 112_121)
1990 (December) (File 122_123)
1991 (File 124)
n.d. (File 125_26)

Subseries 1_3. Business correspondence

The Age, 1982-86 (File 127_28)
Allen, 1985-86 (File 129)
Angus Robertson, 1973-83 (File 130)
Australian National University Press, 1967-85 (File 131)
Australian Research Grant Scheme, 1982 (File 132)
Bulletin and Quadrant, 1978-82 (File 133)
Canberra Times, 1988 (File 134)
University of New England, 1980-83 (File 135)
George Munster, National Review (File 136)
Correspondence with various publishers and editors, 1977-81 (File 137)
Correspondence concerning reviews,, 1984-1985 (File 138)
Miscellaneous business correpondence and copies of letters sent, 1969-87 (File 139_41)

Subseries 1_4. Correspondence received 1987

Margaret Capon, 1976-86 (File 142)
R.D. FitzGerald, 1966-80 (File 143_44)
Nancy Kusnei (Keesing)? (File 145)
J.P. McCauley, 1936-73 (File 146)
Walter Neustatter, 1968-75 (File 147)
Olga Roncoroni, 1969-81 (File 148)
Douglas Stewart and other poets contributing to Australian Poetry, 1968 (File 149)
Kylie Tennant, 1947-83 (File 150_52)
Judith Wright, 1982 (File 153)
Miscellaneous letters received as poetry editor, 1966 (File 154)
Unsorted greeting cards (2 boxes) (File [unnumbered])

Subseries 1_5. Correspondence received in 1984

A D Hope, 1953-80 (File 155_57)

This folder is restricted.

Christina Stead, 1969-77 (File 158_62)

This folder is restricted.

Series 2. Literary works

The papers in this series have been arranged into subseries - Subseries 2A-2G.

Subseries 2A. Ulysses bound: a study of Henry Handel Richardson and her fiction, 1969-90

Correspondence, notes, drafts, research material, cuttings, author and galley proofs, and photocopies pertaining to the book. The research material includes photocopies of correspondence between Walter Lindesay Richardson and his family (1859-79). There is also a large body of correspondence with William Norris, who shared the same interest in Henry Handel Richardson. Norris also sent Green cuttings and photocopies pertaining to Richardson. The correspondents include Clem Christesen, Geoff Serle, Margaret Capon, Olga Roncoroni, and Walter, Mary and Patrick Neustatter.

Letters of William Norris, 1971-89 (File 1_6)
Newspaper clippings and printed material and photocopies (File 6_7)
Margaret Capon, 1982-90 (File 8)
Heather Radi, 1987 (File 9)
Hanne Bock, 1977-85 (File 10)
Hanne Nielson, 1976 (File 11)
D. Clark (notes) (File 12)
Photocopies of letters by Walter L. Richardson, 1853-76 (File 13)
Photocopies of Mary Richardson journal and letters, 1859-74 (File 14)
Photocopies of Lucinda Cheyne's letters to W.L.Richardson, 1857-63 (File 15)
Photocopies of W.L.Richardson correspondence, 1859-79 (File 16_18)
Photocopies of W.L.Richardson Will and probate, 1879 (File 19)
Photocopies of W.L.Richardson commonplace book, 1870 (File 20)
Photocopies of old letters, notes and correspondence, 1869-74 (File 21_22)
Typescripts (File 23)
Typescripts of articles and notes from A.D. Hope [n.d.] (File 24)
Typescripts of Seminar papers (File 25)
Typescript: The H.H. Richardson Centenary Lecture, 1970 (File 26)
'A great liar' at PLC Melbourne, 1883-85 (File 27)
Notes and typescripts: Maurice Guest (File 28)
Miscellaneous notes (File 29_30)
Songs by H.H.R. (File 31)
Author's proof (H.H.R. material) (File 32)
Photocopies of H.H.R. photographs (File 33)
Printed and photocopies of articles (File 34_35)
Olga Maria Roncoroni (File 36)
Draft article on H.H.R. [n.d] (File 37)
Draft for 'Pot and Kettle' (published in Overlander) (File 38)
'At home nowhere': H.H. Richardson (File 39)
'Anti-vaccination and syphilis', transcript, New England, 1985 (File 40)
Letters of Geoff Serle and Clem Christesen commenting on Ulysses bound, 1973 (File 41)
Photocopies of articles by Elizabeth Summons (File 42)
Reviews, 1973-74 (File 43)
Australian Dictionary of Biography: entry on H.H. Richardson (File 44)
Writers Week - Adelaide, 1977-78 (File 45_47)
Correspondence, typescript and printed material (File 48)
Newspaper cuttings and five envelopes of photographs (File 48)
Ulysses bound - annotated typescript draft (File 1949_53)
Ulysses bound - galley proof (File 1953_62)
Card indexes (1 box) (File [unnumbered])

Subseries 2B. Martin Boyd, 1966-75

This piece on Martin Boyd was not published.

This subseries consists of correspondence, drafts, typescripts, notes, photocopies and cuttings for a proposed book on the novelist Martin Boyd. The correspondents include Martin Boyd, Arthur Boyd, Phyllis Boyd, Gerry A. Wilkes, Paul de Serville, Rodney Wetherell and Reverend J. Guidera. The typescripts include copies of articles by Green, Brenda Niall, Patricia Dobrez and Pamela Ruskin. (11 folders)

Subseries 2C. The music of Love

Published by Penguin Books, 1984

The series includes drafts, typescripts and photocopies. Some of the essays included in the book had been published as separate articles. (4 folders)

Subseries 2D. A history of Australian literature

Published by Angus and Robertson, 1984-85.

The two volumes were originally written by H.M. Green and published in 1962. The series contains research notes, photocopies and roneoed material which were used in this revised edition. Some research material was for the proposed, but never completed, third volume. (7 folders)

Subseries 2E. Drafts of reviews and articles, 1961-89

Most of the reviews and articles were published in the Canberra Times and some of them were used in The music of love. The series includes drafts, photocopies, cuttings and copies of Green's letters to the editor of the Canberra Times. (24 folders)

Subseries 2F. Notebooks

The notebooks contain drafts and notes.

Subseries 2G. Miscellaneous drafts and notes

This series contains drafts and notes on various subjects including Christina Stead (typescript of 'Chaos, or a dancing star' by Green and a copy of Chris Williams' draft of her book Christina Stead), Joyce Carey (for other material on Carey see Series 7), Joseph Furphy, Ginger Meggs, Henry Kendall, Alexander Pope, William Dunbar and a typescript 'François Villon: ruffian, robber, murderer and poet'. (17 folders)

Series 3. Personal and family papers, 1919-81

The series includes financial papers relating to the sales of properties (including a house in Queen Street, Ulverstone, Tasmania and a unit in Punt Road, South Yarra, Victoria, 1961-80), school certificates and prizes (1928-32), telegrams sent on Green's wedding day (May 1944), papers relating to visits to England (1974) and Yugoslavia (1979), drafts of Green's M.A. thesis on Thomas Lovell Beddoes (Sydney University, 1940), miscellaneous correspondence and miscellaneous documents of James Thompson (Auchterlonnie?, 1919-32). The correspondents include Jose Moravec and Mirko Jurak. (12 folders)

Series 4. Journalism and teaching, 1943-68

The papers relating to Green's career as a journalist (1943-52) include typescripts of articles, typescripts of ABC news and letters from her editors, Dorothy Drain, Esme Fenston and John Quinn.

Green was co-principal of the Presbyterian Girls' College in Warwick, Queensland (1957-60). The papers include cuttings, photographs and letters of Constance Mackness. (8 folders)

Series 5. Monash University, 1961-63

This small series comprises a copy of Green's letter of application for the position of lecturership in English and Australian literature, roneoed material, drafts and cuttings. (9 folders)

Series 6. Australian National University, 1965-79

Notes, drafts, roneoed material and photocopies used for teaching Australian literature, Greek and medieval drama. (7 folders)

Series 7. Australian Defence Force Academy, 1983-89

The series includes typescripts and drafts of lectures and tutorials (eg. William Blake, Joyce Carey, Emily Dickinson, Anna Broadstreet and Ed Taylor), drafts of papers given at seminars and conferences (eg. 'Language and inner life', 'The shock of battle', 'Gorbachev's Vladivostock initiative', 'Directions in Australian literary criticism and scholarship' and a seminar on the poet Francis Webb) and correspondence. The correspondents include W.G. Spooner, D.L. Moore and Kevin McBrearty. There is also some correspondence with John Cawte, Michael Dudley and Rosemary Dobson concerning the seminar on Francis Webb in 1983, and copies of Webb's letters to Clem Christesen (1961-70).

William Blake (File 1)

Joyce Cary (File 2)

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (File 3)

William Congreve (File 4)

Joseph Conrad (File 5)

John Dryden (File 6)

George Eliot (File 7_8)

T S Eliot (File 9)

Ralph Emerson (File 10_11)

Robert Frost (File 12)

Thomas Hardy (File 13)

James Joyce (File 14)

John Keats (File 15)

Walt Whitman (File 16)

E.A. Robinson (File 17)

Othello (File 18)

Percy Shelley (File 19)

Oscar Wilde (File 20)

David Williamson (File 21)

William Wordsworth (File 22)

American Poetry (File 23_24)

English I: Poetry (File 25_29)

English I: Fiction (File 30_31)

English tutorials (File 32_33)

English miscellaneous (File 34)

English comedy (File 35_36)

16th century prose (File 37)

Bush ballads (File 38)

Courses (File 39_40)

Seminar on 'Language and inner light', 1985 (File 41)

Seminar Australian studies, 1986 (File 42)

Seminar: 'The shock of battle', 1989 (File 43_45)

ADFA Symposium: 'Gorbachov's Vladivostov initiative', 1987 (File 46)

Conference: 'Direction in Australian literature' (File 47)

Seminar: 'Francis Webb', 1983 (File 48_49)

Letter of Rosemary Dobson concerning F. Webb, 1983 (File 50)

Papers of D.M. Dudley (File 51)

Copies of F. Webb letters to Clem Christesen, 1961-70 (File 52)

Correspondence, 1979-83 (File 53_54)

Series 8. Lectures

Dorothy Green's drafts of mostly unidentified lectures. The papers in this series were acquired by the Library in 1987 .

Five Elizabethan comedies (File 1)

'The crucible' (Arthur Miller) (File 2)

American drama (File 3)

Various notes (File 4)

'The white devil' (John Webster) (File 5)

Henrik Ibsen (File 6)

'The playboy of the Western world' (Synge) (File 7)

Christopher Marlowe (File 8)

Shakespeare (File 9)

Ben Jonson, T.S. Eliot and The New Fortune (brochure) (File 10)

Shakespeare (File 11_12)

Shakespeare and the Elizabethan stage (File 13)

Development of English prose and Elizaethan tragedy (File 14)

Introduction to Swift (File 15)

Designing stages and modern Australian plans (File 16)

John Donne, Hakluyt to Donne (File 17)

Thomas Browne (File 18)

Ninteenth century literature (File 19)

Prose extracts (File 20)

Prose general (File 21)

The development of the English prose sentence - outline (File 22)

Prose passages and extracts (File 23)

Miscellaneous notes and press cuttings (File 24)

Series 9. Literature Board, 1967-89

Green received a grant from the Literature Board of the Australia Council in 1979 to work on the new edition of A history of Australian literature and was made an Emeritus Fellow in 1984. The series comprises circulars, leaflets and correspondence.The correspondents include Michael Costigan, Elaine Lindsay, Tom Shapcott, Irene Stevens, Kevin Waddell, W.R. Cumming and A.A. Staley (3 folders).

Series 10. Australian Society of Authors, 1981-85

Green was a member of the Society. The series contains newsletters, copies of Australian Author (1982-85), roneoed material and circulars. (4 folders)

Series 11. Association for the Study of Australian Literature, 1980-88

Dorothy Green was a member of ASAL. The series includes papers written and delivered by Green at the conferences ('A living history?' a keynote address given at ASAL 87 in Launceston and 'The road not taken?' a paper given at ASAL 88 in Sydney), a copy of a talk by Judith Wright given atASAL 85 and miscellaneous material relating to the Association. (7 folders)

Series 12. Conferences, seminars and public lectures, 1948-88

The earliest conference paper found in this series is the U.N. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East Lapstone Conference (1948), which Green attended on behalf of the ABC news service. Other conferences represented in the series include the National Identity Conference at the University of Queensland (1968), the Conference on the Teaching of Australian Literature at James Cook University of Northern Queensland (1971) and a symposium at the Salamanca Arts Festival in Hobart (1973). (15 folders)

Series 13. Research material

The types of material found in this series reflect Green's diverse interests. Some of the papers were sent to Green by other writers and researchers because of her interest in the subjects. The series has been arranged into the following sub-series:

Subseries 13A. John Cawte, 1982-1990

John Cawte was an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Prince Henry Hospital at the University of New South Wales, who appears to have shared literary (eg. the poet Francis Webb) and other interests (eg. mental illness) with Green. The series comprises Cawte's letters to Green, photocopies (mostly published articles written by Cawte), cuttings and printed material. (8 folders)

Subseries 13B. Environmental issues, 1984-1989

The series includes a typescript by Green 'Conditioned man' [n.d.], leaflets, photocopies and printed material. ( 3 folders)

Subseries 13C. Peace movement and nuclear disarmament

Green had a strong interest in the peace and nuclear disarmament movement. The series includes typescripts by Green (including 'Aspidistra and coca cola': a speech delivered at the meeting of the Australian Association for Armed Neutrality in April 1988 and 'Nuclear war: a personal view': a paper delivered at a conference in Wollongong in September 1982), articles and letters by Alex Carey, material pertaining to the Australian Council of Churches, cuttings, photocopies and printed material (eg. Peace dossier, 1982-86 and Peace studies, 1984-85).

Typescripts by Dorothy Green and by Alex Carey (File 12_13)
Typescripts by Dorothy Green and by Alex Carey (File 14)
Letters and writings by A. Carey (File 15_18)
Australian Council of Churches (File 19_22)
Vietnam (File 23)
Article by M.and B. Danielsson [n.d.] (File 24)
Photocopies of leaflet from Mary Cassini (File 25)
WANA symposium, 1988 (File 26)
WANA meeting, 1987 (File 27)
Writers seminar, 1986 (File 28)
Typed draft of address to the Australian Association for Armed Neutrality (File 29)
Typed draft of articles (File 30)
Letter and proposed article for National Times, 1983 (File 31)
Nuclear war: a personal view, paper delivered at a conference in Wollongong, 1982 (File 32)
'Aspiditra and coca cola' a speech delivered at a meeting of the AAAN, 1988 (File 33)
Photocopies and cuttings (File 34_35)
Miscellaneous papers, photocopies and printed material from meeting, 9 February 1983 (File 36)
Miscellaneous (File 37_42)
Printed material and newspaper clippings (3 boxes) (File [unnumbered])

Subseries 13D. Philosophy and religion, 1977-89

Notebook, typescript by Green on Harold F. Stewart and printed material. (3 folders)

Subseries 13E. Education, 1965-84

Typescripts (including 'A way of living or an article of commerce?' by Green), roneoed and printed material. (4 folders)

Subseries 13F. Drama and poetry reading, 1965-70

Notes, cuttings, photocopies, roneoed material concerning the production of 'Everyman' in Canberra in 1965, the ACT Arts Council Autumn Poetry Festival in 1970 and others. (7 folders)

Subseries 13G. Aborigines

Typescripts, including 'The road not taken' by Green and 'Aborigines and mining' by Judith Wright, and printed material. (4 folders)

Subseries 13H. Writings by others

Typescripts and photocopies sent to Green by other writers including, John Kenneth Galbraith ('The age of uncertainties'), Humphrey McQueen (on Petrov), J. Enoch Powell, Andrew Lohrey, Peter Newman, Tony Fitzgerald, Tony Page, Sverker Sörlin and P.R. Stephensen.

Tony Fitzgerald, 1984 (File 61)
Andrew Lohrey, 1984 (File 62)
John K. Galbraith, 1977 (File 63)
Typescript on Petrov by H.McQueen (File 64)
Peter Newman (File 65)
Tony Page (File 66)
J. Enoch Powell (File 67)
Suerker Sorlin, 1988 (File 68)
Article by P.R. Stephensen (File 69)
Papers by others (File 70)
Emily Martilda Manning (File 71)

Subseries 13I. Miscellaneous, 1969-88

Correspondence, notes, typescripts, photocopies and cuttings relating to various topics, including immigration, Monash University's Women Biography Project (1981-83), feminism, Word Festival, E.L. Grant Watson, Serbo-Croatia issues and copies of Le Gay Brereton's letters to Duncan Hall (the original letters are at NLA MS 7229). The main correspondents are Marilyn Lake, Farley Kelly, Jean Ada and Heather E. Peek. (12 folders)

Series 14. Newspaper cuttings and printed material, 1964-77

Some of the cuttings had been arranged according to their subjects by the donor and this order has been maintained. The series has been arranged into two subseries.

Subseries 14_1. Newspaper cuttings - literary subjects

A-B (File 1)

Aesthetics, Beauty

American literature: general

American literature: prose

American Literature: verse

Andersen, Hans Christian

Arnold, Matthew

Auden, W.H.

Austen, Jane

Barrie, J.M.


Bennett, Arnold

Best sellers


Bridges, Robert

Browning, Robert

Butler, Samuel

C-D (File 2)

Carlyle, Thomas

Carey, Joyce


Chesterton, G.K.

Chekhov, Anton


Conan Doyle, Arthur

Coward, Noel

Crabbe, George


Davies, W.H.

De la Mare, Walter

Detective stories

D (File 3)

Dickens, Charles

Dickinson, Emily

Donne, John

Dostoevsky, Fyodor

Dreiser, Theodore


Dryden, John

Dunsany, Lord

E (File 4)


Eighteenth century

Eliot, George

Eliot, T.S.

E-G (File 4)



Fantasies, Space

Faulkner, William


Fielding, Henry


French literature

Frost, Robert

Galsworthy, John

German literature

Graves, Robert

H-I (File 5)

Hardy, Thomas

Hemingway, Ernest


Hopkins, G.M.

Housman, A.E.

Hudson, W.H.

Huxley, Aldous

Ibsen, Henrik

Irish literature

J-L (File 6)

Jacobs, W.W.

James, Henry

Joyce, James

Keats, John

Kipling, Rudyard


Lawrence, D.H.

Lewis, C.S.

Lewis, Wyndham

L-M (File 7)

Literature : History 1 and 2

Literature today

London, Jack

Mann, Thomas

M (File 7)

Mansfield, Katherine

Masefield, John

Maugham, W.S.

Melville, Herman

Meredith, George

Milton, John


M-P (File 8)

Moore, George

Morgan, Charles

O'Casey, Sean

O'Neill, Eugene

Pater, Walter


Poe, Edgar Alan


Pound, Ezra


Priestley, J.B.

P-S (File 9)

Proust, Marcel


Richardson, D.M.

Romanticism and Classicism

Russell, Countess

Russell, G.W.

Russian literature

Sainsbury, George


Scott, Walter


Shakespeare, William

Shaw, G.B.

Shelley, Percy

Sitwell, Edith

Spender, Stephen

Stapledon, Olaf

Sterne, Laurence

Stevenson, R.L.

Strachey, L.


T (File 9)

Tennyson, Alfred

Tolstoy, Leo

T-W (File 10)

Turgenev, Ivan

Turner, W.J.

Twain, Mark

Verse - modern

Whitman, Walt

Wilder, Thornton

Wolfe, Humbert

Woolf, Virginia

Yeats, W.B. (File 11)

Subseries 14_2. Newspaper cuttings - general

A (File 12)


Academic tenure

Adams (Guilt)

A (File 13)


Agriculture business


Airlines policy



Arms industry - firearms

Art in Australia

Asian studies

Australia card

B-C (File 14)

Bicentennial (Aborigines, Cook


Bjelke Petersen, Johannes

Boredom (Graham Greene

Burchett, Wilfrid

Canberra - history, literacy, etc

C (File 15)


Cartoonists (Leunig)


Cervical cancer

Chemical warfare

Children (cruelty)


China (Beijing massacres)

C (File 16)

Churches: Catholic

Churches: Russian Orthodox

Civil liberties: police powers

Clark, Manning: Hughes, Helen

Computers: artificial intelligence

Computers: education

Computers: electronic democracy

Constitution (U.S. and Australian)

D (File 17)

Daltons Bookshop


Defence (including Pine Gap)

Disarmament (WANA)





E (File 18)





Empire (End of)

F (File 19)


Fiji - New Caledonia

Food irradiation

Forest devastation

Freedom of information

French nuclear tests

Furlong, Hillary (Australian Film Commission

G (File 20)


Genetic engineering

Gerrymander (Qld)

Gilmore, Mary

Graduate Tax

Gray, Robert

Green Paper (Education)

G (File 20)

Green house effects

Greer, Germaine

Gulf War (Arms Bazaar)

H (File 21)

Hall, Rodney

Hawke, R.J.

Hawke Government record

Hayden, Bill

Health: Irradiation

Health: Women's health service

Hippocratic Oath

History (Road to Botany Bay)

Hope, A.D.


I-K (File 22)

Information Revolution

Inglis, Amirah


India (wife burning)



Iran scandal





Kramer, Leonie

L (File 23)

Labor Party betrayals

Langmore, John



Legal system (including Staples)

Levi, Primo


Litaracy: adult

Literary: history

Literary: magazines


Literature Board


M (File 24)

MacArthur myth

Macmahon Ball, William

McQueen, Humphrey


Marshall Islands






Moral irresponsibility


N (File 25)



Newspapers and pornography


Nuclear power

Nuclear ships visit

Nuclear war

O-P (File 26)

Ollif, Lorna

Papandreou, Andreas


Parliamentary education inservice network

Parliament House

P (File 27)

Peace activities

Petrov case


Pilger, John


Population explosion and peace

Poverty: child


Public service: Australia

Publishing and the book trade

Pulp mills

R (File 28)



Road accidents

Rushdie, Salman

S (File 28)



Scientific research

Scientists and Science (including SANA)

Secrecy Agreements

S (File 29)

Self rule for Canberra


Social Darwinism

Social security

Soil research

South Africa

Soviet expansion (Gwyn Dyer)

Soviet Union (New Era): Chernobyl

Soviet Union: 'Greenies'

Space search

Spy Catcher

Star Wars

Stephen, Ninian

Stock market crash

T (File 30)

Tankard, Meryl


Tax evasion

Thatcher (Budget)

Third World (Langmore)

Throssell, Ric

Trainor, Ted

U-V (File 31)

United Nations

United States

Uranium breachers

Valentines Day

[Vidal, Gore]

Video pornography


W (File 32)

Wall Street crash

Warden, Ian




W-Y (File 32)

Whitlam Dismissal (Pilger)

Wildlife trade

Wittgenstein, Ludwig

Women: general

Women: under Hitler

Wood, Robert (NDP)

Yellow rain exposed

Miscellaneous items (File 33)
The Listener, 13 Jan 1977 and 30 Aug 1984 (File 34)

Series 15. Miscellaneous items

This series includes various card indexes, video tapes, a handbag and printed material. There are also medical records (these records are not availble for research).

Container List

Box Series Folders
1 1 1-2
1 1 3-7
2 1 8-16
3 1 17-25
4 1 26-33
5 1 34-41
6 1 42-50
7 1 51-54
7 1 55-59
8 1 60-68
9 1 69-73
9 1 74-77
10 1 78-85
11 1 86-93
12 1 94-102
13 1 103-111
14 1 112-121
15 1 122-126
15 1 127-130
16 1 131-143
85 1 142-154
86 1 155-162
17-18 1 Unsorted greeting cards
19 2A 1-5
20 2A 6-12
21 2A 13-20
22 2A 21-28
23 2A 29-36
24 2A 37-44
25 2A 45-48
26 2A 49-55
27 2A 56-62
28 2A card index
29 2B 63-73
30 2D 78-79
31 2D 80-84
32A 2C 74-77
32A 2E 85-86
32 2E 87-94
33 2E 95-101
34 2E 102-109
35 2F Notebooks
36 2G 110-118
37 2G 119-128
38 3 1-5
39 3 6-13
40 4 1-8
41 5 1-9
42 6 1-7
43 7 1-8
44 7 9-16
45 7 17-24
46 7 25-33
47 7 34-41
48 7 42-47
49 7 48-54
50 8 1-9
51 8 10-18
52 8 19-24
53 9 1-3
53 10 1-3
54 10 4
54 11 1-5
55 11 6-7
55 12 1-4
56 12 5-15
57 12 13-15
57 13A 1-5
58 13A 6-8
59A 13B 9-11
59A 13C 12
59 13C 13-18
60 13C 19-25
61 13C 26-33
62 13C 34-38
63 13C 39-42
64-66 13 Printed material
67 13D 43-45
68 13E 46-49
68 13F 50-53
69 13F 54-56
69 13G 57-60
70 13H 61-68
71 13H 69-70
71 13I 71-76
72 13I 77-84
73 13I 85-91
74 13I 92-93
74 14 4 envelopes
75 14 1-7
76 14 8-11
77 14 12-19
78 14 20-26
79 14 27-34
80 14 Miscellaneous newspapers
81-82 ?? 15 Miscellaneous books and magazines
83-84 ?? 15 Miscellaneous items
Folio 1 15 Medical records (Not available for research)
85-86 see series 1