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Papers of John Kinsella
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(27 ms boxes + 1 medium folio box + 2 map folios + 1 phase box)
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This finding aid was revised and published with the assistance of the Ray Mathew and Eva Kollsman Trust.
Scope and Content
The collection includes correspondence, personal papers, drafts of poems, art work associated with his published volume Night parrots, and poems submitted to the literary journal Salt. Correspondents include family and friends, including Robert Adamson, Dorothy Porter, Peter Porter, Fay Zwicky, Randolph Stow, Alex Miller, Alison Croggin, Sarah Day, Galway Kinnell, Les Murray and David Brooks, and literary and magazine editors.The collection also comprises journals, interviews with and by Kinsella, material relating to professional teaching, poetry readings and lectures, photographs and printed material.
The drafts are of poems for his published volumes, including The frozen sea (1983), The book of two faces (1989), Night parrots (1989), Eschatologies (1991), Syzygy (1993), and Full fathom five (1993), and for contributions to literary journals and magazines.
Conditions Governing Access
Access conditions may apply to this collection, please refer to the collection's catalogue record for further information (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn2724851).
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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.
Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of John Kinsella, National Library of Australia, MS 8241, [series/file number]'.
The papers were purchased from John Kinsella by the Library in 1990, 1992, 1993 and 2018.
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John Kinsella has written and edited more than thirty books whose many prizes and awards include The Grace Leven Poetry Prize, the John Bray Award for Poetry from The Adelaide Festival, The Age Poetry Book of The Year Award, The Western Australian Premier's Prize for Poetry (twice), a Young Australian Creative Fellowship from the former Prime Minister of Australia, Paul Keating, and senior Fellowships from the Literature Board of The Australia Council. His Poems 1980 - 1994 and volume of poetry The Hunt (a Poetry Book Society Recommendation) were published in May 1998 by Bloodaxe in the UK and USA, and Visitants (Bloodaxe, 1999) has recently been released.
He is the editor of the international literary journal Salt, a Consultant Editor to Westerly (CSAL, University of Western Australia), Cambridge correspondent for Overland (Melbourne, Australia), co-editor of the British literary journal Stand, and International Editor of the American journal The Kenyon Review.
John Kinsella was made a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, in 1997, and has been appointed the Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon College (USA) for 2001. He is also an Adjunct Professor of English at Edith Cowan University, Perth.
Class 1. Original Consignment received 1990, 1980-1989
This consignment comprises correspondence, diaries and drafts of works including Night Parrots, The frozen Sea, The Book of Two faces, Lasseter and Nebuchadnezzar.
Series 1. Notebooks, drafts, 1980-89
These papers are part of a consignment received on 31 March 1990.
Undated notebooks (File 1) - Box 1 (MS 8241)
Includes drafts of prose and poetry.
Notebooks, 1980-82, and draft correspondence (File 2) - Box 1 (MS 8241)
Includes drafts of short stories, poetry and a play The chimney sweep, and drafts of letters to Artlook and Fiona Newman.
Notebooks containing drafts of poems, 1983, 1985 (File 3) - Box 1 (MS 8241)
Notebooks, 1985-86, and drafts of prose and poetry (File 4) - Box 1 (MS 8241)
Some notebooks were written during John Kinsella's trip to Asia.
Notebooks, 1987 (File 5) - Box 1 (MS 8241)
The notebooks contain drafts of poems.
Notebooks and correspondence, 1987-89 (File 6) - Box 1 (MS 8241)
Notebooks include drafts of poems, essays and reviews of poets.
Notebooks, 1987-89 (File 7) - Box 1 (MS 8241)
Notebooks contain drafts of poems, some related to Night Parrots.
Notebook, c.1988 (File 8) - Box 1 (MS 8241)
Notebook contains drafts of poems.
Undated notebook (File 9) - Box 2 (MS 8241)
Notebook contains lecture notes, and drafts of poems.
Undated notebook (File 10) - Box 2 (MS 8241)
Notebook contain lecture notes, some drafts of poems including early drafts of Nebuchadnezzar and Lasseter.
Undated notebook (File 11) - Box 2 (MS 8241)
Notebook contains lecture notes, some drafts of poems including Lasseter.
Drafts of short stories and a play (File 12) - Box 2 (MS 8241)
The drafts are typed and handwritten; the play is entitled The chimney sweep.
Drafts and pictorial material for The Book of Two Faces (File 13) - Box 2 (MS 8241)
The drafts are mostly typed; includes photographs of John Kinsella.
The Frozen Sea (File 14) - Box 2 (MS 8241)
Typed drafts and published copy.
Handwritten drafts of poems (File 15) - Box 2 (MS 8241)
Some drafts are related to Night Parrots.
Typed drafts of poems (File 16) - Box 2 (MS 8241)
Some drafts are related to Night Parrots.
Night Parrots (File 17) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Mostly handwritten drafts and other material related to Night Parrots.
The dance movement of bees (File 18) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Handwritten and typed drafts of poems for this section of Night Parrots.
Lasseter and Nebuchadnezzar drafts (File 19) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Handwritten drafts of these poems for Night Parrots.
Lasseter and Nebuchadnezzar drafts (File 20) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Typed and corrected drafts of poems for Night Parrots.
Night Parrots (File 21) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Material related to the writing of Night Parrots, including 3 photographs of John Kinsella's great grandfather at the mines.
Typed drafts of Night Parrots (File 22) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Later typed drafts of Night Parrots (File 23) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Typed and corrected drafts of poems for Night Parrots.
Material related to Night Parrots (File 24) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Notes on arrangement of poems in Night Parrots; draft of letter to Wendy Jenkins; proof photos of John Kinsella; invitation to launch of Night Parrots and programme of poetry readings.
Correspondence (File 25) - Box 3 (MS 8241)
Correspondence with Fiona Newman, mostly regarding poetry and poets; letters to editors of literary journals including letters to David Brooks.
Diaries written while travelling in Asia (File 26) - Box 4 (MS 8241)
Diary, August-October 1983 (File 27) - Box 4 (MS 8241)
Letter from Craig Loney (File 28) - Box 4 (MS 8241)
Drafts of experimental prose (File 29_31) - Box 4 (MS 8241)
Drafts include Morpheus: the paradigm.
Artwork associated with Night Parrots (File) - Box 10 (MS 8241)
Artwork associated with Night Parrots (File 77_78) - Map-Folio 11 (MS 8241)
Artwork associated with Night Parrots (File 79_80) - Map-Folio 12 (MS 8241)
Class 2. Consignment received 1992, 1988-1991
This consignment comprises correspondence, personal papers, notebooks and drafts of including Lileth Poems and works published in Eschatologies. The correspondence includes letters from family, literary and magazine editors, Robert Adamson, Dorothy Porter, Peter Porter, Fay Zwicky, David Brooks and Craig Loney.
Series 2. Correspondence, personal papers, drafts and notebooks, 1988-91
The papers in this addition include correspondence, early personal papers, drafts and notebooks.
These papers are part of a consignment received on 25 May 1992.
Correspondence, 1988-91 (File 32_35) - Box 5 (MS 8241)
The correspondence includes letters from family, literary and magazine editors, Robert Adamson, Dorothy Porter, Peter Porter, Fay Zwicky, David Brooks and Craig Loney. (The Loney letters are in Folder 28, Box 4, restricted).
Personal papers (File 36) - Box 5 (MS 8241)
The personal papers include school reports and university results, congratulatory letters on academic achievement, references, and photographs.
Notebooks, 1989-91 (File 37_47) - Box 5 (MS 8241)
The notebooks contain manuscript drafts of poems including the Lilith poems, notes on Max Dupain's photography and a few pages of diary entries.
Lilith poems (File 48_51) - Box 6 (MS 8241)
Contains drafts and final typed version.
Proofs of poems from Eschatologies (File 52_54) - Box 6 (MS 8241)
Includes photocopies of source material particularly related to the divining rod, a theme of one of the series from Eschatologies.
Typescripts of poems, mainly published in Eschatologies (File 55_58) - Box 7 (MS 8241)
Typescripts are annotated.
Copies of published works (File 59) - Box 7 (MS 8241)
Includes Eschatologies, Ultramarine, The Bird Catcher's Song, and Salt.
Class 3. Consignment received 1993, 1989-1993
This consignment comprises correspondence, notebooks and drafts including proofs and poems submitted for The Bird Catcher Anthology and Salt. Correspondents include Dennis Haskell, Ken Bolton, John Tranter, Fay Zwicky and Anne Brewster.
Series 3. Correspondence, drafts and notebooks, 1989-93
The consignment, received on 21 June 1993, includes correspondence, drafts and notebooks.
Correspondence, 1989-91 (File 60_62) - Box 7 (MS 8241)
Letters from family members and poets, including Dennis Haskell, Ken Bolton, John Tranter, Fay Zwicky and Anne Brewster; acceptances and rejections from publishers; letters concerning poetry readings and residencies, and submitting poems to Salt.
Syzygy (File 63) - Box 8 (MS 8241)
Typescript annotated drafts.
Full Fathom Five (File 64_66) - Box 8 (MS 8241)
Typescript annotated drafts, and comments on the poems.
Notebooks, 1991-92 (File 67_70) - Box 8 (MS 8241)
The notebooks contain drafts of poems.
Notebook, 1992- (File 71) - Box 9 (MS 8241)
The hardcover notebook is entitled Parallels: an illuminated volume. It includes drafts of poems, including some for Syzygy, illustrations, photographs, diary entries and addresses of contacts and journals for review. Many of the entries are dated.
Notebook, 1993- (File 72) - Box 9 (MS 8241)
The hardcover notebook includes personal comments about family.
The Bird Catcher's Song (File 73) - Box 9 (MS 8241)
Contains poems submitted for this anthology.
Salt (File 74_76) - Box 9 (MS 8241)
Contains proofs and poems submitted for Salt.
Class 4. Consignment received 2018, 1976-2017
This consignment comprisesomprises ten large bound journals and a number of small journals; draft material for published and unpublished writings; correspondence with Tracey Ryan, Wendy Kinsella, Randolph Stow, Peter Porter, Alex Miller, Alison Croggin, Sarah Day, Galway Kinnell, Les Murray and others; interviews with and by Kinsella; material relating to professional teaching, poetry readings and lectures; photographs; and printed material. The collection offers rich evidence of Kinsella's creative process, his sources of inspiration, his primary artistic relationship with his partner, Tracey Ryan, his friendships and network of other literary figures, and the importance the Australian landscape holds to his sense of identity.
Peripheral Light: Selected and New Poems proofs, 2003 (File 81) - Box 13
1st pass Norton
Peripheral Light: Selected and New Poems proofs, 2003 (File 82) - Box 13
2nd pass Norton
Peripheral Light proofs, 2003 (File 86) - Box 14
Proofs for On the Outskirts, 2017 (File 102) - Box 16
Published by University of Queensland Press
Marked proofs for Old Growth, March 2017 (File 103) - Box 17
Published by Transit Lounge
Annotated proofs of critical-creative book Polysituatedness, January 2017 (File 106) - Box 17
Published by Manchester University Press
Norton first pass proofs for Divine Comedy: Journeys Through a Regional Geography, 2008 (File 109) - Box 18
Norton second pass proofs for Divine Comedy: Journeys Through a Regional Geography, 2008 (File 110) - Box 18
Norton bound proofs for Divine Comedy; pocket diary, 2008; 2011-2012 (File 111) - Box 18
Doppler Effect proofs, 2003 (File 116) - Box 19
Fast Loose Beginnings proofs, 2006 (File 117) - Box 19
The New Arcadia pre-proof printout, nd (File 118) - Box 20
Further Divine Comedy: Journeys Through a Regional Geography proofs, 2008 (File 124) - Box 20
Published by Inferno Press
Corrected proofs for Crow's Breath: stories, 2014 (File 154) - Box 24
Published by Transit Lounge, Melbourne
Proof printout of chapbook Reflectors, 2003 (File 158) - Box 24
Published in the Idaho Review
On the Outskirts notes and Graphology proof corrections, 2016 (File 195) - Box 27
Includes two Julie Dowling Icon poems
Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry random proof pages, 2008 (File 205) - Box 29
Corrected/annotated proofs of Spatial Relations, nd (File 214) - Box 30
2 volumes from Rodopi. Unsorted, out of order
Series. Unpublished material
MA thesis, 2000 (File 83) - Box 13
Auto original bound copy ECU MA thesis
Unpublished poetry manuscript Forests of the Night, 2012 (File 104) - Box 17
Note by John Kinsella: Solicited by a small Denmark Western Australia press for letterpress publishing but did not eventuate
Only copy of unpublished 'Clarel' concretion poem, nd (File 171) - Box 25
Unpublished poetry drafts/poems, 2003 (File 179) - Box 26
Unpublished poems never placed in digital form from their original typewriter script, 2015 (File 197) - Box 27
ECU/State Library John Kinsella lectures series material, 2004-2005 (File 84) - Box 13
Kenyan Master Class in Poetry, 2001 (File 94) - Box 14
Comus programme (Cambridge), 2008 (File 126) - Box 20
Lecture notes ECU, State Library, 2003 (File 127) - Box 20
Teaching materials, 2004-2010 (File 134) - Box 21
Lecture notes, reviews, drafts, 2000-2007 (File 190) - Box 27
Justice Environments Conference Handbook, 2006 (File 85) - Box 13
Copy of Panopticon, 2001 (File 89) - Box 14
Note by John Kinsella: rare very limited letterpress publication
Two issues of Vegan Voice with articles, 2001 (File 92) - Box 14
Weekend Australian Magazine, 2007 (File 128) - Box 20
Love Sonnets by John Kinsella, 2005 (File 125) - Box 20
Copies of Spiralling (Newton Institute early 2017), Italian trans of John Kinsella's version of Divine Comedy, and A Failure to Fully Confess (2015), 2015-2017 (File 130) - Box 21
Copies of books Marine (with Alan Jenkins, Enitharmon, UK), Globe Hotel and Inner City Poems (Vallum Chapbooks, Canada), and Spanish translation of America: or Glow, 2012-2016 (File 142) - Box 22
Copy of Kangaroo Virus (with Ron Sims), 1998 (File 162) - Box 24
Copy of Morpheus: A Novel and proof corrections, 2013 (File 163) - Box 24
Published by Blazevox, USA
Copy of A Shared Wonder of Light (West Cork) — poetry and photos book done with Irish photographer John D'Alton, 2016 (File 164) - Box 24
America, 2005 (File 167) - Box 25
Copies of Stand magazine (Leeds) co-edited with Michael Hulse, 1999-2000 (File 201) - Box 28
Does not include the American postmodern issue
Copies of signed books by John Kinsella, 1995-2010 (File 202) - Box 28
Some not readily available in Australia
Rare chapbooks by John Kinsella, 1998-2014 (File 203) - Box 28
Over There anthology, 2008 (File 208) - Box 29
Copy of Singapore-Australia poetry anthology co-edited with Alvin Pang (Ethos Press, Singapore)
Copies of This Corner journal/zine from Cambridge (co-edited with Rod Mengham), 2011-2012 (File 212) - Box 29
Note by John Kinsella: Extremely rare — a set exists in the Cambridge UL, but not elsewhere in a library to my knowledge and probably not that many full sets in private hands
Booklet of poetry, 2017 (File 213) - Box 29
Twelves for the Twelfth Nigh: Poems in support of the Beeliar wetlands
3rd draft of Cocos Novel (became Postcolonial), 2004 (File 87) - Box 14
Early typescript draft versions of Jam Tree Gully cycle poetry manuscripts with annotations, 2014-2015 (File 107) - Box 17
Note by John Kinsella: Pertaining to the eventual book versions of Firebreaks (Published by Norton) and Open Door (UWAP), done on a 1950s Hermes 3000 typewriter
Annotated typescript of Inside Out, 2013 (File 108) - Box 17
Early draft arrangement of unpublished collection: Peace Poems, 2017 (File 112) - Box 18
Earliest version (very short version) of stories collection In the Shade of the Shady Tree, 2008-2009 (File 113) - Box 18
Eventually published by Ohio University Press, 2012
Graphology book(s) manuscript, 2016 (File 114) - Box 19
Published by Five Islands Press
The New Arcadia bound manuscript, 2002 (File 115) - Box 19
John Kinsella's draft master copy
Peter Porter's original, typewriter-corrected typescript for his section of Rivers with John Kinsella and Sean O'Brien, nd (File 119) - Box 20
Published by Fremantle Press
Drafts, poetry, 2013-2017 (File 132) - Box 21
Drafts, poetry, 2013-2017 (File 133) - Box 21
Assorted print/corrected drafts, including Jaguar's Dream translation book drafts, 2004 (File 129) - Box 21
Fast Loose Beginnings notes, drafts, correspondence, proofs etc, nd (File 136) - Box 21
Further drafts re Divine Comedy: Journeys Through a Regional Geography, 2003 (File 141) - Box 22
Typewriter typescript drafts re The New Arcadia and Peripheral Light (new poems section) and other published and unpublished 2003-2004 poems, 2003-2006 (File 144) - Box 22
Printed and corrected/annotated drafts etc, 2014-2016 (File 146) - Box 22
Postcolonial novel draft 4, nd (File 147) - Box 23
Annotated drafts, 2002-2012 (File 160) - Box 24
'Avoneering' transcription drafts, 1999 (File 161) - Box 24
Uncorrected from cassette tapes. Conversations in the W.A. wheat belt with Glen Phillips
Sacre Coeur: a salt tragedy (File 166) - Box 25
Original typescript draft on Olivetti typewriter at York under Walwalinj
Shades of the Sublime and Beautiful, 2005 (File 175) - Box 25
Original/first typewriter typescript drafts of poems
Corrected drafts from Ireland/stuff re Refuge novella/notes on libretti (various tales) for Grimm's Tales (Victorian Opera Scholars — composer Gordon Kerry), 2014 (File 176) - Box 26
Miscellaneous drafts, nd (File 178) - Box 26
Work drafts, 2006-2007 (File 180) - Box 26
'Vital Waters', 2003 (File 183) - Box 26
Original typewriter typescript draft
Miscellaneous drafts and notes (including handwritten 1994 notes re 1995's Radnoti Poems), 1994-2007 (File 188) - Box 27
Drafts for Divine Comedy, Shades of the Sublime & Beautiful and The New Arcadia — handwritten, typewriter typescript etc, 2005 (File 189) - Box 27
A Failure to Fully Confess, 2015 (File 196) - Box 27
Original typewriter typescript corrected draft
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 2001-2004 (File 88) - Box 14
Correspondence Tracy Ryan, John Kinsella, and Wendy Kinsella, 2004-2005 (File 90) - Box 14
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 4, 2000 (File 120) - Box 20
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 3 (b), 2001-2007 (File 122) - Box 20
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 3 (a), 2000-2016 (File 143) - Box 22
Letters in sleeved folder, 1995-2008 (File 152) - Box 23
Correspondents include Randolph Stow, Peter Porter, Alex Miller, Alison Croggon, Sarah Day, Galway Kinnell and others
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 8, 2001-2013 (File 153) - Box 23
Sleeved folder of correspondence, poems (File 156) - Box 24
Correspondents include Les Murray, Randolph Stow poem originals; drafts of concretion poems — spiral medallion, topknot Australian 'de-mapping' originals by John Kinsella
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 5, 1999-2002 (File 165) - Box 25
John Ashbery letter to John Kinsella with batch of poems by his Bard students, 2000 (File 169) - Box 25
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 6, 2001-2006 (File 172) - Box 25
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 7 (File 174) - Box 25
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 2, 2001 (File 181) - Box 26
Letter and manuscript from Ann Blonstein, 2005 (File 184) - Box 26
Folder of sleeves containing letters, school report, and cards, 1976-2007 (File 191) - Box 27
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 9, 2002-2007 (File 192) - Box 27
Miscellaneous Correspondence folder 10, 1997-2013 (File 204) - Box 29
2 Journals, 2013; 2017 (File 95) - Box 15
2 Journals, 2015-2016 (File 96) - Box 15
2 Journals, October 2016-October 2017 (File 97) - Box 15
4 Journals, 2013-2016 (File 98) - Box 16
3 Journals, 2013-2016 (File 99) - Box 16
Journal, 2013-2016 (File 100) - Box 16
2 spiral-bound journals and 4 pocket-sized journals, 2003 (File 150) - Box 23
Includes aerial photo of Wheatlands farmhouse and surrounding area
Series. Musical compositions
Libretto of Snow Queen for composer Gordon Kerry, 2016 (File 101) - Box 16
Performed by the Victorian Opera Company in 2017
Copy of five songs of five poems by John Kinsella, 2008-2019 (File 105) - Box 17
set by composer Gordon Kerry
Matthew Orlovich Links of SATB choir, 2000 (File 123) - Box 20
Series. Audio Visual material
Audio Cassette - Glen Phillips interviewing John Kinsella at ECU, c. 2000 (File 138) - Box 22
Audio Cassettes (2) - John Kinsella interviewing Andrew Taylor, 2000 (File 139) - Box 22
Audio cassette - Tracy Ryan delivering John Kinsella's lecture at Curtin University, 2001 (File 140) - Box 22
Packet of colour photographs, 2000s (File 146a) - Box 22
Packet of colour photographs, 2000s (File 146b) - Box 22
Photographs, labelled and in sleeves, 2000-2009 (File 193) - Box 27
Includes numerous postcards from many writers, friends etc
Smith Street play, nd (File 93) - Box 14
with Tracy Ryan but before director Steve Chinna's textual additions
Original POETICS manuscript, 2002 (File 149) - Box 23
Bound and never published in this form
Forrest Gander letter and earliest (bound) manuscript of Forest Gander's and John Kinsella's collaborative book Redstart, 2010 (File 159) - Box 24
Note by John Kinsella: This is the earliest arrangement. The book's arrangement changed as the authors dialogued and added more material
The Wasps — verse play, Cambridge, 2002 (File 173) - Box 25
Italy, pocket notebook, nd (File 131) - Box 21
Unbound notebook: Tubingen work, 2015-2016 (File 198) - Box 27
3 medium-sized spiral-bound notebooks/journals and one small notebook., 2015-2016 (File 199) - Box 28
Note by John Kinsella: Includes the ONLY copy of Graphology Rune poems outside a few that were typed up from the handwritten drafts - no other copy exists in any form — it has not been typed up. Unpublished
1 small spiral-bound notebook, nd (File 200) - Box 28
Series. Miscellaneous Papers
Printout interview with Andrew Taylor, 2001 (File 91) - Box 14
Newspaper and review clippings, 2006; 2008 (File 121) - Box 20
John Forbes faxes, 1996-2003 (File 135) - Box 21
copied from fading fax paper of letters and Forbes poems
Miscellaneous papers 'Bits and pieces', 1999-2012 (File 137) - Box 21
Rotterdam and Tubingen visit, 2017 (File 145) - Box 22
Papers preparing for Randolph Stow's Land's Meaning poems, 2013 (File 148) - Box 23
Published by Fremantle Press
Assorted documents, 2002-2018 (File 151) - Box 23
includes Marjorie Perloff's original of introduction to Doppler Effect: collected experimental poems, and Poems for Manus Detainees
Assorted papers (File 155) - Box 24
Miscellaneous papers 'Odds & sods', 1995-2012 (File 157) - Box 24
includes a copy of Papertiger CD ROM issue with feature by various people on John Kinsella's work
'Bonfire night' letterpress, 2003 (File 168) - Box 25
Blue Mountains papers, 1995 (File 170) - Box 25
Various reviews, articles etc., 1999-2009 (File 177) - Box 26
Miscellaneous travel docs/readings, 2003-2009 (File 182) - Box 26
Miscellaneous papers, 2006-2007 (File 185) - Box 26
Faded fax pages of lost book D & G co-written via fax with Urs Jaeggi in the mid 90s, 2001 (File 186) - Box 26
Several copies were sent to various people of a photocopied version late 90s but all those who received copies lost or misplaced them over the years
Miscellaneous papers 'odds & sods folder', 2007 (File 187) - Box 27
Miscellaneous papers including drafts, notes, 2015-2016 (File 194) - Box 27
Earlier Open Door Jam Tree Gully work (2016), 2012-2016 (File 206) - Box 29
Includes two survey-failure (numbers 4 & 6) 'un-mapping' poems in original typescript with 'illustration'; typewriter drafts some unused in eventual book
Drafts and notes, 2013-2015 (File 207) - Box 29
'Unbound notebook', 2016-2017 (File 209) - Box 29
Anthology of Western Australian poetry (with Tracy Ryan); notes, 2016-2017 (File 210) - Box 29
City of Perth book bag, nd (File 211) - Box 29
Catalogue of Karl Wiebke painted hoops with handwritten 'spiral' poems by John Kinsella inside the hoops etc., 2015 (File 215) - Folio-Box Shared, Folio 31 (MS 8241)
Note by John Kinsella: This is a unique piece. Some of these images were photographed (by Wendy Kinsella) and the images used in the book Spiralling (Cambridge) with Karl Wiebke's permission