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The collection comprises correspondence, drafts (including 'Walls of courage; despatches from London'), papers relating to journalism, notebooks, cutting books and photographs.
The correspondents include Clem Christesen, J.O. Fairfax, Edith England, Patricia Johnson, Norman Lindsay and Gavin Souter.
Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn914477).
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Colin Bingham, National Library of Australia, MS 4862, [series and/or file number]'.
Colin Bingham presented the first instalment of his papers to the National Library in 1974 and a second instalment in 1979. Following his death in 1986, the remaining papers were presented by his son Hugh Bingham.
Colin Bingham (1898-1986). Joined staff of the Brisbane Telegraph in 1922. London staff of Australian Associated Press 1940-42. Joined Sydney Morning Herald in 1942, holding posts of foreign correspondent 1943-48, leader-writer 1949-57, associate editor 1957-60, editor 1961-65.
Publications included Marcinelle and other verses (1925), A book of verse (1929), Men and affairs (1967), The affairs of women (1969) and Decline of innocence and other poems (1970).
Correspondents include Rupert Henderson, Edgar Holt, Les Haylen, Douglas Brass, P.R. Heydon, Clem Christesen, W. Baddeley, J.O. Fairfax, Edith England, Patricia Johnson
Correspondents include H.G. Kippax, Norman Lindsay, S. Monks, A.H. McLachlan, J.D.B. Pringle, A. Renouf, A.D. Rothman, R. Sadler, Gavin Souter, K. Sinclair, A. Watt, Douglas Wilkie