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Manuscript Name Papers of Bruce Pascoe
Manuscript Number MSS 297
Last Updated January 2019
Extent 24 boxes + 1 folio + 1 poster cabinet
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Literary papers, including for material published by Pascoe Publishing Company. Includes typed manuscripts, galley proofs, correspondence to and from Bruce Pascoe as well as Pascoe Publishing.

Collection Subject Type

Literary

Scope and Content

A collection of literary papers of Bruce Pascoe and from Pascoe Publishing Company. Most material dates 1983-1990, with some dated c.1991-2 or to the 1970s. The majority of the collection consists of typewritten manuscripts by various authors for publication by Pascoe Publishing, including for the serial Australian Short Stories (1982-2000) and novels including The Multitude of Tigers (1990), Crims in Gras Castles (1989), Christmas Trees in the Sky (1991), and anthologies including Three Uneasy Pieces (1987), Women of the Centre (1990).

The collection also includes correspondence, both to and from Pascoe Publishing and to and from Bruce Pascoe.

Date Range of Content

1983-1992. One photograph dated c.1970s.

Biographical Note

Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe is an Australian Indigenous writer, publisher and anthropologist from the Bunurong clan of the Kulin nation. He has written nearly thirty books, including for children and anthropological non-fiction. In 1982, he founded Pascoe Publishing with his wife Lyn Harwood, which published the quarterly literary journal Australian Short Stories (1982 - 2000) as well as novels and anthologies of other authors.

His work has won or been shortlisted for over a dozen prizes, including 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Book of the Year for Dark Emu (2014). Pascoe has also been awarded several accolades for his work, receiving in 2018 the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. He was also the 2018 Dreamtime Person of the Year at the National Dreamtime Awards.

Pascoe Publishing published authors including Patrick White (Three Uneasy Pieces, 1987), Frank Hardy (The Loser Now Will Be Later to Win, 1985), Lyn Hughes (The Factory, 1990) as well as anthologies, including Women of the Centre (1990).

References:
Author record, Bruce Pascoe, AustLit (www.austlit.edu.au), St Lucia: The University of Queensland, 2002-. [Retrieved from https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/A30613, 29/01/2019].

National Library of Australia. (2019). Finding Aid to the Papers of Bruce Pascoe. Retrieved from: http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-415133913/findingaid, 29/01/2019.

Pascoe, B. (2018). About. Retrieved from: http://brucepascoe.com.au/about/, 29/01/2019.

Periodical record, Australian Short Stories, AustLit (www.austlit.edu.au), St Lucia: The University of Queensland, 2002-. [Retrieved from https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/C277304, 29/01/2019].

 

Administrative Information

Access and Copying Conditions

Access: Open Access

 

This collection contains a variety of copyright material. Copyright is held by the creator of each item. Specific conditions for this collection are listed below. If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items. Digitised material from manuscript collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright. Refer also to the UNSW copyright, disclaimer and takedown policy. 

Copying: No copying is approved.

 

Preferred Citation

Papers of Bruce Pascoe, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 297, Box [Number], Folder [Number].

 

Provenance

The collection was acquired from Bruce Pascoe in 1992.

 

Additional Information

Related Material

Further papers of Bruce Pascoe are held at the National Library of Australia, MS 9746, MSAcc05.069, MS Acc08.165.


Subject Keywords

Subjects

Australian authors, Australian publishers, Australian anthropologists, short stories, 20th century fiction

Personal Names

Bruce Pascoe 1947-

Murray Gray

Leopold Glass

Corporate Names

Pascoe Publishing Company

Occupations

Author, publisher, anthropologist

 

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe from various authors including Manning Clark and Philip Adams, 1983.

Folder 2 
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe from various authors, 1983.

Folder 3 
‘Fringe Network’ newsletter, 1983.
Correspondence from various authors.

Folder 4 
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1983-1984.

Folder 5 
Correspondence, sketches to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors.

Folder 6 
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1983-1984.

Folder 7 
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from the ABC, a Member of Parliament and various authors, 1983-1984.

Folder 8
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from the ABC, Australia Council and various authors, 1984.

 

Box 2

Folder 9 
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1984-1985.

Folder 10
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1984-1985.

Folder 11
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1984-1985.

Folder 12 
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1985.

Folder 13 
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1985.

Folder 14 
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1989.

Folder 15
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors , including Senator Gareth Evans, 1990.

Folder 16
Correspondence, photograph to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1990. (Includes a Christmas Card from the Premier of Victoria (?), Joan Kirner.)

 

Box 3

Folder 17
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1985, 1986 and 1987.

Folder 18
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1987.

Folder 19
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1988.

Folder 20
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co. from various authors, 1988.

Folder 21
Correspondence, Christmas Cards to Pascoe Publishing Co. from friends and various authors, 1988-1989.

Folder 22
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe, Pascoe Publishing Co., 1987.

Folder 23
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe, Pascoe Publishing Co. from friends and various authors, 1983-1987.

 

Box 4

Folder 25
Photocopies of thirty-two original artworks by Michael Leunig.
Typewritten manuscript of John  Hepworth’s novel Multitude of Tigers, funded by the Australia Council.

Folder 26
Typewritten manuscript of Keith Moor’s novel The Trimbole Affair, (Crims in Grass Castles).

Folder 27
Typewritten manuscript of Graham Sheil’s novel Christmas Tree in the Sky.

Folder 28
Typewritten and photocopied manuscript of John Morrison’s novel The Happy Warrior, accepted by Pascoe publishing Co., 20 January, 1987.
Includes photocopies of newspaper articles and photograph of the author.

Folder 28A
Press clippings including book reviews.

 

Box 5

Folder 29
Original typewritten manuscript of Robin Sheiner’s novel Beyond the Pale, published by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 30
Photocopy of typewritten manuscript of Robin Sheiner’s novel Beyond the Pale, published by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 31
Typewritten manuscript of Barry Dicken’s novel First Night Audience.
Published previously by Pascoe Publishing Co. in Australian Short Stories.

Folder 32
Typewritten manuscript of Lyn Hughes’s novel The Factory.
Author’s handwritten notes also included.
Typewritten original manuscript of Lyn Hughes’s novel The Factory.
The Factory was published by Pascoe Publishing Co.

 

Box 6

Folder 33
Galley proofs of Christmas Tree in the Sky by Graham Sheil.
(First published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1991.)

Folder 34
Galley proofs of Bahra Bay by George Watt.
(First published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1991.)

Folder 35
Galley proofs of Fiji by Daryl Tarte.
(First published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1988.)

Folder 36
Galley proofs of The Trimbole Affair written by Daryl Tarte.
(First published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1988.)

 

Box 7

Folder 37
Galley proofs of Lyn Hughes’ novel The Factory.
Published by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 38
Galley proofs of Luna Park at Night by Judith Clarke.
Printed by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 39
Galley proofs of Barry Dicken’s collection Post Office Restaurant and Other Stories.
Printed by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1991.
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe from the author.

Folder 40
Galley proofs of John Hepworth’s novel The Multitude of Tigers.
Funded with the assistance of the Literature Board of Australia Council and printed by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1990.
Illustrations by Michael Leunig; includes photocopy of original artwork.

 

Box 8

Folder 41
Galley proofs of Women of the Centre, written by several Aboriginal women (Muriel Olssen, Faith Thomas, Audrey Kinnear, Loma Grantham, Lallie Lennon, Miriam Dadbta (?), Ruth McKenzie, Eva Strangeways, Milly Taylor, Jenny Grace).
Published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1990.

Folder 42
Typewritten manuscript of Women of the Centre.
Includes maps of the districts the authors came from.

Folder 43
Galley proofs of Women of the Centre.
Published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1990.

Folder 44
Typewritten manuscript of Beyond the Pale by Robin Skeiner.
Includes cover art by Rebecca Riley.
Published by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 45
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe from various authors.
Typewritten manuscript of The Eye of the Beholder written by Kent Smith.
‘Mallacoota Mouth’, East-Victorian district newsletter.

Folder 46
Galley proofs of an edition of Australian Short Stories.
Typewritten talk with Ernie Dingo.
Correspondence to Pascoe Publishing Co.
Photograph of an author’s family in the 1970s.

 

Box 9

Folder 47
Original typewritten manuscript of Frank Hardy’s Truthful Jones at the Barcaldine.
Original typewritten manuscript of Barry Dicken’s The Publicist.
Includes typewritten manuscripts by various authors.

Folder 48
Original typewritten manuscripts of various authors.
Authors include Carmel Bird and Barry Dickens.
Stories intended for publication by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 49
Original typewritten manuscripts from various authors for Pascoe Publishing Co., c.1991.

Folder 50 - 51
Original typewritten manuscripts from various authors ‘ready to set’, for Pascoe Publishing Co., c.1991.

Folder 52
Aboriginal artwork (illustrations) by Sheila Puruntatamen.
Original typewritten manuscripts from various authors ready for publication by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 53
A collection of short stories by various writers for publication in Australian Short Stories, 1990.

Folder 54
A collection of short stories by various writers, for publication in Australian Short Stories, 1990.
Writers in the Park journals.

 

Box 10

Folder 55
Short stories written by various authors, published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1989.

Folder 56
Short stories written by various authors, published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1989-1990.

Folder 57
Photocopied galley proofs of Frank Hardy’s short story ‘Truthful Jones at the Barricade’.
Stories written for the Labour Centenary Issue, together with correspondence with Jennifer A. Beachem, State Secretary, Australian Labour Party, regarding the Issue.

Folder 58
Three pieces of original artwork to be used as illustrations for Australian Short Stories.
Short stories to be published in magazine

Folder 60
Typewritten manuscripts of short stories ready for publication in Australian Short Stories, 1990.

Folder 61
Typewritten manuscripts of short stories ready for publication in Australian Short Stories, 1990 - 1991.

Folder 62
Rough copies of stories to be published in Australian Short Stories, issue no. 30.

 

Box 11

Folder 63
Australian Short Stories, issue no. 30.
‘Ready to set’ and edited stories, c.1990.
Various authors including Graham Sheil.

Folder 64
Aboriginal News, dated 6 June, 1990, vol. 6 no. 3.
Aboriginal artwork.
Children’s anecdotes and artwork in school-journal form.

Folder 65
Several copies of Writers in the Park, compiled by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 66
Galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue no. 32.
Hand-written short stories.

Folder 67
Typewritten original manuscript of George Watt’s and Nicky Hall’s Bahra Bay.

Folder 68
Handwritten notes to and from Bruce Pascoe.
Two stories as told to Bruce Pascoe by Alan Marshall when he was in hospital, 1983.

 

Box 12

Folder 69
Typewritten manuscript Bahra Bay, written by George Watt.
Handwritten note by George Watt to Bruce Pascoe of Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 70
Bahra Bay by George Watt - manuscript number 3.

Folder 71
Typewritten manuscript Bahra Bay written by George Watt, to be published by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 72
Handwritten manuscript of Bracken Fox’s Two Hundred Years.
Approximately 158 pages of handwritten novel.

Folder 73
Article from Good Weekend magazine ‘If White had Stayed Away’, based on what Australia would have been like if not developed and founded by Europeans.
A DCNR brochure on ‘Wyperfield National Park’ with bird list and notes on vegetation.
Brochure on ‘Little Desert National Park’ with notes on nature walks and car access.

 

Box 13

Folder 74
Correspondence from Transworld Publishers, 1990, and from Roger McDonald requesting an article or story from Bruce Pascoe.
Handwritten drafts of Bruce Pascoe’s novel Gone Bush to be published by Transworld Publishers, August, 1990.

Folder 75
Stories for Australian Short Stories, no. 22.
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe from authors commenting about editing, etc.

Folder 76
Australian Short Stories, issue no. 23.
Rough drafts of letters to be published.
Correspondence with Bruce Pascoe from authors.

Folder 77
Australian Short Stories, issue no. 23.
Rough drafts of stories to be edited and published by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 78
Australian Short Stories, issue no. 23.
Rough drafts of stories to be edited and published by Pascoe Publishing Co.
‘Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair’ by Frank Hardy.

Folder 79
Australian Short Stories, no. 24.
Articles written by Irena Sibley, Leigh Hobbs and Judy Dunn.
Correspondence from authors about their stories to be edited.

Folder 80
Australian Short Stories - two pages.
Draft stories by Graham Sheil, Paul Hayden and Kate Jennings.
Draft editorial by Bruce Pascoe for issue number 25.

Folder 81
Stories by Dallas McNaugh and Alan Scarfe to be included in Australian Short Stories, issue no. 25, 1989.

 

Box 14

Folder 82
Short story ‘Pearls of the North’ by Robin Skeiner, correspondence and contributions to the editor.
Biographies of authors about to be published - Kate Jennings and Nicky Boynton-Bricknell.

Folder 83
Galley proofs of Beyond the Pale by Robin Skeiner, published by Pascoe Publishing Co., 1989.

Folder 84
Galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 25. ‘Still Time for a Treaty’.
Stories written by Gillean Mears, Beth Yahp, Charles Edelman, Leah Nirchler, John Irving, Dallas McMaugh, Giles Hugo.
Typewritten manuscripts.

Folder 85-87
Galley proofs, typewritten manuscript of Australian Short Stories, issue number 25. ‘Still Time for a Treaty’.
Stories written by Graham Sheil, Beth Yahp and Alan Scarfe, among other authors.

 

Box 15

Folder 87A
Galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 26, 1989.

Folder 88
Galley proofs Australian Short Stories, issue number 23, illustrated.

Folder 89
Australian Short Stories, issue number 26.
Biography of Giles Hugo.
Two typewritten manuscripts of ‘The Man in the  Golden Shroud’ by Giles Hugo.
Photocopied Aboriginal artwork by Yamayna Bararwana.
‘Not John Wayne’ by J.M. Irving.
Layout of biographies handwritten by Bruce Pascoe.

Correspondence from: Leah Nirchler, her story ‘Afternoon of Kookaburra’; Charles Edelman; Dallas McMaugh and biography; Terry Dowling (December, 1987, December 1988, and January, 1989); Beth Yahp (postcard), April, 1989.

Folder 90
Australian Short Stories, issue number 26.
Galley proof, pages 1, 2.
One page of magazine in print, issue number 26.
Biographies of authors.

Typewritten manuscripts:  ‘The Man in the Golden Shroud’ by Giles Hugo; ‘The Loft’ by Peter Cochrane; The Quiet Redemption of Andy the Horse' by Terry Dowling; ‘Table Talk’ by Terry Dowling, November, 1985.

Folder 91
Typewritten manuscripts written for publication in Australian Short Stories, issue number 26:

‘The Grand Parade’ by Rosemary Jones; ‘The Mortification of St. Paul’ by Richard Lunn; ‘Not John Wayne’ by J.M. Irving; ‘Afternoon of a Kookaburra’ by Leah Nirchler; ‘Cedar City’ by Charles Edelman; ‘On Rose Street’ by Beth Yahp; ‘Kiss the Moon’ by Gillian Mears.

Folder 92
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe from:

Lily Brett; John Bothwick, (alias ‘Jo Ho’); Glen Dower, dated 4 January, 1988 and 16 June, 1989;  Tom Nestor (Ireland); Robert B. Nicholla, dated February and March, 1989; Barbara Phillips, May, 1989; Long Ong (New Jersey, USA), May, 1989; Yu Anjei, (China).

Translation of ‘Sorghum’ - typewritten manuscript from Mary Lou Wang (pseudonym ‘Ling Ong’).
Photocopied text ‘Sorghum’, in Indonesian, from Gerson Poyk.

 

Box 16

Folder 93
Typewritten manuscripts of short stories for Australian Short Stories, issue number 27:

‘Diary of a School Teacher’ by Yu Anjei; ‘Sorghum’ written by Gerson Poyk, translated by Mary Lou Wang (revision); ‘Arvo Tea with Anderson’ by Ba (Barbara) Phillips; ‘Box and Cotton’ by Colin Burrough; ‘The Holiday’ by Lily Brett; ‘The Bunyip’ by Robert Nicholls; ‘The Legend Liver’ by Tom Nestor.

Folder 94
Typewritten manuscripts of short stories for Australian Short Stories, issue number 27:

‘If a Sparrow Falls’ by Glen Dower (two copies); ‘Fished Out’ by Veronica Angus; ‘Quite a While on the Good Ship “Pirate” ‘ by Jack Ho; ‘Infinity’ by Berenice Kavanagh; ‘The Pig Man of the Gogadlas’ by Graham Sheil; ‘Arvo Tea with Anderson’ by Ba (Barbara Phillips).

Folder 95
Computer printouts, edited and ready to be set for Australian Short Stories, issue number 27:

‘Diary of a Schoolteacher’ by Yu Anjei; ’Infinity’ by Berenice Kavanagh; ‘The Pig Man of Gogadalas’ by Graham Sheil; ‘The Bunyip’ by Robert Nicholls; ‘Sorghum’ by Gerson Poyk, translated by Mary Lou Wang; ‘Quite a While on the Good Ship “Pirate” ‘ by Jack Ho; ‘The Holiday’ by Lily Brett.

Folder 96
Computer printouts, edited and ready to be set for Australian Short Stories, issue number 27:

‘The Legend Liver’ by Tom Nestor; ‘Box and   Cotton’ by Colin Burrough; ‘If a Sparrow Falls’ by Glen Dower (two); ‘Fished Out’ by Veronica Angus; ‘Arvo Tea with Anderson’ by Ba (Barbara) Phillips).

Folder 97
Correspondence from:

Ken Smeaton, with biography; Paul Lindsey, 19 June 1989; Garry Disher, September, 1989; Richard Deutch, June, 1989; Patrick Rodgers, May, 1989; Rocky Marshall, September, 1989; Harold Treasure, May, 1989; Ba (Barbara) Phillips, September, 1989; Maurice Nestor; Veronica Angus.

Unknown, untitled typewritten manuscript.

Photocopy of original artwork by Timothy Singh Lawrence of Bahi-Ish-Ish Graphic Arts. Two campaign posters for ‘Campaign for Economic Justice’, four A3 printout samples of other works.

Folder 98
Australian Short Stories - three pages.
Handwritten notes by Bruce Pascoe.
‘Crossing’ (author unknown), ‘Lamb to the Slaughter by John Newton, ‘Balloon’ by Paul Lindsey; ‘The Oracle’ by Rocky Marshall, ‘The Slaughter Yard’ by H.J. Treasure, ‘Slipstream’ by Garry Disher, ‘The Repossession’ by Patrick Rodgers.

Folder 99
‘Ben Potato’s Fifteenth Birthday’ by Ken Smeaton, ‘Brain Death Capital’ by Molly  Guy, ‘Crossing’ (author unknown), ‘Connection’ by Chester Eagle, ‘Leo’ by Janine Burke, ‘Bone China’ by Beth Yahp, ‘Welcome Home’ by Gillian Mears.

Folder 100
‘Karoo Blood’ by G.W. Robinson, ‘Docks’ by G.W. Robinson, April, 1989, ‘Some Days’ by Tony Lintermans, 27 December, 1989, ‘That’s the Duke’ by Steven Caroll. ‘Soft on Grass’ by John Cadet.
Handwritten editorial and notes on the issue of Australian Short Stories to be published, notes on the authors and rough drafts.
Correspondence from George Watt.

 

Box 17

Folder 101
Typewritten manuscript drafts of Australian Short Stories, issue number 29, 1990.
Stories from Carmel Bird; John Cadet; Matthew Condon; Athol Henny; R.B. Nicholls; Maurice Nestor.
Stories submitted for publication from Charles Browne and Jim Leslie.

Folder 101A
Photocopied galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 29.
Stories from Carmel Bird; John Cadet; Matthew Condon; Tony Lintermans; Jim Leslie; R.B. Nicholls; Steven Carroll; Maurice Nestor.

Folder 102
Photocopied galley proofs Australian Short Stories, issue number 29.
Edited and corrected version.

Folder 103
Photocopied galley proofs Australian Short Stories, issue number 30.
Stories from Graham Sheil; Carmel Bird; Kent Smith; H.J. Treasure; David Kirkby; I.D. Arkell; Lesley Fowler; K.E. Mount; Peggy Kerr; Paul Lindsey; Ba (Barbara) Phillips; Jamie Forbes; J. Kane.

Folder 104
Original galley proofs Australian Short Stories, issue number 31.
Stories from Thomas Keneally; Lyn Hughes; Keri Hulme; Ruby Landford.
Poetry from Ruth Mabango; Fiona Manning; Gerry Turcotte; Roger Vickery.

 

Box 18

Folder 105
Photocopied galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 31, 1990.
Stories from Thomas Keneally; Glenda Adams; Lyn Hughes; Ken Hulme; Ruby Langford; Ruth Mabango; Fiona Manning; Dallas McMaugh; George Papaellinis; Betty Roland; Gig Ryan; Gerry Turcotte; Roger Vickery; Amy Witting.

Folder 106
Photocopied proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 32, 1990.
Stories from Connie Bush; Mary Walk; Melissa Cooper; Justin .....; Owen Brady; Adele Graham; Barry Sweet; Buck McKenzie; Adele Pring.
A play from Selma Sampson Nampijinpa.

Folder 107
Photocopied galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 33.
Stories from Gillian Mears; Glen Tomasetti; J.A. Kewley; Averil Macklin; Alan Crose; Veny Armano; Jill Jeffries; June Opil; Fiona McGregor; Judith Clarke; Thomas Shapcott; Catherine Moffatt; Graham Sheil.

Folder 108
Photocopied galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 34.
Stories from Frank Hardy; Judy Duffy; Barry Dickens; Robin Skeiner; Lance Loughrey; Carmel Bird and others.

Folder 109
Photocopied galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 36.
Stories from Bruce Roberts; Kent Smith; Margaret Cameron; Tony Lintermans; R.M. Stitson; Carmel Killin; John Prior.

Folder 110
Galley proofs Australian Short Stories, issue number 37.
Stories from: Alfred Marks; Marguerite Lawrence; Jane Watson; Chris Mansell; A. Cameron; Elizabeth Dean; Barry Klem; Lance Loughrey; Gloria Yates.

 

Box 19

Folder 111
Typewritten manuscript of Barry Dickens’ ‘Ron Truffle’, written in 1987.
Edited by Bruce Pascoe.
Twenty three chapters.

Folder 112
Typewritten manuscript of Barry Dickens’ novel.
Original artwork by Barry Dickens (?).
Six cover pages, handwritten notes.
Rewritten chapter 5.
Miscellaneous drafts and chapters of ‘Ron Truffle’, also by Dickins.
Handwritten correspondence to Bruce Pascoe, 9 July, 1985.

Folder 113
Frank Hardy - ‘And I Must Have Fifty Pounds’, ‘The System’ and ‘Christmas Comes But Once’. Pages taken from Australian Short Stories, issue/s unknown.
Cover page, draft handwritten by Bruce Pascoe.
‘The Loser Now will be Later to Win’ - three pages of draft story from Frank Hardy.
‘And I Must Have Fifty Pounds’ from Frank Hardy - 25 pages of photocopied typescript.
‘They Eat Their Babies in Russia’, draft typewritten manuscript, edited by Bruce Pascoe - 34 pages.
‘Death of an Anarchist’ - draft submitted for publication, ten pages, edited by Bruce Pascoe.
‘The New Organiser’ - draft submitted for publication, edited by Bruce Pascoe.
‘The Letter that Turned the Ide of War’ - draft submitted for publication by Frank Hardy - 12 pages of typewritten manuscript.

Folder 114
Rum Jungle Jack’ - photocopied typewritten draft. 36 pages, author unknown.
‘My Father, the Je....’ - photocopied typewritten manuscript, 13 pages, author unknown.
‘The System’ by Frank Hardy - ten pages photocopied typewritten text.
‘Because I Love the Children’ by Frank Hardy - originally written in 1958 and published in Woman’s Day.
‘Legend Lost, author unknown - photocopied typewritten manuscript.
‘The Last Word of David McGeraghty’ by Frank Hardy - photocopied typewritten manuscript.

Folder 115
‘Reason in Revolt’ by Frank Hardy - photocopied typewritten manuscript.
Was to be published in the Sydney Sun Herald.

Folder 116
‘And I Must Have Fifty Pounds’, ‘Christmas Comes But Once’ and ‘The System’ by Frank Hardy - photocopied typewritten manuscripts.

Folder 117
Photocopied typewritten manuscript of ‘All in Good Faith’ or Trials of Strength’ or ‘Lie of the Land’.
Title undecided.
195 pages.

 

Box 20

Folder 118
Correspondence:

from John Clancy, 1985, with 18 page story ‘Fragments’ - typewritten manuscript draft to Bruce Pascoe, February, 1985;
from Dominion Press in relation to ‘Warrant of Distress’.

Typewritten draft ‘Warrant of Distress’ by Oscar Oswald, 1985 - 43 pages.

‘The Ordeal’ - 14 page manuscript.

Folder 119
Typewritten draft ‘Warrant of Distress’ or The Obsession of Oscar Oswald by Frank Hardy.
280 pages, printed in Pentridge, edited by Bruce Pascoe.

Folder 120
Correspondence from John Clancy to Bruce Pascoe regarding design of book Lie of the Land.
Photocopied text of Lie of the Land.

Typewritten text of ‘Guardian; ‘The Divorce’; ‘Decency’; ‘The Gunmen’; ‘Mrs Murphy’; ‘So Help Me God’; ‘Aunt Pearl’s Boarders’.

Folder 121
Short stories written by John Clancy for publication:

‘Barbara’, ‘Father Tierney’, ‘The Retreat’, ‘Speakmans Revenge’, ‘The Ordeal’, ‘Didn’t .... the Bullying’, ‘The Four’, ‘The Boys Won’t Leave the Girls Alone’, ‘Duty’, ‘Sacrifice’.

Folder 122
Draft typewritten manuscript ‘Warrant of Distress’, novel by Frank Hardy.

 

Box 21

Folder 123
Photographs, short story drafts, ‘letter to the editor’.
Typewritten original draft Ride a Cock Horse by Gillian Mears.

Folder 124-125
Typewritten draft Ride a Cock Horse by Gillian Mears.
Published by Pascoe Publishing Co.

Folder 126
Killing the Old Fool by Peter Gebhart.
Artwork draft for cover of book, three samples.
Typewritten manuscript edited by Bruce Pascoe.
Galley proofs.
First published 1988.

Folder 127
Typewritten drafts sent to Pascoe Publishing.
‘Islands’ by Graham Sheil; ‘Mister Al’; ‘Mad like Lasseter’, ‘Mime with Fox and Hawke’; ‘Dogs, In Despair’; ‘The Queen Says Mix’; ‘The Bridge Pool’, ‘Vera’; ‘The Picking Season’.

Folder 128
Typewritten drafts sent to Pascoe Publishing.
‘The Note Pad’; ‘Fritz’; The Burgermaster’s Story’; ‘Mother’s Nose’; ‘Alone’; ‘The Supplient’; ‘The Queen Says Mix’.

Folder 129
Typewritten drafts sent to Pascoe Publishing.
‘Tommy Garret’s Name’; ‘The Supplient’; ‘The Picking Season’; ‘After the Fire’; ‘Music of a Distant Drum’; ‘Alone’.

Folder 130
Typewritten drafts sent to Pascoe Publishing.
‘Of Gumleaves and Clove Scented Cigarettes’; ‘That Day at Christmas Hills’; ‘Historic Occasions Recalled’; ‘Mother’s Nose’; ‘Dogs, in Denpasar’; ‘The Supplient’.
Three pages of ‘Vera’ and ‘The Picking Seasons’.
Three pages of Bruce Pascoe’s drafts for Australian Short Stories.
Several pages from Australian Short Stories, issue unknown.

 

Box 22

Folder 131
Typewritten drafts sent to Pascoe Publishing.
‘The Note Pad’; ‘Mime with Fox and Hawke’; ‘The Bridge Pool’; ‘Vera’; ‘Crap Route Through Austria’; ‘Mister Al’; ‘The Picking Season’; ‘Mad Like Lasseter’.

Folder 132 - 133
Handwritten notes from Carolyn van Lanbdenberg.
Correspondence to Bruce Pascoe, May, July, August, 1986.
Contract dated 28 April, 1986.
Typewritten drafts of ‘Sybil Alone’ by Carolyn van Landenberg (two).
Typewritten drafts of collection of short stories titled Sybil by Carolyn van Landenberg, written 1985.
Short stories: ‘Sybil’s Mr Lawson’; ‘Stitching from the Notebook’; ‘School’ or ‘Complicity’; ‘The Girl in the Pink Swimsuit’; ‘Sybilline’; ‘Family Together’; The Stones of Aarne’; ‘A Traveller’s Farewell’; ‘Skinned’; ’Backtracking’; ‘Sybil Alone’.

Folder 134
Correspondence from Bruce Pascoe to Neil …, dated 24 February, 1987.
Typewritten original manuscript of Captain Cook by Mark O’Flynn, written 1986 - 139 pages.
Three A3 sheets of photocopied original artwork.

Folder 135
Photocopied typewritten manuscript of The Great Australian Novel by Murray Gray.
Some pages from Australian Short Stories, issue unknown.
Handwritten notes by Bruce Pascoe.

Folder 136
Several pages of typewritten draft of ‘The Crooks of Epping’ by Barry Dickens.
Notes and advice to Barry Dickens from Bruce Pascoe, including corrections.
Internal order form from the printmasters.

Folder 137
Typewritten draft manuscript of Captain Cook by Mark O’Flynn, written 1986.

Folder 138
Notes and correspondence from Bruce Pascoe.
Several drafts of ‘Oscar Oswald’ chapters.
Legal correspondence re ‘Oscar Oswald’, 1983.
Ticket to Frank Hardy book launch.

 

Box 23

Folder 139
Galley proofs of Australian Short Stories, issue number 28.
Stories written by Gillian Mears; Molly Guy; Janine Burke; Rocky Marshall; H.J. Treasure; Garry Disher; Chester Eagle; Ken Smeaton; John Newton;  Berenice Kavanagh; Beth Yahp; Paul Lindsey; Patrick Rodgers.

Folder 140
‘The Plain Clothes Man’ by Linda Hughes, draft.
‘About Suffering’ by Helen Elliot.
Writers’ handwritten notes from Bruce Pascoe.
‘Breaking’ by Katherine Gallagher.
‘Appointment’ by Molly guy.
‘The Glassblower’ by Judith Lukin.
‘The Other Girl’ by Diana Sampey.
‘Fia’ by Carolyn van Landenberg.
‘A History of Games’ by Sandra Moore (2).
‘Dressmaker’ by Diane Fahey.
‘Bonjour Brunswick’ by Rosa Safransky.
The Great Australian Novel by Murray Gray.
‘The Sea is Going to France’ by Carmel Bird.
‘Dreaming in Babylon’ by Tyler Kelly.
‘As Time Goes By’ by Beverley Farmer.

Folder 141
‘Neither Did I’, ‘Nautilus’, ‘Sirena’, ‘Soldier Goes to Ground’, ‘Interpretation for Cat Men’ by Bruce Pascoe.
Notes written by Bruce Pascoe for Australian Short Stories.
Correspondence from Carmel Killin, January, 1986, Mary Aitken, November, 1986 and John Hinton.
Cover pages Catpaw by John Carroll and Australian Short Stories, issue number 21.

Folder 142
Typewritten draft of untitled manuscript.

Folder 143
Manning Clark’s History of Australia - the musical, stage production, 1987, produced by John Timliin.

Folder 144
‘The Chocolate Pigs’ written by Geoffrey Dean.

Folder 145
Galley proofs of short stories.

 

Box 24

Folder 146
Rough handwritten draft of a Bruce Pascoe story.

Folder 147
Rough handwritten draft of a Bruce Pascoe story.

Folder 148
‘Eagle’ by Michael Hyde.
Correspondence from Adele Graham, Port Augusta, story by Lallie Lennon and Chris Warren regarding Aboriginal issues.
Typewritten draft of The Happy Warrior by John Morrison.
‘Three Uneasy Pieces’ by Patrick White - ‘The Age of a Wart’, ‘Dancing with Both Feet on the Ground’ and ‘Screaming Potato’.

Folder 149
Photocopied typewritten manuscript draft of ‘Ron Truffle’ by Barry Dickens.

Folder 150
Notes, receipts with drafts of ‘Fox’ written by Bruce Pascoe.
Draft of first two chapters of ‘Ron Truffle’ written by Barry Dickens.

Folder 151
Galley proofs of The Happy Warrior by John Morrison.

Folder 152
Notes from Bruce Pascoe.
Title page of Islands by Graham Sheil.
Typewritten manuscript of Sybil by Carolyn van Landenberg.

Folder 153
Typed manuscript of Fia by Carolyn van Landenberg.

 

Poster Cabinet

Poster 1
‘Bob Hawke’s First Short Story’ - poster advertising Australian Short Stories, issue 13.
60 x 42 cm

 

Folios

Folio 1
Computer printout of Australian Short Stories, dated c.1992.
Drafts.