Guide to the Papers of Friendly Street Poets


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Manuscript Name Papers of Friendly Street Poets
Manuscript Number MSS 61
Last Updated January 2019
Extent 1 boxes
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Organisational papers of a literary group, consisting of correspondence, reviews, news clippings.

Collection Subject Type

Literary

Scope and Content

A collection of the organisational papers of the Friendly Street Poets, created principally during the 1980s, but including some material from 1978-9. The material consists of Reviews of the Friendly Street Readers, as well as correspondence and grant applications. The collection also includes some news clippings.

Date Range of Content

1978 - 1988

Biographical Note

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

Friendly Street Poets are a poetry reading group and publisher in Adelaide. Founded in 1975 by Richard Tipping, Andrew Taylor and Ian Reid, it developed into a monthly event and is still running in 2019. It regularly publishes anthologies of its members’ poetry, and starting in 1995 began publishing volumes by individual poets.

Significant poets associated with the Friendly Street Poets include Graham Rowlands, Kevin Pearson, Jenny Boult, Jeff Guess, Kate Llewellyn, and Jan Owen.

References:
Organisation record, Friendly Street Poets, AustLit (www.austlit.edu.au), St Lucia: The University of Queensland, 2002-. [Retrieved from https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/A40057 17/01/2019].

Friendly Street Poets. (2019). About. Retrieved from http://friendlystreetpoets.org.au/about-2/, 17/02/2019

 

Administrative Information

Access and Copying Conditions

Access: The collection is closed.

 

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 If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items.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collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright.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 Friendly Street Poets, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 61, Box [Number], Folder [Number].

Provenance

The collection was acquired from Graham Rowlands, acting for the Friendly Street Poets, in one consignment.

Related Material

The Academy Library holds the material of a number of poets associated with the Friendly Street Poets:

  • Papers of Graham Rowlands at MSS 17
  • Papers of Kate Llewellyn at MSS 29
  • Papers of Jenny Boult at MSS 30
  • Papers of Kevin Pearson at MSS 33
  • Papers of Jeff Guess at MSS 86
  • Papers of Jan Owen at MSS 92
  • Papers of Richard Tipping at MSS 212


Subject Keywords

Subjects

Australian poetry, poets, Australian poets, 20th century poetry.

Personal Names

Corporate Names

Friendly Street Poets

Occupations

 

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 
Reviews of Friendly Street Readers, 1978-1985.
Newspaper clippings.

Folder 2 
Reviews of Friendly Street Readers, 1981-1984.
Publicity material.
Newspaper clippings.
Correspondence, 1982-83.

Folder 3 
Reviews of Friendly Street Readers, 1982-1984.
Newspaper clippings.

Folder 4 
Correspondence with the Australia Council Literature Board, 1985-88
Includes applications for grants.

Folder 5 
Correspondence with the Australia Council Literature Board and the SA Department of the Arts, 1981-1984
Includes applications for grants.