Guide to the Papers of Grant Caldwell


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Manuscript Name Papers of Grant Caldwell
Manuscript Number MSS 125
Last Updated March 2007
Extent 98 cm (7 boxes)
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract The papers of Grant Caldwell include correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, notebooks, diaries, cassette tapes and posters.

Scope and Content

The papers of Grant Caldwell include correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs for Malabata (1991) and The revolt of the coats (1988). Also included are notebooks, diaries, cassette tapes and posters.

Biographical Note

Grant C. Caldwell was born on the 6 March 1947 in Melbourne, Victoria. He began writing poetry while teaching economics in secondary schools in country Victoria. He has travelled, lived and worked in London, Morocco and Spain.

He returned to Australia in 1977, moved to Sydney and worked for a time on a small literary magazine, SCOPP and began writing full-time. In the late seventies and eighties he was part of the Performance Poetry movement, and read and performed his poetry at many venues in Sydney and Melbourne. He has received two Australia Council Fellowships (1992 and 1994) and two Vicarts grants. His poetry and short stories have been widely published and read on radio and television.

References:
AustLit : the resource for Australian literature, March 2007.

Administrative Information


Access

Boxes 1-4 are restricted and boxes 5-7 are available for research.


Restrictions on Use

No copying is permitted without the permission of the copyright owners.


Preferred Citation

Papers of Grant Caldwell, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 125, Box [Number], Folder [Number].


Provenance

The collection was acquired from Grant Caldwell from 1989 to 1992.

Access Terms


Personal Names

Caldwell, Grant -- Archives


Topical Subjects

Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives

Poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives


Occupations

Authors

Container List


Box 1

Folder 1
Manuscript of Malabata (1991)

Folder 2
Early manuscript drafts of 'Decephalous grey'

Folder 3
Notes, edited manuscript draft of 'Decephalous grey' and a grant application

Folder 4
Galleys of The revolt of the coats (1988) and editing

Folder 5
Correspondence, three cassette tapes and one magnetic tape


Box 2

Folder 6
Correspondence and the last issue of 'Oz'

Folder 7
Malabata (1991) and notebooks/diary from prison including prison ID cards

Folder 8
Malabata (1991) and notebooks/diary from prison including prison ID cards

Folder 9
Handwritten notes for 'The wart farm'

Folder 10
Notes, drafts of segments of Malabata (1991), stories and poems

Folder 11
Notes, drafts of segments of Malabata (1991), stories and poems

Folder 12
Notes, drafts of segments of Malabata (1991), stories and poems

Folder 13
Notes, drafts of segments of Malabata (1991), stories and poems

Folder 14
Notes and drafts of 'Decephalous grey', 1983-1989


Box 3

Folder 15
Notes and drafts of 'Decephalous grey', 1983-1989

Folder 16
Notes and drafts of 'Decephalous grey', 1983-1989

Folder 17
Notes and drafts of 'Decephalous grey', 1983-1989

Folder 18
Notes and drafts of 'Decephalous grey', 1983-1989

Folder 19
Notes and drafts of 'Decephalous grey', 1983-1989

Folder 20
Miscellaneous notes, drafts, stories, poetry - 1986-1989

Folder 21
Miscellaneous notes, drafts, stories, poetry - 1986-1989

Folder 22
Miscellaneous notes, drafts, stories, poetry - 1986-1989


Box 4

Folder 23
Miscellaneous notes, drafts, stories, poetry - 1986-1989

Folder 24
Correspondence, leaflets, posters, grant applications, rejection slips, reviews

Folder 25
Correspondence, leaflets, posters, grant applications, rejection slips, reviews

Folder 26
Correspondence, leaflets, posters, grant applications, rejection slips, reviews

Folder 27
Newsletters

Folder 28
Newsletters

Folder 29
Newsletters

Folder 30
Layout for 'The last Muese'

Folder 31
Correspondence and poetry


Box 5

Folder 32
'Good Weekend Magazine' (2 editions). Half original edited manuscript of The revolt of the coats (1988)

Folder 33
Edited manuscript of Malabata (1991)

Folder 34
Edited manuscript of Malabata (1991)

Folder 35
Correspondence, reviews/notices, articles and blurbs

Folder 36
Original manuscript of Malabata (1991)

Folder 37
Original manuscript of Malabata (1991)


Box 6

Folder 38
Galley proofs


Box 7

Folder 39
Posters/flyers (folio)