Guide to the Papers of Mark Henshaw


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Manuscript Name Papers of Mark Henshaw
Manuscript Number MSS 131
Last Updated March 2007
Extent 56 cm (4 boxes)
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract This collection comprises manuscript papers and related material by Mark Henshaw.

Scope and Content

The papers contain notes, manuscript drafts, galleys, a cassette and photographs for Henshaw's first novel Out of the line of fire (1988).


Organization

This collection has been arranged into box then folder order.

Biographical Note

Mark Henshaw was born on 3 October 1951 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, and has lived at various times in Germany, France and Yugoslavia. For a time he worked as a professional translator. His first novel Out of the line of fire (1989) was awarded both the Barbara Ramsden Fellowship of Australian Writers Award and the National Book Council/Quantas New Writers Award. He was also awarded a Commonwealth Literary Fellowship in the same year. Out of the line of fire has been translated into a number of European languages. Henshaw has also written two crime novels with the writer John Clanchy under the pseudonym J.M. Calder. He has worked as a curator at the National Gallery of Australia.

Henshaw has been awarded:
ACT Literary Award, 1994: winner
NBC Banjo Awards, NBC Qantas New Writers' Award, 1989: winner for Out of the line of fire
FAW Barbara Ramsden Award for the Book of the Year, 1988: winner for Out of the line of fire.

References:
AustLit : The Resource for Australian Literature, April 2004.

Administrative Information


Access

The collection is available for research.


Restrictions on Use

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


Preferred Citation

Papers of Mark Henshaw, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 131, Box [Number], Folder [Number].


Provenance

The collection was acquired from Mark Henshaw in a single instalment in 1989.

Access Terms


Personal Names

Henshaw, Mark, 1951- -- Archives.


Topical Subjects

Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.

Australian literature -- 20th century.


Occupations

Novelists

Container List


Box 1

Folder 1
Correspondence from publisher and editor,1987-1988 and manuscript draft notes and 2 photographs for Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 2
Manuscript draft of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 3
Annotated typescript of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 4
Annotated typescript of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 5
Annotated typescript of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 6
Annotated typescript of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 7
Annotated typescript of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 8
INDEX CARDS


Box 2

Folder 9
Manuscript draft of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 10
Manuscript draft of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 11
Manuscript draft of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 12
Manuscript draft of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)

Folder 13
Manuscript draft of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)


Box 3

Folder 14
Audio cassette, interview with Bill Tully and Robert Dessaix - ABC


Box 4

Folder 15
Galley proofs of Out of the Line of Fire (1988)