Guide to the Papers of Myron Lysenko


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Manuscript Name Papers of Myron Lysenko 
Manuscript Number MSS 93
Last Updated October 2018
Extent 11 boxes 1 oversize 1 AV Box
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Correspondence, drafts, posters.

Collection Subject Type

Literary

Scope and Content

This collection relates to Myron Lysenko and includes correspondence, literary drafts, posters and material relating to Going Down Swinging.

Date Range of Content

1975-1993

Biographical Note

Myron Lysenko was born in 1952 in Victoria of Ukrainian parents who arrived at Bonegilla from near Lvov after World War II. A poet, short story writer, dramatist and editor, Lysenko was also co-founder and co-editor (with Kevin Brophy) of Going Down Swinging and he has been a co-director of the Montsalvat National Poetry Festival.

 Source: Austlit

https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/A12260

 

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 If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items.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collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright.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. 

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Preferred Citation 

Papers of Myron Lysenko, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 93, Box [Number], Folder [Number].

 

Provenance 

The collection was acquired by purchase in 1988 and 1993.

Subject Keywords 

 

Subjects 

Poetry, short stories, drama

 

Personal Names 

Myron Lysenko 1952-

Myron Orest Mysenko

Corporate Names 

Going Down Swinging, Montsalvat Poetry Festival

 

Occupations 

Poet, writer, dramatist, editor

Container List 

 

Box 1

Folder 1
Short and mini stories, June, 1975.

Folder 2
Prose, 1979

Folder 3        
Poetry 1980

Folder 4
Drama notes 1977

Folder 5
Correspondence, 1980 - 1981

Folder 6
Correspondence 1984

 

 

Box 2

 

Folder 7
Reviews

Folder 8
Poetry, 1986

Folder 9
Poetry: Coughing with Confidence - work in progress, 1987

Folder 10        
Poetry: Coughing with Confidence - work in progress, 1987

Folder 11        
Poetry, 1988 - Richmond

Folder 12
Poetry, Coughing with Confidence 1985 - 1986.

Reviews and Performance Posters.

Folder 13        
Writings 1980

Folder 14
Pleasant Evacuations and other stories.

Folder 15
Pleasant Evacuations and other stories.

 

Box 3

 

Folder 16
Poetry 1984, The Reason novella and other writings 1982.

Folder 17        
1981; undated folder prose and poetry.

Folder 18
1980, Diet 1982; writings

Folder 19        
Coughing with Confidence, September, 1986.

Folder 20
Blanket of Light.

Folder 21        
Madelaine, the play, 20 August, 1988. First draft.

Folder 22        
Leaving Home.

Folder 23
Poetry, 1982.

Bomb Babies

Unfinished Business, 1983.

Folder 24
1983, The Last Quarter.

 

Box 4

 

Folder 25
1984 - Poetry and prose.

Folder 26        
Work in progress.

Folder 27        
Correspondence, January, 1988 - April, 1988, Going Down Swinging 8(a).

Folder 28
Correspondence, January, 1988 - April, 1988, Going Down Swinging 8(a).

Folder 29
Correspondence, February, 1987 - December, 1987, Going Down Swinging 8.

Folder 30        
Correspondence, February, 1987 - December, 1987, Going Down Swinging 8.

Folder 31        
Correspondence, February, 1987 - December, 1987, Going Down Swinging 8.

 

 

Box 5

 

Folder 32        
Correspondence, February, 1987 - December, 1987, Going Down Swinging 8.

Folder 33
Correspondence, January, 1986 - February, 1987, Going Down Swinging 7.

Folder 34        
Correspondence, January, 1986 - February, 1987, Going Down Swinging 7.

Folder 35
Correspondence, January, 1986 - February, 1987, Going Down Swinging 7.

Folder 36
Correspondence to 16 January, 1981, Going Down Swinging 1 and 2.

Folder 37
Correspondence to 16 January, 1981, Going Down Swinging 1 and 2.

Folder 38        
Correspondence to 16 January, 1981, Going Down Swinging 1 and 2.

 

Box 6

 

Folder 39        
Correspondence, Going Down Swinging 3.

Folder 40        
Correspondence, Going Down Swinging 3.

Folder 41
Correspondence, Going Down Swinging 3.

Folder 42
Correspondence, Going Down Swinging 4.

Folder 43
Correspondence, Going Down Swinging 4.

Folder 44        
Correspondence, Going Down Swinging 4.

Folder 45
Correspondence to August, 1982, Going Down Swinging 5.

Folder 46        
Correspondence to August, 1982, Going Down Swinging 5.

 

Box 7

 

Folder 47        
Correspondence to August, 1982, Going Down Swinging 5.

Folder 48        
Contributions, notes etc., Going Down Swinging 1.

Folder 49        
Contributions, notes etc., Going Down Swinging 1.

Folder 50        
Correspondence - Going down Swinging 1.

Folder 51
Going Down Swinging 6.

Folder 52        
Going Down Swinging 6.

Folder 53
Going Down Swinging 6.

 

Box 8

 

Folder 54        
Going Down Swinging No. 6, Winter, 1984.

Folder 55        
Going Down Swinging No. 6, Winter, 1984.

Folder 56
Going Down Swinging - paste-up copy.

Folder 57        
Going Down Swinging No. 4 - John Bryson interview, 30 November, 1981.

Folder 58
Plaster Cast minutes, 1983-1984.

Plaster Cast, 1984.

Folder 59
Script Director.

Folder 60        
Plaster Cast, Fringe Festival, 1984.

Folder 61
Plaster Cast scripts

Folder 62
Plaster Cast scripts

 

Box 9

 

Folder 63
Going Down Swinging Issue 13, 1st proofread

Folder 64

Going Down Swinging Issue 13 originals, proof read copy ready for corrections; includes letters from contributors

Folder 65
Letters to the Editors Going Down Swinging including letters enclosing material for publication 1993

Folder 66
Letters to the Editors Going Down Swinging including letters enclosing material for publication 1992-1993

Box 10

Folder 67
Going Down Swinging proof copies Issue ?

Folder 68
Going Down Swinging: correspondence 1992 with contributors (including submitted works) and subscribers; various flyers and posters; artwork proofs; original artwork by Janine Dixon.

Folder 69
Going Down Swinging: correspondence 1991-1992 with contributors (including submitted works) and subscribers; posters.

 

Box 11

 

Folder 70
Going Down Swinging: correspondence 1991-1992 with contributors (including submitted works) and subscribers; posters.

Folder 71
Going Down Swinging Issue 12: computer printed copies of contributions

Folder 72
Going Down Swinging Issue 12: computer printed copies of contributions

Folder 73
Going Down Swinging Issue 12: printed layout proof 

 

Folio items

Folio 1

Photocopies of Going Down Swinging covers, 1980 - 1988.

 

Audio Visual material

Box 1

AV 1      Cassette Tape - Interview with Michael Wilding, March, 1981.

AV 2      Cassette Tape - Interview with Anna Couana, May, 1982.

AV 3      Cassette Tape - Interview with Ania Walwicz, 12 June, 1982.

AV 4      Cassette Tape - Interview with     Pi O, 9 June, 1984.

AV 5      Cassette Tape - Interview with Helen Garner, 1986, no. 1.

AV 6      Cassette Tape - Interview with Helen Garner, 1986, no. 2.

AV 7      Cassette Tape - Interview with Bruce Pascoe, October, 1987.

AV 8      Cassette Tape - Interview with     Pi O (2).