Guide to the Papers of Twelvetrees Publishing Company


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Manuscript Name Papers of Twelvetrees Publishing Company
Manuscript Number MSS 155
Last Updated September 2007
Extent 57 cm (5 boxes, 1 folio and 1 oversize)
Location Academy Library, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Contents: Records and correspondence, edited drafts, reviews, newspaper clippings, contracts, etc.

Scope and Content

This collection comprises correspondence, edited drafts, galley proofs, paste-up copies, reviews, newspaper clippings and general office records relating to publications by Twelvetrees Publishing Company.


Organization

The collection has been arranged in box then folder order.

Administrative History

Twelvetrees Publishing Company was founded in 1984 by Clive Tilsley, Michael Denholm and Andrew Sant. It has published five books of poetry Queuing for the Mudd Club by Stephen Edgar, 1985; Holiday girls and other poems by Vicki Raymond, 1985; Effects of light : poetry of Tasmania edited by Vivian Smith and Margaret Scott, 1985; By way of a vessel by Edith Speers, 1986; Remote corners by Graeme Hetherington, 1986. In 1987 Twelvetrees published Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson.

In 1986 Holiday girls and other poems was awarded the British Airlines Commonwealth Poetry Prize for the best first-time published book of poetry.

References:
Small press publishing in Australia, v. 2. 'The late 1970s to the mid to late 1980s' by Michael Denholm, 1991.

Administrative Information


Access

The collection is available for research, no copying.


Restrictions on Use

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


Preferred Citation

[Manuscript Item], Papers of Twelvetrees Publishing Company, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 155, Box [Number], Folder [Number].


Provenance

The material in this collection was acquired from the company via Clive Tilsley in one consignment in 1989.

Additional Information


Related Material

Further material relating to Stephen Edgar is located in the papers of Stephen Edgar, at MS 120.
Further material relating to Vivian Smith is located in the papers of Vivian Smith, at MS 41.
Further material relating to Margaret Scott is located in the papers of Margaret Scott, at MS 42.
Further material relating to Edith Speers is located in the papers of Edith Speers, at MS 234.


Separated Material

Further papers of Vivian Smith are held by the National Library of Australia, in the Papers of Vivian Smith at MS 4853.
University of Queensland Library, Letter : Hobart, to Cecil Hadgraft at F958.

This collection originally included the following publication. This work has been catalogued separately, and added to the Library's main collection.

Catherine Watson Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley, Twelvetrees Publishing Company,1987.

Access Terms


Personal Names

Denholm, Michael, 1951-

Sant, Andrew, 1950-

Tilsley, Clive

Edgar, Stephen, 1951-

Raymond, Vicki, 1949-

Smith, Vivian, 1933-

Scott, Margaret, 1934-2005

Speers, Edith, 1949-

Hetherington, Graeme, 1937-

Watson, Catherine


Topical Subjects

Authors, Australian -- Archives

Authors and publishers -- Australia -- Archives

Publishers and publishing -- Australia -- Archives


Titles

Queuing for the Mudd Club

Holiday girls and other poems

Effects of light : poetry of Tasmania

By way of a vessel

Remote corners

Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley


Corporate Names

Twelvetrees Publishing Company -- Archives


Occupations

Publishers

Poets

Authors

Container List


Box 1

Folder 1
Correspondence, 1984-85, photocopied draft and relevant material for Queuing for the Mudd Club by Stephen Edgar, 1985

Folder 2
Correspondence, 1985-88 and draft of Holiday girls and other poems by Vicki Raymond, 1985

Folder 3
Two draft copies of Holiday girls and other poems by Vicki Raymond, 1985

Folder 4
Draft of miscellaneous poems, reviews, and relevant material for Holiday girls and other poems by Vicki Raymond, 1985

Folder 5
Correspondence, 1984-86, relating to Effects of light : poetry of Tasmania edited by Vivian Smith and Margaret Scott, 1985

Folder 6
Photocopied draft of Effects of light : poetry of Tasmania edited by Vivian Smith and Margaret Scott, 1985

Folder 7
Paste-up of Effects of light : poetry of Tasmania edited by Vivian Smith and Margaret Scott, 1985


Box 2

Folder 8
Reviews and general office records relating to Effects of light : poetry of Tasmania edited by Vivian Smith and Margaret Scott, 1985

Folder 9
Correspondence, 1985-88, and annotated draft of By way of a vessel by Edith Speers, 1986

Folder 10
Reviews, and related material for By way of a vessel by Edith Speers, 1986

Folder 11
Correspondence, 1985-87, and annotated draft of Remote corners by Graeme Hetherington, 1986

Folder 12
Photocopied draft and related material for Remote corners by Graeme Hetherington, 1986

Folder 13
Correspondence, 1987-88 - Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson, 1987

Folder 14
Annotated draft of Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson, 1987

Folder 15
Annotated galley proof and notes for Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson, 1987


Box 3

Folder 16
Annotated galley proofs for Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson, 1987

Folder 17
Pasted-up copy of Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson, 1987

Folder 18
Reviews for Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson, 1987

Folder 19
Business correspondence, 1984-88

Folder 20
General office records

Folder 21
General office records and newspaper clippings


Box 4 AV

Box-folder 4
Negatives, a transparency and black and white photographs used in the publication of Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson, 1987. Coloured transparencies for the cover of Effects of light : poetry of Tasmania edited by Vivian Smith and Margaret Scott, 1985


Box 5 AV

Box-folder 5
Paste-up of black and white photographs - reduced reproductions of growers' labels for end pages of Full and plenty : an oral history of apple growing in the Huon Valley by Catherine Watson, 1987


Box 6

Folio 1
Annotated galley proofs of Holiday girls and other poems by Vicki Raymond, 1985
Annotated galley proofs of Effects of light : poetry of Tasmania edited by Vivian Smith and Margaret Scott, 1985 (3)
Draft balance sheet and copy of Academic remainders September-October 1984 catalogue


Othertype Map Cabinet 3, Drawer 4

Oversize 1
Paste-up copies of Queuing for the Mudd Club by Stephen Edgar, 1985
Holiday girls and other poems by Vicki Raymond, 1985
By way of a vessel by Edith Speers, 1986
Remote corners by Graeme Hetherington, 1986