1890-1980, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of David Campbell, [manuscript]. Campbell, David, 1915-1979.

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Papers of David Campbell
 
Bookmark: https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/32621989
Physical Description
  • 3.22 m. (23 boxes) + 5 fol. packages.
Published
  • 1890-1980.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of David Campbell, 1890-1980.
Creator
  • Campbell, David, 1915-1979.
Published
  • 1890-1980.
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 3.22 m. (23 boxes) + 5 fol. packages.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1890-1980
Summary
  • The collection includes correspondence, literary drafts, notebooks, photographs, newspaper cuttings and other printed material, covering much of Campbell's literary career. There are family papers, including material relating to Campbell's father, Alfred Campbell, and sister, Meg Campbell. The collection also features a RAAF flying logbook kept by Campbell (1939-1945) and a caricature of Campbell by John Frith.
  • The correspondence comprises letters from family, friends, writers and publishers. Among the correspondents are Bruce Beaver, Alec Bolton, R.F. Brissenden, Vincent Buckley, Nancy Cato, John Couper, Beatrice Davis, Bruce Dawe, C. Day Lewis, Rosemary Dobson, Russell Drysdale, Geoffrey Dutton, Geoffrey Fairbairn, R.D. FitzGerald, H.M. Green, Rodney Hall, Kevin Hart, A.D. Hope, Nancy Keesing, Thomas Keneally, Geoffrey Lehmann, Norman Lindsay, James McAuley, Ronald McCuaig, Nan McDonald, Ann MacLean, James McNeish, John Manifold, Philip Martin, Elyne Mitchell, Les Murray, Roland Robinson, John Rowland, Thomas Shapcott, Kenneth Slessor, Douglas Stewart, Brian Stonier, John Thompson, E.M.W. Tillyard, Russel Ward, Francis Webb, Patrick White and Judith Wright.
Biography
  • Poet and author. Born at Ellerslie Station (NSW), educated at The King's School (Sydney) and Jesus College (Cambridge). Represented The King's School, Cambridge and England as a rugby player. Served with the Royal Australian Air Force (1939-1945). Published over 15 volumes of poetry and prose. Poetry editor of The Australian (1964-65), editor of Australian poetry (1966) and Modern Australian poetry (1970), and recipient of a senior fellowship of the Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts (1973-76).
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 5028.
Cited In
  • Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, E34.
Numbering Note
  • List available (14 p.)
Access Conditions
  • Available for reference. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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