1904-1996, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of E.L. Grant Watson, [manuscript]. Grant Watson, Elliot L. (Elliot Lovegood), 1885-1970.

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Papers of E.L. Grant Watson
 
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Physical Description
  • 70 cm.
Published
  • [1904-1996]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of E.L. Grant Watson, 1904-1996.
Creator
  • Grant Watson, Elliot L. (Elliot Lovegood), 1885-1970.
Other Creators
  • Green, Dorothy, 1915-1991.
  • Grant Watson, Josephine.
  • Grant Watson, Katharine.
Published
  • [1904-1996]
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 70 cm.
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1904-1967
Summary
  • The collection consists of letters from a number of literary figures including Havelock Ellis and C.G. Jung, correspondence between E.L. Grant Watson and his mother while he was in Australia during the early part of this century, and letters from his friend, Ida; photographs; newspaper cuttings; texts of broadcast talks given by E.L. Grant Watson in the 1940s and a talk about him given in 1955; typed drafts of published and unpublished poems, novels, short stories and his autobiography; copies of some of his nature books and essays, novels and scientific works. Also includes correspondence between Dorothy Green, Katherine Grant Watson and daughter Josephine, and a manuscript copy of Katherine Grant Watson's autobiography, Between two worlds.
Biography
  • Novelist and biologist. Between 1910 and 1912 he accompanied anthropologist A. Radcliffe Brown and Daisy Bates to the north-west of Western Australia on a scientific expedition. This experience gave him a background for his Australian novels which include Journey under the southern stars (1968), Where bonds are loosed, (1914) and The partners (1933).
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no.: MS 4950.
  • Related material : Papers of Paul Brennan at NLA Manuscript Collection MS 8116.
Cited In
  • Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, C1159.
Numbering Note
  • Descriptive list available
Access Conditions
  • Available for research. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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