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  1. Considering the literary archive: William Gosse Hay

    Dr Rachael Weaver School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne I first became interested in the Australian writer William Hay ten years ago, when Ken …

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  2. “A library is a pleasure dome…”: Germaine Greer and libraries

    Sarah Brown – Archivist, Germaine Greer Archive “Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither …

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  3. A life in 22 boxes

    Jane Beattie, Assistant Archivist – University of Melbourne Archives Sophie Garrett, Assistant Archivist – University of Melbourne Archives Two pairs of ballet slippers used by Juan Cespedes …

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  4. “Sugar and spice and all things nice…”

    Poster of two children, a boy knitting and a girl playing with a truck, with the caption "boys or girls, what does it matter all children should have the chance to find out what really interests them and what they really enjoy doing"

    Dr Sebastian Gurciullo, Assistant Archivist What are little boys made of? What are little boys made of? Slugs and snails And puppy-dogs’ tails That’s what little …

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  5. Memory, poetry and a good buffet dinner

    “I’ve always had a good memory…which is helpful for my poetry though it makes it rather like a buffet dinner with many small dishes all over …

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  6. In Sisterhood: collectives for women, by women

    Lilith: a feminist history journal, no 1, Winter, 1984

    In the late 20th century female writers were supported by relationships with publishers and the editors of feminist journals, whose aim was to nurture the development …

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  7. The Magic of Meanjin

    Writers nurture multiple relationships throughout their career and perhaps there’s none more important than the one with their publisher.  The collections held at UMA illustrate the …

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  8. A State of Many Stories

    Victoria’s rich literary history is revealed on The Writers’ State: A Literary Map of Victoria, with many of the big names and big stories of Australian …

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