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John Shaw Neilson - Papers, 1895-1949

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Record title

John Shaw Neilson - Papers, 1895-1949

Call numbers

A 3036 - A 3038

Record identifier

1wN2Brpn

John Shaw Neilson - Papers, 1895-1949

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John Shaw Neilson - Papers, 1895-1949

Full title

John Shaw Neilson - Papers, 1895-1949

Call Numbers

A 3036 - A 3038

Record Identifier

1wN2Brpn
Physical Description

Contents

boxes 34 cm

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Fonds

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : A 3036)

Microfilm : A 3037)

Microfilm : A 3038)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

27 notebooks, 1895-1949, containing poems by John Shaw Neilson in his and other hands, including 'Green Singer', 'You and Yellow Air', 'Flight of the Weary', 'The Smoke Parrot', 'Let your Song be Delicate'. The notebooks also include annotations by Neilson's brother Frank, letters to A. G. Stephens, 1906-1908, and financial records. Newspaper cutti...

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Full title

John Shaw Neilson - Papers, 1895-1949

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NOTES

General note

Available for reference.
Descriptive list available.
Other microfilm copies are at MAV/FM4/3111-3112.
See also MLMSS 2271: Xerox copies of items from A 3036 and A 3038.
See also MAV/FM4/4304: Selections from A 3036 - A 3038 and a collection of Neilson papers in private ownership (657 frames).

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Administrative / Biographical history

Poet. Neilson's formal education was limited and he spent much of his life as a farm-hand and itinerant worker. He was largely self-taught in poetic techniques but received valuable advice and encouragement from the critic and editor A. G. Stephens

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A 3036 - A 3038

Record Identifier

1wN2Brpn

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423001

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