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Douglas Stewart - letter received from Lawson Glassop, 16 Aug. 1943

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Douglas Stewart - letter received from Lawson Glassop, 16 Aug. 1943

Call numbers

MLMSS 6191

Record identifier

9qoVekO1

Douglas Stewart - letter received from Lawson Glassop, 16 Aug. 1943

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Douglas Stewart - letter received from Lawson Glassop, 16 Aug. 1943

Full title

Douglas Stewart - letter received from Lawson Glassop, 16 Aug. 1943

Date

16 Aug. 1943

Call Numbers

MLMSS 6191

Record Identifier

9qoVekO1
Physical Description

Contents

1 folder - 0.01 Meters

Textual Records - (typescript, with manuscript annotations and corrections)

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Letter comprises one leaf, typed on both sides. Written while a member of the First Australian Army Press Unit, AIF, Australia, Glassop describes work-in-progress on his novel `We were the rats' about army life in wartime. He explains how some of his characters and ideas were conceived, and asks Stewart or Norman [Lindsay] for suggestions for the t...

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Douglas Stewart - letter received from Lawson Glassop, 16 Aug. 1943

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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from the Antique Bookshop & Curios in 1996

Administrative / Biographical history

Lawson Glassop (1913-1966) was born in Lawson, New South Wales. He began a career in journalism with the Newcastle Morning Herald. In 1940 he joined the AIF and worked on an army newspaper while serving in the Middle East. His novel `We were the rats' was published in 1944, but was banned by the NSW government in 1946 because of its crude language...

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MLMSS 6191

Record Identifier

9qoVekO1

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133158

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