David McDiarmid papers, ca. 1900-ca. 1995

David McDiarmid papers, ca. 1900-ca. 1995

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Date created

ca. 1900-ca. 1995


4.6 metres of textual and graphic material (22 boxes, 1 outsize box)

4 videocassettes

8 lantern slides

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MLMSS 8948/Boxes 1-22 , MLMSS 8948/Box 23X , SLIDES 288

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David McDiarmid papers, ca. 1900-ca. 1995

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David McDiarmid papers, ca. 1900-ca. 1995


David McDiarmid personal papers, ca. 1952-ca. 1995, reflecting his long association with Peter Tully, the arts and gay community in Sydney and New York, and his artistic involvement in gay activism and AIDS related campaigns. Also includes a number of printed and photographic collectibles, ca. 1900-...


Presented by the Executor of the estate of the late David McDiarmid in 1997 and 1999

Administrative / Biographical history

David McDiarmid, born December 1952 in Tasmania, visual artist, writer and gay activist was exhibited in a range of commercial galleries and his work is represented in the major national and state galleries of Australia as well as in private and corporate collections in Australia, North America and...

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Date created

ca. 1900-ca. 1995

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