- Newspaper articles on Australian literature and related topics (books, libraries, publishing and art). 1930-1978. 13v.
[Editorials and articles from the Brisbane Courier and Courier-Mail, Sydney Telegraph, Daily Mail, Sydney Morning Herald, Age and the Bulletin 'Red Page'. Includes articles by Nettie Palmer, H.M. Green, Brian Penton, J.B. Priestley and Archbishop Wand.]
v.4 1933-34 - includes articles by Professor Walter Murdoch
v.5 1934-35 - includes important article by Vance Palmer on "The Future of Australian Literature" 9 Feb. 1935 and responses to it, among others by Miles Franklin, G. Mackaness and Robert Croll.
v.7 1934-35, 1939
v.10 1937-41 - includes articles relating to the banning of Joyce's Ulysses, and articles by Walter Murdoch
v.11 1944-45 - mainly relating to Australian art, especially the controversy over the award of the Archibald prize to Dobell's portrait of Joshua Smith, but also articles on Henry Handel Richardson
v.12 1945-46 - mainly relating to police action against Lawson Glossop's We were the rats but also on Henry Handel Richardson.
v.13 1944-78 - miscellaneous articles on art and literature, including on Rosaleen Norton, Dobell, Heysen, James Gleeson and Jules Lefebre's "Chloe"; also John Goold, the Ern Malley hoax, Henry Handel Richardson, Xavier Herbert and Mary Hannay Foott (an early Australian journalist) and on book collecting (including Kenneth Hince).
- Extracts from the Australian Army magazine Salt and the RAAF magazine Wings, principally verse and some general articles on literature. Mostly undated [early to mid 1940s]. 4v.
- Articles on Modern Poetry and extracts of verse.
1933, 1935 and undated. 1v.
[Various items from the Listener and series of articles by Hugh Sykes Davies on 'The enjoyment of modern poetry'; also editorials from the Courier-Mail 1935 and extracts from the 'Red Page' of 1935.]
- Newspaper articles on Australian history and on social issues. 1943- 78. 10v.
4/2. 'Answers' by Professor Walter Murdoch, 1954-64 (most undated), and some later articles relating to Murdoch. 1v.
4/3. Miscellaneous articles on Australian history, various sources (including pictorial/cartoon series, "Our Australia" by Noel Goss and Walter Seed (undated), "Postscripts to Australian History" by D.A. Renton and W. Johnson Evans (undated) and "Legends of the Australian aborigines" 1947-48 by Renton and Evans). 1943-77 (many articles undated). 4v.
4/4. Miscellaneous articles on Australian history (especially Ned Kelly), literature, aborigines, convicts, buildings, art and printers/book collectors (Walter Stone, John Kirtley, John Moir). 1950-77 (many undated). 2v.
4/5. Miscellaneous articles on Australian history and contemporary issues, especially the Cowra outbreak and on Sir Mark Oliphant and Sir Douglas Nicholls. 1964-78. 1v ]