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MSS 820A A938p


Contents Listing

All papers typescript (roneoed copy) unless otherwise stated.

1. The Constitution. 4p

2. Hellyer, J. [Notes on the Society] 2 leaves

3. Annual report year ending 29th July 1964. 9 leaves

4. West, Morris L. President's circular letter no.1, August 1964.  2 leaves

5. Hellyer, J. Circular letter. 1 leaf
 5.1. Memorandum. 3 leaves
 5.2. Memorandum. 4 leaves

6. Letters
 6.1. To Dr. A. T. Brissenden from J. Hellyer, 8th Sept. 1964. 1 leaf typescript
 6.2. To Miss Hellyer from Dr. A. T. Brissenden, 21 Sept. 1964. 1 leaf typescript (carbon copy)

7. Letter to Dr. A. T. Brissenden from J. Hellyer 24th Sept . 1964. 1 leaf typescript

8. Quarterly report for 3 months ending 19th October 1964. 4 leaves

9.
 9.1. Notice of quarterly general meeting sent 6th Oct. 1964
 9.2. President's circular letter no. 2

10.
 10.1. Letter to Mr. Morris L. West from Dr. A. T. Brissenden. 1 leaf
 10.2. Circular letter to members from Morris L. West. 5 Nov. 1964. 1 leaf
 10.3. Copies of questions and answers supplied to Australian radio television & screenwriters guild. 2 leaves

11. Circular letter re Vincent Report Convening Committee and The Oz Defence Appeal. 7th Nov. 1964. 1 leaf

12. Quarterly report for 3 months ending 2nd Feb. 1965. 3 leaves

13.
 13.1. Covering letter from J. Hellyer 17th April 1965. 1 leaf
 13.2. McLean, Donald. Copy of letter from Freedom to read Association. 2 leaves

14. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 30th April 1965. 2 leaves

15. McLean, Donald. Circular letter. Undated [1968] 2 leaves

16. Resolutions (1) of the National T.V. Congress (2) Australian National Television Committee. 2p

17. Notice of Annual General Meeting: (26th July) sent 18th June 1965

18. News bulletin from the Management committee. 20th Sept. 2 leaves

19. Circular covering letter - Morris L. West. 1 leaf
 19.1. Memorandum of Agreement. 9 leaves

20. Agreement 1st Sept. 1965 between the Australian Radio, Television & Screenwriters Guild, The Australian Society of Authors, and the Australian Broadcasting Commission. p.1 missing 7p. + 1 form

21. Circular letter Oct. 1965. 1 leaf

22. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 18th Oct. 1965. 2 leaves

23. Notice of quarterly general meeting (7th Feb.) sent 5th Jan. 1966. 2 leaves

24. McLean, Donald. Circular letter. 20th April 1966. 1 leaf

25. Notice of quarterly meeting (9th May) sent 20th April 1366. 1 leaf

26. 3rd Annual report for 12 months ending 25th July 1966. 8 leaves

27. McLean, Donald. Circular letter. 15th August 1966. 1 leaf

28. Notice of quarterly general meeting (10th Oct.) sent 21st Sept. 1966. 1 leaf

29. 4 forms. Offer of serial rights

30. Minimum approved book contract. 1967. 4 leaves. printed

31. Circular letter. 26th Jan. 1967. 1st leaf only

32. Notice of quarterly general meeting (6th Feb.) sent 27th Jan. 1967

33. Notice of quarterly general meeting (24th April) sent 11th April 1967. 1 leaf

34. 4th Annual report for 12 months ending 24th July 1967. 10 leaves

35. Anthology policy+ letter giving permission to publish in anthologies. 3 leaves

36. Larkins, W. F. Chairman's letter 21st August 1967. 2 leaves

37. Larkins, W. F. Chairman's letter 11th Sept. 1967. 3 leaves

38. Larkins, W. F. Chairman's letter 10th October 1967. 3 leaves

39. Notice of quarterly general meeting (23rd Oct.) sent 10th Oct. 1967. 1 leaf

40. The writer and taxation. June 1968. 9 leaves

41. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 10th Feb. 1969. 6 leaves [tr]

42. Australian Copyright Council. Circular. 18th July 1969. 4p. printed

43. 6th annual report for 12 months ending 21st July 1969. 13 leaves

44. Australian authors and writers. Survey of earnings. May-August 1969. 5 leaves printed

45. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 13th Oct. 1969. 1 leaf

46. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter. 10th Nov. 1969. 2 leaves

47. Notice of 2 motions to be put for consideration of the meeting (undated) 1 leaf

48. O'Donnell G. C. Chairman 's letter. 2p

49. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 9th Feb. 1970. 2 leaves

50. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 13th April 1970. 2 leaves

51. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter 12th May 1970. 4p

52. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, Special No.1. 12th May 1970. 1 leaf

53. Notice of Annual General Meeting (17th July) sent 13th May 1970. 2 leaves

54. Australian Broadcasting Commission. Income tax deductions - casual artists. 1st June 1970. 4p. printed

55. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter 9th June 1970. 4p. t r + list of Attendances at Committee Meetings

56. National Institute of Dramatic Art. Australian Play Season. June 11th - Aug. 8th

57. Statement of receipts and payments as at 30th June 1970. 2 leaves

58. 7th Annual report for the 12 months ending 17th July 1970. 13 leaves

59. Circular notice from J. Hellyer (1st leaf missing) leaves 2-4

60. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter 25th Aug. 1970. 3p

61. Notice re seminar. The writer in his world. 1970. 1 leaf

62. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman' s letter 12th Oct . 1970. 1 leaf

63. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 26th Oct. 1970. 5p

64. Freelance rates. 1 leaf

65. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman 's letter 17th Dec . 1970. 3p

66. Notice of quarterly meeting (26th Feb .) sent 15th Feb. 1971. 1 leaf

67. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 15th Feb. 1971. 3 leaves

68. Letter from Dr. A. T. Brissenden to J. Branson, Sec. of The Australian Society of Authors. 3rd March 1971. 1 leaf typescript (carbon copy)

69. Reply to above [68] from Mrs J. Branson 16th March 1971. 1 leaf typescript + ms. note to Dr. Brissenden signed Ian.

70. Notice of Annual General Meeting (20th July). 1 leaf

71. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter 8th June 1971. 4p

72. D'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter 12th July 1971. 1 leaf

73. 8th Annual report for 12 months ending 26th July 1971. 5p

74. Notice of quarterly meeting (11th Oct. 1971). 1 leaf

75 . O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter. 7th Sept. 1971. 3p

76. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 11th Oct. 1971. 4p

77. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter 8th Nov . 1971. 4p

78. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter 17th Jan. 1972. 3p

79. Important notice to Australian Authors of Books in Libraries 2p. (torn copy)

80. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, 28th March 1972. 4p

81. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 7th Feb. 1972. 3p

82. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, undated. 1 leaf

83 . O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, 28th Sept. 1972. 3p

84. Notice of Annual General Meeting (16th July ) sent 31st May 1973. 1 leaf

85. How the Australian Society of Authors helps writers. April 1973. 2 leaves

86. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 7th Feb. 1972. 2 leaves

87. Chairman's letter, 4th May 1972. 3p

88. Notice of Quarterly general meeting (15th May 1972) 1 leaf

89. Notice of Annual General Meeting (17th July) + Chairman 's letter sent 25th May 1972. 4 leaves

90. Taxation notes no.1. June 1972. 1 leaf

91. Chairman's letter, 21st June 1972. 4p

92. Chairman's letter. 2p

93. Sonter, Gavin. The new dual-purpose library: What's in it for the author? Reprinted from The Sydney Morning Herald, July 3rd 1972 p.b. 1p

94. 9th Annual report for the 12 months ending 17th July 1972. 4p

95. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 16th Oct. 1972. 4 leaves

96. Chairman's letter, 14th Nov. 1972. 4p

97. Editors' acceptance forms. Jan. 1973. 2p

98. Re ABC negotiation. Jan. 1973. 2p

99. Australian writers and their earnings. 1973. (Printed notice of A writers' marketing convention)

100. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 19th Feb. 1973. 3p

101. Chairman's letter, Jan. 1973. 4p

102 . A note from Joan Flanagan on the Writers' marketing seminar, March 9-10, 1973

103. O'Donnell, G. C . Chairman 's letter. March 1973. 4p

104. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman 's letter. April 1973. 4p

105. Stivens, Dal. A letter from the President. 26th May 1973. 3p

106. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 14th May 1973. 4p

107. Balance sheet for year ending 30th June 1973. 4p

108. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, June 1973. 4p

109. Notice of Annual General Meeting 16th July 1973. 1 leaf

110. 10th annual report for the 12 months ending 16th July 1973. 6p

111. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 15th Oct. 1973. 4p

112. Chairman's letter, Aug. 1973. 4p

113. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter. 5p

114. Chairman's letter. Jan. 1974. 1 leaf

115. Quarterly report for the 3 months ending 18th Feb. 1974. 4p

116. Notice of quarterly general meeting (18th Feb.) sent 6 Feb. 1974. 1 leaf

117. Notice of quarterly general meeting sent 8 Jan. 3p

118. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter. Feb. 1974. 4p

119. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter. April 1974. 4p

120. Notice: Champagne reception at the Opera House. 1 leaf

121. Copyright Agency Ltd. Printed leaflet. 4p

122. Correction to above. 15 May. 1 leaf

123. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, May 1974. 3p

124. Notice of quarterly general meeting (27th May 1974) 1 leaf

125. Special report. Public lending rights. 1 leaf

126. Quarterly report for 3 months ending 27th May 1974. 3p

127. A.B.C. - Inter-Office memo. 2 leaves

128. Agreement ... between ... Australian Writers' Guild, Australian Society of Authors and the A.B.C. 10 leaves

129. Riddell, Elizabeth. Opening the doors to writing rewards. (Article from 'The Australian', 8th June 1974)

130. Order form for Advanced bookings at 1974 Professional Writers seminar. 1 leaf

131. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter. 4p

132. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, Sept. 1974. including notice of quarterly meeting (28th Oct.) 5p

133. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, including notice of quarterly meeting (17th Feb.) Jan 1975. 4p

134. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, March 1975. 3p

135. O'Donnell, G. C. Chairman's letter, May 1975. 2p

136. O'Donnell, G.C. Chairman's letter 12th May 1975, including notice of quarterly meeting (28th May) 1975. 1 leaf

137. Notice of Annual general meeting (29th July 1974) 4p

138. 11th Annual report for 12 months ending 29 July 1974 including financial statement. 7p

139. O'Donnell, G.C. Chairman's letter., June 1975. 4p

140. Survey ASA members on book writing income. 1 leaf

141. Circular letter re Australian & N.Z. Writers' Handbook

142. 12th Annual report for 12 months ending 31st July 1975 including financial statement. 6p

143. Larkins, W. F. Address... at 12th Annual general meeting 31st July 1975. 4p

144. Notice of Public Lending Right Dinner. 26th Sept. 1975. 1 leaf

145. Circular letter, Aug. 1975.1 leaf

146. Notice of quarterly general meeting (29th Oct. 1975) 1 leaf

147. Larkins, W. F . Chairman's letter. 4p

148. Brissenden, R. F. Australian Writers' Statement. 2 leaves

149. Appleton, John. Chairman 's letter. 4p

150. Copyright. Mixed papers. 7 leaves

151. Australian Copyright Council
 151.1 Letter to Dr. A. T . Brissenden from G.C. O'Donnell. 1 leaf
 151.2 Brief history of the Council. 3 leaves
 152.3 Brief description of Copyright Agency Ltd. 3 leaves
 152.4 The Franki Committee. 1 leaf

152. Copy of letter from Dr. A. T. Brissenden to G.C. O'Donnell. 7th April 1976. 1 leaf, typescript

153. Letter from I. Raymond to Dr. A. T. Brissenden, 14th April 1976. 1 leaf typescript

154. Chairman's letter, May 1976. 2p

155. 'Nomination form'. 10th May 1976. 1 leaf

156. Notice of quarterly general meeting (19th May) 1 leaf

157. Chairman's letter', April 1976. 4p

158. Circular re attendance at quarterly meeting... etc. 1 leaf

159. Larkins, W ..F. Chairman's letter. 4p

160. Booking form to ASA .members. 1 leaf

161. Programme. Writers in Sydney '76. 1 leaf

162. Biographies 2p

163. Chairman's letter, June 1976. 2p

164. Notice: a weekend Canberra 23--25 July 1976. 1 leaf

165. Notice of Annual General Meeting (24th July) sent 28 June 1976. 1 leaf

166. 13th annual report for 12 months ending July 31st 1976. 10p

167. Chairman's letter, August 1976. 2p

168. Notice of quarterly general meeting (16th Oct. 1976) 1 leaf

169. Notice of quarterly general meeting (16th Oct. 1976) 1 leaf

170. Author's claim for public lending right 1976/77 financial year. 2p

171. Public lending right. 28.6.76. 1 leaf

172. Chairman's letter, Oct. 1976. 4p

173. Chairman's letter, Nov. 1976. 4p

174. 1977. Mary Drake award. 1 leaf

175. Australian Society of Authors brochure

176. Copy of letter from Dr. A. T. Brissenden to G. C. O'Donnell 17th March; 1977. 1 leaf typescript

177. Reply from G. C. O'Donnell to Dr. A. T. Brissenden 22 Marcy 1977. 2 leaves typescript

178. Chairman's letter, Jan. 1977. 4p. tr.

179. Larkins, W. F. Chairman's letter+ notice. March 1977. 4p

180. International P.E.N. Australia. Sydney Centre. 2p

181. Clark, Manning . Circular letter re photocopying. 2p

182. Larkins, W. F. Chairman's letter+ notices. May 1977. 5p

183. Invitation. Quarterly general meeting (21st May 1977) 1 leaf

184. Australian Copyright Council. Authors ' rights & A compulsory Acquisition copying scheme. 17th May 1977. 2p

185. Notice of quarterly general meeting (21st May 1977) 1 leaf + Larkins, W.F. Chairman's letter. 2p. tr

186. Biographies. 2p. tr

187. Notice of annual general meeting (9th July 1977) 1 leaf tr

188. Larkins, W.F. Chairman's letter+ notices. 3p . tr

189. 14th Annual Report for 12 months ending 9th July 1977. + financial statement. 10p . tr

190. Appleton, John. Chairman's letter + notices. 1 leaf tr

191. Notice of quarterly meeting (2nd Oct. 1977) 4p

193. Chairman's letter, November 1977. 4p. tr

194. Australian Copyright Council. People and authors. 21st June 1977. 2p. tr

195. Clark, Manning. Circular letter. 1 leaf tr

196. Notice of quarterly general meeting (4th March)

197. Chairman's letter. Jan. 1978. 4p. tr

198. Circular letter - A continuing campaign? 1 leaf tr

199. Royalty statements. 1 leaf tr

200 . Notice of quarterly general meeting (12th Feb. 1977) 1 leaf

201. Australian Book Review, Preview ed . April 1978

202. Chairman's letter, April 1978. 4p. tr

203. ASA Recommended Royalty Statement. 1 .leaf

204. Notice of quarterly general meeting (27th May 1978). 1 leaf

205. Nominations form. 6th May 1978

206. Chairman's letter, May 1978. 4p. tr

207. Chairman's letter+ notices. June 1978.4p. tr

208. Notice of annual general meeting. (21-22nd July)

209. Biographies. 2p

210. Chairman's letter. August 1978. 2p

211. 15th annual report for 12 months ending July 22, 1977. (sic) (ie. 1978) + Balance sheet till June 30th 1978. 6 + 4 leaves

212. Notice of quarterly general meeting (11th Oct. 1978) and chairman's letter, Sept. 1978. 4p

213. Chairman's letter, Nov. 1978. 4p

214. Notice of quarterly general meeting (21st Feb. 1979) + chairman's letter Jan. 1979. 4p

215. Notice of annual general meeting (21st July 1979 ) sent June 1979. 4p

216. Biographies. June 1979

217. 16th annual report for the 12 months ending July 21st 1979 + balance sheet. 6 + 4 leaves

218. Chairman's letter, Aug 1979. 2p

219. Photocopy amendments campaign. 15th Nov. 1979

220. Larkins W.F. Chairman's letter, Nov. 1979. 4p

221. Notice of quarterly general meeting (3rd Nov. 1979) sent Oct. 1979. + Larkins, W.F. Chairman's letter. 4p

222. Notice of quarterly general meeting (23rd Feb. 1980) + Larkins, W. F. Chairman's letter. 4p

223. Circular letter, 25th Sept. 1979. 2 leaves

224. Circular letter to members enclosing 2 letters - 1 leaf
 224.1 From W.F. Larkins to the Hon. R.J. Ellicott re Public lending rights. 5th Feb. 1980. 1 leaf
 224.2 From the Hon. R.J. Ellicott to Mr W.F. Larkins 20th Feb. 1980. 1 leaf

225. Card to Dr A.T. Brissenden re claims 1979/1980. P.L.R. payment

226. Larkins, W.F. Chairman's letter, March 1980. 1 leaf

227. Notice of quarterly general meeting (3rd May 1980) Chairman's letter including article, "To battle over papers" 4p

228. Circular letter, 8th April 1980. 1 leaf

229. Copyright Agency Ltd. circular letter, May 1980. 2p

230. Questionnaire re A.B.C. Questionnaire. Results. 1 leaf

231. Chairman's letter, June 1980. 6p

232. Form

233. Notice of quarterly general meeting (9th Aug .) and Chairman's letter, July 1980. 4p

234. Card to Dr A.T. Brissenden, claims for 1980/ 81 P.L .R. payment

235. Notice of dinner

236 . Chairman's letter, Sept. 1980, enclosing paperis on Market Place & Rates. 6p

237. Diary & directory ... 1 printed leaflet

238. Notice of 3rd quarterly general meeting (15 Nov. 1980) 239 . Chairman's letter, Oct. 1980. 5p

240. Biographies. 3p

241. Circular letter, 12th Dec. 1980. 1 leaf

242. Notice of annual general meeting (14th Feb.) 1 leaf

243. Circular letter. 5th Dec. 1980. 1 leaf

244. Chairman's letter, Dec. 1980. 6p

245. Notice of members' meeting (22nd March 1981) 1 leaf

246. Nomination form. 1 leaf

247. Annual report for the 18 months. June 1979 - Dec . 1980 + Balance sheet as at Dec. 1980. 6 + 4p

248. Chairman's letter. 7p

249. Newsletter, Feb. 1981. 2p

250. Newsletter, May. 1981. 7p

251. Newsletter, July. 1981. 8p

252. Notice of members' meeting 12th Sept . 198l. 1 leaf

253. Circular letter to Dr. A. T . Brissenden, 24th Aug. 1981

254. Newsletter, Sept.1981. + dinner invitation. 5p

255. Newsletter, Dec. 1981 + nomination form. 5p

256. Circular letter to Dr. A. T. Brissenden, 4th Jan. 1982 .1 leaf

257. Newsletter, Jan. 1982. 7p

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