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|Manuscript Name||Papers of Mal Morgan|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 197|
|Last Updated||August 2021|
|Extent||1 box + 2 oversize + 1 AV box|
|Location||Special Collections, UNSW Canberra|
Correspondence, poetry, newsletters, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, AV material and miscellaneous
This collection relates to Mal Morgan and includes correspondence, poetry, newsletters, newspaper clippings, audio-cassettes, posters, manuscripts and miscellaneous
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mal_Morgan
Emigrating from London after the Second World War, Mal Morgan qualified as a pharmacist in 1959. He convened Melbourne's La Mama Poetica poetry readings in Carlton (1985-1991) and directed the Montsalvat National Poetry Festivals at Eltham, Victoria (1991-1993). He judged, edited and taught poetry for nearly forty years.
Reference: Austlit- https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/A34674
Access: Open Access
This collection contains a variety of copyright material. Copyright is held by the creator of each item. Specific conditions for this collection are listed below. If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items. Digitised material from manuscript collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright. Refer also to the UNSW copyright, disclaimer and takedown policy.
Copying: Copying of material authored by Mal Morgan for private study and research is approved.
Papers of Mal Morgan, Special Collections, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 197, Box [Number], Folder [Number].
The collection was acquired by the Academy Library in 1990
Mal Morgan, 1935-1999
La Mama Poetica
Montsalvat National Poetry Festival
Correspondence (1974-1990), poetry, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photos, typescripts, and miscellaneous
Correspondence (1974-1990), with poetry, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photos and miscellaneous
Leaflet on the Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko, with notes and poetry
Original drawings: La Mama Poetica, with photograph
Material for Parachute Poems
Typescript with drawings of Poemstones
Typescripts of Statues don’t bleed and A handshake with the moon
AV1.1 - “People in the Arts. Mal Morgan & John Hanrahan. Broadcast on 3 RMT FM 102.7 MHz (Mono). 1977”
AV1.2 – “Wildgrass reading. Mal – John – Simon. 1/11/84”
AV1.3 – “Open Door Journal. Vol. 5. Songs + Stores. 18/10/84”
AV1.4 – “Poets against the bicentenary”. 22/11/87
AV1.5 – “Mal’s poetry (Jewish democrats) 3CR 4/4/88 @11am read by Jacqueline Langley”
La Mama Poetica (anthology of poems) - Galley Proofs, 1989
Collection of posters (La Mama Poetica events, Montsalvat, festivals, book launches)