Guide to the Papers of Angelika Fremd


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Manuscript Name Papers of Angelika Fremd
Manuscript Number MSS 216
Last Updated July 2020
Extent 18 boxes + 1 AV
Location Special Collections, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Manuscripts, reviews, diaries, journals, and correspondence relating to Angelika Fremd

Collection Subject Type

Literary

Scope and Content

The papers of Angelika Fremd include drafts of manuscripts, diaries, dream journals, correspondence, reviews, documentation, and an audio cassette. A large component of the collection comprises Fremd’s diaries and journals which date from 1986-2001

Date Range of Content

1966-2001

Biographical Note

Author and poet Angelika Fremd (also known as Fremd-Wiese) was born in Seelow, Germany in 1944 and emigrated to Australia in 1956. After gaining a Master of Arts, she taught English, History and Languages in Queensland and Papua New Guinea high schools from 1966-1986. She worked as a multicultural and community literature officer in Queensland, co-founded Phoenix Publications as well as co-founded and co-edited Outrider. Along with short stories, poetry and periodicals, Fremd has published two novels, Heartland (1989) and The Glass Inferno (1992), both focusing on a woman whose family escapes Germany in the 1950s.

References:
Austlit : Angelika Fremd https://www.austlit.edu.au/austlit/page/A16063 retrieved 9 June 2020

The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature : Fremd, Angelika https://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095834883?rskey=WsoX8x&result=10 retrieved 15 June 2020

 

Administrative Information

 

Access and Copying Conditions

Access: Check with Curator

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 If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items.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collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright.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. 

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Preferred Citation

Papers of Angelika Fremd, Special Collections, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 216, Box [Number], Folder [Number].

Provenance

Check with Curator

 

Subject Keywords

 

Subjects

Angelika Fremd, 1944- — Archives

Australian literature — 20th century

Australian Poetry — 20th Century

Germans — Australia — Fiction

Personal Names

Angelika Fremd, 1944-

Occupations

Authors

Poets

 

Container List

 

Box 1

Folder 1

Final sub-edited draft of Heartland with book cover

Folder 2

Original manuscript ‘Fire and Ice’ (working title ‘The Wishing Planet’)

Folder 3

Original notes and sections of Heartland (original title ‘Snakes and Cockatoos’)

Rewriting suggestions by UQP editor D’Arcy Randall

Folder 4

Cuttings used as background material for ‘The Gatherer’

Folder 5

First draft of ‘The Gatherer’ - second book in Heartland quartet (three bound volumes)

Folder 6

Second draft - Part I - ‘The Gatherer’

 

Box 2

Folder 7

Sub-edited copy of The Glass Inferno

Folder 8

Sub-edited copy and fourth draft of The Glass Inferno

Folder 9

Fourth draft of The Glass Inferno

Folder 10

Third and fourth drafts of The Glass Inferno

Folder 11

Third draft of The Glass Inferno

Folder 12

Second and third drafts of The Glass Inferno

Folder 13

Second draft of The Glass Inferno

Folder 14

Second draft of The Glass Inferno; handwritten notebook of poetry, 1985

 

Box 3

Folder 15

Poetry, originals, 1/84, 2/85, and Book of Knowledge, 1985

Folder 16

Songs / Poetry 5, 1986-1987; Diary, 1986

Folder 17

Dreaming/dream record 87/88; Poetry Diary Dreams 88/89

Folder 18

Diary, 1978 - 1980

Folder 19

Poetry drafts, 1987-1988; Diary, 1976-1977

Folder 20

Diary and dream record

Folder 21

Diaries, 1989-1990 (two)

Folder 22

Notebook

Folder 23

Notebook 1986

 

Box 4

Folder 24

Diary, 1983

Folder 25

Diaries, 1986, 1990

Folder 26

Background material for ‘The Moontree’ (in progress in 1992) - Book I, ‘The Imagemaker’

Folder 27

Diary, Dream Journal, 1990, 1991

Folder 28

Final computer draft of The Glass Inferno, published in 1992

Folder 29

Final computer draft of The Glass Inferno, plus sub-edited copy of page proofs

Folder 30

Sub-edited copy of pages proofs of The Glass Inferno

Folder 31

Sub-edited copy of page proofs of The Glass Inferno

 

Box 5

Folder 31A

Sub-edited copy of page proofs of The Glass Inferno

Folder 32

Diary, 1990

Folder 33

Diary, Dreams, 1991, no. 2.

Folder 34

Diary, Dreams, end 1991, no. 3.

Folder 35

‘Dancing Kali Ma’, volume 2, begun April 1992

Folder 36

Diary, Dreams, 25 December 1991 - 7 April 1992

Folder 37

Journal, 8.4 1992

 

Box 6

Folder 37A

Journal, July - October 1992

Folder 37B

Journal, October 1992

Folder 37C

Journal - begun 29 November 1992, Brisbane

Folder 38

Correspondence

Manfred Jurgensen: letters, cards, poems, postcards, etc. for 5 June 1975 - 8 May 1983; with undated / fragmentary materials

Eluned Lloyd: letters, 1990

Letters, Christmas/greetings cards, postcards, etc. for 9 May 1995 - 17 December 1996, with undated material

Folder 39

Correspondence

Writers and editors, 9 October 1984 - 2 September 1987

Letters, Christmas/greetings cards, postcards for 9 May 1995 - 17 December 1996, with undated material

Folder 40

Diaries / Journals

December 1992, 92/93

Journal Autumn Equinox, 20 March 1993

Journal May 1993

Journal 14 July 1993

 

Box 7

Folder 41

Diaries / Journals

Visual Diary, July 1993 to October 1994

Journal / Dream Book January 1994

Journal / Dreams February 1994

Journal March 1994

Journal June 1994

Folder 42

Diaries / Journals

Journal / Dreams / Letters – August-October 1994

Journal / Dreams / Letters – November-December 1994

Diary / Journal / Dreams January 1995

 

Box 8

Folder 43

Diaries / Journals

Journal / Dreams March - April 1995

Journal / Dreams May - 3 June 1995

Journal / Dreams 3 June - 18 June 1995

Folder 44

Diaries / Journals

Journal / Dreams – Maps of Consciousness, 20 June - 13 July 1995

Journal / Dreams – Maps of Consciousness, 14 July - 12 August 1995

Journal – Balancing Dreams, 13 August 1995 [- 18 September 1995]

 

Box 9

Folder 45

Diaries / Journals

Journal / Dreams 18 September - 25 October 1995

Journal / Dreams 26 October - 13 November 1995

Journal / Dreams [17 November - 22 December 1995]

Folder 46

Diaries / Journals

Dreams – Journal 23 December 1995 - [9 January 1996]

Journal 26 January - [2 February 1996]

Journal / Dreams 2 February 1996 - 13 March 1996]

Journal / Dreams 14 March - 4 April 1996

Journal / Dreams 10 - 25 April 1996

Folder 47

Diaries / Journals

Journal 26 April - 21 May 1996

Journals / Dreams 22 May - 6 July 1996

[Journal] 6 July - 2 August 1996

 

Box 10

Folder 48

Diaries / Journals

Dreams / Journal 3 August - 27 August 1996

Journal / Dreams 28 August - 13 September 1996

Journal / Dreams 14 September - 1 October 1996

Journal / Dreams 1 October - 30 October 1996

Journal / Dreams 31 October - 27 November 1996

Folder 49

Diaries / Journals

Dreams / Journal 28 November - 29 December 1996

Journal / Dreams 29 December 1996 - 28 January 1997

Journal / Dreams 29 January 1997 - 21 April 1997

Journal / Dreams 21 April 1997 - 23 May 1997

 

Box 11

Folder 50

Diaries / Journals

Journal / Dreams 29 May 1997 - 12 July 1997

Journal / Dreams 14 July 1997 - [2 August 1997]

Journal / Dreams 15 August 1997 - 12 September 1997

Dreams / Journals 12 September 1997 - 9 October 1997

Journal / Dreams 10 October 1997 - 24 November 1997

Journal 19 November 1997 - 14 March 1998

Folder 51

Diaries / Journals

Journal 16 March 1998 - 11 June 1998

Journal / Dreams 11 June 1998 - 6 September 1998

Journal 7 September 1998 - 10 November 1998

Journal / Dreams 12 November 1998 - 1 December 1998

Journal / Dreams 1 December 1998 - 1 January 1999

Journal 12 January 1999 - 9 March 1999

Journal 10 March 1999 - 28 October 1999

Folder 52

Diaries / Journals

Journal 29 October 1999 - 25 May 2000

 

Box 12

Folder 53

Diaries / Journals

Journal / Dreams 13 January 1996 - 25 January 1996

Journal 1 June 2000 - 13 April 2001

Journal 14 April 2001 - 19 July 2001

Folder 54

Literary Drafts

Poetry Originals. Published and unpublished 1966 - 1993 [alternative title ‘Bits of Poems’ – 1984-1988] with list of poems on the front

Folder 55

Literary Drafts

Untitled: inside front cover, ‘To Manfred, With love and gratitude, admiration and friendship – Angelika, 1975’

Poetry 1990 -1991, completed 21 September 1991

Poetry, begun 21 September 1991, 1991/1992/1993

Last Draft of Poetry Volume ‘Ice’ – 1995

Poetry Originals (undated), contains ‘Female Passages’

Folder 56

Literary Drafts

Originals of Stories and Plays, undated

Stories, undated

Story Originals 1981 -1993

 

Box 13

Folder 57

Literary Drafts

Short Stories 1984 - 1995

Story Idea Originals, undated, with alternative heading ‘Bits of Stories Unfinished / Story Ideas’

‘Carina’s Story’, April 1994 (volume 1)

Beginning of biographical book extracted from diaries, 1990, with alternative heading ‘Dear Biographer’

Folder 58

Literary Drafts

Going to China’, with short note dated 13 July 1986

Angelika’, inside front cover ‘For Angelika, Cover by Kez’, undated

Reviews and Documentation of The Glass Inferno, 1991-1993; ‘Draft of “Days in White” by Ingeborg Bachmann translated by Angelika Fremd-Wiese

Ice autobiographical poems and stories; Early drafts 1984-1994

Folder 59

Literary Drafts

Days in White: A Selection of Poems’ by Ingeborg Bachmann, translated by Angelika Fremd, with handwritten poems

Version 2 + 3 of ‘Ice’ Manuscript

Children’s Novel re-writing ‘Fire & Ice’ and comments by other people

Second Draft of Children’s Novel ‘Fire & Ice

 

Box 14

Folder 60

Literary Drafts

‘Ice’ – autobiographical poems + stories (book) – final draft

Draft of Part 1 of Heartland Trilogy

Folder 61

Literary Drafts

Part 2 of Heartland Trilogy. Add ‘The Getting of Wisdom to Heartland’ (book) – final draft

Draft of Part 3 of Heartland Trilogy

Draft 5 of third book in Heartland serie[s] ‘The Change’ or ‘Dancing Kali Ma’

Folder 62

Literary Drafts

Draft 6 of third book in Heartland series

 

Box 15

Folder 63

Literary Drafts

Various drafts of Part 3 of Heartland Trilogy

Folder 64

Literary Drafts

Book 3 in Heartland Series Untitled; note inside cover: ‘Book 3 in Heartland series started off as ‘Dancing Kali Ma’ then written as ‘Carina’s Story’ and is now a new re-writing and coalescing of both, Sept. 94’

Ideas / Pre-writing for book 4 in Heartland series, with alternative heading ‘On the Road to Canberra + Ideas for book [4]’

UQP [University of Queensland Press] Proofs of Heartland Novel

Folder 65

Literary Reviews

Reviews and Documentation ‘Heartland’; 1989 - 1990

Folder 66

Literary Reviews

Reviews and Documentation of ‘The Glass Inferno’; 1991 – 1992

 

Box 16

Folder 67

Literary Drafts

First Draft of ‘Dancing Kali Ma’ 1992 / Second draft of ‘Dancing Kali Ma’ – written with Fellowship of Australia Council in 1992

Background Notes / Diary Notes / Background Materials for ‘Dancing Kali Ma’ – third novel in the Heartland quartet

Kali Ma Re-write

Draft 7 ‘The Dance of Kali Ma’, Book 3 in ‘Heartland’ cycle

Folder 68

Literary Drafts

Draft 8 ‘Dance of Kali Ma’, Book 3 in ‘Heartland’ series, August [1995]

Draft 9 Kali Ma

Draft 10 of Kali Ma edited in part by Helen Demidenko-Darville in July 1996

Folder 69

Literary Drafts

The Dance of Kali Ma Draft 8. This draft has been read and assessed in 1995 by Rosanne Fitzgibbons – fiction editor of University of Queensland Press – comments are inside

The Third Book Draft 8. The Dance of Kali Ma. This draft has been read and assessed by Bronwen Levy – senior lecturer of English Department of University of Queensland – comments are inside and in margins of manuscript’ (1995)

14 March 96 Final Draft of ‘The Dance of Kali Ma placed with Random House + Allen & Unwin’ / Kali Ma Draft 10

 

Box 17

Folder 70

Literary Drafts

Volume 3 Dancing Kali Ma’, 1992 /1993/1994

Draft 8/9 Dance of Kali Ma, Book 3 in ‘Heartland Series’, August 1995

Bits of Kali Ma & plans for another book

Folder 71

Publications

Poems and Stories published in books and magazines

Magazines edited / produced by Angelika Fremd 1986-89

 

Box 18

Folder 72

Publications

Magazines published in Vol. 1

Folder 73

Miscellaneous

Talks / Appearances / Interviews / Articles / Press clippings relating to Angelika Fremd

 

Cool Room

Box 19

1 audio-cassette tape - ‘Book Review: The Glass Inferno 3LO’