Guide to the Papers of Anthony (Tony) Griffiths


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Manuscript Name Papers of Anthony (Tony) Griffiths
Manuscript Number MSS 238
Last Updated May 2020
Extent 7 boxes, 1 oversize
Location Special Collections, UNSW Canberra
Abstract Drafts of manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper articles and notes relating to Anthony (Tony) Griffiths

Collection Subject Type

Literary

Scope and Content

The papers of historian and author Anthony (Tony) Griffiths include drafts of manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper articles and notes for various publications including Scandinavia (1991) and Contemporary Australia (c1977),later fully revised and updated as Beautiful lies : Australia from Kokoda to Keating (1993)

Date Range of Content

1977-1993

Biographical Note

Anthony (Tony) Royston Grant Griffiths was born in Semaphore, South Australia in 1940. He was educated at the University of Adelaide and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He has taught Australian and Scandinavian history for 25 years in Japan, Australia, and Europe. Griffiths’ publications include works about Australian, Scandinavian, and Irish history, covering topics such as war, politics, culture and commerce

References:
Goodreads: Tony Griffiths https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/51859.Tony_Griffiths retrieved 18 May 2020

 

Administrative Information

 

Access and Copying Conditions

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 If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items.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collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright.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

Preferred Citation

Papers of Anthony (Tony) Griffiths, Special Collections, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 238, Box [Number], Folder [Number]

Provenance

Check with Curator

 

Subject Keywords

 

Subjects

A.R.G. (Anthony Royston Grant) Griffiths, 1940-  Archives

Australia – History – 20th century

Scandinavia – History – 20th century

Scandinavia – History – 19th century

Personal Names

A.R.G. (Anthony Royston Grant) Griffiths, 1940-

Occupations

Historians

Authors

 

Container List

 

Box 1

Folder 1

The Irish Board of Works, 1831-1878  edited draft

 

Box 2

Folder 2

Scandinavia – photocopied galley proofs

Folder 3

Scandinavia – photocopied galley proofs

Correspondence with Christopher Rann and Associates Pty Ltd, Publicity Consultants

Folder 4

Scandinavia – ‘At War with Trolls’, photocopied galley proofs

Folder 5

Scandinavia – chapter 1 – Vesna’s corrections of photocopied galley proofs

Index – photocopied galley proofs

Folder 6

Scandinavia – photocopied galley proofs

Folders 7-8

Scandinavia – Helen’s corrections of photocopied galley proofs

 

Box 3

Folder 9

Scandinavia – photocopied galley proofs with Vesna’s corrections

Folder 10

Scandinavia – photocopied galley proofs

Folders 11-13

Scandinavia – galley proofs

Folder 14

Scandinavia – galley proofs with corrections

Folder 15

Scandinavia – galley proofs

Folder 16

Scandinavia – handwritten draft and galley proofs

 

Box 4

Folder 17

Scandinavia – galley proofs

Folder 18

Scandinavia – handwritten draft and galley proofs

Folder 19

Scandinavia – galley proofs

Folders 20-22

Scandinavia – handwritten draft, computer printout and galley proofs.

Folder 23

Scandinavia – galley proofs

Folder 24

Correspondence, promotional material, artwork and graphics relating to Scandinavia

 

Box 5

Folders 25-31

Scandinavia – photocopied galley proofs

Folder 32

Reviews of Scandinavia

Folder 33

Scandinavia – photocopied galley proofs with corrections

 

Box 6

Folder 34

Correspondence / Newspaper articles

Mainly publisher-related letters, 24 October 1986 – 24 April 1989, and 1 undated greetings card

‘Danish PM quits in refugee scandal’, The Weekend Australian, 16-17 January 1993

Peter Hackett, ‘Fire one, fire two…’, The Advertiser, Weekend Extra, 6 February 1993

Lance Campbell, ‘SA Great – the hanging State’, The Advertiser, Weekend Extra, 6 February 1993

Christopher Follett, ‘Danish PM names new Cabinet’, uncited, undated newspaper [The Advertiser?]

Folder 35

Literary Drafts

Chapter One. ‘Coming Through with Dug-Out Doug’, pp. 1-13, typed with annotations

Chapter Two. ‘Smart but not Extreme’, pp. 14-26, typed with annotations

Chapter Three. ‘Facing the Nest of Traitors’, pp. 27-37, typed with annotations

Chapter Four. ‘Beating the Bolshoi’, pp. 38-50, typed with annotations

Chapter Five. ‘All the Way with JFK’, pp. 51-65, typed with annotations

Chapter Six. ‘Wizened Warmongers’, pp. 66-81, typed with annotations

Chapter Seven, 2 versions: ‘The Pygmy Chief’, pp. 82-98, typed with annotations; ‘The Pygmy Chief’, pp. 101-155, no annotations

Chapter Eight. ‘Stuffed’, pp. 99-117, typed with annotations

Chapter Nine. ‘The Easy Life’, pp. 118-128b, typed with annotations

Chapter Ten, 3 versions: ‘The Banana Republic’, pp. 129-141, typed with annotations; ‘The Bay of Pigs, no annotations; ‘The Bay of Pigs’, pp. 156-181, typed with annotations

Chapter Eleven. ‘The Banana Republic’, typed with annotations, various pagination

Folder 36

Literary Drafts

Prefaced with note ‘This Set Appears to be Complete (except for preface or introduction’):

Chapter One. ‘A Revolution in the Lives of the People’, pp. 1-15, typed with annotations

Chapter Two. ‘Planning for a Balanced Future’, pp. 16-30, typed with annotations

Chapter Three. ‘The Search for Security’, pp. 31-45, typed with annotations

Chapter Four. ‘The Labor Split, pp. 46-64, typed with annotations

Chapter Five. ‘All the Way with JFK’, pp. 65-81, typed with annotations

Chapter Six. ‘The End of Idealism’, pp. 82-100, typed with annotations

Chapter Seven. ‘The Pygmy Chief’, pp. 101-120, typed with annotations

Chapter Eight. ‘Labour in Power’, pp. 121-142, typed with annotations

Chapter Nine. ‘The Easy Life’, pp. 143-155b, typed with annotations

Chapter Ten. ‘The Banana Republic’, pp. 157-184, typed with annotations

Folder 37

Literary Drafts

Contemporary Australia: A short history of Australia from World War Two, xi; 100 pages, not annotated

Folder 38

Literary Drafts

Contemporary Australia: A short history of Australia from World War Two, pp. 70-71, 74-75, 77, 82-83, 85-124, 162-168, 170-172, 174-175, typed with annotations

Folder 39

Literary Drafts

Chapter Nine. ‘The Easy Life, 1975-83’, pp. 1-9, typed with annotations

Chapter Ten. ‘The Bay of Pigs’, pp. 156-165, 169, typed with annotations

Chapter Eleven. ‘The Banana Republic’, pp. 171-181, typed with annotations

Contemporary Australia: A short history of Australia from World War Two [to the Bi-centennial Year], prefaces to the first and second editions, typed with annotations

‘The Retired Bedroom Bandicoot, 1983-5’, pp. 1-3 (incomplete), not annotated

 

Box 7

Folder 40

Literary Drafts

‘Scandinavia’, book manuscript, with handwritten notes and various pagination

Folder 41

Literary Drafts

Chapter One. A Revolution in the Lives of the People: 1939-45’, pp. 1-12, typed with no annotations

Chapter Two. ‘Planning for a Balanced Future’, pp. 1-12, 169, typed with no annotations

Chapter Three. ‘The Search for Security: 1950-4’, pp. 1-10, typed with no annotations

Chapter Four: ‘The Labor Split: 1955-9’, pp. 1-10, typed with no annotations

Chapter Five: ‘All the Way with JFK: 1960-4’, pp. 1-13, typed with no annotations

Chapter Six. ‘The End of Idealism: 1965-9’, pp. 1-14, typed with no annotations

Chapter Seven. ‘The Pygmy Chief: 1970-1’, pp.1-15, typed with no annotations

Chapter Eight. ‘Labour in Power: 1972-5’, pp. 1-17, typed with no annotations

Folder 42

Literary Drafts

[Contemporary Australia: A short history of Australia from World War Two], book manuscript, with various paginations, annotations, handwritten notes, incomplete chapters, and missing pages

Folder 43

Literary Drafts

‘Preface to the Second Edition’, pp. iii-ix, xi, typed with annotations

Chapter One. ‘A Revolution in the Lives of the People: 1939-45’, pp. 1-30 (incomplete), typed with annotations

Chapter Nine. ‘The Easy Life, 1975-83’, pp. 1-10, typed with annotations

Chapter Ten. ‘The Banana Republic, 1983-7’, pp. 1-14, typed with no annotations

Chapter Ten. ‘The Banana Republic, 1983-1992’, pp. 161-183, with various pagination, typed with annotations

‘Australia’, Encyclopedia Britannica, Year Book, 1984, pp. 195-8’, typed with no annotations

‘Oceania: Australia’, pp. 1-9, typed with no annotations

‘Australia’, Encyclopedia Britannica, Year Book, 1985, forthcoming’, unpaginated, typed with no annotations

‘Australia’, Encyclopedia Britannica, Year Book, 1986, forthcoming’, pp. 1-11, typed with no annotations

Folder 44

Miscellaneous

Correspondence: 2 Flinders University of South Australia letters, dated 23 January 1986

Handwritten and annotated typed notes, chapter sections, drafts, insertions, jottings, and reminders

Handwritten notes on numbered cards, 1-11 (3 is missing)

Galley proofs for ‘Coming Through the Dug-Out Doug’, pp. 2-8

Galley proof for Beautiful Lies: Australia from Kokoda to Keating, published 1993

Financial record: invoice, 8 March 1993