Guide to the Papers of Peter Murphy
|Manuscript Name||Papers of Peter Murphy|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 65|
|Last Updated||September 2019|
|Location||Academy Library, UNSW Canberra|
|Abstract||Drafts, scripts, papers, AV material|
Collection Subject Type
Scope and Content
The collection contains drafts, scripts, papers, AV material
Date Range of Content
Peter Murphy has spent much of his life in Melbourne where he has completed a BA and a Diploma of Teaching at Monash University and an Associate Diploma in Librarianship at RMIT. He has worked as a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. Murphy began writing in 1967 and has been interested in the potential of different forms of writing: his other unpublished works include an opera libretto, Jo Being and plays for radio and stage including 'Glitter' (1977) and 'Illuminations' (1986).
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 If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items.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collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright.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 of material for private study and research is approved.
Papers of Peter Murphy, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 65, Box [Number], Folder [Number].
The collection was acquired in four instalments by the Academy Library from 1986-1996
Peter Murphy, 1945-….
Drafts, scripts, papers, AV material
Poets of the Month (series 3)
Photocopy of a book of poems
Black Light cassette tape
Photocopies of correspondence by Peter Murphy to Lynn Hard, Librarian, 1986-1987
Making a Living: Stories about work - First manuscript
The Moving Shadow Problem
Photocopies of plays: Goings and Illuminations
Programs, reviews publicity: Escape Victim; Glitter; Illumination; Point of Departure
Photocopies of plays: Point of Departure; Glitter; The Nanny School
The Palms: Handwritten version (plus revised version on floppy disk)
Black Light manuscripts
The Palms: Revised manuscript of novel, 1996, 150 pages with annotations: manuscript and floppy disk