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  • Title
    SERIES 01: William Cooper correspondence relating to his publishing career, 1967-2011
  • Call number
    MLMSS 8920/Boxes 1-2
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  • Physical Description
    0.32 metres of textual material (2 boxes) - manuscript, typescript, carbon typescript, printed
  • Scope and Content
    BOXES 1-2
    Includes correspondence between William Cooper and Ronald Sauey, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation, 1985-1986.
    Typescript correspondence from the Academy of Natural Sciences, relating to his work and his receiving the Gold Medal for Distinction in Natural History Art, 1992-2010.
    Typescript and carbon typescript letters from A.H. & A.W. Reed Publishers, 1968-1971, Oxford University Press and The Harvill Press, 1990s.
    Manuscript, typescript and carbon typescript letters between Cooper and Keith Hindwood, 1967-1970. Letters between Art Galleries including Artarmon Galleries, Newcastle Gallery, Tryon Gallery, The Block Galleries, The Osborne Art Gallery, 1967-1988. Letters from the CSIRO, the Australian Museum, Universities and Natural History Museums, National Library of Australia.
    Letters from politicians and government departments and agencies. Manuscript, typescript and printed correspondence from Sir David Attenborough on his letterhead, 1980-2011 with a draft introduction for "Portrait Painter to the Birds" by .
    Letter from Dick Smith, 1986. Correspondence includes emails and facsimiles between Cooper clients, scientists and institutions such as the World Parrot Trust, relating to his artworks and publications.
    Letters of congratulation received regarding his Order of Australia award, 1994.
    Correspondence from Australia, Norfolk Island, America, Japan, Israel, Netherlands, Africa, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Includes postcards, greeting cards, illustrations such as pencil drawings and watercolours, a book plate, and some colour photographs of Bill and Wendy Cooper and others.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - This collection has multiple rights owners
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
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