Thornton, Alan, d 2014 : Papers

Thornton, Alan, -2014

Comprises correspondence between Thornton and various people including Ray Dalgarno, Brian Bell, Denys Trussell, Michael Illingworth, Bill Oliver, Pat Hanly, A K Grant, Mary Wait, Jean Raymond Thomas; two letters from F Hundertwasser; also diary of the trip to Bayreuth and samples of his paintings based on the Ring of the Nibelungen (1974).

Source of title - Supplied

Arrangement: Correspondence has been sorted by writer

Australian romantic and aesthetic artist. Spent some time in New Zealand in the 1960s. Has exhibited in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti and Germany.

Quantity: 39 folder(s). 1.03 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Mss, typescripts and printed matter

Provenance: Donor/Lender/Vendor - Purchased from Mr A Thornton, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, per Mr D Trussell, Auckland, May 2002; from Mr Thornton, Jul 2002 (A2002-223), from Mr Thornton Jul 2009 (A2009-178) and 2010 (A2010-058; donation, Jul 2009, 2010 (A2010-134, A2010-144 and 2010-174, A2012-059); donation, May 2013 (A2013-133); donation Aug 2013 (A2013-206)

Transfers: Collection taken into the Manuscripts Section, transfers made to Published and Ephemera sections. - Several photographs and 2 tapes of Brian Bell have been transferred to the Photographic Archive and the Oral History Centre respectively - To Photographic Archive - Thornton, Alan, d 2014: Photographs (PA-Group-00745) - To Oral History Collection - Two Brian Bell tapes.

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39 folder(s), 1.03 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Ephemera, Manuscripts, Mss, typescripts and printed matter
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