An editor regrets: Ronald Campbell’s random recollections of his editorship of the 'Australian Journal', nd

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Creator Campbell, Louise, 1930-
Title An editor regrets: Ronald Campbell’s random recollections of his editorship of the 'Australian Journal', nd
Open Access Status Other
Year available 2016
Contributor Campbell, Ronald G. (Ronald Grayson)
Series Louise Campbell Collection, UQFL120
Type text/tiff
Original Format Typescript; 51 leaves; 26 cm x 21 cm. + 1 leaf (14 cm x 21 cm.).
Source Louise Campbell Collection, UQFL120, Box 1, Folder 2
Language eng
Rights For all enquiries about this work, please contact Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library.
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The Louise Campbell Collection, UQFL120 consist of papers (correspondence, photographs, newspaper cuttings, photocopied articles, audiotapes, films, slides, invitations and art exhibition catalogues) relating to Charles Bateson, Ronald Campbell, Catherine Bateson (previously known as Helen Campbell), Ernestine Hill, Sam Fullbrook, Lloyd’s Bookshop (Brisbane), Paul Knobel, Billy Jones, and Hollie Charlton.

Louise Campbell is the daughter of historian Charles Bateson and Coy Bateson. She is the wife of writer and editor Ronald Campbell (who edited the Australian Journal for 25 years), and mother of writer Catherine Bateson (previously known as Helen Campbell). Louise was Assistant Editor on the Australian Journal (1950 to 1954), then edited the National Gas Bulletin and ran a literary agency using the pseudonym Mary Bounty. She went to England in 1955 and for the next five years edited three quarterlies with English County Magazines. She was the owner of Lloyds Bookshop in Brisbane from 1965 to 1985 and Elwood Village Bookshop from 1986-1988.
Keyword Campbell, Louise, 1930- -- Archives
Campbell, Ronald G. (Ronald Grayson)
Australian Journal
Additional Notes Corrected typescript with introductory note by Ron Campbell.

Ron Campbell joined the Australian Journal as a budding crime writer in the early 1920s and subsequently took on responsibility of producing a story each month under the pseudonym Rex Grayson. He was appointed editor in 1926 and continued in that role until 1954 when the magazine was sold by its long-time owners Massina & Company. (Information from Osborne, Roger, Behind the Book : Vance Palmer's Short Stories and Australian Magazine Culture in the 1920s, JASAL; vol.6 no.1; 2007 pp 49-64.)

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