Yvonne Preston papers

Metadata

Subject
Category
Creator
Preston, Yvonne
Current holder
Link
Series number
MLMSS 12059
Item number
1l4pXDO1
Access rights
Request at location
Rights
In copyright, Copyright holder: Yvonne Preston has assigned her copyright to the Library.
Country of origin
Language
Period of reference
1975 to 1982
Description from source
0.16 metres of textual records (1 box)

This collection of 5 scrapbooks contains press clippings and related publications and covers Yvonne Preston's work as the Sydney Morning Herald's foreign correspondent in China between 1975-1978 and the National Times' foreign editor in 1980. Preston was there during a significant period in China’s history and international relations, with the ending of the Cultural Revolution and death of Mao Zedong on 9 September 1976; the devastating Tangshan earthquake, developments in China-Australian relations with an official visit by Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser in 1976, and Deng Xiaoping brought back from exile becoming leader in 1978.
The collection mainly comprises clippings of articles by Preston but there are some related publications, including Chinese language newspapers.
Physical format
Manuscripts
Notebook
Newspapers