ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collections

HMSS 0098 BILL TULLY 2XX RECORDINGS 

Scope and Content Notes 
Call NumberHMSS 0098
CollectionBill Tully 2XX Recordings
Date Range1983-1998
Quantity1.31m (8 manuscript boxes)
Access Conditionsopen
Copying Conditionsrestricted - permission of 2XX required
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Bill Tully was an employee of the National Library of Australia from 1968 to 2002. He has an abiding interest in literature and is a published poet. He presented Writers Workshop (later Soundprint) on 2XX from 1983. Bill was also a former editor of Blast magazine and editor of Voice magazine, both held by the ACT Heritage Library.

This collection is a selection of reel to reel broadcast tapes of 2XX programs Bill was involved with. Permission to access this collection must be sought through 2XX. 

Bill was involved as an editor and writer in the Australian Independence Movement from 1975-1985. In this period he was active in running the ACT Branch of the Australian East Timor Association and the Campaign for an Independent East Timor. Tully covered these areas of political and social interests as a volunteer on the Canberra public radio 2XX, presenting Asia Pacific News program from 1982-1984, and Writers Workshop (later Sound Print) from 1983. He was a former editor of Blast magazine and editor of Voice magazine. His personal records of these interests are held at the Noel Butlin Archives, Australian National University.

Records of the Canberra Recorded Music Society, of which Bill was an active member are also held in the ACT Heritage Library.

Box List

Box
Number

Description

Quantity

Date Range

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Matilda my darling

7 inch:1

08/12/1983

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Martine Letts reading E. Bishop ‘The U.S.A. School of Writing’  

7 inch:1

14/04/1984

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Timoshenko Aslandles

7 inch:1

26/04/1984

1

2XX Writers Workshop: John Grigsby (introduction Bill Tully)

7 inch:1

14/06/1984

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Dr. Helen Johnson, Tape 2 of 2 tapes

7 inch:1

22/07/1984

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Rendra’s poems (Indonesian), An Indian novel ‘Into Another Dawn’

7 inch:1

26/07/1984

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Interview of Maria Vinagh by Meredith

7 inch:1

28/07/1984

1

2XX Writers Workshop: John Snout

7 inch:1

12/08/1984

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Amirah Inglis

7 inch:1

25/10/1984

1

2XX Writers Workshop: (untitled) produced by Ben de Vries

7 inch:1

21/03/1985

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Lisa Angove

7 inch:1

28/03/1985

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Midsummer Night’s Dream

7 inch:1

09/05/1985

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Sarah Wimbourne

7 inch: 1

06/06/1985

1

2XX Writers Workshop: Lisa Angove: ‘Peapickers’

7 inch: 1

20/06/1985

1

2XX Writers Workshop:  Neil McDonald

7 inch: 1

11/07/1985

1

2XX Writers Workshop:  Ken Ingliss

7 inch: 1

01/08/1985

1

2XX Writers Workshop:  R. McArthur

7 inch: 1

17/11/1985

1

2XX Writers Workshop:  Ann Larsen

7 inch: 1

09/01/1986

2

2XX Writers Workshop:  George Seddon on the Snowy Mountain scheme

7 inch: 1

11/04/1984

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Archie Weller and Adam Shoemaker

7 inch: 1

17/05/1874

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Maria Veragh

7 inch: 1

24/05/1984

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Robert Carver

7 inch: 1

11/06/1984

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Diane Cook

7 inch: 1

06/12/1984

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Kay Faithful

7 inch: 1

04/01/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Geoff Page

7 inch: 1

24/01/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Kay Daniels (Historian)

7 inch: 1

31/01/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: (untitled) Produced by Evan Croker

7 inch: 1

09/03/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Test of “Fire” program

7 inch: 1

05/05/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Hopkins poetry/R. E. McArthur

7 inch: 1

16/06/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Black Australia

7 inch: 1

13/06/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Peapickers

7 inch: 1

13/10/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Robert McArthur on Lovell

7 inch: 1

10/11/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Richard White

7 inch: 1

21/11/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Rimbaud

7 inch: 1

08/12/1985

2

2XX Writers Workshop: Doug Anthony Allstars

7 inch: 1

27/12/1992

3

Unknown (no box)

7 inch: 1

 

3

2XX Writers Workshop: H. McQueen

7 inch: 1

01/03/1984

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Megan Redfern (interview M. Petronella-Ardley)

7 inch: 1

14/06/1984

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Magellan Poets

7 inch: 1

29/07/194

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Teremoana Pehimana and readings of her work

7 inch: 1

02/08/1984

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Coleridge/Leacock/Porter

7 inch: 1

23/08/1984

3

2XX Writers Workshop:  

  1. Harvest and Woden Valley high school
  2. Gary Sellers

7 inch: 1

13/12/1984

3

2XX Writers Workshop: H. McQueen

7 inch: 1

18/01/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop:  Ian Watson, S. Rosenber, Rhonda Fuzzard

7 inch: 1

07/02/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: T. S. Eliot

7 inch: 1

20/04/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Van Halen

7 inch: 1

20/06/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Canterbury Tales

7 inch: 1

25/06/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Peapickers

7 inch: 1

04/07/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Canadian music

7 inch: 1

09/07/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Up against the law

7 inch: 1

15/08/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Up against the law

7 inch: 1

17/10/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Jeffrey Sim

7 inch: 1

14/11/1985

3

2XX Writers Workshop: Judy Clingan and Gaudeamus people

7 inch: 1

19/02/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Short story ‘Matter of choice’

5 inch :1

24/07/1983

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Philip Grundy

7 inch :1

11/12/1983

4

2XX Writers Workshop: CJ Koch review thing

5 inch: 1

01/09/1984?

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Tape 2, Hungarian author

5 inch

1984?

4

2XX Writers Workshop:  Max Lane on Prondedya(?)

7 inch:1

21/06/1984

42XX Writers Workshop: Joe Woodward (P.I.T.S. theatre director)

7 inch :1

02/08/1984

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Jim Jupp

7 inch: 1

07/03/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Suzanne Edgar

7 inch: 1

21/03/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: (untitled) produced by Jenny Williams

7 inch: 1

03/04/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Professor R. Parker

7 inch: 1

18/04/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Lisa Angove

7 inch: 1

30/05/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Judy Small

5 inch :1

16/06/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: R. McArthur on Dickens ‘Bleak House’

5 inch: 1

30/06/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Peapickers

7 inch: 1

26/07/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: G. Page

7 inch: 1

08/08/1985

4

Interview of David and Isabella Crook for 2XX Writers Workshop

7 inch: 1

10/11/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Tasha Pettman

7 inch: 1

26/12/1985

4

2XX Writers Workshop: Ann Greenwood, ‘The Woman in White’

7 inch: 1

31/12/1985

4

Women:

  1. An exhibition on the Value of Women’s Work to mark the 1985 UN World Conference on the Decade for Women
  2. The UN International Women’s TV Series

3 inch: 1

1984

5

2XX Writers Workshop: Stewart Harris

7 inch: 1

28/06/1984

5

2XX Writers Workshop: Alan Gould

7 inch: 1

04/10/1984

5

2XX Writers Workshop: Ritchie Pascal

7 inch: 1

14/10/1984

5

2XX Writers Workshop:

  1. Jock McCulloch on asbestos
  2. Bill Tully on Earnest Alambel

7 inch: 1

22/11/1984

5

2XX Writers Workshop: Klaus Hueneke

7 inch: 1

02/01/1985

5

2XX Writers Workshop: (untitled) produced by Nick Ward

7 inch: 1

19/01/1985

5

2XX Writers Workshop: Semiology (Nick Horn)

7 inch: 1

13/06/1985

5

2XX Writers Workshop: Tim Bonyhady

7 inch: 1

18/12/1985

5

2XX Writers Workshop: (untitled) produced by Bill Tully

5 inch: 1

03/04/1986

5

2XX Writers Workshop: Patsy Adam Smith and Frank McMahon

3 inch: 1

04/12/1986

5

Soundprint: R. Pascal on cy conn

3 inch: 1

14/01/1987

5

Soundprint: Viv Foster’s ‘After the War’

7 inch: 1

22/02/1987

5

Soundprint: (untitled in two sections)

7 inch: 1

22/03/1987

5

Soundprint: Interview with Angela Carter (novelist)

7 inch: 1

11/10/1987

5

Soundprint: (untitled) produced by Bill Tully

7 inch: 1

1985?

6

Soundprint: (untitled) produced by Bill Tully

7 inch: 1

Circa 1985

6

Soundprint: Wendy Lowenstein

7 inch: 1

Circa 1985

6

Soundprint: Interview with Judith Beveridge, poet

7 inch: 1

Circa 1987

6

Soundprint: Humphrey McQueen

7 inch: 1

13/05/1984

6

Soundprint: Craig Cormick

7 inch: 1

31/01/1986

6

Soundprint: (untitled) produced by Nick Ward

7 inch: 1

13/02/1986

6

Soundprint:  Book bin and film review

7 inch: 1

25/04/1986

6

Soundprint: Granma Whitley

7 inch: 1

17/08/1986

6

Soundprint: (untitled) produced by Bill Tully

7 inch: 1

06/12/1986

6

National World Festival report for Soundprint – Day 2 - Andrew

7 inch: 1

20/03/1987

6

Soundprint: Interview with John Smithwick, poet

7 inch: 1

04/06/1987

6

Soundprint: Interview with the poet Songping Jin, Cultural Editor of China Daily

7 inch: 1

11/06/1987

6

Soundprint: Vivienne Foster, poet, Aboriginal

7 inch: 1

11/06/1987

6

Soundprint: Book bin review, James Kelmen, Rebecca Brown

7 inch: 1

25/06/1987

6

Soundprint: Ken Fraser - story

7 inch: 1

20/08/1987

6

Soundprint: Interview with Dr. Peter Read, convenor of ‘Shaping Lives’ Conference

7 inch: 1

05/07/1990

6

Soundprint: Kristin Williamson

7 inch: 1

14/10/1992

6

Soundprint: ‘Our First Republicans’

7 inch: 1

25/11/1998

7

2XX Recorded Tape: 'Is Love Worth So Much' by Wang Tienming, read by Mark Bonett, Hing Yee, 

7 inch: 1

11/11/1984

7

2XX Recorded Tape: 2XX CCC Conference

7 inch: 1

February 1984

7

2XX Recorded Tape: JMS Talk Jose Ma Sison – Philippines (container includes1 page of notes on Jose Ma Sison, 

7 inch: 1

13/05/1983

7

2XX Recorded Tape: Marian Eldridge interview with Meredith Petra

7 inch: 1

 unknown

7

2XX Recorded Tape: Donald Do

7 inch: 1

 unknown

7

2XX Recorded Tape: 2XX East Timor and Pacific News

7 inch: 1

21/02/1983

7

2XX Recorded Tape: Marion Halligan

7 inch: 1

 unknown

7

2XX Recorded Tape: Jean Chesneaux

7 inch: 1

 unknown

7

2XX Recorded Tape: 'Sinners' by Norm Foster

7 inch: 1

 unknown

7

2XX Recorded Tape: Topics From Britain – 07

7 inch: 1

 unknown

7

Peter Porter

7 inch: 1

12/05/1987

7

Tax Time

7 inch: 1

28/06/1989

7

Unidentified tape No. 1

5 inch: 1

unknown

7

UNESCO Tape: 'Stories from Northern Lands' – A series of programmes based on translated literature from Iceland, Sweden and the Farӧe Island published in the Unesco Collection of Representative Works

Ancient Monuments based on a novel by the Swedish writer Stig Claesson:

  1. Episode 1: ‘The Four Who Stayed Behind'
  2. Episode 2: ‘Memories of Things Past’
  3. ‘Who Loves Yngve Frej’

Tapes are possibly recorded over. Some original transcripts included.

5 inch : 3, Transcripts:2

1982

7

UNESCO Tape: 'In Quest of an Identity': Irish author, Ulick O’Connor, and a Caribbean novelist, Marion O’Callaghan, discuss the cultural roots of independence movements.

Tape is possibly recorded over. Original transcript included.

7 inch: 1, Transcripts:1

1980s

7

UNESCO Tape: 'Folklore – Folklife': Ralph Rinzler, Kipchilowen Arap Tallam, Alan Jabbour and Olive Lewin talk about the protection of Folklore.

Tape is possibly recorded over. Original transcript included.

7 inch: 1, Transcripts:1

1982

7

UNESCO Tape:  'The Cheapest Nights': An introduction to short stories by the Egyptian writer Yusuf Idris published in the Unesco Collection of Representative Works

Tape is possibly recorded over. Original transcript included.

7 inch: 1, Transcripts:1

1979

7

UNESCO Tapes: Programme: 'Point of View'

  1. No.11 – Mazisi Kunene, who is a Zulu, talks about the traditions of his people
  2. No. 16 – Mrs. Ama Ata Aidoo, former Education Secretary of Ghana, talks about her concerns as an African educator, as a woman, and as a writer

Tape is possibly recorded over. Original transcript included.

5 inch: 2, Transcripts:2

1982-1983

7

UNESCO Tape: 'UNESCO Report 83 – No. 11'

Tape is possibly recorded over.

5 inch: 1

1983

7

UNESCO Tape: 'Chemmeen'

Tape is possibly recorded over.

7 inch: 1

1980s

8

Australian Independence movement: ‘Independence Shows’. Property of the AIM

7 inch: 1

unknown

8

Tape identification sheets loose form tape boxes:

  1. 2XX report: CAA Shop (12/08/1987)
  2. 2XX report: Medical genocide in West Papua (11/12/1986)
  3. 2XX Writer’s Workshop: Interview with Pauline “Magellan’s Works” (24/07/1984)
  4. 2XX Writer’s Workshop:
    1. Bill Tully reviewing – John M. Hoberman ‘The Sport and   Political Ideology’
    2. Ben de Vries interviewing Bill Tully and Nick Sykes   (29/11/1984)
  5. 2XX Writer’s Workshop: Peter Schmedding (05/07/1984)
  6. 2XX Writer’s Workshop: (untitled) produced by R. Mallison
  7. Soundprint: (untitled) produced by the Trainee Team (23/03/1986)
  8. Soundprint:  An ocean out of my window (10/07/1986)
  9. 2XX Asia Pacific news (19/05/1986)

7 inch: 7

5 inch: 1

1984-1987