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John Manners Iggulden papers

Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2001-6

Collection consists of manuscripts of fiction, non-fiction, including autobiographical writings, poetry, and essays, correspondence, and transcripts of speeches.


  • 1983 - 2001

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1917 February 12 Born, Brighton, Victoria, Australia

1932- Glider pilot

1942 January Married Helen Carroll Schapper

1959-60 Australian National Gliding Champion

1960 Author, Breakthrough (Chapman & Hall)

1960 Author, The Storms of Summer (Chapman & Hall)

1960-64 Director, Australian National Gliding School

1963 Represented Australia in 9th World Gliding Championship

1964 Author, The Clouded Sky (Macmillan)

1965 Life Governor of the Gliding Federation of Australia

1965 Author, Dark Stranger (McGraw-Hill)

1965 Co-editor, Summer’s Tales 3 (St. Martin’s)

1970-74 Managing director, Bepla Pty. Ltd., Brighton

1971 Editor, The Shame of Western Port: Speculator’s Dream, Environmental Nightmare (Westernport and Peninsula Protection Council)

1972 Member, Port Philip Conservation Council

1974-83 Managing director, Bepla Pty. Ltd., Bellingen, New South Wales

1982 Chairman of the board, Nebo Pumps Pty. Ltd., Bellingen, NSW

1983-86 Chairman of the board, Bepla Pty. Ltd., Bellingen, NSW

1986, 1988, 1993 Author, The Promised Land Papers: vol. 1The Revolution of the Good, vol. 2 How Things Are Wrong and How to Fix Them, vol. 3 The Modification of Freedom(Cobham)

1987 Chairman of the board, Planet Lighting Group Pty. Ltd., Bellingen, NSW

1996 Author, Silent Lies (J.M. Iggulden)

1998 Author, Good World (Cobham)


Organized in 3 series: I. Works ; II. Correspondence ; III. Miscellaneous.


The John M. Iggulden Papers were acquired through donation by the author.

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Part of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Repository

Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
1322 Greene Street
Columbia SC 29208 USA
(803) 777-3847

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