Dom F. Moraes Notebooks
Consists of two notebooks by Moraes containing poetry drafts and other various notes.
- Moraes, Dom, 1938-2004 (Person)
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Dominic Francis Moraes (July 19, 1938 – June 2, 2004), popularly known as Dom Moraes, was a Goan writer, poet and columnist. Moraes was born in Bombay (now Mumbai) to Beryl and Frank Moraes, former editor of the Times of India. He attended St. Mary's School (ISC), Mazagoan, Bombay, and Jesus College, Oxford University. He spent eight years in Britain, in London and Oxford, New York, Hong Kong, Delhi and Mumbai.
Moraes edited magazines in London, Hong Kong and New York. He became the editor of The Asia Magazine in 1971. He scripted and partially directed over 20 television documentaries for the BBC and ITV. He was a war correspondent in Algeria, Israel and Vietnam. In 1976, he joined the United Nations. Moraes conducted one of the first interviews of the Dalai Lama after the Tibetan spiritual leader fled to India in 1959. The Dalai Lama was then 23 and Moraes was 20. Moraes ended his writing career, writing books in collaboration with Sarayu Srivatsa.
Method of Acquisition
Accession number 1209. Purchase from G.F. Sims, July 17, 1970
Processed July 1970 by Holly Hall
- Dom F. Moraes Notebooks
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- 2021 March 17: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.
Collecting Area Details
Part of the Manuscripts Collecting Area
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis MO 63130 US