Record ID:
35040106 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • no2010174082
  • 19280126
  • 2017
  • Penrith, N.S.W.
  • Poet Child welfare worker
Used for:
  • Wilson, Col, 1928-2017
  • Wilson, Col (Colin J.), 1928-2017
  • Wilson, Colin J.
  • Wilson, Colin, 1928-2017
  • Blue, the Shearer
  • Wilson, Col, 1928-
  • Writing name for: Wilson, Col (a.k.a. Wilson, Colin J. ) 1928.
  • Bellywool, 1980 cover (Blue the Shearer) p. 2 (Wilson, Colin (Blue the Shearer))
  • National Library of Australia catalog, viewed Sept. 14, 2010 (Blue (the Shearer); also known as Wilson, Col (1928-), Wilson, Colin J.)
  • Australian Bush Poetry, Verse & Music website, viewed Sept. 14, 2010 Col Wilson main page (Col Wilson aka "Blue the Shearer"; self published eight books)
  • ABC Western Queensland website, viewed Sept. 14, 2010 Meet Blue the poet, who is not a shearer!, posted April 18, 2008 (Blue the Shearer is a writer, a performer, a satirist and a retired bureaucrat. He's now 80 years young and has been writing poetry for ABC radio programs for 20 years; Col Wison; birthday is on Australia Day [Jan. 26])
  • OCLC, Sept. 14, 2010 (hdgs.: Blue the Shearer; Wilson, Col, 1928-; usage: Blue the Shearer, Col Wilson, Colin Wilson)
  • AustLit, viewed 7 February 2017 ( Col Wilson (a.k.a. Colin J. Wilson). Also writes as: The Blue Shearer. Born: 1928; Gender: Male)
  • Col Wilson interviewed by Rob Willis in the Bringing them home oral history project, 1999 summary note (Wilson speaks about his employment in the New South Wales Department of Child Welfare ... [where] He was a district officer in Sydney from 1962 and in 1968 was appointed as Resident District Officer in Wellington ... Wilson was the Regional Director, Dubbo from 1981 to 1986 and his area of responsibility included the Aboriginal communities at Lithgow, West Wyalong, Gunnedah and Broken Hill)
  • ABC Central West, Facebook, viewed 7 February 2017 (We received the sad news today that renowned bush poet Blue the Shearer (more formally known as Col Wilson) has died)
  • Col Wilson, Australian bush poetry, verse & music, viewed 7 February 2017 (Update to listing 6th February 2017: It is with great regret that we have learned of the passing of Col Wilson last weekend. Col died at the Penrith hospital aged 89 years)
Local system number:
  • (AuCNL)55556
  • abv06639157
  • 000000040311
Cataloguing source:
  • AuCNLKIN eng rda ANL
Authentication code:
  • anuc