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Papers, 1908-1982, 1985 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2201748
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Roland, Betty, 1903-1996
 
Access Conditions Partly restricted. Not for loan. 
Description 1908-1985 
1.40 m. (10 boxes). 
Summary

Transcripts of Granite peak, a stage drama about Central Australia which won third prize in the Jubilee Playwrighting Competition 1951 and The touch of silk (revised version), her first work about the Australian drought, received in 1975. Also includes correspondence, notes, documents, typescripts, photographs, diaries relating to Montsalvat and Justus Jorgensen. Drafts of her Jorgensen biography and related correspondence, drafts of novels and a sketch of Guido Barracchi are also included. 9 cassettes located in Oral History.

Biography/History

Betty Roland is a novelist & playwright and lived for a number of years at the artists' colony of Montsalvat at Eltham, Victoria.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 6772.

Subjects Roland, Betty, - 1903-1996 - Archives.  |  Jorgensen, Justus, - 1893-1975.  |  Dramatists - Australia - Archives.  |  Novelists - Australia - Archives.  |  Montsalvat (Vic.)
Time Coverage 1908-1982 
Occupation Dramatists.  |  Novelists.

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