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Papers of Eric Irvin, 1944-1992 (bulk 1969-1991) [manuscript]
Bib ID 2076858
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Irvin, Eric, 1908-1993
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1944-1992] 
4.42 m. (16 boxes) + 16 folio boxes. 
Summary

The papers relate mainly to Irvin's writings about the history of Australian theatre, but also include transcripts of some ABC broadcasts on poetry that Irvin made during the 1940s. The papers include correspondence, manuscript and typescript drafts of writings and research material such as biographical files, indexes, newscuttings, photocopies and photographs, and copies of librettos of "Estrella", "Mizpah", "The Black Rover" and "The Wreck of the Pinnafore".

Biography/History

Poet and author of works on the history of Australian theatre including "Australian melodrama : eighty years of popular theatre" (1981) and "Dictionary of Australian theatre, 1788-1914" (1985).

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 8786.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (12 p.). 
Subjects Irvin, Eric, 1908-1992 -- Archives.  |  Poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Theater -- Australia -- History.  |  Australian poetry.
Time Coverage 1944-1992 
Occupation Authors.  |  Poets.

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