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Papers of Bob Herbert, 1923-1996 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2402110
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Herbert, Bob, 1923-1999
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1923-1996] 
4.0 m. (11 boxes) + 1 fol. packet. 
Summary

MS Acc03.056 comprises correspondence, a diary for 1980-1981, scripts, drafts, notebooks, genealogical papers, programs, cuttings, scrap albums, photographs, and audio and video cassettes (11 boxes, 1 fol. packet).

Biography/History

Playwright. Robert Charles (Bob) Herbert worked in theatre as a playwright, actor, stage hand and stage manager and director. Three of his plays were published by Currency Press, namely, No names-- no pack drill (1980), The last wake at She-Oak Creek (1988), and, Brer Rabbit and the magic lolly cave (1989). Herbert was the uncle of Australian playwright Louis Nowra. Herbert died in Armidale, New South Wales, on 31 August 1999.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc03.056.

Subjects Herbert, Bob, 1923-1999 -- Archives.  |  Dramatists, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Australian drama -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1923-1996 
Occupation Dramatists.

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