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Papers of Romola Hanstein, 1905-1970 [manuscript]
Bib ID 259326
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Hanstein, Romola, 1905-
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1905-1970] 
15 cm. 
Summary

The papers include newspapers cuttings pertaining to the theatre and to Miss Hansen (her professional name); theatre programmes, some correspondence; tickets; address cards removed from flowers sent to Miss Hansen at the theatre; photographs of Miss Hansen in her various stage roles, one of her manuscript musical scores. The papers also include a biographical note, manuscript and published music, programmes, newspaper cuttings, correspondence and photographs and a conductor's baton of her father, Edward Henry Hanstein (1865-1925) conductor of the Victorian Opera Company. Finally there is a biographical note, letters, newspaper cuttings and photographs of her husband, Arthur James Pearson (1877-1970).

Biography/History

With the sudden death of her father, Professor Edward Henry Hanstein, who had been training her for opera, Romola Hansen joined J. C. Williamson in 1927. After an absence from the stage of two years following a riding accident she was star of their stage productions from 1930 until her marriage to Arthur James Pearson in 1937, during which period she appeared in 25 shows.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 3743.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; C794

Subjects Hanstein, Romola Fairlie -- Archives.  |  Hanstein, Romola Fairlie -- Portraits.  |  Hanstein, Edward H. -- Archives.  |  Pearson, Arthur James 1877-1970 -- Archives.  |  Actresses -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Conductors (Music) -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Theater -- Australia.  |  Theater programs -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1905-1970 
Occupation Actors.  |  Conductors.
Other authors/contributors Hanstein, Edward H  |  Pearson, Arthur James 1877-1970

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