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The Campbell Howard collection of Australian drama, 1920-1955 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2776261
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Howard, Campbell, Collector
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1920-1955 
2.3 m. 
Summary

Typescript copies of unpublished Australian plays. Authors include: Allan Aldous, Ruth Bedford, John Le Gay Brereton, Dymphna Cusack, E. Coulson Davidson, Dulcie Deamer, Henrietta Drake-Brockman, Summer Locke Elliott, Louis Esson, James Glennon, Joan Harvey, Tom Judd, Llywelyn Lucas, Mac Luker, Ray Mathew, Furnley Maurice, Gwen Meredith, Gordon H. Mofatt, Musette Morell, K. E. Murray, Russell J. Oakes, John O'Grady, Vance Palmer, Ruth Park, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Leslie Rees, Betty M. Roland, Harry Tighe, Ric Throssell, Alexander Turner, Ted Willis and Eleanor Witcombe.

Full contents
  • Adamson, C.M.: Call it a date.
  • Aldous, Allan: Enter the author: a fantasy ; The man with three hands ; Old Melbourne Town.
  • Armstrong, Millicent Sylvia: Fire ; The moon sets ; Nina.
  • Ashworth, Arthur, & Kelly, Philip: Ashes of roses.
  • Atherton: Pitch and toss.
  • Bedford, Ruth Marjory: Fear ; Murder next door? ; Postman's knock [aka The legacy].
  • Bell, Harold G.: Died of wounds.
  • Blewett, Dorothy: The first Joanna.
  • Boyd, Susan: Heritage.
  • Brand, Mona Alexis: Pavement oasis ; Flood tide ; Here under heaven ; No strings attached.
 
Biography/History

Officer in the Department of Adult Education, University of New England. This collection duplicates the Campbell Howard Collection in the Dixson Library, University of New England, which includes scripts of Australian plays performed but not published, 1920-1955.

Notes

Typescript.

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 718.

Some plays available on microfilm at Mfm G 579-583, 6607-6609, 6612, 7691.

Originals in possession of the authors, who also retain copyright.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A616

Index/Finding Aid Note Name index held in National Library.  The Campbell Howard annotated index of Australian Plays 1920-1955 / compiled and edited by Jack Bedson and Julian Croft. Armidale, N.S.W. : Centre for Australian Language and Literature Studies, University of New England, 1993. 
Subjects Australian drama -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1920-1955 
Occupation Dramatists
Other authors/contributors Campbell Howard Collection

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