1941-1987, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of Eleanor Witcombe, [manuscript]. Witcombe, Eleanor, 1923-

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Physical Description
  • 4.85 m. (34 boxes) + 1 fol. item.
Published
  • 1941-1987.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of Eleanor Witcombe, 1941-1987
Creator
  • Witcombe, Eleanor, 1923-
Published
  • 1941-1987.
Medium
  • [manuscript].
Physical Description
  • 4.85 m. (34 boxes) + 1 fol. item.
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Time Period
  • 1941-1987
Summary
  • 1. Research notes and correspondence concerning Daisy Bates, 1981-87. 2. Production files, drafts, working papers, correspondence, photographs, press clippings, theatre programs, scripts, speeches and other papers accumulated by Witcombe during forty years spent working as a dramatist and script writer. The papers document her involvement in 9 projects for children's theatre; 47 children's radio drama projects; 108 adult radio drama projects; 32 television drama projects; 10 film projects; and 9 theatre projects. 3. Research notes, correspondence and drafts for various prose and non-fiction writing projects. The prose work dates mainly from the 1940s. 4. Four private journals, 1941-48. 5. Correspondence, minutes and other papers on Witcombe's involvement in the Australian Writers Guild and other writers' associations, 1948-87. 6. Miscellaneous biographical papers, 1941-85, including photographs, personal references, interview transcripts, curricula vitae and awards.
Biography
  • Author and dramatist. Script writer for stage, children's theatre, radio, television and film.
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 7739.
  • Edith Sinclair interviewed by Eleanor Witcombe located at National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5607.
  • Liz Collins interviewed by Eleanor Witcombe located at National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5608.
Cited In
  • Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, E776
Numbering Note
  • Descriptive list (68 p.) available only with permission
Access Conditions
  • Restricted until Eleanor Witcombe's death.
Language
  • English
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