• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003591

Papers of Bene Gibson Smyth, 1923-1946 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS Acc11.044
  • Date Range 1923 - 1946
  • Description

    MS Acc11.044 comprises manuscript scores of songs by Bene Gibson Smyth. The scores include an album titled “Song stories for children”, c1946; a musical play, “The wishing well … adapted from Stories told by Little Miss Kookaburra” (alias Hazel Maude, who broadcast bedtime stories in Australia), c1936; and individual songs. Some of the song lyrics are by Gertrude Hart. In addition, there is a sheet of typewritten poems by Queensland writer Mabel Forrest, with a covering note from the author, and photocopies of four photographic portraits (1 packet).

  • Quantity 1 packet 0.06 m
  • Access Available for research. Not for loan.

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Smyth, Bene Gibson (1883 - 1966)