• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003352

Papers of Eleanor Witcombe, 1941-1987 [manuscript]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
  • Reference MS 7739
  • Date Range 1941 - 1987
  • Description

    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.

  • Quantity 0 4.85 m
  • Access Restricted until Eleanor Witcombe's death.

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  • Primary Subject
    • Bates, Daisy May (1859 - 1951)