Collection UQFL318 - Brisbane Shakespeare Society Records

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Brisbane Shakespeare Society Records


  • 1923-1942. (Creation)

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1 box.

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The society was formed around 1916 to 1919, and disbanded in 1942, due to World War II. Produced yearly productions of Shakespeare, plus elocutionary competitions. Members included Vic Hardgraves and Jean Trundle (well known Brisbane dramatists).

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Collection previously titled as: Records, 1923-1942
Collection alternatively titled as: Brisbane Shakespeare Society Collection.

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Two minute books of the Brisbane Shakespeare Society including:- AGM minutes, receipts and expenditure, council meeting minutes, syllabus committee minutes, programmes for productions and elocutionary competitions, newspaper clippings.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 30-Jun-2021. Revised, AM, 09-Mar-2020. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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