Collection UQFL333 - Eunice Hanger Papers

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Eunice Hanger Papers


  • 1949-1971. (Creation)

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18 boxes.

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Eunice Hanger joined the staff of the University of Queensland in 1955, and was a lecturer in the Department of English until her death in 1972. She edited several anthologies of Australian plays, and wrote numerous articles on Australian drama. She also acted in, produced and wrote many plays. She was active in the Twelfth Night Theatre. She also assembled a collection of unpublished Australian playscripts, now known as the Hanger Collection of Australian Playscripts.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1949-1971
Collection alternatively titled as: Eunice Hanger Collection.

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Correspondence, addresses, lectures, essays concerning Australian theatre, photographs. Includes small number of letters from Judith Wright and Jack McKinney. Also correspondence, committee minutes, and other papers relating to establishment of J.J. Stable Memorial Tree Theatre.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Further related manuscript material is held in the Hanger Collection of Australian Playscripts. The playscripts are catalogued individually.

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Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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