Collection UQFL583 - Hilary Beaton Papers

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Hilary Beaton Papers


  • ca. 1960-2007 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

24 boxes, 1 parcel.

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Biographical history

Hilary Beaton has worked in Australia and overseas as a writer, dramaturg and director for both stage and screen. She has been an Affiliate writer with the Queensland Theatre Company, a lecturer in dramaturgy at the Queensland University of Technology and director of the Queensland Writers Centre -- excerpted from AustLit

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, ca. 1960-2007
Collection alternatively titled as: Hilary Beaton Collection

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Scope and content

Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, literary drafts, playscripts, photographs, publications, realia.

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System of arrangement

Series A: Personal correspondence
Series B: Business correspondence
Series C: Diaries and journals
Series D: Scrapbooks
Series E: Literary drafts and playscripts
Series F: Photographs
Series G: Audio-visual material
Series H: Publications
Series J: Personal realia
Box 24 contains material from accession 2020-12-23 which has not been arranged by series.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access, except access to diaries and journals in Boxes 4-7 are restricted. Application for access to restricted material may be submitted to the Fryer Librarian for consideration.

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Copyright applies.

Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Contains analogue and digital media files saved on heritage formats such as audiocassettes, videocassettes and floppy disks.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.
Revised, JR, 14-Oct-2021




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