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Marie-Louise Thiersch
Papers 1961-1985

MSS 0039


Series 1: Personal photographs, programme of commemoration ceremony, University of New South Wales, 1975, at which the degree of Ph.D. was conferred.

Series 2: Personal correspondence (with some notes and other papers). 1961-2, 1965-7, 1970-1, 1974-5, 1977-9.

Series 3: Lecture/course/research notes, reading lists, etc.

  1. General, mostly 1960s, 1970s
  2. German theatre, mostly 1960s
  3. Australia theatre, mostly 1970s
    See also Series 5

Series 4: Study leave [1975] papers - application, itinerary, report, with related correspondence, notes and papers on courses and theatres, collected during the leave. 1973-75.

Series 5: Journal articles and cuttings on theatre, individual playrights and playwriting.

  1. Australian c. 1968-87 (many undated)
  2. German 1962, 1974-80 (many undated)
  3. General 1968-76.

Series 6: Papers relating to Australian National Playwrights Conferences - programmes, minutes, reports, publicity, plays workshopped. 1973-77.

Series 7: Australian Centre, International Theatre Institute - reports, press releases, newsletters. 1974-76.
[Includes report of the 16th ITT Congress, West Berlin, June 1975]

Series 8: Conference on Chinese Theatre, Sydney 1983 - report, arrangements, papers read at, photographs and related papers on a proposed Chinese Centre of the ITT. 1982

Series 9: Society of Women Writers - correspondence relating to assessment of plays submitted, newsletters. 1976

Series 10: Theatre Critics Sumposium, March 1986 - programme, agenda

Series 11: Miscellaneous conference programmes. 1966-89.

Series 12: Miscellaneous reports/publications on theatre. c. 1975-85.

Series 13: Playtexts
[Colin Ballantyne Between Gunshots, J. P. Mckinney Next door,  Ray Mathew The bones of my toe (a comedy in one act), Friedrich Von Schiller Love and intrigue; or Louisa Miller]

Series 14: German theatre periodicals. 1965-79. 7 items
[Der Autor. May 1973
Bauwelt. November 1965
Bref. November 1965
Die Bühne. Jan. 1971, Jan 1979.
Die Deutsche Bühne. June 1975
Basler Theater. June 1975]

A collection of theatre, music and ballet programmes, principally from the 1970s, received with the papers, has been filed in Special Collections at Theatre 792 T3743.T

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