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A-C | D-G | H-L | M-Q | R-Z | Artworks | Theses | Items re SOH


This is a select list of material transferred to other organisations or returned to the original donor. The catalogue is regularly updated.


DON Returned to donor | NSL State Library of NSW | NPH Powerhouse Museum | NSBW Seaborn Broughton and Walford Foundation | QPAC Queensland Performing Arts Centre Performing Arts Museum | VPAM Victorian Arts Centre Performing Arts Museum |

Radio 2UE Photographs of Radio 2UE personalities and guests. [D101] NSBW
Ravenscroft, Mr Lloyd Menu for testimonial dinner for Kenn Brodziak OBE, Chairman JC Williamson Productions Ltd 24 June 1980, Melbourne. [D582] NSBW
Rees, Royce Royce Rees collection of theatre photonegatives 1946-1967. 6659 photonegatives and 650 photoprints of personalities and shows produced by JC Williamson, Tivoli Circuit, Borovansky Ballet and others. Shows include Aida, Annie Get Your Gun, Brigadoon, Call Me Madam. Can-Can, King and I, Song of Norway and White Horse Inn. Personalities include Richard Crooks, Gracie Fields, Kirsten Flagstad, Marjorie Lawrence, John McCallum, Yehudi Menuhin, Benno Moiseiwitsch, Gladys Moncrieff, Max Oldaker, Michael Pate, Roy Rene, Lawrence Tibbett. Detailed contents list available at the State Library.[D451].  NSL
Ridge, Miss Regina Program for musical evening at Buckingham Palace 12 June 1867. NSBW

Ritchard, Cyril

Cyril Ritchard and Madge Elliott collection, including scrapbooks re Australian tour 1946, photographs and correspondence [D528].


Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Roll books 1948-1952, donated by Royal Australian Historical Society [UR6].  NSBW
Royal Philharmonic Society of Sydney Photograph 1913, donated by Mr and Mrs Haigh NSL
Salter, Frank Photographs of Edouard Borovansky. 2 items. {D577] VPAM
Sampson, H.T Correspondence with Paul Bentley re American Minstrel Troupes in Australia 1870-1910. [D1058] NSBW
Scriven, Peter 2 puppets from original 1958 Tintookies production of Little Fella Bindi, with program 1967, poster 1957 and  LP sound recording (The Best of Peter Scriven's Tintookies). NPH
Scriven, Peter Photograph of Tintooki puppets Australian tour 1958 [D324]  VPAM
Shaw, Frances Ward Family (Hugh J. Ward) photographs [D870]. VPAM

Sherman, Paul

Papers re his play, Melba. Includes rehearsal script and research material. [D422]


Smith, Mrs A Scrapbooks re theatre in Australia c1890-1920. 6v.[D784] VPAM
Smith, G Letter, press clipping and postcard re Carrie Moore. [D1587] VPAM
Smith, Kevin Photographs and postcards re Tittel Brune. [D1210] VPAM
Smith, Mrs Sylvia Scrapbooks re Borovansky Ballet, Margot Fonteyn, ballet and theatre in Australia, [D1409] VPAM

Southgate, Ken

Album of photographs re Australian Theatre Elizabethan Trust productions [D1515].


Spong, Hilda Photographs and clippings re Hilda Spong, donated by Mrs B. Spong. VPAM
State Theatre Company of South Australia A manual of trench warfare, by Clem Gorman. Typescript. [D439] NSL
Steinbeck, Muriel Photographs from Muriel Steinbeck stage and film career. NSBW
Steinlaf, Mrs D Playbill for Wonder and Lodoiska, Theare Royal, Drury Lane 24 January 1795. Cast includes Mr Kemble and Mr Barrymore. NSBW

Stewart, Nellie

Nellie Stewart : collection of portraits including family, residences and acquaintances, part of collection relating to Nellie Stewart, Mayne Lynton, Nancye Stewart and George Musgrove donated by Michael Lynton. Includes illuminated address by Blamire Young presented to George Musgrove in Melbourne 1901. [D321].


Stewart, Nellie Nellie Stewart : collection of photographs and artefacts, part of a collection donated by Michael Lynton. Includes Sweet Nell of Old Drury apron, shoe buckles belonging to David Garrick, items relating to George Musgrove and an illuminated address presented to Nellie Stewart from members of the Williamson's Royal Comic Opera Company, 4 February 1887. [D321] VPAM

Stewart, Nellie

Portrait of Nellie Stewart by BE Minns, watercolour ca 1930. Part of a collection donated by Michael Lynton. 


Stone, David Gilbert and Sullivan collection, including trade cards and advertising booklet [D944, D996] VPAM
Stratford Ontario Company Press book for Australian tour, 1974. Donated by the Australia Council NSBW
Sullivan, Mrs Annette Kellerman Annette Kellerman collection. Paper-based material transferred to the State Library of NSW. Costumes and other objects transferred to the Powerhouse Museum [D131]. NSL, PHM
Sydney City Council Documents re theatres in Sydney, 1843-1882. Copies. [D314]. NSL
Sydney International Exhibition of Photography Collection of 350 photographs displayed in the Photography in the Performing Arts Exhibition, Sydney Opera House, Oct-Nov 1973. With labels [D855] NSBW
Tait, Viola Photographs of Viola Tate and John Fullard in Lilac Time, Theatre Royal, Sydney, 1941 [D141] VPAM

Tapp, Noel

Scrapbook re variety theatre in Australia, 1905-1933.


Tasker, John

John Tasker collection, including photographs of Night of the Ding Dong and Royal Hunt of the Sun, minutes of Save Sydney Theatres Committee and director’s copy of The Homecoming. [UR49]


Terry, N Maud Jeffries photographs. 2 items VPAM

Tivoli Theatre

Records, including business papers, photographs, scrapbook, donated by Lloyd Martin. [D249]


Walker, Alan Papers re Australasian Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians [D656] NSBW

Watch, Harold

Harold Watch collection. Includes scrapbook 1905-1933 re Sydney Repertory Theatre Society, New Palace Theatre and St James Hall [D318]


Watson, Bobbie

Clippings, programs, photographs and letters c.1875-1945. [D1026]


Wenban, R Collection re Osmond and Beatrice Wenban. Includes scrapbooks, programs, photographs [D431] NSBW

Woodfull, Bernard

Scrapbooks and photographs re theatre in Australia, 1940-1950. Includes clippings on Ballet Rambert Australian tour and  photographs of Gladys Moncrieff in Rio Rita and other productions. [D183]


Williamson, JC JC Williamson Ltd scrapbook 1852-1911, donated by Alan Zeigler NSL
Williamson, JC JC Williamson Ltd scrapbook containing stage plans and set photographs for JC Williamson opera productions, early 20th century. [D1672] DON
Wraith, Beatrice Menu 1921 with signatures of Gladys Moncrieff, Hugh McIntosh and others. [D663] VPAM

Young, Irene Vera

Collection re modern dance in Australia, 1930-1950. Includes scrapbooks and photographs [D347]




See also 

Retained by the Sydney Opera House 

Summary of major transfers

Summary of other transfers




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