Guide to the Papers of Chester Eagle

MS 9970

National Library of Australia

Collection Summary

Title
Papers of Chester Eagle
Date Range
1995-2010
Collection Number
MS 9970
Extent
2.25 metres ((15 boxes) + 1 file)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
NLA

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn3766551).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Chester Eagle, National Library of Australia, [class number, box number and series and/or file number]'.

Finding Aid Source(s)

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Item Descriptions

Class MS 9970. Original consignment - Box (?)

Comprises 1 file. Contains business cards, three pamphlets and a copy of Eagle's publication Hallucination before departure, his memoir of Alan Marshall. Also included are three copies of the publication Mozart, a memoir by Chester Eagle.

Class MS Acc10_194. Consignment added 2010

Comprises 15 boxes. Contains drafts of published novels, plays, operas and essays, including Hail and farewell!, Who could love the nightingale, From faces, Wobbly mirror, At the window, and The gander gate; drafts of various unpublished works; travel notes; personal journal; correspondence.

Series. Unpublished works

File 1. Personal journal, 1955-1956 - Box 1
File 2. The Ironclad Outlaw (preparatory), 1962-1963 - Box 1
File 3. The Ironclad Outlaw (play), 1963-1964 - Box 1
File 4. The Ironclad Outlaw (some responses), 1964- - Box 1
File 5. Up There de Cowrcey! (notebooks), 1964-1966 - Box 1
File 6. Up There de Cowrcey! (CAE typescript), 1965-6 - Box 1
File 7. Up There de Cowrcey! (gestdnen version - 2 copies), 1966 - (ext) - Box 1
File 8. Up There de Cowrcey! (preparatory), 1964-1965 - Box 2
File 9. Off again, on again (playscript) - Box 2
File 10. Oh well, battle on! (preparatory), 1969-1971 - Box 2
File 11. Oh well, battle on! (CAE typescript), 1969-1971 - Box 2
File 19. Opus 4 (playscript) (CAE typescript) - Box 5
File 20. Opus 4 (playscript) (preparatory), 1969-1970 - Box 5
File 21. Eyes of the Common Man (photos and essays), 1971-1973 - Box 5
File 22. Various oddments, 1972-1973 - Box 5
File 33. Mapping the Paddocks (C, 1983-1985 - Box 8
File 34. Book reviews, 1977-87 - Box 8
File 35. Travel notes, Europe, Jan 1979, 1979 - Box 8
File 36. Travel notes, France, Portugal, Jan-March 1994, 1994 - Box 8
File 37. Travel notes, Malaysia China, Oct-Nov 1998, 1998 - Box 8
File 38. Travel notes, Europe, 1981-1982, 1981-1982 - Box 8
File 39. Travel notes, France, late 1982, 1982 - Box 8
File 40. Travel notes, Europe, 1987-1988 and 1994, 1987-1994 - Box 8

Series. Published works

File 12. Hail and Farewell! (The Lochie/sandy controversy), 1970 - Box 2
File 13. Hail and Farewell! (Conception development - C, 1963 - Box 3
File 14. Hail and Farewell! (galley proofs) (five items), 1971 - Box 3
File 15. Who Could Love the Nightingale (CAE typescript), 1972-1974 - Box 4
File 16. Who Could Love the Nightingale (various papers), 1972-1974 - Box 4
File 23_24_25_26. "Jim" - From Faces, Wobbly Mirror (C, 1980-1981 - Box 5
File 27. From Faces, Wobbly Mirror (typesetting copy), 1974 - Box 6
File 28. At the Window (C/prod/response), 1982-1984 - Box 6
File 29_30. The Gander Gate chapters 1 - 20, 1983 - Box 6
File 31. The Gander Gate (preparatory), 1978-1982 - Box 7
File 32. The Gander Gate (C - Box 7
File 41. Play Together, Dark Blue Twenty (C, 1985-2010 - Box 9
File 42. House of Trees (C, 1986-1970 - Box 10
File 43. Wainwrights' Mountain (C, 1993-2006 - Box 10
File 44. Wainwrights' Mountain (early efforts), 1960 - Box 10
File 45. House of Music (C, 1994-2006 - Box 10
File 46. Victoria Challis (C, 1989-1991 - Box 11
File 47. Waking into Dream (C, 1996-2001 - Box 11
File 48. Janus (C, 2000-2009 - Box 11
File 49. The Centre and other essays (C, 2001-2002 - Box 12
File 50. Didgeridoo (C, 1998-2000 - Box 12
File 51. Love in the Age of Wings other operas (C, 2003-2005 - Box 12
File 52. Cloud of Knowing (C, 1997-2000 - Box 13
File 53. Benedictus (C, 2005-2006 - Box 13
File 54. The Wainwright Operas (C, 2004-2007 - Box 13
File 55. Melba: an Australian City (C, 2003-2004 - Box 13
File 56. Oztralia (C, 2005 - Box 13
File 57. Central Station Sydney and other operas (C, 2005-2006 - Box 14
File 58. The Sun King and other operas (C, 2006-2010 - Box 14
File 59. Escape (C, 2004 - Box 14
File 60. Hallucination before Departure (C, 2005-2006 - Box 14
File 61. Mozart (C, 2007 - Box 14
File 62. The Enchanted World other operas (scraps only), 2008 - Box 14
File 63. Travels (C, 2006-2009 - Box 15
File 64. All The Way to 2 (C, 2008-2009 - Box 15
File 65. Libretto - O Vos Omres (development only), 2005 - Box 15
File 66. Libretto - Chaucer (development only), 1961 - Box 15
File 67. Letters from various writers, 1961-2010 - Box 15