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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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)

Please note: This finding aid may comprise or contain descriptive information provided by donors, researchers and/or volunteers.

Item Descriptions

Class MS 9970. Original consignment - Box (?) Show allonly 1

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 Show allonly 1

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Who could love the nightingale, From faces, Wobbly mirror, At the window, and The gander gate; drafts of various unpublished works; travel notes; personal journal; correspondence.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 Unpublished works Show allonly 1

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

Series. Published works Show allonly 1

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