Guide to the Papers of Peter Finch

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MS 7003

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Collection Summary

Creator
Peter Finch
Title
Papers of Peter Finch
Date Range
1937-1954
Collection Number
MS 7003
Extent
0.64 metres (4 boxes, 3 folios)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn2226495).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s).Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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], MS 7003, National Library of Australia, Papers of Peter Finch, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Item Descriptions

Manuscripts and typescripts of short stories and poems (File 1-2) - Box 1

Scripts from 'Radio Army' and the ABC between 1945 and 1947 (File 1-2) - Box 1

A letter from George Bernard Shaw and Sir Henry Irving (File 1-2) - Box 1

Theatre programmes, English - 1948-1953 (File 3) - Box 1

Script of Moliere's La malode imaginaire (The Imaginary Invalid) (1907), Mercury Theatre School, Sydney 1948 (File 4) - Box 1

Fan mail from the 1950s (File 5-6) - Box 1

Typescript of interview with Finch by Tess Von Summers (File 7) - Box 1

Typescript of play by Fred Parsons and A. Macdonald, The reluctant wolf (File 8) - Box 1

Contracts-1947-1954 (File 9) - Box 1

Personal memorabilia, including membership cards (1) (File 10) - Box 1

Personal memorabilia, including membership cards (2) (File 11) - Box 2

Army discharge certificate (File 12) - Box 2

Photocopies of letters received from theatre personalities, mostly of congratulatory nature (File 13) - Box 2

Sir Laurence Olivier

Sir Alec Guiness

Sir Noel Coward

Dame Peggy Ashcroft

Dame Edith Evans

Letters from ballerina Tamara Tchinarova, his first wife (File 13) - Box 2

Press cuttings, including reviews of plays and films, ca.1945-1953 (File 13) - Box 2

Robin Hood (File 14) - Box 2

Mr. Gilbert and Mr. Sullivan (File 15) - Box 2

Romeo and Juliet (File 16) - Box 2

Elephant Walk (File 17) - Box 2

Passage Home (File 18) - Box 2

The Happy Time (File 19) - Box 3

Josephine and men (File 20) - Box 3

Captain Carvallo (File 21) - Box 3

Make me an offer (File 22) - Box 3

Father Brown (1) (File 23) - Box 3

Father Brown (2) (File 24) - Box 3

Finch's early years in the theatre (File 25) - Box 3

Various (1) (File 26) - Box 3

Various (2) (File 27) - Box 3

Various (3) (File 28) - Box 3

Published material, containing articles and photographs of Finch, mainly 1940-1953 (File [unnumbered]) - Box 4

3 Cuttings albums, 1937-1950 (File [unnumbered]) - Folio Package 1

Testimonial of La Confrerie des Vignerons de Saint Vincent to Mr Peter Finch (File [unnumbered]) - Folio Package 2

Miscellaneous (File [unnumbered]) - Folio Package 3


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