Guide to the Papers of John Cargher

MS Acc09.060

National Library of Australia

Collection Summary

Title
Papers of John Cargher
Date Range
1950-2008
Collection Number
MS Acc09.060
Extent
6.4 metres (32 boxes + 3 folio boxes)
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-vn4701477).

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 John Cargher, National Library of Australia, MS Acc09.060, [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

Series. Music for pleasure Show allonly 1

File. Programs 1-49, July 2 1967 - 9 June 1968 - Box 7 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 50-109, 6 June 1968 - 10 Aug 1969 - Box 7 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 110-175, 17 Aug 1969 - 15 Nov 1970 - Box 7 Show allonly 1

Contain notes, amendments; Programme for 2 Aug 1970 misnumbered no. 169 - should be no. 160

File. Programs 176-217, 22 Nov 1970 - 5 Dec 1971 - Box 7 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 218-273, 12 Dec 1971 - 31 Dec 1972 - Box 7 Show allonly 1

Contain notes, amendments; Progr. no. 256 missing

File. Programs 274-328, 7 Jan 1973 - 20 Jan 1974 - Box 8 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 329-383, 27 Jan 1974 - 9 Feb 1975 - Box 8 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 384-435, 16 Feb 1975 - 9 May 1976 - Box 8 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 436-493, 16 May 1976 - 19 June 1977 - Box 8 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 494-548, 26 June 1977 - 9 July 1978 - Box 8 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 549-602, 16 July1978 - 15 July 1979 - Box 9 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 603-662, 22 July 1979 - 31 Aug 1981 - Box 9 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 663-718, 7 Sept 1980 - 20 Sept 1981 - Box 9 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 719-767, 27 Sept 1981 - 22 Aug 1982 - Box 9 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 768-821, 29 Aug 1982 - 4 Sept 1983 - Box 9 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 822-878, 11 Sept 1983 - 7 Oct 1984 - Box 10 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 879-933, 14 Oct 1984 - 20 Oct 1985 - Box 10 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 934-982, 27 Oct 1985 - 21 Sept 1986 - Box 10 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 983-1035, 28 Sept 1986 - 27 Sept 1987 - Box 10 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1036-1085, 4 Oct 1987 - 11 Sept 1988 - Box 10 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; includes texts of 2 15 minute broadcasts titled "Incidentally, there'll be some music", played on 24 and 31 January, 1988.

File. Programs 1086-1138, 18 Sept 1988 - 17 Sept 1989 - Box 11 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1139-1169, 24 Sept 1989 - 22 April 1990 - Box 11 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; nos. 1194, 1195 and 1196 broadcast out of sequence; Programme 1173 missing

File. Programs 1170-1222, 29 April 1990 - 28 April 1991 - Box 11 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; Programmes 1214 and 1173 missing

File. Programs 1223-1270, 5 May 1991 - 29 March 1992 - Box 11 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; Programmes 1232 and 1231 are missing

File. Programs 1271-1313, 5 April 1992 - 31 Jan 1993 - Box 11 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1314-1361, 7 Feb 1993 - 2 Jan 1994 - Box 12 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; Programme 1358 is missing

File. Programs 1362-1400, 9 Jan 1994 - 2 Oct 1994 - Box 12 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; Programmes 1365-1368 are missing (JC was in hospital and his programmes, already prepared for that time, were presented by others). Programme 1369 marked "unused"; some signs of moisture - pages stiff, mouldy; some rust from staples has "run"

File. Programs 1401-1440, 9 Oct 1994 - 9 July 1995 - Box 12 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; some signs of moisture - pages stiff, mouldy; some rust from staples has "run"; some pages stuck together

File. Programs 1441-1479, 16 July 1995 - 7 April 1996 - Box 12 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; some signs of moisture - pages very stiff, very mouldy; some rust from staples has "run"; some pages stuck together

File. Programs 1480-1517, 14 April 1996 - 29 Dec 1996 - Box 12 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; some signs of moisture - pages very stiff, very mouldy; some rust from staples has "run"; some pages stuck together

Series. Singers of renown Show allonly 1

File. Programs 1-59, 17 April 1966 - 30 July 1967 - Box 13 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; unnumbered program for Christmas Day, 1966, then a 2-month gap

File. Programs 60-119, 6 Aug 1967 - 16 Feb 1969 - Box 13 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 120-179, 23 Feb 1969 - 19 July 1970 - Box 13 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; includes unnumbered standby programme; program 123 missing;13-week break after no.169

File. Programs 180-239, 26 July 1970 - 19 Sept 1971 - Box 13 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 240-300, 16 Sept 1971 - 3 Dec 1972 - Box 13 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; program 277 missing

File. Programs 301-360, 10 Dec 1972 - 10 Feb 1974 - Box 14 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 361-420, 17 Feb 1974 - 6 April 1975 - Box 14 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 421-481, 13 April 1975 - 5 Sept 1976 - Box 14 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 482-541, 12 Sept 1976 - 29 Oct 1977 - Box 14 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 542-609, 5 Nov 1977 - 17 Feb 1979 - Box 14 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 610-675, 24 Feb 1979 - 24 May 1980 - Box 15 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 676-740, 31 May 1980 - 22 Aug 1981 - Box 15 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 741-805, 29 Aug 1981 - 20 Nov 1982 - Box 15 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 806-875, 27 Nov 1982 - 24 Mar 1984 - Box 15 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 876-945, 31 Mar 1984 - 27 July 1985 - Box 15 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 946-1000, 3 Aug 1985 - 16 Aug 1986 - Box 16 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1001-1069, 23 Aug 1986 - 12 Dec 1987 - Box 16 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1070-1129, 19 Dec 1987 - 4 Feb 1989 - Box 16 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1130-1179, 11 Feb 1989 - 20 Jan1990 - Box 16 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1180-1219, 27 Jan 1990 - 27 Oct 1990 - Box 16 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; program 1196 missing

File. Programs 1220-1269, 3 Nov 1990 - 12 Oct 1991 - Box 17 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; programs 1237, 1250, 1254, 1255, missing

File. Programs 1270-1309, 19 Oct 1991 - 18 July 1992 - Box 17 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1310-1359, 25 July 1992 - 3 July 1993 - Box 17 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1360-1409, 10 July 1993 - 18 June 1994 - Box 17 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; program 1382 missing; programs 1389-1392 also missing (Cargher was ill)

File. Programs 1410-1449, 25 June 1994 - 25 March 1995 - Box 17 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1450-1489, 1 April 1995 - 30 Dec 1995 - Box 18 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; program 1479 missing

File. Programs 1490-1529, 6 Jan 1996 - 12 Oct 1996 - Box 18 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1530-1569, 19 Oct 1996 - 19 July 1997 - Box 18 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1570-1599, 26 July 1997 - 14 Feb 1998 - Box 18 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1600-1629, 21 Feb 1998 - 12 Sept 1998 - Box 18 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1630-1664, 19 Sept 1998 - 15 May 1999 - Box 19 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1665-1695, 22 May 1999 - 18 Dec 1999 - Box 19 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs1696-1729, 25 Dec 1999 - 12 Aug 2000 - Box 19 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; 2 versions of program 1697

File. Programs 1730-1759, 19 Aug 2000 - 10 March 2001 - Box 19 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1760-1785, 17 March 2001 - 15 Sept 2001 - Box 19 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; programs 1776-1782 missing (Cargher was ill)

File. Programs 1786-1810, 22 Sept 2001 - 16 March 2002 - Box 20 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1811-1840, 23 March 2002 - 12 Oct 2002 - Box 20 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1841-1870, 19 Oct 2002 - 10 May 2003 - Box 20 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; no script for program 1846 - "no prog. 23/11/02"

File. Programs 1871-1895, 17 May 2003 - 1 Nov 2003 - Box 20 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1896-1915, 8 Nov 2003 - 24 April 2004 - Box 20 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1916-1940, 1 May 2004 - 16 Oct 2004 - Box 21 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1941-1970, 23 Oct 2004 - 14 May 2005 - Box 21 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1971-1995, 21 May 2005 - 5 Nov 2005 - Box 21 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 1996-2025, 12 Nov 2005 - 3 June 2006 - Box 21 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; 2 copies of program 2000

File. Programs 2026-2045, 10 June 2006 - 21 Oct 2006 - Box 22 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; 2 versions of 2056

File. Programs 2046-2076, 28 Oct 2006 - 26 May 2007 - Box 22 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; programs 2058, 2062-2067 missing; 2 copies of 2056

File. Programs 2077-2095, 2 June 2007 - 6 Oct 2007 - Box 22 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments

File. Programs 2096-2115, 13 Oct 2007 - 23 Feb 2008 - Box 22 Show allonly 1

Contain notes and amendments; programs 2107-2111 missing; run sheets for programs 2112-2115 and 2103-2107; item of correspondence re program 2112; one page of correspondence dated "3/13/08" re Cargher's final two programs (April 2008).

File. Index cards for Singers of Renown, listed alphabetically under performer/item - Box 23 Show allonly 1

One alphabetical sequence by singer's name, plus a sequence of cards of mixed origin

File. Index cards, mainly for Singers of Renown, in various sequences; plus 1 cassette tape, and 2 special tapes for the intro and closing music for MFP - Box 24 Show allonly 1

One index card sequence shows items selected for forthcoming programs for which there are no scripts; cassette tape labelled "Glenda Raymond interview, 1/8/02"; music tapeslabelled "MFP Open - 5/90" and "MFP Close - 5/90"

Series. The good opera CD guide Show allonly 1

File. Loose-leaf copies of reviews, notices, PR material, etc., for Cargher's book, published by Anne O'Donovan, November 1995-October 1995 - Box 25 Show allonly 1

Some originals, some photocopies.

Series. The good classical CD guide Show allonly 1

File. Loose-leaf copies of reviews, notices, PR material, etc., for Cargher's book, published by Anne O'Donovan, October 1994 - March 1995 - Box 25 Show allonly 1

Some originals, some photocopies.

Series. Record reviews Show allonly 1

File. Guard book containing cuttings of "Record News by John Cargher" from the Melbourne Herald and other items, 4 Jan 1958 - 15 Dec 1960; 2004; 2007 - Box 25 Show allonly 1

Including looseleaf typescript of Cargher's version of "To be or not to be...", beginning, "To buy or not to buy ..."; plus Good Weekend, Nov 6, 2004 with article on Cargher by Alan Attwood; plus laminated copy of On Stage, Summer, 2007, concerning Morag Beaton's 80th birthday,and containing brief comments by Cargher; plus copy of a speech by Ian Macphee (25 August, 1989) to mark Cargher's 30 years with the ABC

Early copies of reviews pasted in; later copies originally taped in, mostly now loose; 3 items missing - 1/3/58, 29/11/58, 5/2/59

Series. Cuttings books Show allonly 1

File. Cuttings book 1, 1971-1992 - Box 26 Show allonly 1

Large guard book with cuttings from Cargher's articles/reviews on Dance, Theatre, Opera and Music in newspapers and magazines, including his earliest articles for The Bulletin in 1982, together with many other reviews, articles, items published in magazines and newspapers 1979-1983, plus other memorabilia; plus loose cuttings 1971-1992.

All items, except a bundle of looseleaf cuttings, pasted in

File. Cuttings book 2, 1983-1999 - Box 26 Show allonly 1

Large guard book with cuttings from Cargher's articles/reviews on Dance, Theatre, Opera and Music in The Bulletin, July 1983 - March 1992, together with many other reviews, articles, items about his own books published in magazines and newspapers 1983 - 1999, plus other memorabilia.

Most items pasted in; final 20 or so items loose; one item consists of a banner for The Age, 19/9/1986, titled "The Helpman I knew - Cargher"

Series. Other papers - Box 1-6, 27-35 Show allonly 1