Guide to the Papers of Laurie Hevingham-Root


MS 5900

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Created: November 1987

Collection Summary

Laurie Hevingham-Root
Papers of Laurie Hevingham-Root
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 5900
1.02 metres (2 ms boxes + 4 archives boxes)
Language of Materials
National Library of Australia


Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record ( for the access conditions.

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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 Laurie Hevingham-Root, National Library of Australia, MS 5900, [box number and file number]'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Original consignment comprises Folder 1. Further papers added in 1979 (Folders 2-41), August 1980 (Folders 42-43) and October 1985 (Folders 44-46).

Further material collected by Hevingham-Root (gramophone recordings, framed photographs of singers, biographies, autobiographies, opera vocal scores, theatre and concert programs, music and song books, early gramophone record catalogues, discographical aids, references, serials and E.M.G. gramophone) is held in Music and other Sections of the Library. Australian Reference holds the 466 programs (see 301/14/13)

Item Descriptions

Concert programs for performances by operatic singers. Many have been autographed and annotated. (File 1)

Ernie Bayly (File 2)

J.R. Bennett (File 3)

Collectors' Corner (File 4)

Kathleen Cone (File 5)

Jim Dennis (File 6)

Stephan Fassett (File 7)

Jack Freestone (File 8-9)

Samuel C. Greaves (File 10)

Martyn Green (File 11)

P.G. Hurst (File 12-17)

John Lee (File 18-20)

J.A. MacHarg (File 21)

W. Main (File 22)

S. Arthur Renton (File 23)

John B. Richards (File 24)

Leo Richens (File 25)

Morton Sodden (File 26)

Edwin Steffe (File 27-30)

Anthony Westbrook (File 31)

Albert Wolf (File 32-34)

Naomi (File 35)

Miscellaneous and General Correspondence (File 36-38)

Sympathy Cards and letters (File 39)

Record Listings (File 40)

Comics (File 41)

Letters from Paul de Noskowski, son of L. de Noskowski (File 42)

Solicitors' letters (File 42)

Copy of obituary, L. de Noskowski (File 42)

Discography of Dame Nellie Melba, by L.H-R (File 43)

Envelopes of miscellaneous papers (File 44-45)

Photographs (File 46)

Indexes (15 volumes) (File 46)

Manuscript music (12 scores) (File 46)