Guide to the Eunice Hanger Collection of Australian Plays


MS 1044

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Eunice Hanger
Eunice Hanger Collection of Australian Plays
Date Range
Collection Number
MS 1044
0.22 metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
National Library of Australia


Scope and Contents

The collection comprises plays by the following Australian writers: S. Comans, R. S. Corfield, D. Cusack, D. Davidson, D. W. Howard, D. Ireland, H. A. Lindsay, L. Gunnel, J. P. McKinney, M. Mullineux-Rutter, J. Naish, R. Pullen and H. M. Willis.

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Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions.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 Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.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], Eunice Hanger Collection of Australian Plays, National Library of Australia, MS 1044, [box number and series and/or file number]'.


The plays were received in 1964 from Eunice Hanger as part of the project she undertook to supply the National Library with information, and in some instances copies, of play scripts of Australian dramatists. The scripts are copies of originals held by the Fryer Library, University of Queensland.

Item Descriptions

Comans, Susie The silent walls (Item 1)

Corfield, Robin S. Do it yerself (Item 2)

Cusack, Dymphna Stand still time (Item 3)

Cusack, Dymphna Exit (Item 4)

Davidson, D. Love on the down beat (Item 5)

Howard, D.W. The yellowish Spanish label (Item 6)

Howard, D.W. A pair of pantaloons (Item 7)

Ireland, D. The virgin of Treadmill Street (Item 8)

Lindsay, H.A. and Gunnel, L. One of the Gods (Item 9)

Lindsay, H.A. A verse by Sappho (Item 10)

McKinney,J.P. The shadow we cast (Item 11)

Mullineaux Rutter, M. The clock (Item 12)

Mullineaux Rutter, M. V.A.D (Item 13)

Mullineaux Rutter, M. Who killed Mary? (Item 14)

Naish, John The Paul Davis affair (Item 15)

Naish, John The strange black creatures (Item 16)

Pullen, R Curly on the rack (Item 17)

Willis, H.M. Shadow of a bulldozer (Item 18)