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Murray Gittos typescript of 'The Needlewomen : a play in three acts'.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-B-20

Scope and Contents

A typescript, with manuscript annotations, of "The Needlewomen: a play in three acts." The historical basis for the play was reports in the Auckland press in the 1850s of an action brought against the captain of the barque "Stately" by some indentured seamstresses, for mistreatment during the voyage to Auckland.

Dates

  • 1940s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted.

Extent

0.02 metres (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance unknown.

General

NRAM A812.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

Contact:
5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand