Murray Gittos further papers
Scope and Contents
Includes copies of the unpublished playscript for "The Needlewomen", historical notes on the production by the Auckland Repertory Theatre (1951), photographs of the sets and actors, advertising material, a poster, correspondence and clippings. 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. Associated material: Another copy of playscript at MSS & Archives B- 20.
- 1940s - 2003?
Conditions Governing Access
0.1 metres (1 box and 1 poster.)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Murray Gittos, 26 September 2003.
Existence and Location of Copies
Another copy of playscript at MSS & Archives B-20.
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository
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Auckland 1142 New Zealand