Collection: Unpublished Material
Architecture/Music Library, The University of Queensland
Some examples, notably from composer Colin Brumby
Archives and Research Centre of the Lutheran Church of Australia
History of Tanunda Liedertafel 1861 - 1986 by P A Scherer 1986; Marina Lutz 1996.
Name Index Cards, Applications to Commonwealth Music Fund;Title and Keyword Index to Musical Copyrights; Industrial Relations files concerning the Musician Union, ABC;Concert Music Department, correspondence files, ABC, 1938-; Music Board Minutes, Agenda, Tabled Papers and Committee Agenda, 1969-; Muscians Salary and Earnings, ABC;
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Document Archives (ABC)
Correspondence files relating to ABC musical activities from 1932 to the present (not complete), including orchestras, touring artists, composers and compositions, and genres including symphonic, opera, folk, pop, and rock.
Australian War Memorial (Research Centre)
Edith Cowan University Archives
Material relating to former teachers colleges, WACAE, and the university. Original correspondence between sections and department and unpublished course work materials.
Gladys Moncrieff Library of the Performing Arts
Copyright scores and arrangements eg. South Bank overture (Colin Brumby)
Good Samaritan Archives
A National Anthem Sr Ursula Gunn SGS: School song Seiwa, Japan Sr Joyce Tippett SGS.
National Library of Australia
The Library has a small collection of unpublished theses available in the Manuscripts Reading Room
State Library John Oxley Library Archives and Manuscripts Collection
Programmes relating to Queenslands musical history eg eisteddfod material from Toowoomba; manuscripts from the Clayfields Ladies College, Summerville House School, which had a reputation for teaching girls music; programmes of the Brisbane Austral Choir (including some advertising Percy GRainger as guest conductor), Brisbane Musical Union, est. 1872; Florence Austral 1935 tour programmes, reviews.
State Records (NSW)
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Sydney Conservatorium of Music Library.
Some unpublished material from the works of Raymond HansonWould need to enquire personally as some may not be catalogued or only catalogued on cards.
The Cairns and North Queensland Historical Society
Library contains booklets and unpublished articles eg Part-time Magic: A History of Amateur Theatre in Cairns 1885 - 1990 regarding historical performances at the Hibernian Hallheatre in Cairns. Catherine May's PhD thesis, The Chinese in Cairns and District 1876 - 1920; Cooktown Burial Register to 1920; A history of Cairns Little Theatre.
Townsville Museum Inc.
Cairns eisteddfod programmes 1936, 1949, 1950; Business cards for Orpheus Studio, Charlotte Cameron director.
University Of Western Australia Archives
Minute books, files. Indexed