Item 3 - Uni Revue programs

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Uni Revue programs


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7 programs and 2 files

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(1917 -)

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Ronald Turner Ralph was the youngest child of Ellen Mary Ralph (nee Turner) and Walter Ralph. He was born in Launceston on 11th October? 1917. He attended school in Launceston. He went on to study at the University of Tasmania where he completed a degree in Civil Engineering. He may have worked in customs surrounding this time or after he completed university. He then worked for the Post Master General's (PMG) Department in Hobart and later transferred to the Melbourne workshops in South Melbourne. He married Esme Hazel whilst at the PMG in Hobart. There were no children.

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Donated by Margaret Hodge (niece), September 2013

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• "Crazy Crises", 1940, May 8,9,11 by The Tasmanian University Union. Performed at The Playhouse, Hobart. Includes cast, song lyrics and advertisement for "Harm in a Teacup" play in July 1940 by University Dramatic Club.

• "Housemaster", No Year, July 8, 10, 11. Performed at The Playhouse, Hobart. Includes cast and advertisement for event with New Zealand Debaters, University Library.

• "Tonight at 8:30, Three Plays by Noel Coward". No Year, October. Performed at The Playhouse Hobart. Includes cast, introduction by Noel Coward. Advertisement at Lecture at Playhouse, 23 October, "A Worker Looks at Drama" and The Russian Ballet at the Theatre Royal.

• "The Seven Ages of Man". 1941, by The Tasmanian University Union. Performed at The Playhouse, Hobart. Includes cast, song lyrics.

• "Living Dangerously". No Year, September. Performed at Theatre Royal. Includes cast.

• "The Middle Watch", July 23, 25, 1932, performed by the University Dramatic Club at the Theatre Royal. Includes cast and miscellaneous advertisements for local businesses.

• Smokin' Hot, 1948,

• Typewritten script involving prominent German figures including Hitler, Goebbels. Includes handwritten edits.

• Swastika, cloth

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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