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Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association: Extravaganza production management

Identifier: vext


  • Creation: 1900-1990

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Biographical/Historical note

Student revues had been part of University graduations since 1903, but Extravaganza as such date from c1920 to the 1980's. The shows combined songs and dramatic sketches written in the few weeks before their performance, and were undertaken by a different group each year. Documentation varies accordingly. Most Extrav scripts have been donated by alumni and were their individual annotated copies; they are described along with the other records which alumni may have kept. This is an artificial record group created by archival staff to descibe records from productions of Extrav which have no other documentation.

Biographical/Historical note

Simpson, Richard Spence Volkmann

LLM (NZ; Victoria)

Accountancy: Part-time lecturer (Company law), 1949

Pro-Vice Chancellor of Victoria University in 1967

Biographical/Historical note

Macaskill, Patrick

Involved with Victoria University students' Extravaganza productions, 1935-46.

Biographical/Historical note

Victoria University of Wellington. Alumni Association


50 linear_centimeters (9 items)

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J C Beaglehole Room - archives and manuscripts
Edited Full Draft
Nicola Frean
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Finding aid is written inEnglish
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