Plays Written in Rhodesia

Scope and Content

Typescript plays, written in Rhodesia, consisting of:

  • 'To him that hath', by Maurice Rooney
  • 'Play with music', by Gregory McClune
  • 'Generation gap', by William Philips
  • 'The arrow over the house', by Neil Jardine
  • 'Through the ferns came the vicar', by Dennis Smith

Administrative / Biographical History

Maurice Rooney, Gregory McClune, William Philips, Neil Jardine and Dennis Smith.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The plays were given by the Department of Printed Books in 1975.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 44323-4.