Hicks, Seymour, 1871-1949

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Edward Seymour Hicks (1871-1949), British actor, manager, and author. He was active in building the Globe, Queen's, and Aldwych theaters. He married actress Ellaline Terriss.

From the description of Seymour Hicks papers, 1815-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478180

Epithet: actor-manager and author

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x00021f

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creatorOf Hicks, Seymour, Sir, 1871-1949. Seymour Hicks papers, 1815-1948. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Rivers, Kate. [Letter to Seymour Hicks] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
creatorOf Haines, Herbert E., 1880-1923. The catch of the season [music] : a musical comedy / book by Seymour Hicks & Cosmo Hamilton ; lyrics by Chas. H. Taylor ; music by Herbert E. Haines. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
creatorOf Caryll, Ivan, 1861-1921. The earl and the girl [collection] : musical comedy / by Seymour Hicks ; lyrics by Percy Greenbank ; music by Ivan Caryll. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913. Letters, 1862-1909. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Theater and opera scrapbooks, 1902-1918. Cornell University Library
creatorOf SOCIETY OF AUTHORS ARCHIVE. Vol. LVII (ff. 207). 1. ff. 1-17. Helen Henschel (Lady Claughton); 1944-1953. 2. ff. 18-89. Lady Elizabeth Hesketh Prichard; 1922-1928. 3. ff. 90-108. Hermann Hesse; 1950, 1953, n.d. Consisting of the Society's out-letters..., 1921-1953 British Library
creatorOf SOCIETY OF AUTHORS ARCHIVE. Vol. CXCI (ff. 195). 1. ff. 1-14. Cicely Mary Hamilton; 1944, 1945. 2. ff. 15-40. Ethel Ivy Harris ('Clem Sanderson'); 1955-1957. 3. ff. 41-68. Harold Marsh Harwood; 1931-1952. 4. ff. 69-90. W. Graeme Hendrey; 1936-1952. 5..., 1931-1957 British Library
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. IV. Artistic, dramatic and scientific autogaphs, etc.; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Sir Christopher Wren, Sir Godfrey Kneller, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Wright of Derby, William Blake, David Cox, Si..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn Seymour Hicks in A court scandal [graphic], [1899]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Autograph and typed letters and cards signed, written to Arthur Moreland, and a letter from Louis Napoleon Parker to Seymour Hicks, 1898-1922 and undated
creatorOf Jones, Guy. The gay Gordons [music] : a play with music / by Seymour Hicks ; lyrics by Arthur Wimperis ; music by Guy Jones ; additional lyrics by C. H. Bovill and P. G. Wodehouse. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Haines, Herbert E. (Herbert Edgar), 1879-1923. The catch of the season [collection] : a musical comedy / book by Seymour Hicks and Cosmo Hamilton ; lyrics by Chas. H. Taylor ; music by Herbert E. Haines and Evelyn Baker. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Caryll, Ivan, 1861-1921. A runaway girl [collection] : new musical play / by Seymour Hicks and Harry Nicholls ; lyrics by Aubrey Hopwood and Harry Greenbank ; musical numbers by Lionel Monckton and Ivan Caryll. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn GILBERT PAPERS. Vol. LXIII F (ff. 38). 'The Grand Duke', 'Patience', 'The Pirates of Penzance', and other plays; 1881-1896, n.d. Partly signed.includes:ff. 1-3 Art. Portraits: Katherina Messel, actress: Portraits of Katherina Messel, with her husba..., 1881-1896 British Library
creatorOf Hicks, Seymour. The talk of the town [microform] : a musical comedy in two acts / book by Seymour Hicks ; lyrics and music by various composers. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
referencedIn Under the clock : programs and ephemera, 1893-1894. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Gilbert, Alfred, 1854-1934. Alfred Gilbert letters to Seymour Hicks, 1897-1898. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Slaughter, Walter, 1860-1908. An English daisy [collection] / by Seymour Hicks and Walter Slaughter ; lyrics by Percy Greenbank. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Moreland, Arthur. Letters, 1898-1922. Florida State University
creatorOf Allen, David,. Miscellaneous letters, 1793-1945. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letter to Seymour Hicks., August 25, after 1903 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Gaiety Theatre (Manchester) Poster, 1904?. Coloured lithograph poster for the English Production of J.M. Barrie's Quality Street - the Dashing Valentine Brown - Gaiety Theatre, Manchester, Monday, March 21 / by A. Morrow, 1904? University of Guelph
creatorOf Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. Autograph letters signed : Grim's Dyke, Harrow Weald; and elsewhere, to Seymour Hicks, 1895 Aug. 20 to 1910 June 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ivor Novello papers, 1911-1956. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Vol. LVIII. 1909-1919.includes:f. 1 C. Henry Workman, manager, Savoy Theatre: Letter to Marie Stopes from C. Henry Workman: 1909: Signed.f. 2 Sir Edward German, formerly Jones; composer: Letter to Marie Stopes from Sir Edward German: 1910.f. 4 ..., 1909-1919 British Library
creatorOf Slaughter, Walter, 1860-1908. Bluebell in fairyland [music] : a musical dream play / book by Seymour Hicks; lyrics by Aubrey Hopwood ; music by Walter Slaughter. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Walter S. Elliott collection of hand-decorated album leaves of theatrical performers, 1910-1915. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
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associatedWith Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913. person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Caryll, Ivan, 1861-1921. person
associatedWith Elliott, Walter S., collector. person
associatedWith Gaiety Theatre (Manchester) Poster, 1904? corporateBody
associatedWith Gilbert, Alfred, 1854-1934. person
associatedWith Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. person
associatedWith Haines, Herbert E., 1880-1923. person
associatedWith Jones, Guy. person
correspondedWith Moreland, Arthur. person
correspondedWith Novello, Ivor, 1893-1951 person
associatedWith Rivers, Kate person
associatedWith Rivers, Kate. person
associatedWith Slaughter, Walter, 1860-1908. person
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library corporateBody
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Birth 1871-01-31

Death 1949-04-06



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