Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

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English actress.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Chelsea and Duchess Theatre, to Denys Blakelock, 1947 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872363

Wife of Sir Lewis Casson

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00026f

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referencedIn Murray Bennett Papers, 1842-1965 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Rattigan papers. Vol. cclvi (ff. 94). General correspondence of Terence Rattigan not included in the above, including fragments, 1937-1977. Partly typewritten, partly telegrams and draft telegrams. Includes a letter of 1957 from Shepard Traube to Hug..., 1937-1977 British Library
referencedIn Somerville, Randolph, 1891-1958. Papers, [ca. 1915]-1958. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn The Gordon Bottomley Papers, 1773, 1831-1958, nd British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf Letters from Sybil Thorndike , 1922-1945 British Library
referencedIn Sir, Michael Redgrave, Archive, 1890-1996 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Chapin, Harold, 1886-1915. Harold Chapin letters, 1910-1934 (bulk 1915). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Ivor Novello papers, 1911-1956. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Sir Alec Guinness Archive, 1914-2003 British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf PHYLLIS BOTTOME PAPERS. VOL. VI. (ff i+294).1. ff. 1-32. Minutes, etc., of the Committee for Furthering Education in Psychology; 1947-1948.2. ff. 33-144. Correspondence with and concerning Patrons for the Committee and its film project; 1947-1948.3. ..., 1946-1958 British Library
creatorOf Shaw Program Collection. Arms and the man / Bernard Shaw ; directed by John Burrell, Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson - program of presentation at the New Theatre by the Old Vic Company, Sept. 4, 1944. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
referencedIn E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Margaret Webster Papers, 1837-1974, (bulk 1937-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Palmer, Paul Richard, collector, 1917-. Collection, 1907-1986. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Cornell, Katharine. Katharine Cornell Papers 1801-1983 (Bulk dates 1921-1974). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Auckland Fabian Club. Records. National Library of New Zealand
referencedIn Nora Nicholson Archive, 1879-Apr 25 1988 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Shakespeare Birthday Festival / at the Old Vic theatre, 1938 - program. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Mills, Emma, d. 1956. Emma Mills correspondence, 1920-1946. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Mrs G C Coleman, papers from the Bulawayo Little Theatre, the Alpha African Evening School and the Inter-racial Society of Bulawayo., 1947-1955 York University, Borthwick Institute of Historical Research
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf FOULDS COLLECTION. Vol. XIV. Correspondence and papers of and relating to Foulds; 1905-1957. Partly typewritten. ff. 111. Contents: 1. ff. 1-95. Correspondence of and relating to Foulds, chiefly letters to him; 1905-1957. 2. ff. 96-111. Classified bi..., 1905-1957 British Library
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Portraits of notables - reproductions and postcards, photographs of friends, business associates, actors and actresses and Charlotte Shaw, 1894-1934. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf LETTERS TO MIRIAM LORD AND A. S. LYNCH, chiefly in connection with the Margaret McMillan Memorial Fund and Community Centre; 1945-1972, n.d. Preceded by letters of Margaret and Rachel McMillan; 1907-1927. Purchased at Sotheby’s, February 2000. ff. 49..., 1907-1972 British Library
referencedIn Peffer, Crawford A., 1868-1961. Crawford and Ella Peffer/Redpath Chautauqua collection, 1912-1997. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1641. Vol. xvi. MacKenzie-Wilder.ff. 187. 335 x 240mmincludes:ff. 1-2. Harriet Cohen, CBE; pianist: Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, KCVO; composer: Letter from Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie to Harriet Cohen: 1912.ff. 3-4. Harriet Coh... British Library
creatorOf Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976. Autograph letters signed (2) : Chelsea and Duchess Theatre, to Denys Blakelock, 1947 and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Correspondence of members of the Farjeon family, other than Eleanor and Benjamin Leopold Farjeon, outside the family. Not all correspondents named below are indexedIncludes:Letters to Margaret Farjeon to, among others: Dion Boucicault, Albert Chevali..., 1868-1954 British Library
creatorOf BOULT PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 253+185*+44*). Granville Bantock, Arnold Bax, Arthur Bliss, Nadia Boulanger, Pablo Casals, Walter Damrosch, Walford Davies, Frederick Delius, Edward Elgar, Myra Hess, Gervase Elwes, George Henschel, Gustav Holst, John Irelan... British Library
referencedIn Love family. Love family papers, 1872-1958 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Emma Mills correspondence, 1920-1946 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Martita Hunt Collection, c.1910s - 1960s V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
referencedIn Haweis, Stephen. Stephen Haweis papers, 1860-1969. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Bernard F. Burgunder Collection of George Bernard Shaw, [ca. 1810]-1990. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976. Letter : London, to Laurence Housman, 1926 Nov. 18. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Ursula Vaughan Williams correspondence: Taylor-Young, 1958-2006 British Library
creatorOf Aronfreed, Johanna Scheindling. Autograph album, 1892-1935. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Randolph Somerville Papers, [ca. 1915]-1958. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
creatorOf MARGARET GARDINER PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 163). Correspondence and papers; 1962-1965. 1. ff. 1-17. Nuclear disarmament; 1962-1964. 2. ff. 18-82v. British writers' protest on Vietnam; 1965. 3. ff. 83-163. West European artists' protest on Vietnam; 1965.in..., 1962-1965 British Library
creatorOf Baron, Alec, 1913-1991. Archive compiled by Alec Baron relating to theatrical life in Leeds from the late 1920s to the 1950s, principally Leeds Unity Theatre, supplemented by material relating to Leeds Film Theatre and world cinema. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: Women's Suffrage (also includes postage stamps), 1851-1973 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Records of Glasgow Jewish Institute Players, theatre company, Glasgow, Scotland, 1936 -1984 Glasgow University Library Special Collections
referencedIn George Hoyningen-Huene papers Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
referencedIn Papers, 1912-1970 (inclusive), 1912-1954 (bulk). Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Browne, E. Martin (Elliott Martin), 1900-. E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. Houghton Library
referencedIn Collection of Osiris Players and Nancy Hewins materials, 1920s - 1980s V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Vol. III. (ff. 230). 9 Feb. 1918-23 Dec. 1931, n.d.; with enclosures dated 1914-1917.includes:ff. 1-4 Carlos Paton Blacker, MRCP; General Secretary, Eugenics Society: Letters, etc., to C. F. Shaw of Carlos Paton Blacker: 1917-1919?.f. 4 Henry [Si..., 1914-1931 British Library
referencedIn James Lewis May Papers, 1814-1963, (bulk 1926-1940) William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA
creatorOf Langton, Basil. Theater interview transcripts, 1960-1962. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf G. B. SHAW PAPERS: SERIES I. Vol. XXIV (ff. 166). Correspondence with:1. ff. 1-41. Sir Hall Caine; 1904-1928.2. ff. 42-53v. Mrs. Patrick Campbell (correspondence of and concerning); 1901-1939.3. ff. 54-58v. Sir Lewis Casson and Dame Sybil Thorndik..., 1885-1950 British Library
creatorOf STRACHEY PAPERS (20TH CENTURY SERIES). Vol. LXXVIII (ff. 247). 1. ff. 1-68. Saxon Arnold Sydney Turner, civil servant; 1904-1931. 2. ff. 69-71. Albert James Alroy Symons, author; 1928-1929. 3. f. 72. Alec Taylor; 1913. 4. ff. 73-80. Cecil Taylor; 190..., 1900-1937 British Library
referencedIn Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Bernard F. Burgunder Collection of George Bernard Shaw, [ca. 1810]-1990. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Paul Scofield Collection, 1807 - 2010 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf WELLS LETTERS: letters to Geoffrey H. Wells al. 'Geoffrey West'; 1922-1937, n.d. Included are seven letters from Arnold Bennett to Wells and one from the same to H. G. Wells. Supplements Add. 60571, 60572. Purchased at Sotheby's, 3 March 1980, lot 39..., 1922-1937 British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY SHAW PAPERS. Vol. VIII (ff. 251). Miscellaneous correspondence of G. B. Shaw; 1905-1949, n.d. Partly autograph.Drama: Literary History: George Bernard Shaw, author: Correspondence and papers of George Bernard Shaw: 1888-1950, n.d.includ..., 1905-1949 British Library
referencedIn Stephen Haweis Papers, 1860-1969 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
creatorOf Van Druten, John, 1901-1957. John Van Druten papers, 1901-1957. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Margaret Webster Papers, 1837-1974, (bulk 1937-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Henry Arthur Jones Collection, ca.1840s-1931 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Rattigan Papers. Vol. ccxl (ff. 244).1. ff. 1-22. 'Aunt Edna waits for Godot', 1955. Partly autograph, partly typewritten, including copies, partly printed galley proof, and a cutting of the published article. Some versions are incomplete. Published ..., 1955-1960 British Library
creatorOf Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976. Typed letter signed Sybil Thorndike Casson to: Mrs. Kleeman July 6, 1956. Wellesley College
creatorOf Correspondence and other papers of Jill Esmond, 1941-1990 British Library
referencedIn Lucille Lortel papers, 1902-2000 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf SIR HUGH CASSON: papers relating to his memorial service, etc.; [date]. Including the script of a talk by Dame Sybil Thorndike on her friendship with Ellen Terry. Presented by John Carroll, Esq., M.B.E. British Library
referencedIn John Van Druten papers, 1901-1957 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Vol. xxx (ff. 176). Sn-Z and word-processed index.includes:ff. 1-4 Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow: Letters to M. Holroyd: 1965-1968: Signed.f. 5 Philippa MacLiesh, assistant secretary, The Society of Authors: Letter to M. Holroyd: 1962: Signed.f... British Library
creatorOf Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976. Correspondence to Morley Roberts, ca. 1911. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Major Barbara / by Bernard Shaw ; directed by Lewis Casson and Charles Macdona - program for production at the Wyndham's Theatre, London, March 5, 1929. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Harold F. Brooks Collection of correspondence and articles by and about Shaw, 1928-1989. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
referencedIn Kaye Webb Collection, 1925-1994 Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books
referencedIn H.M. Tennent Administrative Archive, 1934-1969 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Wagner, Frederick,. Frederick Wagner autograph collection, 1917-1961. Houghton Library
creatorOf Dan H. Laurence Collection. Captain Brassbound's Conversion / by Bernard Shaw - program for production at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, April 12-17, 1943. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
referencedIn Katharine Cornell papers, 1801-1983, dates, 1921-1974 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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associatedWith Aronfreed, Johanna Scheindling. person
associatedWith Auckland Fabian Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Baron, Alec, 1913-1991. person
associatedWith Bennett, Murray Archives. person
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Bernard, Shaw 1856-1950. person
associatedWith Blakelock, Denys, 1901-1970, person
correspondedWith Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948 person
associatedWith Browne, E. Martin (Elliott Martin), 1900- person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Cahoon, Herbert, 1918- person
associatedWith Chapin, Harold, 1886-1915. person
associatedWith Coleman, G C, fl 1947-1955 person
correspondedWith Cornell, Katharine. person
associatedWith Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974 person
associatedWith Dan H. Laurence Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Dan H. Laurence Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Dan H. Laurence Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Dan H. Laurence Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Dan H. Laurence Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Glasgow Jewish Institute Players (theatre company: 1936-1965: Glasgow, Scotland) corporateBody
associatedWith Greenbaum, Rachael (actress: fl. 1920-1980) person
correspondedWith Guinness, Sir, Alec, 1914-2000 person
associatedWith Haweis, Stephen. person
associatedWith Haweis, Stephen. person
associatedWith Henry Arthur Jones person
associatedWith H.M. Tennent Ltd corporateBody
associatedWith Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. person
associatedWith Hoyningen-Huene, George, 1900-1968 person
associatedWith Hunt, Martita., 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Kleeman, Rita Halle, b. 1885. person
correspondedWith Komisarjevsky, Theodore, 1882-1954 person
associatedWith Langton, Basil. person
associatedWith Lortel, Lucille person
associatedWith Love family. family
correspondedWith May, J. Lewis (James Lewis), b. 1873 person
associatedWith Mills, Emma, d. 1956. person
associatedWith Nancy Hewins, Barbara Baker and the estate of Nancy Hewins. person
associatedWith Nicholson, Nora., 1892-1973 person
correspondedWith Novello, Ivor, 1893-1951 person
associatedWith Palmer, Paul Richard, collector, 1917- person
correspondedWith Peffer, Crawford A., 1868-1961. person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Blakelock Collection. corporateBody
correspondedWith Redgrave, Michael person
associatedWith Saddler, Donald person
associatedWith Scofield, Paul person
associatedWith Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. person
associatedWith Shaw Program Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Somerville, Randolph, 1891-1958. person
associatedWith Van Druten, John, 1901-1957. person
associatedWith Wagner, Frederick, person
associatedWith Webb, Kaye person
correspondedWith Webster, Margaret, 1905-1972. person
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Birth 1882-10-24

Death 1976-06-09

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