William Archer Collection 1868-1990

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William Archer Collection, 1868-1990

William Archer Collection 1868-1990

286 folders (16 boxes) , 8 prints, 46 volumes and 1 small card catalogue box

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x00005f Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854

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British actor, theater manager, and playwright. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Charles Dickens, 1854 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270485468 Charles Kemble (1775-1854) was a British actor and younger brother of John Philip Kemble. From the description of Letter by Charles Kemble to Alexander Murray, 1823. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 80909948 Irish-English actor....

Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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British playwright; literary, art and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party. From the description of Richard S. Weiner Collection of George Bernard Shaw, 1886-1950. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31366657 Playwright and critic; founding member of Fabian Society, 1884. From the description of Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat ...

Asquith, Margot, 1864-1945

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British author. From the guide to the Margot Asquith autograph and photograph, 1926, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) 1894 married Herbert Asquith. Epithet: née Tennant, political hostess and diarist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x00008d ...

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Barry, Elizabeth, approximately 1658-1713

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The recipient of the letter is presumably Malet Wilmot Vaughan (ca. 1675-1709), the wife of John Vaughan of Trawsgoed, first Viscount Lisburne (ca. 1670-1721). She married the viscount in 1692, and died in 1708 or 9. Therefore, if she was the recipient, the letter must have been written to her between 1692 and 1708 or 9. From the description of Letter, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213468057 ...

Theatre Royal Haymarket ( London)

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Bulloch, John Malcolm

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Epithet: literary critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x000062 ...

Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905

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English actor and manager of Lyceum Theatre. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lyceum Theatre, to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125258 Henry Irving was a British actor-manager. In 1878, he took over the Lyceum Theatre and hired Ellen Terry as the company's leading lady. This partnership lasted for 25 years and was reknowned throughout England and the United States. Bram Stoker, Henry Irving's manager and personal assistant, was re...

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816

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Dramatist and Parliamentary leader. From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : Dublin Castle, to Edmond Malone 1785 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662003 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Mr. Elliston, the actor, 1795 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662070 From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : to R.W. Elliston. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661995 Ep...

Murray-Butler, Nicholas., 1862-1947

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Royalty Theatre (1787-1828)

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Critchett, Richard Claude., 1853-1928

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Lyttelton, Edith., 1865-1948

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Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

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English novelist. From the description of [Letter and photographs] / Thomas Hardy. [between 1891 and 1920?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686025 English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, [1912 Apr. 23?], Max Gate, Dorchester [Dorsetshire, England], to [Edward] Clodd, [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364250 Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English author. From the description of Tribute to Thoma...

Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890

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English actor and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Brighton, 26 November [n.y.], and Brighton or London [n.d.], to Mr. [Lewis Strange] Wingfield, Nov. 26 [no year] and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673105 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577868 Composer of The wearin' o' the green. From the description of Autogra...

Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797

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Epithet: actor; of Add MS 42578 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000876.0x000197 Charles Macklin, born in Ireland, became a famous actor-manager and playwright based in London at Drury Lane, Haymarket, and Covent Garden. He was especially famed for comedy; Shylock was considered his best role. He carried on a vigorous feud with David Garrick. From the description of Charles Macklin collection, 1743-1...

Trafalgar Square Theatre

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Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957

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English classical scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 131 Banbury Road, Oxford, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1907 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612718 Epithet: of Stowe MS 208 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x00020a Epithet: OM, classical scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100...

Moore, George, 1852-1933

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George Augustus Moore, novelist and story writer, was born February 24, 1852, at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland. From the description of George Moore letters, 1895? (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 501325752 Author who sometimes used the pseudonym, Lady Rhone. From the description of Letter : England, to Foster Baker, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23884097 George Moore was born at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Irel...

Walcot, William, 1874-1943

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Archer, William, 1856-1924

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Scottish dramatic critic and playright, and a close friend of George Bernard Shaw. From the description of ALS, 1893 November 24, 40, Queen Square, W.C., [London], to Mrs. Charrington. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936001 English journalist and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 26 Gordon Square, W.C., [London], to Robert Browning, 1888 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125331 William Archer was a Sco...

Charrington, Fredk. N. (Frederick Nicholas), 1850-1936

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Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899

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Composed 1854.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Nachtfalter Walzer, Op. 157 / Johann Strauss (the younger). [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55503504 From the operetta in 3 acts with libretto by Josef Braun, "F. Zell" (pseudonym of Camillo Walzel), and Richard Genée after Victorien Sardou's comedy, Piccolino. Composed circa 1872. First performance Theater an der Wien, Vienna, 1 March 1873.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

Asquith, Elizabeth. Princess Bibesco, 1897-1945

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George Augustus, Conquest., 1837-1901

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Adelphi Theatre

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Avenue Theatre

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Baddeley, Robert, 1733-1794

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Lyceum Theatre ( London)

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Watts, Charles Albert., 1858-1946

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Epithet: publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x0001fa ...

Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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British poet. From the description of The descent into hell [manuscript poem], 1873 Jan. 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416044 From the description of Autograph quotation, [ca. 1890?]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315968127 Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality. ...

Hippodrome Theatre

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Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946

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Holberg, Ludvig, 1684-1754

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Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

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Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-1952

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Elizabeth Robins' long, active life (1862-1952) took her in many directions. Robins was American born and reared, but her multiple careers in acting, writing and the women's suffragist movement gave her the opportunity to travel widely and meet several important personalities. In addition to keeping various written records of her experiences, Robins kept photographic documentation of her performances, travels and acquaintances. From the description of Photographic materials, 1852-194...

Foote, Samuel, 1720-1777

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Epithet: Merchant of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0002a8 English dramatist and actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to David Garrick, "Friday" 1768 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530399 Epithet: of Add MS 12116 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0002aa ...

Maeterlinck, Maurice., 1862-1932

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Echegaray, José, 1832-1916

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Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...

McKinnel, Norman, 1870-1932

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Actor Norman McKinnel was born in Scotland. In addition to stage work, he appeared in numerous films in the 1920s and early 1930s. From the description of Norman McKinnel letter to Whelen, 1910 Nov. 14. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51907500 ...

Courtney, William Leonard., 1850-128

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Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914

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English critic and poet. From the description of Letter signed : Putney, to John Payne, 1909 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661256 From the description of Autograph letter signed : The Pines, to Lewis Melville, 1908 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661246 Theodore Watts-Dunton was an English poet, novelist, and literary critic. From the description of Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1872-1912. (New York Public Library). ...

Barrett, William, Sir, 1844-1925

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Educated in Manchester; in 1869 became lecturer on physics at the Royal School of Naval Architecture. From 1873 to 1910 he was Pofessor of Physics in the Royal College of Science, Dublin. Knighted 1912. F. R. S. 1899. Later interests were in psychical research and he was one of the chief founders of the Society for Psychical Research and he wrote extensively on this subject. From the description of Items in various series of The Royal Society, ca.1863-ca.1924 (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Henley, William Ernest, 1849-1903

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William Ernest Henley was born in Gloucester, and sufferred from a painful condition in his joints; his left leg was amputated when he was eighteen, and the right leg was saved only through experimental treatments of carbolic acid. He was accepted to Oxford, but couldn't afford to attend, and he tried to earn a living as an author, writing poetry and drama with some success. As a poet, he is remembered for his experiments with blank verse; he also wrote countless magazine articles and essays. Hi...

Yates, Elizabeth, 1799-1860

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Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x0002bc Henrik Ibsen, playwright. W.L. Turner, translator. From the description of Rosmersholm: typescript, 1998. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430738 Playwright. From the description of A doll home : playscript, 1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454948 Norwegian poet and dramatist. ...

Brough, Lionel, 1836-1909, writer of plays, known as 'Lal'

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Epithet: writer of plays, known as 'Lal' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000697.0x00011f ...

Buchanan, Robert Williams, 1841-1901

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Robert Williams Buchanan, British poet, playwright and novelist. He was highly prolific and counted G. H. Lewes, George Eliot, Robert Browning, and Charles Dickens among his friends. From the description of Robert Williams Buchanan manuscript material : 1 item, 1884 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 77501712 From the guide to the Robert Williams Buchanan manuscript material : 1 item, 1884, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley a...

Terry, Fred, 1863-1933

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Epithet: actor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x000311 ...

Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

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Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...

Granville-Barker, Harley, 1877-1946

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Granville-Barker was an English actor, producer, dramatist, and critic. From the description of Papers, 1877-1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468875 From the guide to the Papers, 1877-1937., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Harley Granville-Barker began his stage career as an actor in a provincial company, before first appearing in London in 1892. He went on to have a career on the stage, acting with many well known n...

Meredith, George, 1828-1909

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George Meredith (1828-1909), the novelist and poet. For a full account and assessment of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography From the guide to the Miscellaneous letters, manuscripts, and press-cuttings relating to George Meredith, ca.1890-1914, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00013f George Meredith w...

Jackson, Barry, 1879-1960

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Sir Barry Jackson was the owner and founder of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. He had formed an amateur company called the Pilgrim Players, the success of which led to the creation of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1913. This was the first purpose built repertory theatre and was home to the Birmingham Repertory Company. Jackson's Birmingham Rep had a wide repertoire, including innovative modern dress Shakespeare, Greek drama, and modern experimental drama. Many of the plays transferred to...

Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Vedrenne, John Eugene, 1867-1930

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Waller, Lewis, 1860-1915

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English actor-manager. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Oscar Wilde, [no year] Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586447 ...

Wood, Francis Derwent 1871-1926

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Sculptor; teacher at the Royal College of Art, 1918-1923. From the description of Personal and family papers, ca. 1896-1953. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80745063 ...

Poel, William, 1852-1934

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William Poel was an English Shakespearean actor. He was founder and director of the Elizabethan Stage Society. His name was originally spelled William Pole. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1916-1928. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884645 ...

Sheridan, Thomas., 1721-1788

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Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928

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British actress. From the description of Dame Ellen Terry correspondence and calling card, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980587 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000002 Dame Ellen Terry was a 19th century British actress, who for many years performed opposite Henry Irving at the Lyceum Theatre, London. She was made a Dame Grand Cross in 1925. Fro...

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966

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Craig was an English artist, stage designer, and author. From the description of Letters to Virginia Ashley Clarke, 1947-1966. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122575068 From the guide to the Edward Gordon Craig letters to Virginia Ashley Clarke, 1947-1966., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1900 July 27. (Unknow...

Pinero, Arthur Wing, 1855-1934

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British playwright and actor. From the description of Letters, 1899-1903 : to F.A. Besant Rice. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363756 British actor and writer; member of the Garrick Club. From the description of Letter written to Sir George Henschel, 1906. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122386412 Pinero was an English dramatist. From the description of Papers concerning The ...

Bridges-Adams, W. (William), 1889-1965

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Bridges-Adams was an English actor, theatrical historian, director and designer. Sprague (1885-1991) was an American Shakespearean scholar. From the description of Letters to Arthur Colby Sprague, 1948-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81313928 From the guide to the Letters to Arthur Colby Sprague, 1948-1965., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) William Bridges-Adams was director of The New Shakespeare Compa...

Bancroft, Effie. Lady, 1840-1921

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Courtney, W. L. (William Leonard), 1850-1928

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English philosopher and journalist; author of "Metaphysics of John Stuart Mill." From the description of William Leonard Courtney autograph, 1921 December 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 82199691 ...

Jones, Henry Arthur, 1851-1929

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Henry Arthur Jones was the son of a tenant farmer, and worked in the drapery business for some twenty years after leaving school. He developed a passion for drama, and found success with The Silver King, a play he co-authored with Henry Herman, which gave him the financial security to become a full-time writer. A prolific author, he wrote many plays, chiefly melodramas, and had great success in England and America. His themes and influences were chiefly British, and he is considered a pioneer of...

Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945

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English scholar, critic, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cotswold House, Campden, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1940 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606120 Epithet: President British Academy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x0001fa ...

Hampden, Walter, 1879-1955

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American actor, director, manager, promoter, and critic. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890-1955] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508085 Hampden was an American actor. From the description of [Letter] 1930 Jun. 19, 16 Gramercy Park, New York [to] Marjory P. Nield / Walter Hampden. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231685962 ...

Zola, Émile, 1840-1902

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French writer. From the description of Mon salon, corrected proof, 1866. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80803997 From the description of Letters, 1858-1860, to Paul Cezanne. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84387915 Zola was a French novelist, critic, and political activist. The Dreyfus Affair was the controversy that occurred with the treason conviction (1894) of Capt Alfred Dreyfus (1859c1935), a French general staff officer. Zola w...

Meyer, George Henry, 1851-1922

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Phelps, Samuel, 1804-1878

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Actor and theatrical manager. From the description of Signature of Samuel Phelps, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453243 Phelps, a noted tragedian, took over the management of Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, in 1843, and presented a series of major Shakespearean revivals. His productions were notable for their pageantry as well as for Phelps' efforts to restore the Shakespearean text. From the guide to the Papers, 1835-1886 (inclusive), 1843-1871 (bulk)., ...

Chamberlain, Neville, 1869-1940

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British Prime Minister, 1937-1940. From the description of Letter, 1938 Oct. 21. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779055 Prime minister of Great Britain, 1937-1940. From the description of Neville Chamberlain declaration, 1938. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868084 British statesman. From the description of Printed invitation : n.p., 1838 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270891845 From the descr...

Bancroft, Squire, 1841-1926

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English actor and theatrical manager. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Bartley, 1889 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622935 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, to [W.A. Knight], 1907 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622939 English actor. From the description of Letter : London, to Joan Severn, 1900 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761220960 From the description ...

Forbes-Robertson, Johnston, Sir, 1853-1937

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Grand Hôtel Mürren ; and 31 Clifton Crescent, Fotherstone, to Olga Nethersole, 1913 July 26 and 1915 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126227 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joan Severn, [1897?] Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 763487288 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 11 December 1906, to an unidentified recipient, 1906...

Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905

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English actor and manager of Lyceum Theatre. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lyceum Theatre, to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125258 Henry Irving was a British actor-manager. In 1878, he took over the Lyceum Theatre and hired Ellen Terry as the company's leading lady. This partnership lasted for 25 years and was reknowned throughout England and the United States. Bram Stoker, Henry Irving's manager and personal assistant, was re...

Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, 1858-1945

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Felix Emmanuel Schelling joined the faculty of the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania in 1886. He was curator of the H. H. Furness Memorial Library from 1933 to 1945. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, [1895]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884799 From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1890-1928. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884801 A.B., LL.B...

Barry, Elizabeth., 1733-1794

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Ibsen, Henrik., 1828-1905

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Wilkinson, Tate, 1739-1803

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English actor and theatre manager. From the description of Autograph letter (signature cut away) : [n.p.], to an unidentified actress, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586633 ...

Novelty Theatre

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Anker, Ella, 1870-1958

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Irving, Laurence, 1897-1988

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Comedy Theatre

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D'Oyly Carte, Helen., 1852-1913

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Alexander, George, Sir, 1858-1918

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English actor and theatre manager. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ambleside, to Joan Severn, 1885 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761219386 Epithet: actor-manager Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000059 ...

Whitworth, Geoffrey Arundel, 1883-1951

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Epithet: CBE, Chairman of the British Drama League British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000412.0x00004f ...

Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

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Robert Lewis (later changed to "Louis") Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 13, 1850. He attended the University of Edinburgh intending to become a civil engineer like his father, but ill health curtailed his studies and prompted him to travel to warmer climates. This inspired Stevenson to write stories, novels and essays about his travels. While in France he met American artist Fanny Osbourne. The two fell in love, and in 1879 Stevenson traveled to California, where he...

Arthur Jones, Henry., 1851-1929

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Kendal, Madge. Dame, 1849-1931

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Bayreuth Festival

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Sutro, Alfred, 1863-1933

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x000101 Epithet: playwright and translator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000163 ...

Pinero, Arthur Wing, 1855-1934

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British playwright and actor. From the description of Letters, 1899-1903 : to F.A. Besant Rice. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363756 British actor and writer; member of the Garrick Club. From the description of Letter written to Sir George Henschel, 1906. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122386412 Pinero was an English dramatist. From the description of Papers concerning The ...

Swan Theatre

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Terry's Theatre

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Ramsay, Sir William, 1852-1916

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Chemist. From the description of Autograph postal signed : London, to Prof. Knight, 1902 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616183 ...

Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1900-1932. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580518 From the description of Papers, 1925-1933. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580524 John Galsworthy was an English dramatist and novelist. Educated as a barrister at Harrow and New College, Oxford, he instead decided to travel, attending to his family's shipping business abroad, and then began writing. His first book, From the Four Winds, was a collec...

Kendal, William Hunter, 1843-1917

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English actor-manager. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Eller, 1884 Apr. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270485220 ...

Fortune Theatre

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Bensley, Robert., 1740-1817

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Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928

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Edmund Gosse, a well known man of letters, librarian to the House of Lords (1904-1914), and author of the autobiography, Father and Son (1907), was a pioneering translator of Ibsen and author of numerous volumes of poetry, criticism and biography. Charles Edmund Merrill was an active member of the Grolier Club from 1910 until his death in 1942. From the description of Letters : to Charles E. Merrill, 1910-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577035 English poet and man of...

Winterhjelm, K. A. (Kristian Anastas), 1843-1915

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Hare, John, 1844-1921

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English actor and manager of the Garrick Theatre. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Overstrand, to Joan Severn, 1908 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 763439218 English actor and theatre manager; stage name of John Fairs. From the description of Autograph letters signed : St. James Theatre, SW., [London] ; and Garrick Club, W.C., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1884 June 29 and 1889 Apr. 29, with 1 undated letter. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

University College (University of Oxford)

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Q Theatre

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Esmond, H. V. (Henry V.), 1869-1922

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Marylebone Theatre

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Haymarket Theatre

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Grundy, Sydney, 1848-1914

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English dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, 24 May 1910, to Franklin Miles, 1910 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578412 Epithet: playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001189.0x00006f English dramatist and librettist. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Winter Lodge, Addison Road, W., [London], to Kate Rorke, 1...

Hauptmann, Gerhart, 1862-1946

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Margarete Hauptmann was the second wife of Gerhart Hauptmann; they married in 1904. Maxa Mück was a friend of Margarete Hauptmann's. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1911-1952. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863425 Author. From the description of Letter of Gerhart Hauptmann, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450807 ...

Royal Court Theatre

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The English Stage Company (ESC) is the resident company of the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square, London . The company and its work is the result of two disparate groups eventually uniting in a common cause. In 1953, directors George Devine and Tony Richardson devised a scheme to present 'the whole range of contemporary drama' in London with a small permanent company. Inspired by the work of Harley Granville Barker and John Eugene Vedrenne (who produced new plays by Shaw and Bark...

Princess's Theatre

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Vaudeville Theatre

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Bridges-Adams, William., 1797-1872

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Drew, John, 1827-1862

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Buckstone, John Baldwin, 1802-1879

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English comedian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 23 January [n.y], to E.T. [i.e. Edward Tyrrell Smith], [n.y.] Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673876 John Baldwin Buckstone (1802-1879), British comic actor and playwright, manager of Haymarket Theater in 1853-1856. From the description of List of plays by John Baldwin Buckston and his letter to "My Dear Sir," 1841 and 1853. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Bot...

Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

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British poet. From the description of Letters, 1827 Jan. 12-1836 Feb. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953362 Wordsworth, English poet. From the description of [Letters, 1826-1848] / Wm. Wordsworth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844796 Wordsworth was an English poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1801-1853. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372656 From the guide to the William Wordsw...

Hanbury, Lily., 1874-1908

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Dorothea, Jordan., 1761-1816

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Abington, Mrs. (Frances Barton), 1737-1815

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English actress. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [London], to Mr. Webster, [n.y.] Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904649 ...

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

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The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...

Dene, Dorothy, 1859-1899

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Brayton, Lily, 1876-1953

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