Portraits of notables - reproductions and postcards, photographs of friends, business associates, actors and actresses and Charlotte Shaw, 1894-1934. 1894- 1934.


Dan H. Laurence Collection. Portraits of notables - reproductions and postcards, photographs of friends, business associates, actors and actresses and Charlotte Shaw, 1894-1934.

Portraits of notables - reproductions and postcards, photographs of friends, business associates, actors and actresses and Charlotte Shaw, 1894-1934. 1894- 1934.

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Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...

Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947

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British socialist and economist. He and his wife, Beatrice, were early members of the Fabian Society. From the description of [Letter, 19]29 Feb. 9, Passfield Corner, Liphook, Hants. [to] Esther Lowenthal / Sidney Webb. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 464289622 Author and activist Sidney Webb, along with his wife Beatrice, was an influential force for social reform in Great Britain. A brilliant student, he earned a law degree and held political aspirations. He was won o...

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...

Lockett, Alice.

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Ainley, Henry, 1879-1945

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English actor-manager. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : 61 Princes Gardens, West Acton, to Denys Blakelock, 1943 Aug. 5, 1944 Aug. 14, and 1945 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870199 British actor-manager. From the description of Letter, 1904[?]. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31187635 ...

Barnes, George.

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George Barnes stationed at Fort Ellis, Mont. was part of the company that came behind Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn. From the description of George Barnes letter : Fort Ellis, Mont. to Clara Barnes Isham, Bakersfield, Vermont : ALS, 1875 Aug. 9. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 52394284 ...

O'Malley, Ellen.

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Culver, Douglas.

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Macdonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937

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British Prime Minister. From the description of Letters (6) : London, to Harold Picton, 1931-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270972304 Epithet: Prime Minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x0001c1 Margaret Macdonald (nee Gladstone), 1870-1911, was educated largely at home. As a young woman, she was involved in various branches of voluntary social work, including ...

Pascal, Gabriel, 1894-1954

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British film producer and director; made film adaptations of the work of George Bernard Shaw; b. in Hungary. From the description of Gabriel Pascal collection, 1938-1964. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969332 ...

Keane, John B., 1928-2002

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Lang, Matheson, 1879-1948

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Halstan, Margaret.

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Shaw, Lucy Carr, 1853-1920

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Simpson, Joseph.

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

Emery, Winifred, 1861-1924

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Musters, (Judy), Georgena Chaworth.

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Hyndman, H. M. 1842-1921.

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McLachlan, Laurentia

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Garson, Greer, 1904-1996

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Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson was one of the most honored actresses in the history of film, receiving seven nominations from the Motion Picture Academy for "Best Actress" (six in the 1940s) and winning the award in 1942. From the description of Greer Garson collection, 1880-1996 (1935-1993) (Smithton Public Library District). WorldCat record id: 75287613 On September 29, 1904, Greer Garson was born in London to George and Nina Greer Garson. Following her education ...

Ramsey, Geoffrey.

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Durieux, Tilla, 1880-1971

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Grayson, Victor, 1881-

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Patch, Blanche, 1878-

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Epithet: secretary to G B Shaw British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x00031e ...

Hardie, James Keir, 1856-1915

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Labor leader of Great Britain. From the description of Postcard of James Keir Hardie, 1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450760 ...

Carew, James, 1876-1938

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O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964

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Sean O'Casey was an Irish dramatist. From the description of Sean O'Casey collection. [1957]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 688595761 Irish playwright notable for "The plough and the stars", "Juno and the paycock", and "Bishop's bonfire". From the description of Press cuttings [manuscript]. 1935-1972. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225840980 Sean O'Casey, playwright. From the description of The plough and...

Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950

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Julia Marlowe was an English actress. She married Edward Hugh Sothern on 17 August 1911. From the description of Letters : to Horace Howard Furness, Horace Howard Furness, Jr., and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness, 1890-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868093 Julia Marlowe was an actress. She was married to Edward Sothern. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1911-1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat rec...

Atchurch, Janet.

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Blatchford, Robert

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Ashwell, Lena, 1872-1957

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Epithet: OBE, actress and director British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x00028c ...

Patterson, Jenny

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Shaw, Charlotte Frances Payne-Townshend

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Wife of the playwright. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Whitehall Ct. [London], to Sir Cockerell, 1938 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664076 ...

Farr, Florence, 1860-1917

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Dan H. Laurence Collection.

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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...

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...

Campbell, Patrick, Mrs., 1865-1940

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Campbell, whose maiden name was Beatrice Stella Tanner, was an English actress. Von Zastrow was an actress as well. From the description of Mrs. Patrick Campbell letters to Bertha von Zastrow, 1902-1939 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 705558265 Beatrice Stella Cornwallis-West, known by her stage name as Mrs. Patrick Campbell, was a noted English stage actress, who remained popular for over 40 years. She created many classic roles, including Eliza Dooli...

Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989

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One of the most unique and powerful voices of the Twentieth Century, Samuel Beckett was born in Foxrock, Ireland, in 1906, and suffered, as he claimed, an eventless childhood. He attended Trinity College in Dublin, and left for Paris when he was twenty-two (he would later call this city home). In Paris he fell in with a group of avant-garde artists, including James Joyce, who was to become a life-long friend. Although he continued to write in both English and French throughout his life, most of ...

Coraell, Catherine.

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Synge, J.M. 1871-1909.

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Loewenstein, Fritz Erwin, 1901-

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1941 founded the Shaw Society. Epithet: founder of the Shaw Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000296.0x0000c2 ...