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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 188

Sir John Martin-Harvey speeches

Overview

Speeches given by English actor, producer and theatre manager Sir John Martin-Harvey to various audiences.

Dates

  • 1934-1938 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Most lectures are on the actress Sarah Siddons, her accomplishments and the start of her career. Martin-Harvey also discusses Siddons' statue that was erected on Paddington Green, the Siddon Fellowship, and a celebration of the centenary of her death. Includes a thank you to the Ladies Advertising Club of London, a tribute to Henry Irving, and an address to the Critics' Circle.

Biographical / Historical

Martin-Harvey was an English actor, producer and theatre manager.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

66M-106. Purchased with the F.E. Chase fund from Ifan Kyrle Fletcher, 22 Buckingham Gate, London S.W. 1; received: 1967 Febuary 13.
Title
Martin-Harvey, John, Sir, 1863-1944. Sir John Martin-Harvey speeches, 1934-1938: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00914

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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