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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 954

Bernard Shaw papers

Correspondence and compositions of Irish dramatist, literary critic, and Socialist propagandist Bernard Shaw.


  • 1897-1939

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Includes correspondence and documents concerning the financing, licensing, and performance rights of Shaw's plays. Also contains essays by Shaw, including his reminiscences of Sir Henry Irving, among other items.

Biographical / Historical

Shaw was an Irish dramatist, literary critic, and Socialist propagandist.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

54M-208. Gift of Mr. L. Richard Bamberger,65 Broadway, New York City; received: 1955 April 18.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Bernard Shaw papers, 1897-1939: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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