Scope and Content
University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Title: Edward Gordon Craig Collection
Date (inclusive): 1892-1972
1.1 linear foot
Abstract: Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966) was an English scene designer and the son of actress Ellen Terry. The collection contains
ephemera, exhibition catalogues, periodicals, photographs, and souvenir programs illustrating Craig's theatrical staging.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as
many are stored offsite.
University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-178
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.
Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966), the son of Ellen Terry, was the youngest member of Henry Irving's company. In his autobiography,
Index to the Story of My Days, Craig explains how he left the company for theatre design work and the writing of books on the theatre.
Scope and Content
The collection contains ephemera, exhibition catalogues, periodicals, photographs, and souvenir programs illustrating Craig's
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online
public access catalog.
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966--Archives
Collection is open for research.
This finding aid was created by Sara Gunasekara from an existing list.
[Identification of item], Edward Gordon Craig Collection, D-178, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University
of California, Davis.
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publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library,
University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.