Finding Aid for the Reginald Golding Bright Papers, 1890-1940

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UCLA Library Special Collections
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Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Finding Aid for the Reginald Golding Bright Papers, 1890-1940

Collection number: 736

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • UCLA Library Special Collections staff
  • UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Reginald Golding Bright Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1890-1940
Collection number: 736
Creator: Bright, Reginald Golding, d.1941
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Reginald Golding Bright (d. 1941) was from a theatrical family. The collection consists of correspondence from dramatists, actors and actresses, producers, managers, critics, and publishers to Bright, a London theatrical agent.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Reginald Golding Bright Papers (Collection 736). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709473 

Biography

Bright was from a theatrical family; his brother Addison Bright was J.M. Barrie's agent; in 1901 Bright married George Egerton (Mary Chavelita), playwright; he died in 1941.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 682 manuscripts, mostly correspondence from theatrical personalities: dramatists, actors and actresses, producers, managers, critics, and publishers to Reginald Golding Bright, a London theatrical agent. Correspondents include Brian Aherne, J.M. Barrie, John Barrymore, Fay Compton, Gordon Craig, Eugene O'Neill, Sybil Thorndike, and Ellen Terry.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Bright, Reginald Golding, 1941--Archives.
Theatrical agents--England--London--Archival resources.


Container List

 

Aherne, Brian, 1902- . 1 letter to RGB.

 

Albanesi, Mme. Effie Adelaide Maria, 1866- . 3 letters to R.G.B.

 

Alexander, Sir George, 1858-1918. 9 letters to R.G.B.

 

American Play Company (John W. Rumsey) 7 letters to R.G.B.

 

Archer, William, 1856-1924. 3 letters to R.G.B.

 

Ashwell, Lena, 1872- . 44 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Bancroft, Sir Squire, 1841-1926. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Barrett, Wilson, 1848-1904. 6 letters to R.G.B.

 

Barrie, Sir James Matthew, bart. 1860-1937. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Barrymore, John, 1882-1942. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Besier, Rudolf, 1878-1942. 12 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Bourchier, Arthur, 1864-1927. 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Bright; Arthur Addison 28 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Brookfield, Charles Hallam Elton, 1857-1913. 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Buckley, May (Uhl) 1875- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Burke, Billie, 1885- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Caine, Sir Hall, 1853-1931. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Campbell, Mrs. Patrick (Beatrice Stella Cornwallis-West) 1865-1940. 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Cegale, James 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Chambers, Charles Haddon, 1860- . 10 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Clifford, Lucy (Lane) Mrs. W.K. Clifford, d. 1929. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Cochran, Charles Blake, 1872- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Compton, Fay, 1895- . 16 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Craigie, Mrs. Pearl Mary Teresa (Richards) (John Oliver Hobbes, pseudonym) 1867-1906. 19 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Crawford, Francis Marion, 1854-1909. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Crockett, Samuel Rutherford, 1860-1914. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Davis, Fay, 1872- . 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Draper, Ruth, 1884- . 7 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Elliott, Maxine, 1871-1940. 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Fairbrother, Sydney, 1872- . 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Fawcett, L'Estrange. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Fernald, Chester Bailey, 1869-1938. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Forbes-Robertson, Sir Johnston, 1853-1937. 3 letters to R.G.B.

 

Gielgud John, 1904- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Granville-Barker, Harley Granville, 1877-1946. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Grundy, Sydney, 1848-1914. 17 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Guilbert, Yvette, 1865-1944. 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Hare, Sir John (Fairs) 1844-1921. 10 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Harraden, Beatrice, 1864-1938. 4 letters to R.G.B.

 

Harrison, Frederick, d. 1926. 3 letters to R.G.B.

 

Harvey, Sir John Martin, 1863-1944. 5 letters to R.G.B.

 

Haward, Lawrence, 1878- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Hawkins, Sir Anthony Hope, 1863-1933. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Hawtrey, Sir Charles Henry, 1858-1923. 10 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Hewlett, Maurice Henry, 1861-1923. 3 letters to R.G.B.

 

Hichens, Robert Smythe, 1864-1950. 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Hicks, Sir Edward Seymour, 1871-1949. 5 letters to RGB, and enclosure.

 

Hood, Basil Charles Willett, 1864-1917. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Irving, Sir Henry Brodribb, 1870-1919. 85 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Irving, Laurence Sydney Brodribb, 1871-1914. 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Jeffries, Maud, 1869- . 23 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Jones, Henry Arthur, 1851-1929. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Kendal, William Hunter Grimston, called, 1843-1917. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Leighton, Frederic, baron, 1830-1896. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Löhr, Marie, 1890- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Lucas, Edward Verrall, 1868-1938. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

M'Carthy, Justin Huntly, 1860- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Mackail, John William, 1859- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Mackay, Eric, 1851-1898. 3 letters to R.G.B.

 

McLeay, Franklin, d. 1900. 11 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Marshall, Captain Robert, 1863-1910. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Maude, Cyril, 1862- . 6 letters to R.G.B.

 

May, Edna (Pettie) 1878- . 8 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Merivale, Herman Charles, 1839-1906. 8 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Morris, Sir Lewis, 1833-1907. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Novello, Ivor, 1893- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

O'Neill, Eugene Gladston, 1888-1953. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Palmstierna, Erik Kule, friherre, 1877- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Parker, Louis Napoleon, 1852- . 30 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Phillips, Stephen, 1868-1915. 11 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Pugh, Edwin William, 1874-1930. 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Pinero, Sir Arthur Wing, 1855-1934. 38 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Rehan, Ada, 1860-1916. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Richards, Grant, 1872- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Robeson, Mrs. Eslanda (Goode). 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Robertson, Walford Graham, 1867-1948. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Russell, Annie (Yorke) 1869-1936. 20 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Sanne, Marda. 4 letters to R.G.B.

 

Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Scott, Clement William, 1841-1904. 12 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Sutro, Alfred, 1863-1933. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Taber, Robert, d. 1904. 10 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Terry, Dame Ellen, 1848-1928. 11 letters to RGB

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Terry, Fred, 1863-1933. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Thomas, Brandon, 1856-1914. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Thorndike, Dame Sybil, 1882- . 3 letters to R.G.B.

 

Thurston, Mrs. Katherine Cecil, 1875-1911. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm, 1853-1917. 12 letters to RGB

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Tree, Lady Maud (Holt) 1863- . 2 letters to R.G.B.

 

Vanbrugh, Violet, 1867- . 6 letters to R.G.B.

 

Vezin, Hermann, 1829-1910. 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Wha le, James, 1896- . 1 letter to R.G.B.

 

Wyndham, Sir Charles, 1837-1919. 9 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)
 

Watt, A.P., & Son, literary agents. 9 letters to R.G.B.

Physical Description: (FOLDER)