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Inventory of the Sir John Martin-Harvey Papers
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  • Creator: Martin-Harvey, John, Sir, 1863-1944
    Title: Sir John Martin-Harvey Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1945
    Extent: 1.4 linear feet
    Abstract: Sir John Martin-Harvey (1863-1944) was an English actor-manager and member of Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre Company in London for fourteen years before inaugurating his own management of the Lyceum in 1899. The collection contains correspondence, scripts, printed material and photographs, relating to several productions including Great Possessions, The Lowland Wolf, and Don Juan's Last Wager.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-184
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Sir John Martin-Harvey (1863-1944) was an English actor-manager and member of Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre company in London for fourteen years before inaugurating his own management of the Lyceum in 1899. His performances included parts in: The Only Way, A Cigarette Maker's Romance, The Breed of Treshams, and Oedipus Rex, among others.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains correspondence, scripts, printed material and photographs, relating to several productions, including Great Possessions, The Lowland Wolf, and Don Juan's Last Wager. Also included is correspondence and flyers related to the Actors Association boycott of Martin-Harvey in 1924.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in 8 series: Correspondence, Scripts, Manuscripts, Sketches, Financial Materials, Printed Materials, Sheet Music, and Photographic Materials.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Martin-Harvey, John, Sir, 1863-1944--Archives
    Theater--England
    Actors--England

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Martin-Harvey Papers, D-184, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to 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.