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W. Graham Robertson Papers: Finding Aid
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Box 1

Notebooks and sketchbooks (WR 1-6)

 

WR 1 Robertson, W. Graham. Notebook and sketchbook. [Approximately 1900]

 

WR 2 Robertson, W. Graham. Sketchbooks 1-3. [Approximately 1900]

 

WR 3 Robertson, W. Graham. Notebook I including dramatization of Thackeray's The Rose and the Ring for stage. [Approximately 1900]

 

WR 4 Robertson, W. Graham. Notebook II including Guildford Pageant, etc. [Approximately 1900]

 

WR 5 Robertson, W. Graham. Notebook III including reminiscences for Time Was. [Approximately 1900]

 

WR 6 Robertson, W. Graham. Notebook IV. [Approximately 1900]

Notes on Ellen Terry, etc. in an old notebook of Greek translations.
Box 2

Lists of paintings; Lady Alix Egerton: Poems; Sutro play (WR 7-11)

 

List of Robertson's work as an artist [3 volumes]. 1889-1904, 1904-1915, 1915-1938

 

Lady Alix Egerton: poems 1906-1930

 

Alfred Sutro: 2 plays.

Box 3

Addenda I (WR 684-688)

Note

Consists of bundle of 5 oversize folders.
 

WR 684 Robertson, W. Graham. Tan sketchbook I (including Sarah Bernhardt as Cleopatra, signed and dated June 20, 1892). 1892

 

WR 685 Robertson, W. Graham. Tan sketchbook II (including Ellen Terry as Faire Rosamund). [Approximately 1892?]

 

WR 686 Robertson, W. Graham. French sketchbook (including two drawings of Sarah Bernhardt dated January 19, 1888). 1888

 

WR 687 Robertson, W. Graham. Black sketchbook (including watercolor of Petruchio, Paris, 1888). [1888]

 

WR 688 Articles about Robertson in The Magazine of Art, Cassell's Magazine, and The Studio [3 periodicals]. 1899-1908

Box 4

Correspondence: Achnides, Th. - Bernhardt, Sarah

Correspondents include:
  • Achnides, Thomas
  • Achurch, Janet
  • Agate, James Evershed
  • Ainley, Henry
  • Allen, Beatrice Ellen
  • Allingham, William
  • Allingham, Helen (Paterson)
  • Angeli, Helen (Rossetti)
  • Armstrong, Thomas
  • Armstrong, William
  • Arnim, Elizabeth
  • Ashwell, Lena
  • Atkins, Bertha
  • Bagger, Esther Dean
  • Balfour, Lady Mary Edith
  • Bancroft, Marie Effie (Wilton), Lady
  • Bancroft, Sir Squire
  • Baring, Hon. Laurice
  • Barrie, Sir James Matthew
  • Bate, Rev. Herbert
  • Bastien-Lepage, Jules
  • Bax, Clifford
  • Beerbohm, Sir Max
  • Bellerby, Rev. Alfred
  • Bernhardt, Sarah
Box 5

Correspondence: Blackmore, Richard Doddridge - Cole, Milton

Correspondents include:
  • Blackmore, Richard Doddridge
  • Blackwood, Algernon
  • Blunt, Arthur
  • Bourchier, Arthur
  • Bourchier, Violet (Vanbrugh)
  • Bridie, James, pseud, see Mavor Osborne Henry
  • Bottomley, Gordon
  • Burne-Jones, Sir Edward Coley
  • Campbell, Mrs. Patrick
  • Coates, Austin
  • Cody, William Frederick
  • Cole, Milton
Box 6

Correspondence: Colefax, Sibly - Ellis, C. F. Corbould

Correspondents include:
  • Colefax, Sibyl
  • Coward, Sir Noel Pierce
  • Craig, Edith
  • Craig, Edward Gordon
  • Crane, Walter
  • Davies, Hubert Henry
  • Davis, Fay
  • De La Pasture, Edmée Elizabeth Monica
  • Dent, Alan
  • Dickens, Charles, Jr.
  • Drew, John
  • Drinkwater, John
  • Du Maurier, Sir Gerald
  • Egerton, Lady Alix
  • Ellis, C. F. Corbould
Box 7

Correspondence: Evans, J. Roland - Hutchinson, Ursula C.

Correspondents include:
  • Evans, J. Roland
  • Farren, Nellie
  • Forbes-Robertson, Ian
  • Forbes-Robertson, Sir Johnston
  • Fuller, Loie
  • German, Sir Edward
  • Gibbs, Sir Philip Hamilton
  • Gielgud, Sir John
  • Gilbert, Sir William Schwenck
  • Gorell, Ronald Gorell Barnes, 3rd baron
  • Granville-Barker, Harley Granville
  • Granville-Barker, Lillah (McCarthy)
  • Grey, Sylvia
  • Grossmith, Weedon
  • Halsey, Jean M.
  • Hamilton, Hamish
  • Hamilton, Jean (Forbes-Robertson)
  • Helleu, Paul C. F.
  • Hichens, Robert Smythe
  • Holland, Henry Thurstan, 1st viscount Knutsford
  • Holland, Lionel Raleigh
  • Hunt, Violet
  • Hutchinson, Ursula C.
Box 8

Correspondence: Huxley, Harry - Lunt, Lynn (Fontanne) (through 1940?)

Correspondents include:
  • Huxley, Harry
  • Irving, Sir Henry
  • Isaacs, Rufus Daniel, 1st marquess of Reading
  • James, Henry
  • Jeffreys, Ellis
  • Jekyll, Lady Agnes
  • Kendall, Dame Margaret
  • Kerr, Frederick
  • Keynes, Sir Geoffrey Langdon
  • Knatchbull-Hugesson, Edward Hugesson, 1st Baron Brabourne
  • Lavery, Sir John
  • Letts, Winifred M.
  • Lewis, Kate (Terry)
  • Lowndes, Marie Adelaide (Belloc)
  • Lunt, Alfred
  • Lunt, Lynne (Fontanne)
Box 9

Correspondence: Lunt, Lynn (Fontanne) (1943-1948) - Melville, Arthur (through 1899)

Correspondents include:
  • Lunt, Lynne (Fontanne)
  • MacCarthy, Sir Desmond
  • Mackail, Denis George
  • McKinnel, Norman
  • Maeterlinck, Georgette
  • Maeterlinck, Maurice
  • Martin, Sir Alec
  • Matthay, Jessie
  • Mavor, Osborne Henry
  • Melville, Arthur
Box 10

Correspondence: Melville, Arthur (1900-1904) - Montesquiou Fezensac, Comte Robert de (through 1886 September 21)

Correspondents include:
  • Melville, Arthur
  • Menpes, Mortimer
  • Meynell, Alice Christina (Thompson)
  • Milton, Ernest
  • Milton, Naomi (Royde-Smith)
  • Millward, Jessie
  • Montesquiou Fezensac, Comte Robert de
Box 11

Correspondence: Montesquiou Fezensac, Comte Robert de (1886 September 29-1891) - Playfair, Sir Nigel

Correspondents include:
  • Montesquiou Fezensac, Comte Robert de
  • Moore, Albert Joseph
  • Morris, Jane (Burden)
  • Morris, May
  • Moses, Montrose Jonas
  • Murray, A. Hallam
  • Nasmyth, James
  • Newton, Alfred Edward
  • Neilson-Terry, Julia
  • Norton, George Frederic
  • Norton, Emily
  • Olivier, Sir Laurence
  • Olivier, Vivian (Leigh), Lady
  • Owen, Will
  • Palmer, Lady Margaret
  • Parker, Eric
  • Partridge, Sir Bernard
  • Pater, Walter Horatio
  • Pearson, Hesketh
  • Phelps, William Lyon
  • Pinero, Sir Arthur Wing
  • Playfair, Sir Nigel
Box 12

Correspondence: Pleydell-Bouverie, Douglas - Sargent, Emily

Correspondents include:
  • Pleydell-Bouverie, Douglas
  • Pleydell-Bouverie, Dorothy
  • Pollock, Sir Adrian
  • Poynter, Sir Edward John
  • Poynter, Sir Hugh
  • Preston, Ivor Kerrison
  • Pryde, James
  • Rattigan, Terence
  • Redgrave, Sir Michael
  • Rehan, Ada
  • Riley, Athelstan
  • Robertson, Marion
  • Robson, Hon. Harold
  • Robson, Iris
  • Rothenstein, Sir William
  • Rothenstein, Sir John Kewstub Maurice
  • Row, Arthur William
  • Russell, Archibald George Blomefield
  • Russell, Annette (Beauchamp) Countess Russell
  • Sandys, Frederick
Box 13

Correspondence: Sargent, John Singer - Terry, Ellen (through 1899)

Correspondents include:
  • Sargent, John Singer
  • Sargent, Emily
  • Saur, Emil
  • Seyler, Athene
  • Shannon, James Jebusa
  • Sherard, Robert Harborough
  • Sherwood, Robert Emmet
  • Shipman, Louis Evan
  • Simon, Ruth
  • Snowden, James K.
  • Spielmann, Marion Harry
  • Stahl, Rose
  • Sutro, Alfred
  • Symons, Arthur
  • Taylor, Una
  • Terriss, William
  • Terry, Edward
Box 14

Correspondence: Terry, Ellen (1900-1917 May 31)

Box 15

Correspondence: Terry, Ellen (1917 May-?) - Yeats, William Butler

Correspondents include:
  • Terry, Dame Ellen
  • Terry, Fred
  • Thompson, Dorothy
  • Todd, Ruthven
  • Trench, Herbert
  • Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm
  • Tree, Viola
  • Tweed, John
  • Walbrook, Henry Mackinnon
  • Watts-Dunton, Walter Theodore
  • Watts-Dunton, Clara Jane (Reich)
  • Whistler, James Abbot McNeill
  • White, Maude Valerie
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Williamson, George Charles
  • Woollcott, Alexander
  • Yeats, William Butler
Box 16

Addenda I and II (correspondence and three photographs) (WR 689-706)

Box 17

Robertson, W. Graham. Letters to Kerrison Preston (WR 707)

Approximately 840 letters, mostly published in Letters from Graham Robertson.