Willis Searle diary

Willis Searle diary

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Searle, Willis
Title: Willis Searle diary
Dates: 1893-1894
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms2466

Biographical/Historical Note

Willis Searle, actor, traveled with the Royal Comedy Theatre (London, England).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a diary kept by Willis Searle while he toured South Africa with the Royal Comedy Theatre (London, England) from April 1893-March 1894. Searle describes the trip from England to South Africa; towns the company visits; South Africa's segregation policies; and rehearsals, performances and the audience's reaction.

Index Terms

Apartheid--South Africa.
Royal Comedy Theatre (London, England).
South Africa--Description and travel.
South Africa--Race relations.
South Africa--Social conditions.
Theater--South Africa.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Willis Searle diary, ms2466, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary, 1893-1894