Willis Searle diary

Willis Searle diary

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Searle, Willis
Title: Willis Searle diary
Dates: 1893-1894
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 diary)
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.
Diaries.
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, ms 2466, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Diary, 1893-1894