Seymour Hicks papers

Seymour Hicks papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hicks, Seymour, Sir, 1871-1949
Title: Seymour Hicks papers
Dates: 1815-1948
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (318 items in 2 document boxes, 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Sir Seymour Hicks from 1815-1948. The collection includes loose correspondence (1856-1948), invitations, autographs, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain photographs of various British actors and actresses and correspondence. The collection includes material on such well known individuals as David Lloyd George, the Earl of Westmoreland, Lord Cromer, who was Lord Chamberlain, Gerald DuMaurier, Maude Adams, George M. Cohan, and Consuelo Marlborough.
Coll. Number: ms971

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Seymour Hicks (1871-1949), British actor, manager, and author. He was active in building the Globe, Queen's, and Aldwych theaters. He married actress Ellaline Terriss.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Actors--England.
Actresses--England.
Entertainers--England.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.
Theater--England.
Theaters--England.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Seymour Hicks papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Correspondence, 1856-1897
 
2Correspondence, 1901-1919
 
3Correspondence, 1920-29
 
4Correspondence, 1930-33
 
5Correspondence, 1934-48
 
6Correspondence Maude Adams. Geo M. Cohan, no date
 
7Telegrams, invitations, autographs
 
8Programs & newspaper clippings
 
9Pictures
 
BoxItem
21Scrapbook
 
BoxItem
31Scrapbook