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Edward Gordon Craig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS100
Abstract Edward Henry Gordon Craig (1872-1966) was a member of the Lyceum, London, where he received training as an actor and began his career in stage design and production (1889-95). He was appointed Royal Designer for Industry of the Royal College of Art (1938), made a Companion of Honour (1958) and was appointed president of the Mermaid Theatre, London (1964).
Dates: 1892-1932

Hesketh Pearson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS129
Abstract Edward Hesketh Gibbons Pearson (20 February 1887 – 9 April 1964) was a British actor, theatre director and writer. This collection of manuscripts consists of the holograph notebooks he kept for several of his biographies as well as some miscellaneous research notebooks.
Dates: 1940-1960s

Konstantin Stanislavsky Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS179
Abstract Konstantin Sergeevich Stanislavskii (né Alexeev), one of the central figures in 20th Century theatre, was an actor, director, producer and theorist of acting. The archive is comprised of ~65 handwritten letters from Stanislavskii to Elizabeth Hapgood, 6 telegrams and 3 typed letters.
Dates: 1928 - 1936

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Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 1
Hapgood, Elizabeth Reynolds 1
Pearson, Hesketh, 1887-1964 1
Stanislavsky, Konstantin, 1863-1938 1
Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928 1