• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 PS/1/8
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 PS 43/C.
  • Dates of Creation
      2 Feb 1945-Jun 1951
  • Physical Description
      154 pieces (in 2 folders).

Scope and Content

Of papers, correspondence etc. concerning Slade's time as Drama Adviser for the County of Staffordshire, and the problems he faced, such as internal funding conflicts and the inability to help organisations outside the county.

Includes correspondence with colleagues, editors of magazines and newspapers, theatre groups, amateur playwrights, the British Drama League and friends, as well as invitations to plays and festivals, conferences and courses, newsletters, annual reports, journals and notes concerning Slade's role at Staffs. The letters also focus upon his dissatisfaction with the job and applications for other posts in Kent, Middlesex, Gloucestershire and Birmingham.