Press cuttings book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CEM/1/1/1/19
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 GC14343.
      GB 133 II A, 19.
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      25 x 37 cms. Hardback volume, Condition: Much of the binding from the spine is missing and the remainder is attached with sellotape; pp. 25-54 and 169-70 have become detached.

Scope and Content

Leaders, 3 Jan 1906-30 Dec 1908 (pp. 1-149; 171-4; `B' section of index, continued from p. 174).Obituary of Julia Gaskell, the youngest daughter of Elizabeth, 26 Oct 1908 (p.149).Dramatic reviews, Feb 1906-Dec 1908, including reviews of the first performances by Annie Horniman's company at the Gaiety Theatre (pp.150-70).Book reviews, Apr 1906-Nov 1908 (pp. 175-8; 186-203).Art reviews, Jan 1907-Feb 1908 (pp. 179- 86).Article on the new galleries of the Whitworth Institute in Manchester to be opened on 29 Jul 1908, dated 28 Jul 1908 (p. 176).

Loose material (4 items) consists of: a letter dated 21 Jun [1907] from Rollo Ogden of the New York Evening Post in response to a leading article in the Guardian, inserted at p. 77; 2 loose theatre reviews from p. 169; part of a book review which has become detached from p. 174.

This volume is the first to contain reviews signed with the writer's initials in contrast to the earlier policy of anonymity.