Mr Dooley

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CEM/2/1/19
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 GC14301.
      GB 133 I, 20.
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      4 items.

Scope and Content

4 manuscript monologues spoken by `Mr Dooley' on Rosebery and the Boer War, which were probably never published. Rose Elton commented that they may have been written for private amusement, inspired by the American humourist P.F. Dunne's Mr Dooley. CEM/2/1/19/1 includes a small press cutting from the D[aily] M[ail] announcing a speech by Rosebery. The monologues are as follows:

  • /1 `Mr Dooley on a Democratic Statesman' (23 pp).
  • /2 `Mr Dooley on a speech by Lord Rosebery (10 pp).
  • /3 `Mr Dooley on a Lover of his Country (27 pp).
  • /4 Untitled [Mr Dooley on the Boer War] (5 pp).