W.Gillam theatre collection

Scope and Content

The papers include: theatre and opera programmes, with a collection for plays with Sir Henry Irving in leading roles, mainly at the Royal Lyceum in London, but also in other London theatres, late 19th century; programmes for the Shakespeare festival at Stratford, 1930s; newspaper cuttings on theatrical topics.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers relating to the theatre collected by W.Gillam, 1887- 1949

Access Information

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