Correspondence from Henry Irving to Ellen Terry, 1878-1889

Scope and Content

The letters with this file contain information on the relationship between Henry Irving and Ellen Terry, including a letter highlighting the early formal relationship they had as well as a letter where Henry Irving address Ellen Terry as "my dearest wife". The letters also give information on productions the Lyceum Company were working on during this period. Some of the letters contain annotations made by Ellen Terry after she had received them, and one of the letters has a page missing.