Correspondence from Henry Irving to Ellen Terry

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

The letters in this series reveal the nature of Henry Irving and Ellen Terry's relationship. The letters begin just before Ellen Terry joined the Henry Irving's Lyceum Company in 1878 and end a couple of months before Henry Irving's death in 1905. The letters give information on the nature of Henry Irving and Ellen Terry's personal relationship, as well as containing details of the productions they worked on and news of their respective families and friends.

Arrangement

These letters have been catalogued in chronological order where the date is known, undated material has been catalogued at the end of the series.