Literary and theatrical manuscripts of Cyril Maude

Scope and Content

Comprises: Box 1: 27 vols of musical scores for performing She stoops to conquer; 4 vols of stage instructions for performing Grumpy, 1 for each Act; 2 notebooks; 1 five year diary, 19-?. Box 2: Typescripts and manuscripts of 5 speeches, 1 dated 1942; 1 notebook; certificate of the Actors' Fund of America for Cyril Maude, dated 8 June 1882; Typescripts of plays as follows: (1) The long and the short of it, by Anthony Wharton; (2) Caste, by T.W. Robertson; (3) For what we are about to receive, by Ferdinand Kohn (2 copies); (4) Paste, by Charles Eddy; (5) Dolly, by Cyril Maude, 1940; (6) Miss Tomboy, Act 2, s.n.; (7) The casual ward, by Edward Knoblauch, re-produced 17 January 1906; (8) The bishop misbehaves, by Frederick Jackson, produced 20 February 1935.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cyril Maude (1862-1951) was an actor-manager in England and America who appeared on stage from 1883 and in films from 1913. For fuller details of his life and achievements see Who was who, 1951-1960

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