Scripts, (1951-1954, mainly undated); biographical documents, 1956-1957; photographs.
Papers of Robb Wilton
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Robb Wilton, 1881-1957 was a music-hall artist who later became well known as a radio and variety character comedian, especially during the Second World War, with humourous sketches featuring Mr. Muddlecombe.
Reference: Busby, R., British Music Hall. An illustrated Who's Who (London. 1976).
The collection is arranged in the three series described above.
The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
This collection was purchased by Warwick University Library on behalf of the Theatre Studies Department and was accessioned in the Centre in 1977.
Other Finding Aids
A copy of this collection-level description is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom. A file level catalogue is also available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom.
An authority record exists for Robb Wilton (GB 152 AAR2262).
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.