Fiction

Scope and Content

Press cuttings, including cartoons re women and the retail trade. Includes press cuttings re the theatre. Correspondence re, and copy of the programme for, 'The Queen Came By' a play by RF Dederfield, at the Duke of York's Theatre in London set in a haberdasher's store (with Thora Hird). Christmas card rom the staff training department (using a Gile cartoon on shop assistants); Correspondence with 'Punch' re cartoon, also a entire copy of Punch Jul 1880 with the cartoon re shop assistant's welfare on p 35. Typed extracts and notes from: 'Kipps' by HG Wells; 'The Citizen of the World' 1760 by Oliver Goldsmith; 'La Comedie Humaine' by Balzac; 'Romeo and Juliet' by Shakespeare; Bible: Ezekiel 27 verses 12-27; 'Ten thousand a year' 1841 by Samual Warren.