Ellen Terry memorabilia

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 434 TER
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1890-2011
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      2 linear metres (6 boxes).

Scope and Content

Material collected by former University of Coventry Honorary Life Fellow Celia Fitzhugh. Includes:
Three information and notes files on Ellen Terry and family, the theatre, other actors.
Five photograph, postcard albums (all labelled with subject/contents).
File of published illustrations of Ellen Terry (e.g. from The Illustrated London News, The Sketch).
Scrap album of newspaper cuttings (c1912-1914).
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane souvenir programme for Ellen Terry jubilee commemoration 1856-1906.
Loose postcards, photos, pages from publications, notes etc. (some sorted by person/subject).
Hardback ‘programme’ for Hypatia by G Stuart Ogilvie, produced at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket (2 January 1893) – printed illustrations of actors and scenes.
Publications on Terry, the Terry family, actors, the theatre.

Access Information

By appointment. This material is not catalogued yet.

Some material is unavailable because it is fragile or requires conservation.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at https://archivescatalogue.coventry.ac.uk/records/TER