Death certificate, posthumous biographical notes and materials related to D'Oyly Carte's death, 1901-ca.1970s

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Scope and Content

File includes:

  • Original death certificate, 1901.
  • Obituary cuttings, 1901.
  • Photograph of D'Oyly Carte's grave at Fairlight, ca.1901.
  • Draft for an entry in Grove's Dictionary, ca.1910s.
  • Typed entry from the Dictionary of National Biography, 1911.
  • Page of manuscript notes on D'Oyly Carte's upbringing and character, author unknown, ca.1900s-1930s.
  • Original letter from Frances Brookfield to Mrs Boneta regarding writing a life of D'Oyly Carte, 22 Mar 1906.
  • Page of notes on D'Oyly Carte's character and career, with a note to Helen Carte from the author, 1906.
  • Typed notes titled 'made by a cousin for a life of Richard D'Oyly Carte', ca.1970s.