Harley Granville-Barker Archive (addition)

Scope and Content

This collection contains scrapbooks and playbills relating to productions by Harley Granville-Barker at the Savoy, St James's and Little Theatres.

Administrative / Biographical History

Harley Granville-Barker began his stage career as an actor in a provincial company, before first appearing in London in 1892. He went on to have a career on the stage, acting with many well known names such as Ben Greet. He was associated with the Stage Society and later moved into theatre management, working at the Duke of York's Theatre, the Savoy, and St James's among others. He also worked on the adaptation of plays.

Access Information

This archive collection is available for consultation in the V&A Blythe House Archive and Library Study Room by appointment only. Full details of access arrangements may be found here: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/a/archives/.

Access to some of the material may be restricted. These are noted in the catalogue where relevant.

Acquisition Information

Acquired via British Theatre Association

Conditions Governing Use

Information on copying and commercial reproduction may be found here: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/a/archives/.

Appraisal Information

This collection was appraised in line with the collection management policy.


No further accruals are expected.

Related Material

Please see THM/147 Harley Granville-Barker Archive for further material relating to Harley Granvillle-Barker.

See also the core collections of the V&A Department of Theatre and Performance. Material relating to Harley Granville-Barker in general may be found in several collections, including the biographical, productions, company and photographs files.

Please ask for details.