Set of keys for safebox

Scope and Content

Two keys for the safe in the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre office, respectively labelled 'safe' and 'draw of safe'. The two keys were placed in a cardboard box, within a postal envelope; the date on the envelope is 26/05/1910. Instructions are hand-written on the envelope, to the effect that the keys are to be given up on signatures of Mr Carr and Mr Perris.

Individual items numbered as follows:

- SMNT/15/2(1) envelope

- SMNT/15/2(2) small box

- SMNT/15/2(3) larger key, with key-ring and tag marked 'safe';

- SMNT/15/2(4) smaller key, with key-ring and tag marked 'draw of safe'.

Conditions Governing Access


Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Box made of cardboard; two separable pieces. Keys probably in iron, with ivory tags.