Ledgers and cash book

Scope and Content

This sub-series includes ledgers for different accounts associated with the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre movement, 1908-1917, and a Petty Cash Book [for the Shakespeare Memorial Committee], covering the period 1911-1914.

Ledger books are for the following accounts:

- (1) Ladies' Organising Committee, Shakespeare Memorial, account with the London Westminster Bank Limited, Westminster Branch (1909-1910).

- (2) A Brown, Esq., Honorary Secretary [of the Cardiff Branch], account with Lloyds Bank Ltd, Cardiff Docks (1911-1912, 1915).

- (3) Account in the names of Lytton, Plymouth and Meyer, with Cox & Co., Charing Cross, 1913-1914; encloses a blank postal envelope for replies to Cox & Co.

- (4) Shakespeare Memorial Committee, Masque account, with the London County & Westminster Bank Limited, West End office (1910).

- (5) Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre, Ball Account, account with the London County & Westminster Bank Limited, West End office (1911-1912).

- (6) Shakespeare Memorial Committee, in account with the London County & Westminster Bank Limited, West End Office (1913-1919).

- (7) Account in the names of the Earl of Onslow, the Earl of Lytton and Philip Carr, with the National Provincial Bank of England limited, 208-209 Piccadilly (1908-1909).

- (8) Shakespeare Memorial Committee, account with the London County & Westminster Bank Limited, West End Office (1910-1911).

- (9) Account in the names of Lyttelton, Donald, G. Sherwood Foster, Perris and Philip Carr, with the London County & Westminster Bank Limited, Westminster branch (1910).

- (10) Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre, Belfast Fund, in account with the Belfast Banking Company Limited, [Markets] Branch (1910-1912).

- (11) Shakespeare Memorial Committee, in account with the London County & Westminster Bank Limited, West End Office (1911-1913).

- (12) Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre, Harrogate local fund, account with Beckett's Bank, Harrogate, with the name of G.G. Stephenson, Honorary Treasurer of the Harrogate Branch (1910-1917); encloses covering letter from [E…, officer of the Harrogate branch], to Gollancz, 12/01/1917, 1p. and complimentary slip of the Beckett's Bank.

- (13) Shakespeare Memorial Committee, London & Westminster Bank Limited, Westminster Branch (1909-1910).

- (14) Shakespeare Memorial Local Committee, Yorkshire, account with the Yorkshire Penny Bank, under the names of Mr James L. Gregory and Mr A. Stuart (1911-1914).

- (15) Account of the Shakespeare Memorial, with Messers Robarts, Lubbock & Co (1905-1923).

- The A3 size ledger is for the Shakespeare Memoria Fund, in account with Frederick Warne & Co. (1912).

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The ledger books measure ca. between cm 15 and 18 in height; cm 10 and cm 12 in width and are ca. 1cm thick. The cash book measures ca. cm 33 in height, cm 22 in width and is cm 3.5 thick. Traces of damp on some of the pages at 13