George Spencer Edwards Papers

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George Spencer Edwards papers
Creator: Edwards, George Spencer, 1837-1916
Call Number: A.E26
Dates: 1856-1912
Physical Description: .25 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: George Spencer Edwards papers
Creator: Edwards, George Spencer, 1837-1916
Call Number: A.E26
Dates: 1856-1912
Physical Description: .25 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
George Spencer Edwards (1837-1916) was an English journalist and drama critic. He joined the staff of the Era, 1870; became chief of the editorial staff and remained for more than twenty years. Mr. Spencer was a contributor to Referee, writing above the nom de plume "Carados" (1877-1911); contributor to the periodical Funny Folks and Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News; author of numerous short stories; and drama critic to Lloyd's Newspaper for a considerable time.

Scope and Content
The collection contains correspondence from theatrical people requesting George Spencer Edwards to publish personal news items concerning their activities in future columns of the Referee. Portraits of Lady Helena Saville (Faucit) Martin and J. B. Buckstone, theatrical newsclippings and autograph signatures from fragmented letters are included in the collection.

The letters have been indexed.

Subject(s):
England
Actors
Theater
Correspondence
Photographs
Newspaper clippings
Edwards, George Spencer, 1837-1916
Journalists
Era (London, England)
Referee (London, England)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was purchased from Winifred Myers, November 19, 1969. Wilson Fund.Access
The George Spencer Edwards papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], George Spencer Edwards papers, A.E26, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1856-1897
Letter from Alfred Wigan to George Spencer Edwards, July 18, 1856
Letter from John B. Buckstone to Mrs. Hall, May 15, 1862
Letter from Sophie Larkin to George Spencer Edwards, October 23, 1870
Letter from Katherine Lucile Foote to George Spencer Edwards, undated
Letter from Fanny Joseph to George Spencer Edwards, September 25, 1877
Letter from Ellen Lancaster Wallis to George Spencer Edwards, October 10, 1877
Letter from George Rignold to George Spencer Edwards, April 1, 1880
Letter from John L. Toole to Edmund Leathes, February 19, 1881
Letter from Richard Corney Grain to George Spencer Edwards, July 20, 1881
Letter from John Clayton to George Spencer Edwards, December 9, 1881
Letter from Dillon Croker to George Spencer Edwards, May 17, 1882
Letter from Gaston Murray to Henry Samson, May 2, 1882
Letter from Mrs. E. H. Brooke to Henry Sampson, May 26, 1882
Letter from Mrs. Mary J. (Snowden) Chippendale to George Spencer Edwards, September 19, 1883
Letter from Henry Ashley to George Spencer Edwards, undated
Letter from Emily Soldene to Kate Santley, July 19, 1884
Letter from C. D. Marius to George Spencer Edwards, November 24th, 1884
Letter from Joseph Derrick to Henry Sampson, March 4, 1885
Letter from Phyllis Broughton to George Spencer Edwards, December 9, 1886
Letter from Arthur Shirley to George Spencer Edwards, July 9, 1887
Letter from Mary Anne Keeley to W. Millar, August 20, 1897
Letter from F. Thorne to George Spencer Edwards, April 20,1888
Letter from Mrs. Sara Lane to George Spencer Edwards, December 28th, 1888
Letter from Edward S. Willard to George Spencer Edwards, April 3, 1889
Letter to Fanny Brough from George Spencer Edwards, September 4, 1889
Letter from Sir George Alexander to Ledger, October 3, 1889
Letter from Rosina Brandram to George Spencer Edwards, June 18, 1890
Letter from David James to George Spencer Edwards, April 10, 1891
Letter from John Coleman to George Spencer Edwards, September 2, 1892
Letter from Charlotte F. Morland and Olga Brandon to George Spencer Edwards, April 6, 1893
Letter from Arthur Lloyd to George Spencer Edwards, June 7, 1893
Letter from Henry Irving to Gilbert, June 14, 1893
Letter from Jessie Bond to George Spencer Edwards, May 28, 1895
Letter from Sir Augustus Glossop Harris to George Spencer Edwards, May 4, 1896
Letter from Edward O'Connor Terry to George Spencer Edwards, April 20, 1897
Letter from William Wybert Rousby to George Spencer Edwards, October 7, 1897
Letter from William Wybert Rousby to George Spencer Edwards, October 11, 1897
Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence, 1898-1912
Letter from Mary Moore to George Spencer Edwards, January 19, 1898
Letter from Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree to George Spencer Edwards, April 19, 1898
Letter from Jessie Bateman to George Spencer Edwards, March 3, 1899
Letter from Arthur Williams to George Spencer Edwards, March 20, 1899
Letter from Dame Lilian Braithwaite to George Spencer Edwards, September 22, 1900
Letter from Lily Hanbury to George Spencer Edwards, November 20, 1900
Letter from Florence Lloyd to George Spencer Edwards, March 30, 1901
Letter from Louie Pounds to George Spencer Edwards, September 5, 1901
Letter from Charles H. Stephenson to George Spencer Edwards, August 29, 1901
Letter from Hilda Moody to George Spencer Edwards, November 5, 1902
Letter from Mark A. Kinghorne to George Spenser Edwards, May 1, 1909
Letter from Oscar Asche to George Spencer Edwards, January 7, 1904
Letter from Rosina Brandram to George Spencer Edwards, May 21, 1904
Letter from Hilda Trevelyan to George Spencer Edwards, July 6, 1904
Letter from Charles H. Stephenson to George Spencer Edwards, July 29, 1904
Letter from Edmund Payne to George Spencer Edwards, June 21, 1905
Letter from Beatrice Ferrar to George Spencer Edwards, October 11, 1905
Letter from Beatricde Ferrar to George Spencer Edwards, December 31, 1905
Letter from M. R. Morand to George Spencer Edwards, July 20, 1906
Letter from William Farren Jr. to George Spencer Edwards, June 25, 1907
Letter from Charles Allen to Grace, October 28, 1908
Letter from Bransby Williams to George Spencer Edwards, December 26, 1909
Letter from Beatrice Ferrar to George Spencer Edwards, March 28, 1911
Letter from Adeline Billington to George Spencer Edwards, February 8, 1911
Letter from W. H. Pennington to George Spencer Edwards, September 25, 1912
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, A-Z, undated
Letter from Oscar Asche to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Lena Ashwell to George Spencer Edwards, July 21
Letter from Lena Ashwell to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Sir Squire Butterfield Bancroft to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Sir Squire Butterfield Bancroft to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Harold Kyrle Bellew to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Mrs. Fanny (Whitehead) Bernard-Beere to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Dame Lilian Braithwaite to George Spencer Edwards, February 20
Letter from Sarah Brooke to George Spencer Edwards, October 8
Letter from Lionel Brough to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Alfred Cecil Calmour to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Mrs. Patrick Campbell to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Violet Cameron to George Spencer Edwards, March 31
Letter from Kittie Carson or Mrs. Charles L. Carson to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Joseph Arnold Cave to George Spencer Edwards, April 7
Letter from Miriam Clements to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Constance Collier to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Winifred Emery to George Spencer Edwards, July 26
Letter from William Ferren to George Spencer Edwards, February 12
Letter from William Farren to George Spencer Edwards, September 25
Letter from James Fernandez
Letter from Helen Ferrers to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from May Fortescue to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Margaret Fraser to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Richard Corney Grain to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Sir John Fairs Hare to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Henry Brodribb Irving to Beatrice Heron-Maxwell
Letter from Alice Harneti to George Spencer Edwards, August 28
Letter from Sir Charles H. Hawtrey to Masher, July 25, 1883
Letter from Kate James to Henry Sampson
Letter from Henry Arthur Jones to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Jennie Lee to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Lady Helena Saville (Faucit) Martin to Jeff H. Francis
Letter from Mrs. Sarah Jane (Woolgar) Mellon to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Walter Passmore to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Nancy Price to George Spencer Edwards, December 17
Letter from Claire Romaine to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from George Robert Sims to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from George Robert Sims to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Edward Askew Sothern to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Edward Askew Sothern to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Sam Sothern to Beatrice Heron Maxwell
Letter from Herbert Standing to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Cosmo Stuart to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from William Terriss to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from William Terriss to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Edward O'Connor Terry to George Spencer Edwards, April 7, 1904
Letter from John D. Tolle to Edmund Leathes
Letter from Fannie Ward to George Spencer Edwards
Letter from Sir Charles Wyndham to George Spencer Edwards, February 25
Box 1, Folder 4Autograph signatures from fragmented letters
Box 1, Folder 5Portraits
Box 1, Folder 6Theatrical newsclippings


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