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MS Thr 345

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966. Edward Gordon Craig papers: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b, MS
Call No.: MS Thr 345
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 .
Title: Edward Gordon Craig papers,
Date(s): 1893-1964.
Quantity: 1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters, drawings, prints, and annotated books of English scene designer, producer, and actor Edward Gordon Craig.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*79M-34. Manuscripts purchased with the assistance of Barry Bingham, Sr.; Edwin Binney, 3rd; Anna E. Crouse, Iris M. Fanger; Gannett Newspaper Foundation; Magowan Family Fund, Inc.; Emily L. McGregor; Jean Richmond; Arnold Rood; Waldo E. Stuart; and Helen D. Willard; from Winifred A. Myers (Autographs) Ltd., Suite 52, 91 St. Martins Lane, London, W.I. England; received: 1979 May 1.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edward Gordon Craig Papers (MS Thr 345). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Craig was an English scene designer, producer and actor.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Includes annotated books of Craig and a wooden model stage, a box of wooden model screens, and 12 cardboard model screens. Correspondence includes 45 letters from Craig to Bernard Miles and letters from Nelly Craig to Bernard and Josephine Miles, among others. Also contains drawings by Craig (in ink and pencil), Craig's autograph manuscript notebook of Florence and daybook of Venice, and an unsigned typescript of Bernard Miles' E.G.C. as I saw him in October 1961.

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