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MS Thr 188

Martin-Harvey, John, Sir, 1863-1944. Sir John Martin-Harvey speeches, 1934-1938: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 188
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Martin-Harvey, John, Sir, 1863-1944.
Title: Sir John Martin-Harvey speeches,
Date(s): 1934-1938 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Speeches given by English actor, producer and theatre manager Sir John Martin-Harvey to various audiences.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

66M-106. Purchased with the F.E. Chase fund from Ifan Kyrle Fletcher, 22 Buckingham Gate, London S.W. 1; received: 1967 Febuary 13.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir John Martin-Harvey Speeches, 1934-1938 (MS Thr 188). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Martin-Harvey was an English actor, producer and theatre manager.

Scope and Contents

Most lectures are on the actress Sarah Siddons, her accomplishments and the start of her career. Martin-Harvey also discusses Siddons' statue that was erected on Paddington Green, the Siddon Fellowship, and a celebration of the centenary of her death. Includes a thank you to the Ladies Advertising Club of London, a tribute to Henry Irving, and an address to the Critics' Circle.

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