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MS Thr 28

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966. Edward Gordon Craig letters to Thomas Moult, 1919-1923: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 28
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966.
Title: Edward Gordon Craig letters to Thomas Moult,
Date(s): 1919-1923.
Quantity: 1 collection (.1 linear foot (15 folders in one case)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from English scene designer, producer and actor Edward Gordon Craig to English author Thomas Moult.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

57M-231. Purchased with the Chase Theater account; received: 1958 June 25.
2015M-7.
Addition to item (15) purchased with funds from the Richard C. Marcus Theatre Fund; received: 2015 August 21.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edward Gordon Craig Letters to Thomas Moult, 1919-1923 (MS Thr 28). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Craig was an English scene designer, producer and actor. Moult was an English poet, novelist and critic.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Craig was an English scene designer, producer and actor. Moult was an English poet, novelist and critic.Arranged chronologically.Includes 15 autograph letters from Craig to Moult, many personal in nature. The letters discuss Craig's The Mask and the reprinting of articles regarding his works. Some discuss the reception of Moult's essays and articles in England. Several discuss the organization of publicity for Craig's wood engraving exhibitions in London. Some also discuss Craig's travels and general experiences in Italy, particularly in Bologna and Rome. The collection also includes one postcard from The Mask production, one printed biographical note on Craig, and one subscription notice to Voices magazine.

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