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MS Thr 202

Skillan, George. George Skillan papers concerning William Shakespeare's King Lear, 1966-1967: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 202
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Skillan, George.
Title: Papers concerning William Shakespeare's King Lear,
Date(s): 1966-1967.
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Notes on the preparation of George Skillan's acting edition of Shakespeare's King Lear.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-109. Presented by Mr. George Skillan, 5 Hathaway Hamlet Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England; received: 1968 February 21.

Biographical / Historical

Skillan (1893-1975), an English actor and assistant stage manager, edited, designed, and illustrated the series French's acting editions of Shakespeare.

Scope and Contents

Includes printed pages of King Lear with autograph annotations and notes for the preparation of the acting edition of King Lear as well as galley and page proofs.

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