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MS Thr 720

Harvey, Herbert Hugh, collector. Herbert Hugh Harvey collection on Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree and Lady Maud Tree, 1901-1921: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 720
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Harvey, Herbert Hugh, collector.
Title: Herbert Hugh Harvey collection on Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree and Lady Maud Tree,
Date(s): 1901-1921.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Theatrical materials concerning English actors and theater managers, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree and Lady Maud Tree, collected by Herbert Hugh Harvey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

66T-12. Purchase with the Frank E. Chase fund, 1966 November.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Herbert Hugh Harvey Collection on Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree and Lady Maud Tree, 1901-1921 (MS Thr 720). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

Purchased with volume: Beerbohn, Sir Max, 1872-1956, compiler. Herbert Beerbohm Tree... London [1920]. 1st edition. Gallatin-Oliver 16.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree (1853-1917) was born Herbert Draper Beerbohm, and was an English actor and manager. Tree also helped finance the building, and then became manager of (1897-1917), His/Her Majesty's Theatre in London. In 1904 Tree established the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and he was knighted in 1909. His wife and business partner was English actress Lady Maud Tree (1863-1937), born Helen Maud Holt.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Theatrical materials collected by theater fan, Herbert Hugh Harvey, including: photographic postcards (and 1 cabinet photograph) of images of both Herbert Beerbohm Tree and Maud Tree in various acting roles primarily at His Majesty's Theatre (London, England); picture postcards from plays; a letter from Maud Tree to Herbert Hugh Harvey; and theater programs and clippings mostly from productions at His Majesty's Theatre.

General

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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