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Inventory of the Edward Gordon Craig Collection
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  • Creator: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Title: Edward Gordon Craig Collection
    Date (inclusive): 1892-1972
    Extent: 1.1 linear foot
    Abstract: Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966) was an English scene designer and the son of actress Ellen Terry. The collection contains ephemera, exhibition catalogues, periodicals, photographs, and souvenir programs illustrating Craig's theatrical staging.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-178
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966), the son of Ellen Terry, was the youngest member of Henry Irving's company. In his autobiography, Index to the Story of My Days, Craig explains how he left the company for theatre design work and the writing of books on the theatre.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains ephemera, exhibition catalogues, periodicals, photographs, and souvenir programs illustrating Craig's theatrical staging.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966--Archives
    Set designers
    Theater--Great Britain

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    This finding aid was created by Sara Gunasekara from an existing list.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edward Gordon Craig Collection, D-178, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.