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Craig (Edward Gordon) Collection
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Edward Gordon Craig Collection
    Creator: University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Identifier/Call Number: D-178
    Physical Description: 1.1 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1892-1972
    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.

    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.

    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

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. 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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Set designers
    Theater -- Great Britain
    Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 -- Archives