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Belmore (George) Collection
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: George Belmore Collection
    Creator: Belmore, George, 1827 or 1828-1875
    Identifier/Call Number: D-133
    Physical Description: 6.1 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1854-1907
    Abstract: Correspondence, ephemera, photographs, playbills, programs, realia, and scripts collected by English character actor George Belmore.
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.


    English character actor who played a variety of minor roles in Henry Irving's Lyceum Theatre.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence, ephemera, photographs, playbills, programs, realia, and scripts. The bulk of this collection pertains to Henry Irving and his Lyceum Theatre company and includes original scripts and lighting plots used at the Lyceum Theatre.


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Collection is unprocessed.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], George Belmore Collection, D-133, Special Collections, UC Davis 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

    Performing arts
    Lyceum Theatre (London, England)
    Irving, H. B. (Henry Brodribb), 1870-1919