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University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
Title: Edward Gordon Craig Collection
University of California, Davis. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Identifier/Call Number: D-178
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.
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
Collection is open for research.
This finding aid was created by Sara Gunasekara from an existing list.
[Identification of item], Edward Gordon Craig Collection, D-178, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University
of California, Davis.
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
Theater -- Great Britain
Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 -- Archives