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Finding Aid for the Reginald Golding Bright Papers, 1890-1940
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Reginald Golding Bright Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1940
    Collection number: 736
    Creator: Bright, Reginald Golding, d.1941
    Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Reginald Golding Bright (d. 1941) was from a theatrical family. The collection consists of correspondence from dramatists, actors and actresses, producers, managers, critics, and publishers to Bright, a London theatrical agent.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Reginald Golding Bright Papers (Collection 736). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709473 


    Bright was from a theatrical family; his brother Addison Bright was J.M. Barrie's agent; in 1901 Bright married George Egerton (Mary Chavelita), playwright; he died in 1941.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 682 manuscripts, mostly correspondence from theatrical personalities: dramatists, actors and actresses, producers, managers, critics, and publishers to Reginald Golding Bright, a London theatrical agent. Correspondents include Brian Aherne, J.M. Barrie, John Barrymore, Fay Compton, Gordon Craig, Eugene O'Neill, Sybil Thorndike, and Ellen Terry.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bright, Reginald Golding, 1941--Archives.
    Theatrical agents--England--London--Archival resources.