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Willis Searle diary

Willis Searle diary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Willis Searle diary
Creator: Searle, Willis
Inclusive Dates: 1893-1894
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2466
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Willis Searle, actor, traveled with the Royal Comedy Theatre (London, England).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a diary kept by Willis Searle while he toured South Africa with the Royal Comedy Theatre (London, England) from April 1893-March 1894. Searle describes the trip from England to South Africa; towns the company visits; South Africa's segregation policies; and rehearsals, performances and the audience's reaction.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Willis Searle diary, ms2466, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Apartheid -- South Africa.
Royal Comedy Theatre (London, England)
South Africa -- Description and travel.
South Africa -- Race relations.
South Africa -- Social conditions.
Theater -- South Africa.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary, 1893-1894