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Seymour Hicks papers

Seymour Hicks papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Seymour Hicks papers
Creator: Hicks, Seymour, Sir, 1871-1949
Inclusive Dates: 1815-1948
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (318 items in 2 document boxes, 1 half box)
Collection Number: ms971
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Edward Seymour Hicks (1871-1949) was a British actor, manager, and author. He was active in building the Globe, Queen's, and Aldwych theaters. He married actress Ellaline Terriss.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Sir Seymour Hicks from 1815-1948. The collection includes loose correspondence (1856-1948), invitations, autographs, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain photographs of various British actors and actresses and correspondence. The collection includes material on such well known individuals as David Lloyd George, the Earl of Westmoreland, Lord Cromer, who was Lord Chamberlain, Gerald DuMaurier, Maude Adams, George M. Cohan, and Consuelo Marlborough.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Seymour Hicks papers,ms971, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Actors -- England.
Actresses -- England.
Entertainers -- England.
Theater -- England.
Theaters -- England.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1856-1897
12Correspondence, 1901-1919
13Correspondence, 1920-29
14Correspondence, 1930-33
15Correspondence, 1934-48
16Correspondence Maude Adams. Geo M. Cohan, no date
17Telegrams, invitations, autographs
18Programs & newspaper clippings