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Victoria & Albert Museum Theatre Collections
Formerly the Theatre Museum, London

Henry Irving Archive
Resources for scholars and students

The Irving Society

Ellen Terry and Edith Craig Database
Archival material from Smallhythe Place now mostly held at the British Library

Society for Theatre Research

ArthurLloyd.co.uk
Wide Theatre and Music Hall information extending from the career of Arthur Lloyd, 1839-1904, Irving's near contemporary.

Whistler Correspondence

ADE University of Adelaide Library http://www.adelaide.edu.au/library/special/sy
via website
BIC Birmingham City Archives http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/archives
archives@birmingham.gov.uk
BIU Birmingham University Library http://www.special-coll.bham.ac.uk
special-collections@bham.ac.uk
BL British Library. Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/collections/manuscripts.html
mss.@bl.uk
BM British Museum. Dept. of Prints & Drawings http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk
BOR Bournemouth Russell-Cotes Gallery & Museum http://www.russell-cotes.bournemouth.gov.uk
dedge@russell-cotes.demon.co.uk
BRO Bristol Record Office http://www.bristol-city.gov.uk/recordoffice
bro@bristol-city.gov.uk
BRU Bristol University Library http://www.bris.ac.uk/is/library/collections/
special-collections@bris.ac.uk
BRY Bryn Mawr College Library http://www.brynmawr.edu/library/special colle
Via website
BTC University of Bristol Theatre Collection http://www.bris.ac.uk/theatrecollection
theatre-collection@bristol.ac.uk
CAS Case Western Reserve University http://library.case.edu/ksl/speccoll/garber/l
via website
CHU Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge http://janus.lib.cam.ac.uk/
archives@chu.cam.ac.uk
CKS Centre for Kentish Studies http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/ar
archives@kent.gov.uk
COL Columbia University http://www.columbia.edu/ou/libraries/indiv/ra
COU Coutts & Co. Archivist's Department http://www.coutts.com
CSU California State University Northridge, Oviatt Library http://library.csun.edu/Collections/SCA/SC/FG
via website
CUL Cambridge University Library http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/MSS
mss@lib.cam.ac.uk
DAR Dartmouth College http://library,dartmouth.edu
via website
DEL University of Delaware http://www.lib.udel.edu
via website
DOR Dorset County Museum http://www.dorsetcountymuseum.org
dorsetcountymuseum@dor-mus.demon.co.uk
DUL Durham University Library http://www.dur.ac.uk/library
pg.library@durham.ac.uk
ECL Eton College Library http://www.etoncollege.com/collegelibrary.asp
collections@etoncollege.org.uk
ERO Essex Record Office http://www.essexcc.gov.uk/ero
ero.enquiry@essexcc.gov.uk
FSL Folger Shakespeare Library http://www.folger.edu/
manuscripts@folger.edu
GAR Garrick Club Library http://www.garrickclub.co.uk
GLA Glasgow University Library http://www.lib.gla.ac.uk
special.library@lib.gla.ac.uk
GLAA University of Glasgow Archive Services http://www.gla.ac.uk/archives/
enquiries@archives.gla.ac.uk
GLR Gloucestershire Archives http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/archives
archives@gloucestershire.gov.uk
HALS Hertfordshire Archives & Library Service http://www.hertsdirect.org/libsleisure/herita
hertsdirect@hertscc.gov.uk
HAV Haverford College Library http://www.haverford.edu/library/special/aids
library@haverford.edu
HLC Honnold/Mudd Library for the Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA http://libraries.claremont.edu/sc/
HLH Houghton Library, Harvard University http://www-hcl.harvard.edu/houghton/
HOV Hove Central Library http://www.citylibraries.info/libraries/hove.
Tel. 01273 290700
HRO Herefordshire Record Office http://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/archives
archives@herefordshire.gov.uk
HRR Harry Ransom Research Center, University of Texas http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/
reference@hrc.utexas.edu
HTC Harvard Theatre Collection http://hcl.harvard.edu/houghton/collections/h
htc@harvard.edu
HUL Huntington Library http://www.huntington.org/LibraryDiv/LibraryH
IMCPL Indianapolis Marion County Public Library http://www.imcpl.org
via website
ISG Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston http://www.gardnermuseum.org
JRL John Rylands University Library, Manchester http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/specialco
special.collections@man.ac.uk
LC Library of Congress http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/mss
LDS Leeds University Library htttp://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll
special-collections@library.leeds.ac.uk
LIL Lilly Library, Indiana University http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/lilly/mss/ht
via website
LIR Liverpool Record Office http://www.liverpool.gov.uk/archives
recoffice.centralibrary@liverpool.gov.uk
LMA London Metropolitan Archive http://www.lma.gov.uk
ask.lma@cityoflondon.gov.uk
LPL Lambeth Palace Library http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org
MAM Raymond Mander & Joe Mitchenson Theatre Collection http://www.mander-and-mitchenson.co.uk
theatre-collection@bristol.ac.uk
MAN Manchester Archives and Local Studies http://www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries/arls
archiveslocalstudies@manchester.gov.uk
MOL Museum of London http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/English/Coll
info@museumoflondon.org.uk
MOR The Morgan Library http:///www.morganlibrary.org
readingroom@morgan.library.org
NAL National Art Library http://www.vam.ac.uk/nal
nal.enquiries@vam.ac.uk
NAM National Army Museum http://www.national-army-museum.ac.uk
info@national-army-museum.ac.uk
NCG University of North Carolina Greensboro http://library.uncg.edu/depts/speccoll
NEW The Newberry Library, Chicago http://www.newberry.org/collections
reference@newberry.org
NLA National Library of Australia http://www.nla.gov.au
via website
NLS National Library of Scotland http://www.nls.uk
manuscripts@nls.uk
NT National Trust (Smallhythe Place) http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk
smallhytheplace@nationaltrust.org.uk
NWN Northwestern University http://www.library.northwestern.edu
NYPL New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division http://www.nypl.org/research/pa/pa.html
theatrediv@nypl.org
O Oxford University, Bodleian Library http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss
western.manuscripts@bodley.ox.ac.uk
ODU Old Dominion University, J. Douglas & Patricia W. Perry Library http://www.lib.odu.edu/special/manuscripts/th
special@www.lib.odu.edu
P Various private collections
Pd Published
PEN University of Pennsylvania http://www.library.upenn.edu
via website
PKC Perth & Kinross Council Archive Collections http://www.pkc.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/1AEFDB73
archives@pkc.gov.uk
PRI Princeton University http://www.princeton.edu/~rbsc/
rbsc@princeton.edu
PSU Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) http://www.libraries.psu.edu
via website
RAM Royal Academy of Music http://www.ram.ac.uk/library
library@ram.ac.uk
RCM Royal College of Music, London http://www.rcm.ac.uk
library@rcm.ac.uk
RHUL Archives, Royal Holloway, University of London http://www.rhul.ac.uk/archives/home.aspx
archives@rhul.ac.uk
RIC Rice University, Fondren Library http://library.rice.edu/collections/WRC/findi
woodson@rice.edu
RMCA Stanley Archives, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium http://www.metaflow.be/stanley/inventory
info@africamuseum.be
ROA Rothschild Archive http://www.rothschildarchive.org
info@rothschildarchive.org
RRL Department of Rare Books & Special Collections, University of Rochester Library https://www.library.rochester.edu/index.cfm?p
SCL Shakespeare Centre Library & Archive, Stratford upon Avon http:/www.shakespeare.org.uk
SCLA@shakespeare.org.uk
SHC Surrey History Centre http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/surreyhistoryservi
shs@surreycc.gov.uk
SHL Senate House Library, University of London Library http://www.ull.ac.uk/historic/homepage.shtml
specialcollections@shl.lon.ac.uk
SMI Smithsonian Institution. Archives of American Art http://www.aaa.si.edu
SNSW State Library, New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au
via website
SRO Somerset Archive and Record Service http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives
Archives@somerset.gov.uk
STA Staffordshire County Record Office http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/archives/
staffordshire.record.office@staffordshire.gov
SUL Stanford University Library http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spe
speccoll.@sulmail.stanford.edu
TCC Trinity College, Cambridge http://www.trin.cam.ac.uk
archives@trin.cam.ac.uk
TCD Trinity College, Dublin http://www.tcd.ie/Library
mscripts@tcd.ie
THM Victoria & Albert Theatre Collections http://www.vam.ac.uk/tco
tmenquiries@vam.ac.uk
TRC Tennyson Research Centre, Lincolnshire County Council http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/section.asp/ca
grace.timmins@lincolnshire.gov.uk
TTU Texas Tech University. Libraries http://library.ttu.edu
via website
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California Los Angeles http://www.library.ucla.edu/special/scweb
spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
UQ University of Queensland. Fryer Library http://www.library.uq.edu.au/fryer/special_co
fryer@library.uq.edu.au
VIR Alderman Memorial Library, University of Virginia http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol
mssbks@virginia.edu
WES City of Westminster Archives Centre http://www.westminster.gov.uk/archives/
via website
YALE Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University http://www.library.yale.edu
via website