Papers of Richard Savage

This record is held by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Details of ER82
Reference: ER82
Title: Papers of Richard Savage





Miscellaneous personal and research papers of Richard Savage (1847-1924), Secretary and Librarian of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon (1884-1910).

Date: c.1500-1920

The main divisions of the collection, as artificially reconstituted are.


ER82/1: Original documents


ER82/2: Box files on various topics


ER82/3: Parish register transcripts


ER82/4: Correspondence, largely relating to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust


ER82/5: Diaries


ER82/6: Transcripts and notes


ER82/7: Printed material


ER82/8: Press cuttings, sorted by type


ER82/9: Collection of Frederick Scarlett Potter of Halford, a local antiquarian


ER82/10: Prints and drawings


ER82/11: Loose notes, divided into sections


ER82/11/1: Stratford


ER82/11/2: Topographical


ER82/11/3: Biographical


ER82/11/4: Biographical: Conway & Ragley


ER82/11/5: Biographical: Lucy & Charlecote


ER82/11/6: Biographical: Shakespeare


ER82/11/7: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust


ER82/11/8: Personal


ER82/11/9: Miscellaneous

Held by: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Savage, Richard, 1847-1924, of Stratford-upon-Avon

Physical description: 547 files
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Administrative / biographical background:

Savage's antiquarian studies led him to amasss a large collection of manuscript notes and printed material, some of which formed the basis of printed books and articles, but many transcripts and copies of original material were not utilised. His home and work were closely linked, and some of the original items in this collection clearly strayed from the collections of the Birthplace Trust.

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