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Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950), author and playwright

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Surname: Shaw
Forenames: George Bernard
Gender: Male
Date: 1856-1950
Biography: ODNB link for Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950), author and playwright
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P129859 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P25908 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for George Bernard Shaw
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
2
1885-97: diaries
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 30258 Shaw
3
c1875-1950: corresp and papers
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
NRA 21657
4
1887-1946: corresp, literary MSS and papers (c200 items)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 81-639
5
1871-1904: papers (50 items), incl literary MSS
Cornell University Libraries
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
6
1877-1950: business corresp and papers incl engagement diaries
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 30258 Shaw
7
1851-1944: corresp and papers given to the Fabian Society
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 16800
8
1933-40: corresp and papers rel to "Political Science in America" lecture
Columbia University Libraries: Rare Book and Manuscript Library
See NUC MS 67-811
9
1924-46: corresp etc (12 items)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
1895-1950: photographs
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
11
1893-1910: letters (22) to his Aunt Georgina
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
12
1896-1934: letters to his wife
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
letters
National Theatre Archive
See Metropolitan Lines (GLAN Newsletter) Feb 2002
14
1925-30: letters to Lady Aberconway
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
1885-1924: corresp with William Archer
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1941-50: corresp with R Page Arnot
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
NRA 34112 Arnot
17
1928-50: corresp with Nancy Astor
University of Reading: Special Collections
NRA 41566 Astor
18
corresp with Thomas Bodkin
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 24102
19
1890-1928: corresp with John Burns
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1906-40: corresp with GK and FA Chesterton, and others
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
1905, 1921-46: letters (100+) to R & R Clark Ltd
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual report 1974-75 p55
22
1909-50: corresp with Constable & Co
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
See NUC MS 62-4410
23
1919-42: corresp with Sir Edward Elgar and family
Elgar Birthplace Museum
NRA 12104 Elgar
24
1888-9: letters to Henry Havelock Ellis
British Library, Manuscript Collections
25
1903-34: letters to Sir J Forbes-Robertson and family
British Library, Manuscript Collections
26
1907-20: letters (13 incl copies) to AG Gardiner
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
27
1895-1942: corresp with the ILP
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 42988
28
1923-1950: corresp with Sir Barry Jackson
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
See Annual Return 1997
29
1906-07: letters to Holbrook Jackson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
1930-43: corresp with Thomas Jones
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 30994 Jones
31
letters to Lady Kennet
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 12509 Young
32
1918-46: letters (14) to John Maynard Keynes
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
NRA 36972
33
1904-34: letters (58) to Gertrude Kingston
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
34
notes by Jack Lambert on Shaw's plays
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 41271
35
1933-44: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
36
1944: corresp with JH Lloyd
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
NRA 13532 Lloyd
37
1926-44: letters to Lady Londonderry
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 19803 Stewart
38
1909-43: letters (19 incl copies) to Edith Lyttelton
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
39
1918-36: letters to the Manchester Guardian
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 18162 Guardian
40
1892-1928: letters (15) to AJ Marriott, Fabian
National Library of Ireland
See Annual Return 2008
41
1932-50: corresp with Kingsley Martin (33 items)
Sussex University Library Special Collections
NRA 20303
42
1920s-1949: letters (19) to Dame Laurentia McLachlan
Stanbrook Abbey
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
43
1898-1950: corresp with Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
44
1890-1911: corresp (13 items) with Karl Pearson
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 18115 Pearson
45
1890-1900: letters to Edward Pease
British Library, Manuscript Collections
46
1909-48: corresp (37 items) with Sir Horace Plunkett
Plunkett Foundation
NRA 16228 Plunkett
47
1943-50: corresp with Kingsley Read
University of Reading: Special Collections
See Guide to Reading Univ L Archives, p37
48
1889-1901: letters to Edward Rose
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Annual Return 2004
49
1930-48: letters (12) to Lord Reith
BBC Written Archives Centre
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
50
corresp with Dora Russell
International Institute of Social History
See Guide 1989
51
1921-22: letters to St Albans Rural District Council
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
See Annual return 1998
52
1909-45: letters to Herbert Samuel
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 11187
53
1909-26: corresp with Charles Sarolea (36 items)
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
54
1884-1904: corresp with Andreas Scheu
International Institute of Social History
See Guide 1989
55
1909-61: corresp with Society of Authors etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
56
1916-52: corresp with Marie Stopes
British Library, Manuscript Collections
57
1892-1922: corresp with Ellen Terry
British Library, Manuscript Collections
58
1924-40: corresp with Ernest Thesiger
V&A Department of Theatre and Performance
See Accessions to Repositories 1964
59
1888-1928: letters (40) to Graham Wallas
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 7537 Wallas
60
1898-1944: letters to Sidney and Beatrice Webb
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 7533 Webb
61
1938-43: corresp with Sir Almroth Wright
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 32069 Almroth Wright
62
1887-1934: corresp and literary MSS
University of Victoria: McPherson Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories , suppl 1976
63
1889-1949: letters (11); literary MSS
Huntington Library
See Guide to Literary MSS 1979
64
letters, literary MSS and rehearsal notes
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
See Handbook to Depts of Prints and Drawings and Paintings, 1964
65
letters (c300)
Boston University Library: Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center
See Ex inf Dan H Laurence, Shaw estate literary adviser, 28.6.74
66
letters
Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre
See Guide 1989
67
c1890-1944: letters
V&A Department of Theatre and Performance
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
68
papers
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
69
papers
Colby College
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
70
papers
Leo Baeck Institute Archives Division
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
71
papers
Free Library of Philadelphia
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
72
20th cent: papers rel to Shaw
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 3507 Herts RO misc
73
1936: typescript of 'The King, the Constitution, and the Lady' with ms alterations
National Library of Ireland
See Annual Return 2005
74
1908: (copy) 'On driving capital out of the country' corrected ts
British Library, Manuscript Collections
75
1945-1950: corresp rel to suggested burial in Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room
76
1913-1946: additional papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
77
1901: letter from George Bernard Shaw to William Wetenhall
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2016
78
corresp
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
79
1935-1950: papers rel to wireless interview with publisher Maurice Webb (1890-1966) in Durban, South Africa, 1935
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2017
80
1940-1948: corresp with writer and director Herbert Marshall (1906-1991)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2017
81
1892-1937: corresp with Tita Brand (1879-1964) and singer Marie Brema (1856-1925),
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2017
82
1927-1928: corresp and papers rel to his book The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism
London University: Queen Mary University of London

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