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Papers of the Chambers family, circa 1853-1932 [manuscript]
Bib ID 5266663
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Chambers family
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1853-ca. 1932] 
0.09 m. (1 v.) + 1 packet. 
Summary

MS Acc11.030 comprises a scrapbook of news cuttings and theatre ephemera. Inside the front cover is written "To Miss Eliza J. Chambers". The cuttings include comical stories, poetry and reviews of plays largely written by Charles Haddon Chambers and produced by Bland Holt (1 v.).

The Acc11.065 instalment comprises photographs, postcards, correspondence, family papers, biographical material, news cuttings, theatre ephemera and drawings. The photographs are largely family portraits, a number of which are of Charles Haddon Chambers (1 packet).

Biography/History

The Chambers family included Charles Haddon Spurgeon Chambers (1860-1921), an Australia-born playwright, who lived in England from 1882 and whose plays were produced in the West End of London and in New York.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc11.030, MS Acc11.065.

Subjects Chambers family -- Archives.  |  Chambers, Eliza J. (Eliza Jane), 1862- -- Archives.  |  Chambers, C. Haddon (Charles Haddon), 1860-1921.  |  Dramatists, Australian -- 19th century.  |  Australian drama -- 19th century.  |  Theater programs -- New South Wales -- Sydney.  |  Theater -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Reviews.
Time Coverage 1853-1932 
Occupation Dramatists.
Other authors/contributors Chambers, Eliza J. (Eliza Jane), 1862-
Terms of Use Copying of the Chambers family's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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