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Bernard Shaw letters to Bernard Partridge, 1894 May 11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6


  • Creation: 1894 May 11

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection comprises eleven original letters from Bernard Shaw to Bernard Partridge. The first nine of the eleven letters discuss the rehearsals for and staging of the first performance of Shaw’s play Arms and the Man at the Royal Avenue Theater, Westminster, in 1894. Partridge, who Shaw addressed by his stage name Bernard Gould in most of the letters, played Sergius Saranoff. Rehearsals started on April 11, and the play opened on April 21. In the final two letters Shaw writes to Partridge about personal matters.


Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; digital version also available.


From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 container )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States