Ref NoBTC42
TitleGeorge Daventry and Clara Daventry papers
Description1 box of theatre related papers and correspondence associated with husband and wife actors George Daventry and Clara Daventry, who performed under the stage name Clare Howard. Particular reference is made to "The Indian Mutiny", written by George Daventry and starring both actors. The collection also includes some letters written by Sybil Thorndike, personal papers and various ephemera. Some correspondence refers to Clara Daventry by her maiden name King.
Datelate 19th Century - early 20th Century
Related MaterialSybil Thorndike; Sydney Race, ‘A Female Hamlet’ in Ann Featherstone (ed.), The Journals of Sydney Race 1892-1900: A Provincial View of Popular Entertainment (London: Society for Theatre Research, 2007), pp. 131-134
Extent1 box
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