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Sir George Alexander letters

Call Number: MS P655


Sir George Alexander (1858-1918) was a British actor, producer and theater manager. Despite being intended for a career in commerce, Alexander entered the world of professional acting in 1879. This collection contains two letters by Alexander relating to his work in theater, as well as a short biographical clipping.


  • Creation: 1905 and 1907


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1 folder (3 leaves)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

MS P655

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 15, 16

Former temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.

Initial processing done by alh, October 19, 1966.

Guide to the Sir George Alexander Letters
Sir George Alexander letters
Finding aid prepared by mt, 2008, Finding aid encoded by mt, 2008. Finding aid revised by ksc, 2008.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Sir George Alexander letters, Department of Special Collections, MS P655, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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