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Ashcroft, Edith Margaret Emily Peggy, Dame, 1907 - 1991 (actress)

 Person

Dates and places

1907 - 1991

Sphere of activity

Actress

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

 File

GHWR standing next to a sundial, 1977-05

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/343
Scope and Contents

Colour photograph of GHWR standing next to a sundial in a villa courtyard, Corfu, Greece. Dimensions: 8.8 x 8.8 cm. Sleeve 162.

Dates: 1977-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 Item

Letter from Peggy Ashcroft to Clive Bell, 1951 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/21
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1951 - 1952
 Item

Letter from Peggy Ashcroft to E.M. Forster, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/25
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, to E.M. Forster.
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/Ashcroft

Dates: 1956
 Sub-Series

Letters from Peggy Ashcroft to GHWR, 1944 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/12
Scope and Contents 230 autograph letters signed, 6 typed letters signed, 53 autograph postcards signed, 4 Christmas cards and 1 telegram.The files also contain:-- typescript poem on the 'Duchess of Malfi', 1945;- 1 autograph letter signed from Evelyn Hardy to Ashcroft, 25 May 1968;- 1 autograph letter signed from Rachel Kempson to GHWR, p.m. 26 Mar. 1981;- 1 autograph letter signed from Trekkie Parsons to GHWR, p.m. 3 Feb. 1984;- copy of Samuel Beckett 'Happy Days' (Faber: London, 1966)...
Dates: 1944 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

Letters from Peggy Ashcroft to JTS, 1944-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/5
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1944-09-04
 File

Letters to Rosamond Lehmann, 1979 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/13
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed and 1 notecard.

Dates: 1979 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Some items contain sensitive personal information and are closed to researchers under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998). A request to view these items must be made in writing to the Archivist who will discuss with the researcher the possibilities for obtaining the written permission of the author. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
 File

Peggy Ashcroft as Margaret in the 'Wars of the Roses', 1963 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/173-5
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Peggy Ashcroft as Margaret in the 'Wars of the Roses', a play cycle performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon, produced by John Barton. Dimensions: 25.1 x 20.3 cm. Sleeves 82-4.

Dates: 1963 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

Peggy Ashcroft's signed acting copy of 'Cymbeline', 1957 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/4/17
Scope and Contents

The copy is marked with cuts for the Royal Shakespeare Company production at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1957 in which she played Imogen. The file also contains a typescript poem by Peggy Ashcroft: 'A Hardy Recollection', 24 Apr. 1970.

Dates: 1957 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

Rehearsal for 'Cambridge Commemorated', 1983-03

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/196
Scope and Contents

The photograph shows GHWR, Peggy Ashcroft and Martin West rehearsing 'Cambridge Commemorated' in the Senate House, Cambridge, a recital devised by GHWR, performed in aid of Newnham College Appeal. Dimensions: 20.3 x 25.3 cm. Sleeve 105.

Dates: 1983-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

Subject file: Letters of sympathy on the death of Peggy Ashcroft, 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/486
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of these letters are housed with their envelopes. GHWR annotated many of them with the letter writer's full name and occupation and, occasionally, a note of any part he or she played in his theatrical productions. Letters from GHWR to other people are catalogued in the GHWR/X section, except the letters to his mother (GHWR/3/364).

Dates: 1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.