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Shaw, George Bernard, 1856 - 1950 (author and playwright)

 Person

Dates and places

1856-1950

Sphere of activity

Author, playwright, critic

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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1904-1915, 1904 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/GAK/1/1/1
Scope and Contents

13 autograph letters signed, 2 typed letters signed, 12 autograph postcards signed and 6 envelopes from GBS to GAK. The file also contains an autograph manuscript list of characters and actors in Shaw's play 'Captain Brassbound's Conversion'. The contents of this file have been numbered 1-28.

Dates: 1904 - 1915
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1916-1934, 1916 - 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/GAK/1/1/2
Scope and Contents

7 autograph letters signed, 1 typed letter signed and 21 autograph postcards signed, with 3 envelopes from GBS to GAK. The file also contains 2 snapshot photographs of Shaw, sitting in and then outside a car. The contents of this file have been numbered 29-56.

Dates: 1916 - 1934
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Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and George Bernard Shaw, 1918 - 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/291
Scope and Contents 1 autograph manuscript note, 5 typed letters, signed, and 3 autograph postcards, signed to J.M. Keynes. 1918-46.2 autograph manuscript draft letters, and 3 carbon typed letters, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 1934-43.This file also includes 1 typed letter, signed, from Kingsley Martin to J.M. Keynes, 3 Dec. 1934; a printed circular from George Bernard Shaw on the framing of his will and the desire that his estate fund the establishment of a new 42 letter alphabet, [1944]; 1 autograph...
Dates: 1918 - 1946
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Correspondence from George Bernard and Charlotte F. Shaw to Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1927 - 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/5/189
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, and 2 autograph postcards, signed.

Dates: 1927 - 1938
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GBS speech, 1981

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 2/63
Scope and Contents

Notes for a speech by AFB on George Bernard Shaw, given at the South Place Ethical Society, particularly relating to Shaw and the Prison System Enquiry. Also includes a flyer for an exhibition at the National Theatre, 'Images of George Bernard Shaw', annotated by AFB.

Dates: 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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George Bernard Shaw to REF, 1921-04-24

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/3/153
Scope and Contents

1 autograph postcard signed.

Dates: 1921-04-24
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George Bernard Shaw to REF, 1921-04-24

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/11/36
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of 1 typescript letter signed.

Dates: 1921-04-24
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Letter from George Bernard Shaw to Nathaniel Wedd, 1888-02-20

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/NW/2/47A/4
Scope and Contents

'I almost believe that Cambridge is my alma mater and that I have spent a long life in her cloisters.'

Dates: 1888-02-20
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Letters from George Bernard Shaw to Clive Bell, 1916 - 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/568
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of 1 autograph letter signed, 1 autograph postcard signed to Clive Bell. 1916-46.
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter signed from Clive Bell annotated by Shaw and returned.
Photocopy of 1 typed letter undated, signed Bernard Shaw but probably an imitation [possibly by Saxon Sydney-Turner, see acrostic poem in CHA/1/616/2]. Undated.

Dates: 1916 - 1946
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Letters from George Bernard Shaw to E.M. Forster, 1928 - 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/501
Scope and Contents

3 typed letters, signed, to E.M. Forster.
To request these documents, please use the following call mark: vol. 8/24

Dates: 1928 - 1935
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Postcard from George Bernard Shaw to Mary Steegman, 1906-07-13

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/STE/3/10
Scope and Contents

1 autograph postcard signed, with explanatory note.

Dates: 1906-07-13
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Postcard from George Bernard Shaw to Nathaniel Wedd, 1900-03-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/NW/2/47
Scope and Contents

1 autograph postcard, signed.

Dates: 1900-03-22
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Postcard from George Bernard Shaw to Nathaniel Wedd, 1888-02-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/NW/2/47A/2
Scope and Contents

'Kindly let me know particulars of my lecture'.

Dates: 1888-02-09
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Responses to a questionnaire on poetry, 1922-06 - 1922-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/GRB/1/5/10
Scope and Contents A volume of fascicled responses by poets and critics to the questionnaire sent them by Harold Monro (poet, owner of the Poetry Bookshop, and editor of 'The Chapbook (A Monthly Miscellany)') containing three questions on the necessity, function and the form of poetry. Responses were received from: Martin Armstrong; Laurence Binyon; T. S. Eliot; John Freeman; Gerald Gould; Robert Graves; Edward Johnston; T. Sturge Moore; Ezra Pound; George Saintsbury; Frank Sidgwick; Walter Sherard Vines;...
Dates: 1922-06 - 1922-07
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'Socialism and individualism', 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Pr/79
Scope and Contents

Fabian Socialist Series No.3, written by Sidney Webb, Sidney Ball, G. Bernard Shaw and Sir Oliver Lodge and published by the Fabian Society (1908). Includes signature, Feb. 1908.

Dates: 1908
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The Fabian Society: Invitation, 1889-04

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/NW/2/47A/8
Scope and Contents

Printed invitation from GBS to NW for the Society's meeting on Friday 12 Apr. 1889.

Dates: 1889-04