Skip to main content

Shaw, Glencairn Alexander Byam, 1904-1986 (actor and stage director)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1904 - 1986

Biography

Glencairn Alexander Byam Shaw (1904-1986), actor and stage director

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondents B, 1933-1963

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/B
 File

Journal, 9 Dec. 1925-9 June 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/22
Dates: 9 Dec. 1925-9 June 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
 File

Journal, 10 June 1926-12 Dec. 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/23
Dates: 10 June 1926-12 Dec. 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
 File

Journal, 13 Dec. 1926-11 Mar. 1927 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/24
Dates: 13 Dec. 1926-11 Mar. 1927 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
 File

Journal, 12 Mar. 1927-28 Sep. 1927

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/25
Dates: 12 Mar. 1927-28 Sep. 1927
 File

Journal, 29 Sep. 1927-7 Jan. 1928 (with inserted photographs dating 1926-1927)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/26
Dates: 29 Sep. 1927-7 Jan. 1928 (with inserted photographs dating 1926-1927)
 File

Journal, 28 Mar. 1931-17 May 1932 (diary runs 28 Mar.-11 June 1931; detached folios possibly circa 17 May 1932)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/32
Dates: 28 Mar. 1931-17 May 1932 (diary runs 28 Mar.-11 June 1931; detached folios possibly circa 17 May 1932)
 File

Letter addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 12 Oct. 1927

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/14
Scope and Contents

Back in London, missing Glen [Byam Shaw] but busy writing, Blunden coming to visit, going with the Sitwells for a weekend at Stephen Tennant's country house, Salisbury.

Dates: 12 Oct. 1927
 File

Letter addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 1927 ('Sunday'; year in pencil)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/16
Scope and Contents

Had just returned from a visit to his mother in Kent, had an amusing weekend at Stephen Tennant's house at Wilsford, 'silliness is fun when it's well done', news from Glen [Byam Shaw] in New York.

Dates: 1927 ('Sunday'; year in pencil)
 File

Letter addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 12 July 1927 (year in pencil)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/11
Scope and Contents

Giving news of Gualterio de la Mare, Miss Fleming-Jones, of the birth of Anzie Wylde's son and of social engagements; with an account of meeting Ellen Terry with Glen Byam Shaw.

Dates: 12 July 1927 (year in pencil)
 File

Letter addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 27 Apr. 1928 (year in pencil, inferred)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/17
Scope and Contents

Giving news, had a letter from Glen [Byam Shaw], has had visits from [Edmund] Blunden but mostly spends time alone writing.

Dates: 27 Apr. 1928 (year in pencil, inferred)
 File

Letter addressed from [Frankie] Schuster's house, Bray, 18 June 1927 (circa; year inferred from context)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/10
Scope and Contents

On reading book catalogues, descriptive accounts of his stay and of the other guests, giving news of Glen Byam Shaw, [Edmund] Gosse and other subjects, criticising [John] Drinkwater as 'a (second-rate) fraud'.

Dates: 18 June 1927 (circa; year inferred from context)
 File

Letter addressed from Ritter's Park Hotel, Bad Homburg, 22 Aug. 1927

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/12
Scope and Contents

Descriptive account of his travels in Germany with Frank Schuster and Glen Byam Shaw; tired of Schuster; missing Shaw.

Dates: 22 Aug. 1927
 Fonds

Letters to Siegfried Sassoon

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889
Dates: 1900-1967
 File

Notebook entitled 'Memoirs of a Mug', 1932 (1932 transcript of 1927-1928 originals)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/2/2
Scope and Contents The volume contains diary entries for 30 Sep. 1927 - 21 May 1928, transcribed by Sassoon from his original diaries at MS Add.9852/1/26-27. The entries are heavily abridged and often reworked, with occasional annotations. Entries are arranged in two columns, numbered consecutively. The diary chiefly concerns Sassoon's relationship with Stephen Tennant, with frequent mention of the progress of his literary work, and entries on the deaths of Thomas Hardy (/23r-28r) and Edmund Gosse...
Dates: 1932 (1932 transcript of 1927-1928 originals)
 File

Notebook entitled 'Transcriptions from Diaries...', Apr. 1929-May 1931 (1929-1931 transcript of 1923-1925 originals)

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/2/1
Scope and Contents The volume comprises Sassoon's own transcriptions of his diaries for March-November 1925 (folios /2v-23r) and 8 March 1923 - 19 May 1924 (folios /24r-29r); abridged, with occasional annotations. Entries are arranged in two columns, numbered consecutively. The transcripts for 15-19 May 1924 (folio /58r) match those in Sassoon's diary at MS.Add.9852/1/20; there are no other corresponding diaries in the archive. The 1925 diary includes: /2v. passages on Sassoon's travels abroad with Frankie...
Dates: Apr. 1929-May 1931 (1929-1931 transcript of 1923-1925 originals)
Conditions Governing Access: Fragile, handle with care.
 Fonds

Siegfried Sassoon: Letters to Glen Byam Shaw.

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9454
Dates: 1924-1966

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Object 21
Collection 2
 
Subject
Poetry 1
Prose 1