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Playreading Society Minute Book, 1907 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/5/1

Scope and Contents

Minutes, written up by Clive Bell, of the meetings of a play-reading society [?at 40 Gordon Square], with cast lists and comments on the performances by Clive Bell. The players were variously Clive Bell, Vanessa Bell, Walter Lamb, Adrian Stephen, Lytton Strachey and Saxon Sydney-Turner, 1907-9; Clive Bell, Vanessa Bell, Roger and Margery Fry, Duncan Grant, Molly MacCarthy and Saxon Sydney-Turner, 1914-15. For the later period, fewer performance details are recorded. The book was used thereafter by Clive Bell as a rough literary note book.


  • Creation: 1907 - 1915



1 volume(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Conserved in November 1998 by Cambridge Colleges' Conservation Consortium

Related Materials

See KCAC/6/1/28/4/4/1 for conservation information

Date information

DateText: Dec. 1907-Jan. 1909 and Oct. 1914-Feb.1915.


Bell, Clive

Finding aid date

2003-11-21 11:49:15+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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