Henry Arthur Jones Collection

The collection

74 works by and about the playwright Henry Arthur Jones (1851-1929; see ODNB). Some of the later additions were inscribed and presented by Jones to his executor, the art critic Marion Harry Spielmann (“Moti”), and some contain autograph letters from Jones. The plays include items privately printed by the Chiswick Press.

 

Acquisition

Based on 50 items purchased from the bookseller Ifan Kyrle Fletcher in 1950, with some later additions.

 

Access

For an overview of the collection, do a mixed classmark search on [Jones].
The collection is held off-site and material requires 48 hours (excluding weekends) to be fetched.

 

Related archives

MS410, Henry Arthur Jones papers.

 

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