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Sir Fordham Flower: Theatre Correspondence


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Correspondence files of Fordham Flower, chairman of the Governors, concerning the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, later the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

The files have been arranged in sections reflecting general theatre affairs;
correspondence with governors of the theatre;
correspondence with Directors and senior staff of the theatre;
correspondence concerning the Mercury Theatre Trust;
correspondence and papers concerning relations between the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the National Theatre.

Correspondents and topics occur in most files covering the relevant years.

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for a full account of the relationship of various members of the Flower family with the Shakespeare Memorial (later Royal Shakespeare) Theatre see Sally Beauman 'The Royal Shakespeare Theatre: a history of ten decades' (Oxford,1982)