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Churchill, Winston, Sir (1874-1965), 1953
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of about 1500 letters to Price relating to her career as an actress and as founder and manager of the People's National Theatre (London). Represented in the collection are nobility, royalty, and people in theater, film, the world of letters, music, art, the professions, government, and the armed services. Correspondents include Clement R. Attlee, Sir Frank Benson, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, Lord Dunsany, Sir Edward Elgar, W. E. Gladstone, H. B. Irving, Queen Mary, Eden Phillpotts, Sir Arthur W. Pinero, Bernard Shaw, members of the Terry family, and W. B. Yeats. In addition, there are some photographs, poems by Lord Dunsany and Eden Phillpotts, and several letters to persons other than Price including four by Jenny Lind, the grandmother of Charles Maude, Price's husband, to her friend Catherine Winkworth, an advocate of higher education for women, discussing concert schedules and English tastes in music.
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Churchill, Winston, Sir (1874-1965); Nancy Price Correspondence, C0642, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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