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FB The Papers of the Ford-Brown families
FCP The Papers of Frances Catherine Partridge
FCSC The Papers of Francis Clive Savill ('Clive') Carey
FLM Papers Relating to (Frederick) Louis MacNeice
FPR The Papers of Frank Plumpton Ramsey
GAK The Papers of Gertrude Kingston
GHWR The Papers of George Humphrey Wolferstan Rylands
GLD The Papers of Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
GLK The Papers of Geoffrey Keynes
GRB Papers Relating to George Reginald Barnes and his Family
GS The Papers of George Salt
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The Papers of Gertrude Kingston

Title The Papers of Gertrude Kingston
Reference GBR/0272/PP/GAK
(former reference: Misc. 6)
Creator Kingston, Gertrude (1862-1937)
Covering Dates 1893–1934 (Some items are undated.)
Extent and Medium 7 envelopes and 1 volume; paper
Repository King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge
Content and context

Gertrude Kingston (1862-1937) was born Gertrude Angela Kohnstamm. She was an actress and the sister of Kingsman Edwin Max Kohnstamm (later Konstam; KC 1888).

The papers comprise chiefly letters received by Miss Kingston from George Bernard Shaw, 1904-34 and, in smaller quantity, from actors, producers and authors including Harley Granville-Barker, Ellen Terry, John Galsworthy, Laurence Housman, Walter de la Mare, John Masefield, Lytton Strachey, H. G. Wells and W. B. Yeats.

A list of the books in Gertrude Kingston's library given to the College with these papers is available in the Archive Centre reading room. Please consult the Librarian for access to the printed books.

The papers and books from Gertrude Kingston's library were given to King's College Library by her brother, Edwin Konstam, in June 1941.

Access and Use

Please cite as King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge, The Papers of Gertrude Kingston, GAK

Further information

See also BUR/101. Ask the archivist to see the list of GAK's books held by the College Library.

Index Terms
Kingston, Gertrude Angela (1862-1937) née Kohnstamm, actress
King's/PP/GAK contains:
1 Correspondence.
5 files; paper.
2 Visitors' book. Gertrude Kingston's visitors' book, containing many famous signatures.
1 volume; paper.
4 May 1918–25 Nov. 1932
3 Letter from King's College Library to Judge Edwin Max Konstam. The file comprises a letter regarding Konstam's presentation of the Kingston Collection to King's College Library, 20 June 1941, with Konstam's list of Gertrude Kingston's books. The contents of this file have been numbered 106-107.
8 sheets in envelope; paper.

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