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POP The Papers of Hugh and Brynhild (Olivier) Popham
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REF The Papers of Roger Eliot Fry
REL The Papers of Brigadier Robert E. ('Bobby') Loder
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The Papers of William Heywood Haslam

Title The Papers of William Heywood Haslam
Reference GBR/0272/PP/WHH
(former reference: Misc. 69/2)
Creator Haslam, William Heywood
Covering Dates 1908–1981 (Most items date from Haslam's time at King's College, 1908-11.)
Extent and Medium 38 items + 22 photos; paper and photographic prints
Repository King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge
Content and context

William Heywood Haslam (1889-1981) came up to King's in 1908 from Sedbergh. Through Rupert Brooke he became an active member of the Marlowe Society, specialising in female roles. He worked in Intelligence during the first war and was J M Keynes's private secretary at the Genoa Conference. He had a career as a businessman.

These documents relate primarily to Haslam's experiences in the Amateur Dramatic Club and Marlowe Society. They include photographs, programmes, reviews and some material about the Abbey Theatre in Dublin.

To request any of these documents please use call mark: Misc. 69/2.

WHH/1-6 were given by Haslam in 1976.

Access and Use

Please cite as King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge, The Papers of William Heywood Haslam, WHH

Further information

WHH/1-6 are filed as Misc. 69/2; WHH/7 is filed with them.

Index Terms
Haslam, William Heywood (b c 1887) amateur actor
King's/PP/WHH contains:
1 Marlowe Society and Amateur Dramatic Club. The file comprises:. - Marlowe Dramatic Society Rules (no date). - Programmes for ADC productions of 'The Rivals' by Sheridan, a smoking concert 4 March 1911, and 'Pilkerton's Peerage' by Anthony Hope; and Marlowe Society productions of 'Epicoene/The Silent Woman' by Ben Jonson, 'King Richard II' by William Shakespeare, and 'The Knight of the Burning Pestle' by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. - Newspaper and magazine clippings reviewing these productions or discussing the ADC or Marlowe Society generally. - Publicity-style portrait photographs of actors in these productions.
c. 20 items and 21 photos; paper and photographic prints.
2 Abbey Theatre, Dublin. The file comprises:. - Telegram from Maire O'Neill to Haslam wishing him luck in 'Pilkerton's Peerage'. - Printed 'Supplement to Paragraphs from "Samhain," 1909' giving a report considering 'in what way the continuance of the Irish Theatre (the Abbey) could best be assured'. - Printed letter 'from the Rt. Hon. Mr. Justice Ross' to Lady Gregory commending her efforts with the Abbey. - Newspaper cutting (no date) about the Abbey, reviewing 'The Green Helmet' and 'The Playboy of the Western World'. - Printed pamphlet 'Paragraphs written in Nov., 1909, with supplement and financial statement' (1910) giving the history of the Abbey.
6 items; paper.
3 'The Brochure'. Pamphlets satirising College life.
3 items; paper.
4 Haslam's room in Webb's Court. Photograph of Haslam's room in Webb's Court over the baths. He was the first occupant of this room.
1 item; photographic print; The photograph is 290 mm x 245 mm and mounted on cardboard..
5 Other activities of Haslam. The file comprises:. - Debate cards on the propositions 'That a full moon is no impediment to a full stomach' and 'That obstacles are made to be surmounted', undated. - Lyrics sheet and menu for a New Buildings Choral U[nion] dinner concert 12 March 1910. - Programme for the Alcazar revue in Paris, no date.
5 items; paper.
6 Donation correspondence. Two TLS from Haslam to the Librarian explaining the context of the collection.
2 pages; paper.
14 Sep 1976–22 Sep 1976
7 Haslam's obituary from 'The Times'.
1 item; paper.
27 Aug 1981
8 Materials related to Sir Charles Webster and Oscar Browning. The file contains 14 letters from Oscar Browning to Charles Webster 1904-1923, a menu for a 1908 Political Society dinner to honour Oscar Browning signed by J.T. Sheppard, B.F. Crewdson, E.G. Selwyn, J. Gordon Bennett, Austen Chamberlain, Oscar Browning, Herbert Stephen, Charles Trevelyan, E.C. Selwyn, A.C. Pigou, Donald W. Corrie, J.H. Clapham and others, and one 1916 letter from J.H. Clapham to Sir Charles Webster including reminiscences. Correspondence about the accession is included.
16 items; paper.

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