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Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington Correspondence

Call Number: GEN MSS 215
Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript letters, signed, of Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington and their correspondents. Letters concern: casting of theatrical productions; investing in theatrical projects; Charrington's involvement in the Fabian Society; and other professional and domestic topics. Correspondents include George Henry Boughton, Stopford Augustus Brooke, Charles H. E. Brookfield, Harley Granville-Barker, St. John Emile Clavering Hankin, Henry Holiday, Gertrude Kingston, May Morris, Felix Moscheles, William Poel, Charles Rock, Kate Santley, Clement Scott, William Sharp, Arthur Streeton, Julian Sturgis, Fred Terry, John Todhunter, Hermann Vezin, Mrs. Humphry Ward, and Sir Frederick Wedmore, and unidentified. Also included is a booking sheet for the Vaudeville Theatre, London, circa 1880.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington Correspondence is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of James M. Osborn, 1951, and Mark Samuels Lasner, 2016.


Organized into two series: I. James M. Osborn Gift, 1887-1900. II. Mark Samuels Lasner Gift, 1847-1927.

1847 - 1927
2.13 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related Names
Achurch, Janet, 1863-1916
Charrington, Charles
Language of Materials