Scope and arrangement
The collection consists of correspondence documenting Mrs. Craigie's career. It includes letters discussing productions of some of her plays, mainly The Ambassador (1898); book publications; and plans for future productions as well as personal thank you notes. The correspondents, representing a cross-section of writers, actors, critics and nobility of the time, include F. C. Burnand, Edmund Gosse, Henry Arthur Jones, George Moore, Arthur Symonds, Henry James, J. M. Barrie, Henry Irving, H.B. Irving, Ellen Terry, Olga Nethersole, Violet Vanbrugh, George Alexander, members of the Churchill family, and Queen Mary, among others.