David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan C0334
Published by George Mason University Libraries
Original manuscript material, including posters, memorabilia, sheet music (handwritten and printed), programs, and more created by or related to the work of English composer Arthur Sullivan and lyricist W.S. Gilbert. The materials were collected by David and Annabelle Stone over several decades. The collection also includes publications, including the scores of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas and books related to them, which are being individually cataloged by Metadata Services and housed with SCRC's rare books.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is currently unprocessed and is unavailable to the public. Please contact Liz Beckman, Manuscripts and Archives Librarian, at email@example.com for more information.
The Special Collections Research Center also holds a small, unrelated collection of Gilbert and Sullivan ephemera. Along with the manuscript collection, David and Annabelle Stone have donated and continue to donate a large collection of Gilbert and Sullivan related publications, which are being cataloged individually by Metadata Services and housed with SCRC's rare books.
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900
Donated by David and Annabelle Stone in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Donations will be ongoing through 2026.
The collection is currently unprocessed. Processing will begin once SCRC receives the entire collection in 2026.