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Ethel and Murray Carrington Scrapbooks

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This material is held at V&A Department of Theatre and Performance
Reference Number(s) GB 71 THM/391
Dates of Creation c.1910s-1920a
Name of Creator Ethel and Murray Carrington
Language of Material English
Physical Description 4 items (scrapbooks)

Scope and Content

Four scrapbooks assembled by both Ethel and Murray Carrington relating to their careers. Contain many press cuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ethel Carrington (nee McDowell) was an actress and wife of actor and director Murray Carrington.

Conditions Governing Access

This archive is available for consultation in the V&A Department of Theatre & Perfomance's reading room, which is located at Blythe House, 23 Blythe Rd, Olympia, London, W14 0QX. The reading room is open Tuesday to Friday's between 10.15 am and 4.30 pm, access to it is by appointment only. To request an appointment please email tmenquiries@vam.ac.uk or telephone 020 7942 2698.

Access to some of these files may be restricted. These are identified at file level.

Conditions Governing Use

Archive material may not be photocopied. Arrangements can be made to photograph material in the search room using non-flash photography.

Custodial History

In 2011 these scrapbooks were removed from the biographical files, which form part of the V&A Department of Theatre and Performance's core collections. The archival history of these items is not known.


No further accruals to this archive are expected.

Related Material

See also the core collections of the V&A Theatre and Performance Department. Material relating to Ethel and Murray Carrington may be found in several collections, including the biographical, productions, company and photographs files.

Please ask for details.

Personal Names

Carrington, Murray. ( 1885-1941)
Carrington, Ethel

Cataloguing Info

Title Ethel and Murray Carrington Scrapbooks
Creation Created by Ramona Riedzewski using the cheshire for archives ead creation tool 2011-02-18