The Raeburn Collection

1.1 Reference code: 
1.3 Dates: 
1950s - 2011
1.5 Extent and media: 
5 boxes, 9 hours of digital audio files
2.1 Creator: 
David Raeburn
2.2 Administrative History: 
David Raeburn (1927–2021) was a teacher of Classics and a school headmaster. His special interest lay in Greek tragedy, Roman poetry and the spoken delivery of Greek and Latin. He played a key role in the revival of the Greek play, both in the original and in translation, and directed many student productions - including the Bradfield and Cambridge Greek plays. This collection is comprised of personal records of David Raeburn's productions, in particular the Bradfield School Greek play, which he twice took to mainland Europe to perform in the Delphiad festivals (see Leyhausen-Spiess collection).
2.3 Archival History: 
Series: Bradfield College productions Series: Cambridge productions Series: Oxford productions
3.1 Scope and Content: 
Production and rehearsal photographs, programmes, audiovisual recordings
4.1 Conditions of Access: 
Consult archivist
4.3 Languages and Scripts: 
4.5 Finding Aids: 
Box list available
6.1 Archivist's note: 
Sub-fonds level description created by Naomi Setchell in 2011
7.2 Rules and Conventions: 
APGRD general conventions


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