File 4 - Clara Butt's provincial tour.

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Clara Butt's provincial tour.

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  • January 1917-March 1917 (Creation)
    Butt, Clara

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(February 1, 1872-January 23, 1936)

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Dame Clara Ellen Butt was a British contralto singer. She performed in operatic productions, as well as in popular concerts with her husband Kennerley Rumford. During the First World War many of her concerts were fundraisers for service charities. She died in 1936 in Oxfordshire.

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(February 10, 1900-May 15, 1989)

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Kathleen Irene Hancock was born February 10, 1900 to Claude Hancock (1872-1955) and Henrietta Maria Wingfield-Digby (1867-1967) of the Wingfield-Digby's of Sherborne Castle. Irene was educated at Headington School for Girls, Oxford (where she was Head Girl) and Portsmouth School for Girls before attending Mrs. Hoster's Typewriting, Shorthand and Translation Office where she took a six month course in secretarial training. She became a member of the National Union of Societies for Equal Citizenship (NUSEC) and served as the General Secretary until 1928. The same year she also helped to organize and taught at the NUSEC summer school, held at St. Hilda's College, Oxford. The summer school offered classes to women in topics on politics and enacting on your enfranchisement. After this point she traveled to Vienna, Austria where she studied abroad and watched over the education of Ray Strachey's daughter Barbara. Correspondence from this time indicates that she intended to return to England sit the bar, however census records show that in 1932 she was working as a personal assistant to the Hon. S. Baldwin. Irene died in 1989 in Liss, Hampshire.

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Programme for Clara Butt's provincial tour of January-March 1917. A portion of the proceeds of the tour went to a fund for artists adversely affected by the First World War.

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Purchased from Blackwell Rare Books in 2019.


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Described JB 2019

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