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Kemble, Frances Anne, 1809-1893 (actress)



Frances Anne Kemble (1809-1893), actress

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Diary of Anne Elizabeth Fisher, vol V, 1855-09-16 - 1856-07-11

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/5
Scope and Contents Includes at back list of books read, 1855-56, and letters and notes written and received in 1856. Includes pressed leaf, small sketch of weeping beech tree, list from unidentified newspaper of those attending the Bachelors' Ball and note about the Nightingale Jewel. Notable entries include: (23 Oct) wedding of Miss Depree and William Reeve; (30 Nov) visit of the King of Sardinia to see Queen Victoria; (11 Dec) lecture at the Institution by Mrs Clara Balfour on 'Youthful Poets of the Present...
Dates: 1855-09-16 - 1856-07-11

Letter from Fanny Kemble to John Willis Clark, Rome, 12 Jan. 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8955/55
Scope and Contents

Her daughter enjoyed her visit to Cambridge; Kemble would like to visit Cambridge, but it is perhaps 'better to be absolutely forgotten than remembered and seen again.'

Dates: 12 Jan. 1871
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Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 1
Balls (dance) 1
Theatre 1
Theatre and society 1