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Scripts and lyrics, 1885 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/FOOT 2/1

Scope and Contents

These are the surviving scripts and lyrics of the traditional annual performance in June, the May Week revue, as well as productions of more recent origin - the Spring revue and the pantomime - and Smokers. For the period from the 1960s onwards, the names of main writers only where known are recorded.


  • Creation: 1885 - 2019


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From the Management Group:

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71 envelope(s) : paper, microform

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Running orders and list of performers at Smokers are filed in the Scrapbooks (catalogued as FOOT 3/1).

Related Materials

Further scripts for Revue sketches, 1936-9, are in the papers of G.H.W. Rylands at King's College Archive Centre (reference: GHWR 4/8-10).

Finding aid date

2004-03-30 13:56:00+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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