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Collected material relating to plays by Edward Rose and other writers, 1894 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add. 10138/2

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

MS Add. 10138 contains scripts (draft and later versions) of plays and other writings by Rose, as well as family correspondence covering Rose’s life from childhood until his death. Other writings by Rose include ‘The Rose Reader’ (a book outlining a method to teach children to read), a novel and poetry. Collected souvenir programmes and promotional material relating to 19th century theatre are also included. The correspondence (MS Add.10138/3) has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents, including some direct quotation. The catalogue has retained original historic language that may be offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. In order to reflect the original context of creation, such historic language has not been edited or replaced.


  • Creation: 1894 - 1915


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The MS Add.10138 Edward Rose papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see

Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Edward Rose: Writings and family correspondence, Add. 10138


c. 1.5 archive box(es) (c. 1.5 archive boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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