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The collection contains sketches, first drafts and variants of the most important of Schnitzler's literary manuscripts and part of his correspondence (mainly that which Schnitzler personally filed in folders). Correspondents include Hermann Bahr, Richard Beer-Hofmann, Otto Brahm, Georg Brandes, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Max Reinhardt, Felix Salten, Gustav Schwarzkopf and Jakob Wassermann.
Typescripts of a novel and a play.
Tour notes, correspondence, accounts and posters.
Correspondence written by Christopher Hassall to his friend George Benson, together with related items including a diary volume with entries by Hassall, literary texts by Hassall, notes by Benson, letters between other correspondents, and printed items.
Drafts of lectures on Mechanics' Institutes, Working-Men's Colleges, the historical plays of William Shakespeare, world civilisation and co-operation.
504 folios. The main part of the volume is taken up with 'The Return from Parnassus', an extract from Sir Thomas Hawkins's Origins of English drama, 3, p. 301. The contents also include: (fo. 2) notes on J.E. Tennent, 'Ceylon'; (fo. 441) extracts from A. Ramsay, Tea-table miscellany, Calliope or the musical miscellany and the Saturday magazine; (fo. 446) notes on entomology. Fos 4, 82-440, 454 and many of the versos are blank.
A play in two acts, 61 folios. The present copy, which lacks the author's name, contains a list of the cast, including [Tyrone] Power and Miss E[llen] Tree in the leading parts of Sir Patrick O'Plenigo and Lady Emily Delawney. According to the Dictionary of national biography, Power appeared in this part at the Haymarket Theatre, London, in 1840. The paper is watermarked 1838. On fo. 34: 'Elsher Shaw'.
Literary papers and correspondence of the poet John James. Includes texts of poetry and prose by James; files relating to particular subjects; correspondence; and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection dates from the late 1960s onwards, although there is some juvenilia dating from the 1940s.
Includes an appendix and a typescript of chapters from the same work.
Series of drafts or copies of bills for plays performed in the summer season in Scarborough, Yorkshire. Inside the front cover: '175' (in circle, pencilled), with the bookplate of Hymen Packer.
- Drama 14
- Theatre 7
- Poetry 4
- Playwrights 2
- Actors 1
- Amateur theatre 1
- Austrian (cultural identity) 1
- Authors 1
- British broadcasting corporation 1
- Broadcasting 1
- Cambridge 1
- Family correspondence 1
- Jewish literature 1
- Literary criticism 1
- Literature 1
- Plays 1
- Playwriting 1
- Radio 1
- Radio drama 1
- Scarborough 1
- Second World War (1939-1945) 1
- Societies 1
- Student activities 1 ∧ less
- Allen, Mary Hope, 1898-2001 (literary editor and radio drama producer) 1
- Allen, Robin, 1820-1898 (poet and critic) 1
- Allen, Sir Ernest King, 1864-1937 (Knight) 1
- Benson, George Frederick Percy, 1911-1983 (actor) 1
- Brankovic, Bola D., b. 1959 (author, poet and playwright) 1
- Brooke, Rupert Chawner, 1887-1915 (poet) 1
- Cambridge University European Theatre Group 1
- Crotch, George Robert, 1842-74 (entomologist and writer) 1
- Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall, 1824-1908 (literary editor and artist) 1
- Hassall, Christopher Vernon, 1912-1963 (writer and librettist) 1
- Kenney, James, 1780-1849 (playwright) 1
- Maurice, John Frederick Denison, 1805-72 (theologian) 1
- Milch, Werner J., 1903-1950 (Germanist and literary historian) 1
- Priestley, John Boynton, 1894-1984 (novelist and broadcaster) 1
- Rose, Edward, 1849-1904 (dramatist and critic) 1
- Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931 (author) 1
- University of Cambridge 1
- Warwick, William Atkinson, fl 1837 1
- Webster, John, ? 1578-1638 (poet and playwright) 1 ∧ less