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 Fonds

Arthur Schnitzler papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Schnitzler
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1885-1937 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Bola Brankovic: Two works

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8084-8085
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of a novel and a play.

Dates: 1959-1975
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Cambridge University European Theatre Group: Records and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8714
Scope and Contents

Tour notes, correspondence, accounts and posters.

Dates: 1967-1991
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Christopher Hassall: Letters to George Benson and related papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10400
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1933-1963
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Edward Rose: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9526
Scope and Contents The surviving correspondence contains many letters from actors, actresses and theatre managers, about current productions for the London stage, and for tours in the provinces. A few letters mention the production of Rose's plays in the USA. There are letters from hopeful authors offering their novels for dramatization, from people agreeing or declining to lecture to the Playgoers' Club, and from friends wanting theatre tickets. Two owners of stately homes (Lord Barnard and Lord Donington)...
Dates: 1880-1904 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Eliot: The Papers of the Hayward Bequest of T.S. Eliot Material

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HB
Scope and Contents These papers comprise the typescripts, manuscripts, letters, and photographs given by T.S. Eliot to his friend, John Davy Hayward. They include drafts and proofs for some of T.S. Eliot's most famous works, including 'The Waste Land', 'Sweeney Agonistes', 'Four Quartets', 'Murder in the Cathedral', 'The Family Reunion' and 'The Cocktail Party'. Also included are the texts of several broadcasts and lectures, books from T.S. Eliot's library (many of them annotated), and over 350 photographs...
Dates: 1860 - 1988; 1860 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: The photocopies of letters from John Davy Hayward to T. S. Eliot (reference L/13/1-3) are reserved as a condition of deposit. Permission to read them must be obtained from Faber and Faber Ltd, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DA. HB/M/21 is reserved (not available to researchers) under the Data Protection Act.
 Fonds

Frederick Denison Maurice: Lecture drafts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8566
Scope and Contents

Drafts of lectures on Mechanics' Institutes, Working-Men's Colleges, the historical plays of William Shakespeare, world civilisation and co-operation.

Dates: 1840 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

George Crotch and Joseph Ebsworth: Extracts and Notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5374
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1860-1868
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

[James Kenney]: The Irish Ambassador

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4536
Scope and Contents

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'.

Dates: 1840 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds — Multiple Containers

John James Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10019
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1940s-2018
Conditions Governing Access: Some files are closed for reasons of confidentiality. The collection is otherwise open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Mary Hope Allen: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9225
Scope and Contents Comprises correspondence and papers of Mary Hope Allen, as well as correspondence of her grandfather Robin Allen (1820-98), Secretary of Trinity House and a poet and critic, and of her father, Sir Ernest King Allen (1864-1937), Assistant Public Trustee 1915-23. Robin Allen's correspondents include 19th century politicians, artists, poets and critics such as W.E. Gladstone, Thomas Hardy, Lord Leighton, John Ruskin, Lord Tennyson, Arnold Toynbee and Mrs. Humphry Ward. There is a collection of...
Dates: 1850-1990 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers of John Tanfield

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10386
Scope and Contents Papers of John R. Tanfield, amateur actor, makeup artist, producer and director in Cambridge and several provincial theatres including in York, Newcastle and Wolverhampton. He studied at Sloane School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and was later history master at the Perse School in Cambridge. Tanfield was a member of the Marlowe Society and the ADC committee. Comprises mainly theatre programmes including productions of the ADC, the Marlowe Society, Cambridge...
Dates: c. 1919 - 1960s
 Fonds

Rupert Chawner Brooke: Draft of John Webster and the Elizabethan drama (London, 1916).

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6202-6203
Scope and Contents

Includes an appendix and a typescript of chapters from the same work.

Dates: 1911-1912
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Scarborough Play Bills

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4020
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1754
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Werner Milch: Thesis on Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7975
Scope and Contents English and German versions of a thesis entitled 'Hugo von Hofmannsthal, the philosophical, theological and political background of his poetical work', which was submitted for a Ph.D. to the University of London in 1945. The English version is a 129-page typescript, with an index, bibliography and manuscript annotations. Attached to the front cover is a note by Dr W. Rose, L.S.E., and a letter from Edna Purdie to Dr Rose, 15 May 1945, regarding the thesis. The German version is a 126-page...
Dates: 1945 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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William Atkinson Warwick: Robert the Bruce

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4513
Scope and Contents An historical play, written in Warwick's own hand, 184 folios: (p. i) 'W.W. care of Mr. Smith, Publisher, Cambridge.'; (p. x) list of the cast at the performance, with autographs of the following: 'Miss Maturin', 'Miss Saker', 'Mary Barratt', 'Mrs. Walters', 'P. C. Nantz', 'George Krefong', 'R. H. W. Chicheley', 'H. C. Crowe', 'Charles Bland', 'Charles Gill', 'Benjamin Harrison', 'Brien', 'James Martin' and 'G. Moss'; (p. xiii) title; (p. xv) dramatis personae; (p. 1) text, signed 'Wm. A....
Dates: 1837
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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