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Drama

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds — FOOT

Archives of the Footlights Dramatic Club, 1883 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/FOOT
Scope and Contents The Footlights archives are extensive, thanks to the efforts of Dr H.C. Porter, Senior Treasurer, 1962-77, Senior Archivist, 1978-2003. Since his death in 2003, regular transfers of records are the responsibility of the Junior Archivist. Records of Club administration survive alongside material relating to productions and performances, such as scripts, photographs, posters and programmes. Dr Porter added to the primary sources with his own and others' historical research material. This...
Dates: 1883 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 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).
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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).
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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).
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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).
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Correspondence and accounts of the Senior Treasurer, Cambridge University European Theatre Group, 2009 - 2011

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.121.1
Scope and Contents

Includes lists of members.

Dates: 2009 - 2011
Conditions Governing Access: This material is closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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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).
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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.
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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).
 Series

GODS (dramatic society), 1964 - 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAS/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Materials from Churchill College student and staff clubs, societies and associations

Dates: 1964 - 2008
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[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).
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Original compositions written for Part I and Part II of the English Tripos, 1949 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ENGL 1
Scope and Contents

Many compositions are accompanied by envelopes, letters, cover sheets and associated items, and a few bear examiners' comments.

Dates: 1949 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: Closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation.
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Papers of John Tanfield

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10386
Content Description Papers of John Tanfield, amateur actor, producer and director in Cambridge, and history master at the Perse School. Comprises mainly theatre programmes including productions of the ADC, the Marlowe Society, Cambridge Arts Theatre and further afield in York, Newcastle and Wolverhampton, including both productions in which Tanfield participated and those which he attended. Together with: copies of the Granta, the Caian and other offprints; occasional newspaper cuttings; occasional letters;...
Dates: c. 1919 - 1960s
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Personal Papers of Elsa Malik, 1924 - 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Malik
Scope and Contents

The papers listed here include a miscellany of personal and biographical records, papers from Elsa's time at Girton College, and the manuscripts of four of her plays.

Dates: 1924 - 2005
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Personal Papers of Gladys Williams, 1904 - 2013

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Williams
Scope and Contents

The papers of Gladys Williams consist chiefly of manuscripts of some of her written work (published and unpublished), together with a small quantity of personal and biographical items.

Dates: 1904 - 2013
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Personal Papers of Jane Catherine Gamble, 1783 - 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Gamble
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise Jane Gamble's own writings, including her literary compositions; her business papers and related correspondence and also a collection of letters, mementoes and artefacts preserved by her.

Dates: 1783 - 1884
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Photographs of plays performed by the Cambridge University German Society; with occasional programme and song score, 1936 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.III
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1936 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Play, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.02.35
Scope and Contents

A tragedy, without title, beginning (Act I scene 1, the speakers being 'Solliman' and 'Rossa') 'Rossa the eternal wisedome dothe not covette ...'; the scene is laid in Turkey.

Dates: Early seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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).
 Sub-Series

Plays, 1909 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW IV 1
Scope and Contents

Scripts of plays written by Lady Randolph, together with related correspondence and financial papers.

Dates: 1909 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Plays and odes, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.06.35
Scope and Contents (1) ‘Fratrum concordia sœua, sive Zeno tragœdia, R. P. I. S. anno 1631 acta’, beginning ‘Protasis, scen. prim.’, ‘Compesce murmur æris infausti tuba ...’; (2) ‘Ludit in humanis Divina potentia rebus: ultio divina, sive Leo Armenus, tragœdia’, beginning ‘Act. prim. scen. prim.’, ‘Auguste mundi rector Eoi Leo ...’; (3) short poems: (a) ‘Deliberatio Francisci Borgiæ de mundo linquendo’; (b) ‘Votum Telluris ad nascentem Christum’; (c) ‘Ad angelos ut S. Io. Baptistam paruulum in eremo inuisant’;...
Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Records of Ark, Cambridge University Twentieth Century Christian Music and Drama Society, 1963 - 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.123
Scope and Contents

The records comprise minutes, scripts, photographs, service sheets, historical notes and reminiscences.

Dates: 1963 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Records of the Cambridge University Mummers, 1929 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XXV
Scope and Contents

The surviving records are chiefly financial and relate to the organisation and expense of productions. There is a small quantity of programmes, photographs and a poster, 1930-2, 1960 and 1963.

Dates: 1929 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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