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Drama

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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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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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).
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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).
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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).
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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; small...
Dates: c. 1919 - 1960s
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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).
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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’; (d)...
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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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).
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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).
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Two Latin plays, Late sixteenth or early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.02.09
Scope and Contents (1) ‘Roxana, tragœdia’ by William Alabaster; the play was acted at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1590; (2) ‘Pastor Fidus, tragi-comœdia’; the play was acted at King’s College, Cambridge.
Dates: Late sixteenth or 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).
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Valetudinarium, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.73
Scope and Contents A comedy in five acts, the scene of which is laid in the hospital of St Bartholomew, London. At the close of Act IV there is the music of a song. The play was acted at Queens' College, Cambridge, on 6 February 1637.
Dates: Early seventeenth century
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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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. W.'
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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