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Drama

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

 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 ranges...
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).
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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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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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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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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).
 Fonds

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.
 Fonds

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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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).
 Fonds

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).
 Fonds

Records of the Cambridge University Spanish Society, 1917 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.I
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: 1917 - 1975
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 Committee of Management of the ADC Theatre, 1950 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.VII.141
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Corporate management records - embraces records of the central decision-making bodies, University officers such as the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrary, and their administrative support. It includes constitutional records.
Dates: 1950 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Management Group: The minutes of some Committees are closed to scholars for periods of years either under data protection legislation or as a condition of transfer; see each catalogue entry for further detail.
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Records of the Marlowe Dramatic Society, 1907 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.78
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: 1907 - 1954
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 relating to the Cambridge University Musical Comedy Club productions, 1953 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XX
Scope and Contents Comprise: programmes, newscutting reviews, photographs, correspondence and occasionally sheet music and costume designs.
Dates: 1953 - 1957
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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Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, 1926-06 - 1942-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 7/12
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence from McKenna's work on the Advisory Committee of the new memorial theatre at Stratford-on-Avon [Warwickshire), with correspondents including: Sir Archibald Flower, Chairman of the Board of Governors (22); Edward Grenfell [later 1st Lord St Just] (6); John Davis; William Bridges-Adams [Director of the Shakespeare Festival]; [Frank] Dudley Docker (2); Guy Dawber [President of the Royal Institute of British Architects] on the competition to find an architect for the new...
Dates: 1926-06 - 1942-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

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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