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Theatre

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 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).
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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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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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Edward Rose: writings and family correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10138
Scope and Contents MS Add. 10138 contains scripts (draft and later versions) of plays and other writings by Rose, as well as family correspondence covering Rose’s life from childhood until his death. Other writings by Rose include ‘The Rose Reader’ (a book outlining a method to teach children to read), a novel and poetry. Collected souvenir programmes and promotional material relating to 19th century theatre are also included. The correspondence (MS Add.10138/3) has been calendared to provide short summaries...
Dates: c.1852-1915
Conditions Governing Access: The MS Add.10138 Edward Rose papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/deptserv/manuscripts/. Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Edward Rose: Writings and family correspondence, Add. 10138
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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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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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Theatre Programme Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8544
Scope and Contents Theatre programmes, playbills, postcards of cast members, photographs, newspaper cuttings, magazines, letters, and personal record books, with accompanying explanatory notes, collected by Charles Woods, and including programmes and posters from his own shows as Horace Watson. The programmes are grouped into sets: New Theatre and Theatre Cinema (over 1,000 items), Festival Theatre (c. 100), Arts Theatre (over 2,000), London Theatres (c. 300), and Horace Watson items (c. 50). There is also a...
Dates: 1906-1981
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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