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Plays

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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Adair Welcker: Louis XVI

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3838
Scope and Contents (fo.iv) prefatory notes; (fo. 17v) text. Incomplete at end. The play is apparently unprinted.
Dates: 1886
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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Adair Welcker: Louis XVI

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3157
Scope and Contents Manuscript of a play in autograph. (p. i) prefatory note; (p. iia) extract from Glasgow Evening Times; (p. ii) copy of editorial from Daily News, 22 Sep. 1893; (p. 8) further prefatory matter; (p. 11) text. The play is apparently unprinted.
Dates: 1886
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 of...
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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James Plumptre: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5784-5861, 5864-5867
Scope and Contents Includes drafts of plays, journals of travels in the United Kingdom, diaries, notes on Great Gransden, correspondence and notes.
Dates: 1770-1900
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 Smith: Literary essays and notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7972
Scope and Contents 1. Papers on Shakespeare The largest part of the collection is comprised of versions of chapters prepared for Smith's Shakespearian and other essays, supplemented by a few essays on related topics. Shakespearian and other essays The printers' copy of chapters from Smith's book, 1973, including preliminaries and Edward Wilson's memoir of the author (1 envelope). All's well that end's well The collated version of the chapter on the play prepared for Shakespearian and other essays, c. 1972 (1...
Dates: 1930-1974 (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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Plautus: Pseudolus

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6591
Scope and Contents A prose translation into English of Plautus's play Pseudolus by J.S. Reid, 265 folios: (fo. 3) title-page; (fo. 4) translation; (fo. 82) notes. The text is written on the recto only, with notes written on the recto of alternate leaves.
Dates: 1895
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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Telemachus, or The Island of Ogyia

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.100
Scope and Contents A burlesque in one act. Stage directions in a second hand.
Dates: 1850 (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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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 card...
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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'Thestylis', religious verse play in three acts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2638
Dates: 1700 (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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Thomas Barker: Verse Commonplace Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6455
Scope and Contents 52 folios. The book begins with poems, including 'Quaestio Henrici Hubbard 1733' (fo. 26) and 'Upon Bob Leak' (fos 27-28). On fos 32-48 is 'The Manners of ye Age in 13 Moral Satirs. Lond: 1733', presumably a copy of the printed work of this title. On fos 49-52, entered from the other end of the book, are extracts from Vanbrugh's plays headed 'The Cream of Poetry'.
Dates: 1728
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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