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1 Title:   William Henry West Betty Theatre Royal playbill collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1805  
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The collection consists of thirteen Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and Theatre Royal, Covent Garden playbills featuring William Henry West Betty, including productions offered, list of cast members, and prices.
 
  Identifier:   ms2812  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Theatre Royal playbills  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Drury Lane Theatre  
  Dates:   1796-1834  
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This collection contains 13 broadside playbills from Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden advertising a variety of dramas, operas, comedies, and other performances from 1796 through 1834.
 
  Identifier:   ms4219  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Herbert Norris costume designs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Norris, Herbert  
  Dates:   1897-1939  
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The collection consists of costume designs by Herbert Norris from 1897-1939. The watercolor designs, signed and dated by the artist, carry annotations giving the historical source of the design, the character, the actor and production for which the costume was intended, and instructions on the construction and wearing of the costume. Many of the designs are for productions of "The Rocklitz" (1931) and "Richard III" (1939).
 
  Identifier:   ms820  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   University of Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club photograph album  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   University of Cambridge. Amateur Dramatic Club  
  Dates:   1874-1877  
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The collection consists of a photographic album of the University of Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club from 1874-1877. The album contains 185 photographs of 10 comic productions. Each photograph is labeled with the actor and character's name.
 
  Identifier:   ms974  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Theatre Royal, Covent Garden playbill  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Theatre Royal, Covent Garden  
  Dates:   1790 December 11  
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This collection contains a playbill advertising "Love In A Village" and "The Author" for December 11, 1790 by Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in London. The playbill notes that the performances were given "by desire of the Cherokee Chiefs" referring to a delegation of several Cherokee and Creek men led by William Augustus Bowles who traveled to England to seek military support for a proposed separate Native American state, the Nation of Muskogee, on land in Florida belonging to Spain and the United States.
 
  Identifier:   ms4307  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Theatre Royal, Covent Garden broadsides  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Theatre Royal, Covent Garden  
  Dates:   1816 September 13-1821 January 29  
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The collection consists of 92 broadsides advertising plays presented at the Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden from September 13, 1816 to January 29, 1821. The broadsides feature the names of many famous performers of the day including Charles Kemble, William Charles Macready (making his "first appearance in London" in the play "Distressed Mother," on the second theatre broadside in this group, dated September 16, 1816), Charles Mayne Young, William Farren, Joseph Grimaldi, Eliza O'Neill, and Catherine "Kitty" Stephens among others. Among some of the advertised plays are Mrs. Centilivre's Comedy "The Wonder," a new musical play "Guy Mannering," "Othello," (the parts of Othello and Desdemona being being played by Young and O'Neill), "Romeo and Juliet," (with J.P. Warde and Sallie Booth in the title roles), "As You Like It," "Henri Quatre, or Paris in the Olden Time," "Comedy of Errors," King Richard III," a new tragedy "Virginius; or The Liberation of Rome," "Coriolanus," "Wallace, a Tragedy in Five Acts," (its performance, with Macready in the leading role), "Harlequin and Friar Bacon," (a new comic pantomime, with parts played by both Joseph Grimaldi and his son), etc.
 
  Identifier:   ms4188  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Seymour Hicks papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hicks, Seymour, Sir, 1871-1949  
  Dates:   1815-1948  
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The collection consists of papers of Sir Seymour Hicks from 1815-1948. The collection includes loose correspondence (1856-1948), invitations, autographs, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain photographs of various British actors and actresses and correspondence. The collection includes material on such well known individuals as David Lloyd George, the Earl of Westmoreland, Lord Cromer, who was Lord Chamberlain, Gerald DuMaurier, Maude Adams, George M. Cohan, and Consuelo Marlborough.
 
  Identifier:   ms971  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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