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University of Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club photograph album

University of Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club photograph album

Descriptive Summary

Title: University of Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club photograph album
Creator: University of Cambridge. Amateur Dramatic Club
Inclusive Dates: 1874-1877
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 album
Collection Number: ms974
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The University of Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club was established in 1855 by F. C. Burnand and was Britain's first permanent university theater group. Originally the Club produced farces, burlesques, and the efforts of Burnand himself. However, by the 1870's, the Club concentrated on comedy productions.

Scope and Content

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

University of Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club photograph album, ms974, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

College and school drama, English -- 19th century.
Photographs.
Theater -- England.
Universities and colleges -- England -- Societies, etc.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Photograph album, 1874-1877