David Garrick correspondence and other papers
- Majority of material found within 1701-1779
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Extent.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
Includes letters to and from Richard Cox, Robert Dodsley, Bernard Hale, Henri Louis Cain Lekain, Hannah More, Thomas Pelham-Holles Newcastle, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Sir James Stonhouse, and others. Garrick family materials concern David Garric (grandfather of David Garrick), Arabella Garrick, George Garrick, Eva Maria Garrick, and Peter Garrick.
Also included are multiple lists (item (44)) documenting Harvard's Garrick holdings, but not all the listed items were located at time of final cataloging of this collection [February 2011].
Biographical / Historical
- I. David Garrick correspondence
- II. Other Garrick-related papers
- III. Garrick facsimiles
- IV. Materials concerning the Garrick collection
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Numbers referring to letters published in the Little and Kahrl edition have been added to items below.
- Garrick, David, 1717-1779. David Garrick correspondence and other papers, 1701-1948: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Description rules
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
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