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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 616

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane contracts

Contracts, with tax stamps, setting out terms for actors' employment in the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Dates

  • 1834-1867

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.2 linear feet (1 box)

79 contracts between actors and the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London, England.

Biographical / Historical

Called London’s most famous theatre, it opened on 7 May 1663 as the Theatre Royal, Brydges Street.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2018.
Link to catalog
Title
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England). Theatre Royal, Drury Lane contracts, 1834-1867 (MS Thr 616): Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 August 17
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou02993

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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