Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College teachers; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Muspratt, Sheridan, 1821-1871; Photographs; Postage stamps; Signatures (Writing); Street addresses; Universities and colleges
Kean responds to Dr. Sheridan Muspratt's request for a photograph of Kean and his wife. In the letter, he describes his current preparations for a trip to Australia. Page 3 of letter contains a newspaper clipping. Penultimate page consists of Dr....
Lawrence, William J. (William John), 1862-1940; Letters
In a typed letter from London, Lawrence thanks Starkey for his gift and expresses his envy of Starkey's library. He mentions both his and Starkey's poor health and his waning "zest" to write the article Starkey requests.
Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Lauder, Thomas Dick, Sir, 1784-1848; Invitation; Scheduling; Letters; Embossing (Printing)
Charles Kean writes Sir Thomas from Glasgow accepting an invitation to visit him. Sir Thomas probably refers to Sir Thomas Lauder. The letter contains an embossing and is torn. The letter is also discolored.
Catherine Clive writes to a Mrs. Racket about the "strange treatment" she received from Mrs. Eva Maria Garrick after the death of her husband David Garrick. Clive asks Mrs. Racket to inquire as to why Mrs. Garrick has not called upon her for the...
Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854; Osbaldiston, D. W. (David Webster), 1794-1850; Acting; Benefit performances; Letters
Charles Kemble writes D. Osbaldiston saying he will take great pleasure in acting for a benefit. Page 4 is a self-cover. The page 4 scan was rotated 90 degrees clockwise. The pages are torn. The letter contains an embossing.
Irving, writing from Romford, England, lists his reasons for leaving Thacker & Co., explains why he entered the acting profession, and describes his first roles. The letter cross-written on one page: page 5 is written horizontally across page 1.
Lawrence, William J. (William John), 1862-1940; Letters; Archer, William, 1856-1924
In a typed letter from Dublin, Lawrence writes that he has sent the slides requested by Archer in his last letter and discusses various theories about the structure of the traditional playhouse, including the existence of a central curtain and a...