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    • John Ivy letter to J. Rogers, 1867 June 25

    • Abscess; Checks; Diseases; Fergusson, William, Sir, 1808-1877; Hilton London Paddington; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Letters; Physicians; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Ivy writes a letter to Rogers to extend gratitude for his charitable letter to Charles Kean "under his unfortunate breakdown." He also sends a check for 21.15 pounds. Ivy ends with an update as to the health condition of Kean and cites three...
    • David Garrick letter to John Moody, 1770 June 25

    • Acting; Actors; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Letters; Moody, John, 1727-1812; Plays; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Turtles; Watermarks
    • Garrick writes an amiable letter to Moody on the subject of a turtle given as a gift. In a postscript, Garrick states that he has found a theatre part for which Moody would be well suited. Garrick refers to the character of Major O' Flaherty in the...
    • David Garrick letter to John Moody, 1774 September 8

    • Actors; Actresses; Bulkley, Mary, 1748-1792; Dodd, James William, 1740?-1796; Festivals; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Letters; Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • In a letter to John Moody, Garrick describes a letter to a Mr. Swan and references the doings of theatre performers James William Dodd and Mary Bulkley in Dublin. Garrick also mentions his preparations for a Jubilee. He tells Moody: "If you see any...
    • A list of theatrical autograph letters recently acquired

    • Actors; Autographs; Burdett-Coutts, Angela Georgina; Candelabra; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Dinners and dining; Harris, A. (Augustus), 1825-1873; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Letters; Lists; Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875;...
    • Document contains a list of recently purchased autograph letters, booklets, pamphlets, and other materials of Charles Kean. Name and address of C. A. Kyrle Fletcher can be seen at top. Page contains handwritten notations. Page also contains...
    • David Garrick exhibit catalog

    • Actors; Bookplates; Embossing (Printing); Exhibition catalogs; Fletcher, Ifan Kyrle, 1905-1969; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Library bookplates; Library cards; Portraits; Stanford University
    • Catalog contains a list of David Garrick items presented in an exhibit by Ifan Kryle Fletcher. Title page gives birth and death dates for Garrick. Items were on exhibit in London January 20 - 28, 1939. Catalog contains the bookplate of Stanford...
    • Thomas Gainsborough letter to David Garrick

    • Actors; Death; Exhibitions; Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Henderson, John, 1747-1785; Letters; Postmarks; Sealing-wax; Seals (Closures); Signatures (Writing); Watermarks
    • Gainsborough writes an amiable letter to David Garrick about a man named Henderson who bears a likeness to Garrick as a performer. Gainsborough possibly refers to John Henderson, a promising actor at the time. Gainsborough goes on to hint at...
    • David Garrick letter to Reverend John Home, 1774 May 24

    • Actors; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822; Home, John, 1722-1808; Letters; Promotions; Scholars; Signatures (Writing); Theater; Watermarks
    • Garrick writes a letter to Reverend John Home about stage promotions and recommends a Mr. Walker to him because "there may be some of Your acquaintance who will profit by his knowledge of the Every branch of the English tongue." Letter contains a...
    • David Garrick - a bicentenary exhibition

    • Adam, James, d. 1794; Adam, Robert, 1728-1792; Biography; British Library; British Museum; Brown, Lancelot, 1716-1783; Capell, Edward, 1713-1781; Covent Garden Theatre; Drury Lane Theatrical Fund; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Garrick, Eva Maria,...
    • Publication of the British Library contains a biography of David Garrick, actor and theatre manager. Biography also tells of Garrick's contribution to theatre and donation of valuable materials to the British Museum. Pamphlet is for an exhibit open...
    • Garrick jubilee celebrations 1769 - 1969 programme of events

    • Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778; Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame; Balls (Parties); British Museum; Cantelo, April; Chatsworth (England); Committees; Concerts; Dance; Digby-Day, Richard; Dinners and dining; Exhibitions; Garrick Club (London, England);...
    • Program "marks the 200th anniversary of the Garrick Jubilee at Stratford-upon-Avon, the first Shakespeare Festival ever held, organized by the famous actor David Garrick in September 1769." Program gives a list of events spanning September 5 to 8,...
    • Garrick jubilee celebrations

    • Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame; Bailie, David, 1937-; Bream, Julian; Bruce, Brenda; Cardus, Neville, 1889-1975; Carmichael, Ian, 1920-2010; Courtenay, Tom; Dench, Judi, 1934-; Garrick, David, 1717-1779; Mason, Brewster, 1922-1987; Merchant, Vivien; Meyer,...
    • Program for Garrick celebration on September 7, 1979 in Stratford-upon-Avon gives a list of participating actors and actresses under two columns.
    • The Shakespeare fund. readings and recitations by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kean

    • Auditors; Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865; Bank of England; Banks and banking; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Chiswick Press; Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845; Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868; Kean, Ellen, 1805-1880; Macaulay, Thomas...
    • Program booklet announces that Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kean are to give a reading of Shakespeare and other English writers on June 26th, 1863 for the Shakespeare Fund. The reading is the Kean's last appearance before they leave for Australia. Booklet...
    • Edmund Kean memorial service program, 1983 May 15

    • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750; Blake, William, 1757-1827; Choirs (Music); Church buildings; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834; Death; Donne, John, 1572-1631; Gascoigne, Bamber; Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830; Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859; Hymns;...
    • Program contains details of a memorial service for the hundred year anniversary of Edmund Kean's death. The Society for Theatre Research presents the memorial service at the Richmond Parish Church and includes hymns, readings by Ben Kingsley, and...
    • Mary Kean bank draft, 1825 January 25

    • Banks and banking; Coutts & Co.; Drafts; Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833; Kean, Mary, 1779-1849; Signatures (Writing)
    • Bank draft issued by Coutts and Company sends £200 to Mary Kean from the bank account of Edmund Kean. After their divorce, Edmund Kean sent his wife yearly payments of £200. Draft signed by Mary Kean. Document contains a punched out hole.
    • An exhibition in praise of David Garrick

    • Batoni, Pompeo, 1708-1787; Biography; British Museum; Carter, George, 1737-1794; Eddison, Robert, 1908-1991; Exhibition catalogs; Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825; Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788; Garrick Club (London, England); Garrick, David, 1717-1779;...
    • Exhibit catalog lists materials and portrays images related to David Garrick. Catalog also includes a biography of Garrick.

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