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Theatre Royal, Covent Garden

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Date: 1700-1900
  • London
Functions, occupations and activities: Domestic and leisure services > Theatres
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C102086 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B9265 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
c1740-c1851: journals, accounts, pay books, ledgers, lists of plays, etc
Folger Shakespeare Library
NRA 20981 Theatre Royal
18th cent - 19th cen: accounts, ledgers, pay-book, diaries of receipts, expenditure and plays performed, letter book, schedules of wardrobes and furniture, agreements with musicians, deeds
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See 31972-977, 33218, Add Ch 9290-9321
1768-70, 1807-22: Cash receipt book, lists of plays performed, staff and wages records
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Manuscripts in the Baker Library 1978, p87
1756: Account book of John Dunstall, recording purchasers of seats, with some prices
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1825-26: volume of playbills collected for the Garrick Club
London University: Senate House Library
NRA 19298 London Univ L