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Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816), dramatist and politician

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Surname: Sheridan
Forenames: Richard Brinsley
Gender: Male
Date: 1751-1816
Biography: ODNB link for Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816), dramatist and politician
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P143401 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P26016 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp, literary MSS and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Index of English literary MSS vol 3 1700-1800
2
1782-1812: corresp and papers
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: William Salt Library
NRA 8254 Salt's

See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
3
1788-1812: notes and memoranda
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
4
family corresp and notes for speeches
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS

See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
5
1781-1812: corresp and papers rel to Prince of Wales (42 items)
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
6
papers rel to Drury Lane
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
corresp and papers rel to Drury Lane
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 84-1946-47
8
letters and misc papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
9
1773: notebooks
Trinity College Dublin
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
10
MS of The School for Scandal (copy)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
11
1771-1806: corresp (56 items)
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 5700 Blackwood
12
1772-1812: letters and literary MSS
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
NRA 23006
13
papers rel to Drury Lane
V&A Department of Theatre and Performance
See ex inf Mr D W Stonor
14
misc family papers
Dorset History Centre
NRA 7917
15
1772-1802: letters (13)
National Library of Ireland
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
16
1794-1813: letters to William Adam
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 9954 Adam
17
1806-9: letters to Blackwoods
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
18
1782-89: corresp with Edmund Burke
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 1083 Wentworth Woodhouse

See Copeland & Smith, Corresp of Burke, 1955
19
letters to Mrs Mehitabel Stratford Canning
Bath Central Library
NRA 25737 Bath Ref Lib
20
1802-11: letters (12) to Thomas and Mrs Creevey
Northumberland Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
21
1811-14: letters to JW Croker and Lord Lonsdale
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
22
1791: letters (17), mostly to John Gotobed
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
23
1796-1815: corresp with Lord and Lady Holland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
24
1795-96: corresp with Samuel Ireland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
25
c1806-15: letters to Col John McMahon
Royal Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
26
c1788-94: letters to JW Payne
Royal Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
27
1777-1807: corresp with Richard Peake
National Library of Ireland
See Annual Return 1996
28
1796-1810: letters from Hecca Sheridan
Unknown location
NRA 4402 Sheridan
29
corresp with Georgiana, Lady Spencer and literary papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Archives no 73 1985 p51
30
letters to the Prince of Wales
Royal Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
31
c1806-15: letters and verses (20) to Samuel Whitbread
Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service
NRA 1123 Whitbread
32
c1802-10: misc letters, mainly to Richard Wilson
V&A Department of Theatre and Performance
NRA 42617 Sheridan
33
misc papers
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 5700 Blackwood
34
papers
Princeton University Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
35
papers
Huntington Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
36
papers
Folger Shakespeare Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
37
1788-95: working notes rel to impeachment of Warren Hastings (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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