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MS Thr 149.3

Covent Garden Theatre. Covent Garden Theatre financial records: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: ppf
Call No.: MS Thr 149.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Covent Garden Theatre.
Title: Covent Garden Theatre financial records,
Date(s): 1809-1811.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 drawer (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Documents concerning the annuities given by Covent Garden Theatre in London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

70M-89. Purchased with the Duplicates fund; received: 1971 April 19.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Covent Garden Theatre Financial Records (MS Thr 149.3). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The Covent Garden Theatre was built in London in 1732 by John Rich. Also known as the Royal Opera House.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes manuscript documents of grants of annuity signed by the theatre's producers Ann Martindale, Henry Harris Thomas Harris, William Harvard, John Philip Kemble, William John Madden, and George White.

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