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MS Thr 270

Peake, Richard Brinsley, 1792-1847. Richard Brinsley Peake compositions: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 270
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Peake, Richard Brinsley, 1792-1847.
Title: Richard Brinsley Peake compositions,
Date(s): 1842-1844.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Compositions of English playwright Richard Brinsley Peake.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*71M-2. Purchased with F.E. Chase fund; received: 1971 Jul. 6.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Richard Brinsley Peake Compositions (MS Thr 270). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Peake was an English playwright; Henry Phillips was a singer, actor, and musician who performed in Peake's plays.

Scope and Contents

Includes autograph manuscripts of Musical walk through London, New entertainment I, New entertainment II, and The songs of Handel (illustrated), among other items. Also contains letters from Peake to Henry Phillips.

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