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MS Thr 270

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

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Last update on 2011 February 8

Descriptive Summary

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

Acquisition Information:

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

Access Restrictions:

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.

Historical Note

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

Scope and Content

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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