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Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 814
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873.
Title: William Charles Macready papers,
Quantity: 1 collection (.2 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Primarily letters from English stage manager and actor, William Charles Macready, to various recipients.
See also: William Charles Macready diary transcripts, 1833-1836 (MS Thr 547).
William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor known particularly for his Shakespearean roles.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Letters from William Charles Macready
- II. Other material
This collection includes letters from Macready to a number of recipients, many also involved in the British and American stage, including Edwin Forrest, 1806-1872 and Washington Irving, 1783-1859. Autograph documents by Macready, his bookplate, and clippings relating to his death are also included.
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