Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833

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Edmund Kean (1787-1833) was an English actor.

From the guide to the Edmund Kean Collection, 1814-1933, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

Edmund Kean (1787-1833) was an English actor associated with the Drury Lane Theatre. An affair with Charlotte Cox, the wife of prominent alderman Robert Cox, led to an adultery trial against Kean in 1825 and his subsequent travel outside of England. Kean returned to the English stage in 1827 and remained acting until shortly before his death in May 1833. With Mary (Chambers) Kean he was the father of actor Charles Kean (1811-1868) .

From the guide to the Edmund Kean correspondence, 1826-1828 (bulk), 1791-1836 (inclusive)., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Edmund Kean (1787-1833) was a British actor.

From the description of Letter by Edmund Kean to "My Dear Sir," ca. 1829? (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 79070646

Edmund Kean, English actor.

From the description of Edmund Kean manuscript material : 2 items, ?ca. 1817-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 502452546

English actor.

From the description of Partially printed document signed, dated : [London], 3 December 1819, 1819 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578783

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sullivan's Island [S.C.], to John Cooper at Covent Garden, 1826 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489801

The collection consists of an engraved portrait of Mr. Kean, 12 June 1814, by Jas. Heath from a picture by De Wilde. Kean is shown in the role of Richard III.

From the description of Edmund Kean engraved portrait, 1814 June 12. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60388290

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referencedIn Tree, Miss,. Autograph letters signed from Martha Tree, London, to various people [manuscript], [1846-1854?]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letters signed from Edmund Kean to various people [manuscript], 1815-1825. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Edmund Kean engraved portrait, 1814 June 12. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Wallack, James William, 1791?-1864,. Autograph letters signed from James William Wallack to various recipients [manuscript], 1827. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Papers of Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1814-1833. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cooke, J. M., fl. 1827,. Autograph letter signed from J.M. Cooke to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1827 February 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cole, John William, d. 1870. Statement signed by John William Cole verifying the authenticity of Edmund Kean's lock of hair [manuscript] ca. 1819. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cooper, John, 1793-1870,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from John W. Cooper, to various people [manuscript], 1834-1835. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Besche, Lucien,. Collection of drawings of theatrical costumes ca. 1780-1850, 1898, 1925. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
referencedIn Bedford, John Russell, Duke of, 1766-1839,. Autograph letter signed from John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, Woburn Abbey, to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1834 May 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835,. Autograph letter signed from C. Mathews, Kentish Town, to William Macready, Theatre Royal, Waterford [manuscript], 1824 August 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Scharf, George, Sir, 1820-1895. The brilliant, but irregular career of Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1845. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Letters to and about Edmund Kean and his wife, Mary [manuscript], 1811-1838. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's King Richard the Second, 1819-1898. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Leigh, Chandos, 1791-1850,. Autograph letter signed from Chandos Leigh to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1814 February 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Collings, William, gravestone mason, fl. 1882,. Autograph letters signed from William Collings, Richmond, Surrey, to Cosmo Gordon Logie [manuscript], 1882. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kemble, Stephen, 1758-1822,. Autograph letter signed from Stephen Kemble to Edmund Kean [manuscript], [1818?] October 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Fletcher, Ifan Kyrle, 1872-. Edmund Kean collection, 1814-1933. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Drury Lane Theatre. Cast list for a projected performance of Hamlet at Drury Lane Theatre [manuscript], ca. 1815? Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Porter, Jane, 1776-1850. Papers of Jane Porter, 1760-1850. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Edmund Kean manuscript material : 2 items, ?ca. 1817-1830 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Duncan, Thomas, fl. 1882,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Duncan, Richmond, Surrey, to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1882 January 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824,. Autograph letter signed from C.R. Maturin, Dublin, to R.W. Elliston, London [manuscript], 1822 August 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851,. Autograph letters signed from Joanna Baillie to various recipients [manuscript], 1814-1826. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Warren, Edward, fl. 1814-1815. Calculation of average box office receipts at Edmund Kean's performances [manuscript], 1814-1815. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letters signed from Edmund Kean to various people [manuscript], 1822. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Collection of theatrical correspondence and ephemera, 1697-1930 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Villiers, George Child-, 1773-1859,. Autograph license signed by George Child-Villiers, Earl of Jersey [manuscript], 1830 July 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Powell, J., 18th/19th cent.,. Copy of letter from J. Powell to Edmund Kean, London, 18th or 19th century [manuscript], 18th or 19th century Sunday noon. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Property book used by Charles Kean [manuscript], ca. 1850. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letter signed from Edmund Kean, Belfast, to R. Phillips, Covent Garden, London [manuscript], 1824 November 21. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Transylvania University. Board of Trustees. Holley collections, 1797-1890 (bulk 1818-1832). Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Oakley, Benjamin. Miscellanies, 1802-1829. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Rutherford, Elizabeth, 19th cent.,. Autograph letters signed from Elizabeth Rutherford to Charles Kean [manuscript], 1855-59. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Ticket, 1817. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Crawford, Jack Randall, b. 1878. Crawford Theater collection, 1663-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871. Edmund Kean [manuscript], 19th or 20th century / by H.T. Tuckerman. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Derby, Edward Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1775-1851,. Autograph letter signed from Edward Smith Stanley, Earl of Derby, to [Edmund Kean] [manuscript], 1819 March 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Playbill advertising Speed the Plough and Barnaby Brittle at Theatre Burford [manuscript], 1808? June 8, Wednesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Harris, Henry, d. 1839,. Autograph letter signed from Henry Harris to [Edmund Kean?] [manuscript], 1823 July 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. Papers, 1804-1916. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Locker-Lampson, Warburg, Grimson autograph album, 1552-1890. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clarke, William, fl. 1826,. Autograph letter signed from William Clarke, London, to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1826 June 26. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Bannerman, Thomas, fl. 1818,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Bannerman and A.L. Dauney to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1818 April 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Winston, James, 1773-1843. Statement about Edmund Kean and John Richardson [manuscript], 1834 November 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Simpson, Edmund Shaw, 1784-1848. Diary of Edmund Shaw Simpson [manuscript], 1818. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Holland, Henry Richard Vassall, Baron, 1773-1840,. Autograph letter signed from Vassall Holland to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1819 March 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Foot, John Forrester,. Autograph letter signed from John Forrester Foot to Richard Penn Smith [manuscript], 1825 November 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Letter from unidentified sender to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1825 ca. January. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Autograph letter signed : Sullivan's Island [S.C.], to John Cooper at Covent Garden, 1826 Apr. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lytham, E. B.,. Autograph letters signed, from various individuals [manuscript], 1819-1882. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Gear, John William, 1806-1866. Drawings and engravings by Joseph and John William Gear, ca. 1820s-ca. 1850s (inclusive). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Kinnaird, Douglas, 1788-1830,. Autograph letters signed from Douglas Kinnaird to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1816. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Drury Lane Theatrical Fund. Society for the Relief of Indigent Comedians of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane testimony presented to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1816 March 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Bass, F. T.,. Autograph letters signed from F.T. Bass to various people [manuscript], 1819-1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Letter : to R.W. Elliston or any of the managers, [Royal Theatre Drury Lane], [not after 1833] Nov. 23. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Wall, Alfred H. Autograph letter signed from A.H. Wall, Stratford-on-Avon, to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1892 October 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Talma, François Joseph, 1763-1826,. Autograph letter (draft) from François Joseph Talma to Edmund Kean, 18th or 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Stennett, W., fl. 1827,. Autograph letter signed from W. Stennett, London, to Edmund Kean, Camden Town [manuscript], 1827 November 8 Thursday. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Covent Garden Theatre. Covent Garden Theatre broadsides, 1828. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835. Theatrical autograph album [manuscript], 1830-1855. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kinnaird, Douglas James William. Copy of an autograph letter signed : Pall Mall, to Edmund Kean, 1816 Aug. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Outram, Benjamin Fonseca, Sir, 1774-1856,. Autograph letter from Benjamin Fonseca Outram to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1827 January 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Lucas, Richard Cockle, 1800-1883. Description of Macready and Kean the elder [manuscript], 1875. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Sharp, Jas., fl. 1830,. Autograph letter signed from Jas. Sharp, Leamington Spa, to Robert Southey [manuscript], 1830 April 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letter signed from Edmund Kean to Francis Nixon [manuscript], 1828 February 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Sargent, Mr., fl. ca. 1875. Autograph note by Mr. Sargent responding to Charles Lamb Kenney's Poets and profits [manuscript], ca. 1875. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Chalmer, James, fl. 1820,. Autograph letter signed from James Chalmer, London, to Henry Mackenzie [manuscript], 1820 June 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Conway, William C., fl. 1819,. Autograph letter initialled from William C. Conway to [Robert William] Elliston [manuscript], 1819 September 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Devonshire, Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of, 1758-1824,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, London, to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1818 October 14, 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lee, John, 1795-1881,. Autograph letters signed from John Lee to various people [manuscript], 1831-1833. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph of Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1820 May 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Trollope, Frances Milton, 1780-1863,. Autograph letter signed from Frances Trollope, Kensington, to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1849 November 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Stead, Hiram,. Stead Collection, 1672-1932. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Betty Wharton collection of theatrical autographs, 1707-1869. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Horner, Leonard, 1785-1864,. Autograph letter signed from Leonard Horner, London, to Charles Kean Esq. [manuscript], 1842 June 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letters signed from Edmund Kean to various recipients [manuscript], 1812-1833? Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862,. Autograph letter signed from J.S. Knowles, Liverpool, to Edmund Kean, Rothesay, Bute [manuscript], 1829 June 17 Wednesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Williams, W. J., fl. 1882,. Autograph letter signed from W.J. Williams, London, to Cosmo Gordon Logie [manuscript], 1882 November 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Jones, Charles, fl. 1818,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Jones to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1818 February 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Sigel, Mr., fl. 1824,. Autograph letter from Mr. Sigel, London, to Mr. Elliston [manuscript], 1824 July 27 Tuesday morning. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Merivale, Louisa Heath, 1787-1873,. Autograph letters signed from Louisa H. Merivale to various recipients [manuscript], 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kenneth, W., 18th/19th cent.,. Autograph letter signed from W. Kenneth, Bute Cottage, to Edmund Kean [manuscript] 18th-19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Harrington, Charles Stanhope, Earl of, 1780-1851,. Autograph letter from Lord Petersham to [Edmund Kean], [1818?]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Great Britain. Court of King's Bench. Office copy of declaration in Kean v. Elliston [manuscript], ca. 1826 January. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Theatrical register [manuscript], 1819-1823. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Edmund Kean Collection, 1814-1933 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsRare Book Division
referencedIn Wood, William B., 1779-1861. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's King Lear, 1756-1927. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Merivale, Louisa Heath, 1787-1873,. Autograph letter signed from Louisa H. Merivale to E.V. Utterson [manuscript], 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Caldwell, James H. (James Henry), 1793-1863,. Autograph letter signed from James H. Caldwell to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1826 January 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Bence, Harriet Emma, fl. 1813,. Autograph letter signed from Harriet Emma Bence, Dorchester, to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1813 November 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Grenfell, Pascoe, 1761-1838,. Autograph letter signed from Pascoe Grenfell to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1818 February 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Mathews to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1822 July 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Harris, J., fl. 1823,. Autograph letter signed from J. Harris to R. Phillips [manuscript], 1823 July 8. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Great Britain. Lord Chancellor's Dept. Injunction of Lord High Chancellor in Kemble v. Kean [manuscript], 1829 November 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Edwards, William, fl. 1820,. Autograph letter signed from William Edwards, [London], to [James Winston] [manuscript], 1820 December 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letter signed from Edmund Kean, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, to Francis Freeling [manuscript], 1818 February 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Vining, James, 1795-1870,. Autograph letter signed from James Vining to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1827 February 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Philbrick, Norman, 1913-. Irving/Terry/Craig collection, 1715-1984. The Claremont Colleges, Claremont University Consortium
referencedIn Neale, Erskine, 1804-1883,. Autograph letter signed from Erskine Neale, Rector of Kirton, to Charles Kean [manuscript], 1853 April 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Crawford Theater collection, 1663-1992 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Lee, Nelson, 1806-1872,. Autograph letter signed from Nelson Lee, Dalston, to W.L. Bell, Islington [manuscript], 1871 March 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Covent Garden Theatre. Box office receipts of Edmund Kean's nights at the Covent Garden Theatre [manuscript], 1828-1829. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822,. Autograph letter signed from Eva Maria Garrick, Hampton, to Mrs. Hoare, Chapel St., Grosvenor Square [manuscript], 1806 February 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Smith, William, 1730-1819. William Smith papers, 1760-1823. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dixon, Edward, fl. 1830,. Autograph letter signed from Edward Dixon, London, to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1830 July 22. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Marlborough, George Spencer Churchill, Duke of, 1766-1840,. Autograph letters signed from George Spencer Churchill Marlborough to [Edmund Kean] [manuscript], 1819-1820. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Halping, William Henry, 1833,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Halping to James Fraser [manuscript], 1833 August 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Barton, M., fl. 1818,. Autograph letter signed from M. Barton to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1818 February 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860,. Autograph letters from Alfred Bunn to various recipients [manuscript], ca. 1823-1839. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Playbill for Edmund Kean's performance in Merchant of Venice at the Theatre Dorchester, November 29, 1813 [manuscript], ca. 1813. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854. Papers of Charles Kemble [manuscript], [1807]-1854. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Speech by Edmund Kean to the Huron tribe, ca. 1826. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Morris, David E., d. 1842,. Autograph letter signed from David Edward Morris to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1830 May 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Pass to admit two to the boxes at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 1821 Feb. 2. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821,. Autograph letter (fragment) from Hester Lynch Piozzi to James Fellowes [manuscript], 1818 June 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Porter, Jane, 1776-1850. Letter to Mrs. Whitelocke, 1819 Apr. 23. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sutherland, George Granville Leveson-Gower, Duke of, 1758-1833,. Autograph letter signed from Lord Stafford, Cleveland House, London, to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1819 March 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Harrington, Charles Stanhope, Earl of, 1780-1851,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Stanhope, Earl of Harrington, Whitehall, London, to unidentified recipient [manuscript], [1833?] July 21. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Partially printed document signed, dated : [London], 3 December 1819, 1819 Dec. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Great Britain. Court of King's Bench. Declaration in Kean v. Elliston of the Court of King's Bench, Great Britain [manuscript], ca. 1826 January. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Savory, Thomas Field, 1776 or 7-1847,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Field Savory to unidentified recipient [manuscript], [1835?] July 25. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Whitbread, Samuel, 1764-1815,. Autograph letter signed from Samuel Whitbread, London, to George Beaumont [manuscript], 1814 May 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Gifford, Mr., fl. 1836. Kean & Thurtell [manuscript], 1836. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Stead Collection, 1672-1932 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Letter by Edmund Kean to "My Dear Sir," ca. 1829? Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833,. Autograph letter from Edmund Kean to Douglas Kinnaird [manuscript], 1819? Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846,. Autograph letters signed from Benjamin Robert Haydon to various recipients [manuscript], 1814-1825. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Appleton, William Worthen. William Worthen Appleton Collection of theatrical correspondence and ephemera, 1697-1930. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Drury, Joseph, 1751-1834,. Autograph letter signed from Joseph Drury to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1822 March 31. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Drury Lane Theatre. Agreements between R.W. Elliston, manager of Drury Lane, and Edmund Kean of Piccadilly [manuscript], 1824-1825. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Foote, Maria, 1797?-1867,. Autograph letter signed from Maria (Foote) Stanhope, Countess of Harrington, to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], [18th or 19th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Halls, J. J. (John James), fl. 1791-1834,. Autograph letter signed from John James Hall, Warwick, to a person who is writing a book on E. Kean [manuscript], 1846 March 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn McLeod, James B., 19th cent.,. Autograph letter signed from James B. McLeod to Charles Thomas Baring [manuscript], 1856 December 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Smith, George, fl. 1822,. Autograph letter signed from George Smith, Birmingham, to James Winston, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane [manuscript], 1822 June 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn William Godwin manuscript material : 383 items, 1778-1836 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Godwin, William, 1756-1836. William Godwin manuscript material : 338 items, 1778-1836 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905,. Autograph letter signed from Sir Henry Irving, London, to Dr. Lawson [manuscript], 1887 June 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Price, Stephen, 1782 or 3-1840,. Autograph letter initialed from Stephen Price to Edmund Shaw Simpson, New York [manuscript], 1832 December 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Rice, Charles, 1817-1876,. A few particulars, pro & con, illustrating the professional career, last appearance, and death of the mighty genius Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1868-1870 / collected from play-bills, and other authentic sources by Charles Rice. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Rycroft, Penelope, d. 1821. Agreement (draft) of Lady Penelope Stonhewer Rycroft with Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1815 September. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Copy of receipt from Edmund Kean to Clarke, October 27, 1823 [manuscript], 20th century? Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Griswold, Daniel Paine,. Griswold collection of theatrical letters, 1787-1909 (inclusive). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Warde, James Prescott, 1792-1840,. Autograph letter signed from J.P. Warde, Lincoln's Inn Fields, to [V?]ining [manuscript], 1832 December 11 Tuesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Covent Garden Theatre broadsides, 1828 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Agreements of Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1823 August-September. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cooper, John, 1793-1870,. Autograph letter signed from John W. Cooper to Horatio Saker [manuscript], 19th century January 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Pyne, Louisa Fanny, 1835-1904,. Receipt from Louisa Pyne to Charles John Kean [manuscript], 1863 June 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn William Smith papers, 1760-1823 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Raymond, James Grant, d. 1817,. Autograph letters signed from James Grant Raymond, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 18th or 19th century October 13-15. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dunn, William, 1782-1855,. Autograph agreement signed by William Dunn, treasurer of Drury Lane Theatre, with Edmund Kean [manuscript], 1832 November 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (inclusive), 1861-1936 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Colman, George, 1762-1836. Part of Edmund Kean for the role of Dubbs in The review, or, The wags of Windsor [manuscript], 1806. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letters, 1818-1867. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smith, William, 1730-1819. William Smith papers, 1760-1823. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Edmund Kean correspondence, 1826-1828 (bulk), 1791-1836 (inclusive). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854,. Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Charles Kemble to various recipients [manuscript], 1818-1854. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
creatorOf Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828,. Autograph letter from Lady Caroline Lamb, Melbourne House, to Edmund Kean [manuscript], 18th or 19th century Tuesday evening. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Great Britain. Court of King's Bench. In the Kings Bench between Robert Albion Cox ... and Edmund Kean ... London Special Jury Brief for the defendant ... adjourned sittings after Michelmas term 1824 [manuscript], 1824. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870. Kean / by Alexandre Dumas, adapted by Barnett Shaw, 1977. The play is about the early American actor Edmund Kean. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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correspondedWith Alexander, John Henry, proprietor of the Glasgow Theatre person
correspondedWith Anderdon, B. person
correspondedWith Andreros, R. person
associatedWith Appleton, William Worthen person
associatedWith Appleton, William Worthen. person
correspondedWith Armstrong, William. person
correspondedWith Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852 person
correspondedWith Augustus Frederick, Prince, Duke of Sussex, 1773-1843 person
associatedWith Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851, person
correspondedWith Bannerman, Thomas, fl. 1818, person
correspondedWith Barnes, Mrs. person
correspondedWith Bartley, George, 1782-1858 person
correspondedWith Barton, M., fl. 1818, person
correspondedWith Bass, F. T., person
associatedWith Bedford, John Russell, Duke of, 1766-1839, person
associatedWith Bence, Harriet Emma, fl. 1813, person
correspondedWith Bowley, M. person
correspondedWith Bridge, J. G. person
correspondedWith Briers, William. person
correspondedWith Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, Baron, 1786-1869, person
correspondedWith Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860, person
associatedWith Burdett, Francis, Sir, 1770-1844. person
correspondedWith Burke, Edmund Kean. person
correspondedWith Burke, George. person
correspondedWith Butcher, Miss. person
correspondedWith Caldwell, James H. (James Henry), 1793-1863, person
correspondedWith Canning, George, 1770-1827 person
correspondedWith Carey, Ann, d. 1833 person
correspondedWith Catterns, John. person
associatedWith Chalmer, James, fl. 1820, person
correspondedWith Charles E. Newcombe person
correspondedWith Cherry, M. person
correspondedWith Cherry, Maria. person
correspondedWith Chippendale, William Henry, 1801-1888 person
associatedWith Clarke, fl. 1823. person
correspondedWith Clarke, Mrs. A., recipient. person
correspondedWith Clarke, William, fl. 1826, person
correspondedWith Clarke, W., recipient. person
associatedWith Clifford, Mr., fl. ca. 1813 person
correspondedWith C., M. J. person
associatedWith Cole, John William, d. 1870. person
associatedWith Collings, William, gravestone mason, fl. 1882, person
associatedWith Colman, George, 1762-1836. person
correspondedWith Colwell. person
correspondedWith Conolly, J. person
associatedWith Conway, William C., fl. 1819, person
correspondedWith Cooke, J. M., fl. 1827, person
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associatedWith Cooper, John, fl. 1810-1870, person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
England--London
Great Britain
Great Britain
Great Britain
Great Britain
Subject
Actors, English
Male actors--Portraits
Actors--Correspondence
Actors--Great Britain--Biography
Theater--History--19th century
Inventories--Manuscripts
Actors--19th century--Correspondence
Theater/Film
Wyandot Indians--Manuscripts
Theater--Accounting--Manuscripts
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1787-03-17

Death 1833-05-15

Britons

English

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