Covent Garden Theatre

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Thomas Harris, John Philip Kemble and others proprietors of the New Theatre Royal called Covent Garden Theatre.

From the description of Grant for 85 years from Covent Garden Theatre to George Raikes of Cornhill, Esq. [manuscript], 1809 September 18. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281643481

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

From the description of Documents concerning finances and personnel, 1807-1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83657421

From the guide to the Covent Garden Theatre documents concerning finances and personnel, 1807-1822., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

The Covent Garden Theatre was founded by John Rich in London, England in 1732. In 1847 it became the Royal Italian Opera and in 1891, the Royal Opera House.

From the guide to the Covent Garden Theatre broadsides, 1828, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

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

From the description of Financial records, 1809-1811. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81328728

From the guide to the Covent Garden Theatre financial records, 1809-1811., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Henry Robertson was treasurer of Covent Garden Theatre.

From the description of Summary of accounts of Covent Garden Theatre [manuscript], 1833 May 15. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 467921403

The Covent Garden Theatre was founded by John Rich in London, England in 1732.

In 1847 it became the Royal Italian Opera and in 1891, the Royal Opera House.

From the description of Covent Garden Theatre broadsides, 1828. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430745

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creatorOf Hull, Thomas, 1728-1808,. Autograph letter from Thomas Hull to Mrs. Mattocks [manuscript], 1776 December 17. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Covent Garden Theatre. Profit and expense ledger [manuscript], 1761. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Covent Garden Theatre. Observations on the statement of the differences subsisting between the proprietors and performers of ... Covent Garden ... submitted to ... the Marquis of Salisbury, his Majesty's Lord Chamberlain by the proprietors of that theatre [manuscript], ca. 1800. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862,. Autograph letter signed from J.S. Knowles, Glasgow, to George Bartley, Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, London [manuscript], 1838 January 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
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referencedIn British Library. Additional manuscript 29633 [microform]. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
creatorOf Covent Garden Theatre financial records, 1809-1811. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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creatorOf Covent Garden Theatre. Agreement (draft) of Covent Garden Theatre with Mr. Henry Harris [manuscript], 1822 January 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Adderbury, S., fl. 1809, person
associatedWith Adelphi Theatre (London, England). corporateBody
associatedWith Aldridge, Ira Frederick, d. 1867. person
associatedWith Alger, S., fl. 1833, person
associatedWith Ambrose, E., Miss, fl. 1756-1787. person
correspondedWith Balanchine, George. person
associatedWith Barry, Ann, 1734-1801, person
associatedWith Bedford, John Russell, Duke of, 1710-1771. person
associatedWith Berlioz, Harriet Smithson, 1800-1854, person
associatedWith Boaden, James, 1762-1839. person
associatedWith Booth, John, fl. 1809-1810. person
associatedWith Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Boycott, A. person
associatedWith Boycott, A. person
associatedWith Brandon, I. fl. 1813, person
associatedWith British Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860, person
associatedWith Carrick, Edward, 1905- person
associatedWith Chippendale, Mr., person
associatedWith Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883, person
associatedWith Colman, George, 1762-1836. person
associatedWith Conway, William Augustus, 1789-1828, person
associatedWith Cooke, George Frederick, 1756-1812, person
associatedWith Cook, William, d. 1824, person
associatedWith Copland, Alexander, 1774-1834. person
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associatedWith Croly, George, 1780-1860. person
associatedWith Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811. person
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correspondedWith Dickons, Maria, ca. 1774-1833, person
associatedWith Donne, William Bodham, 1807-1882, person
associatedWith Edwards, Francis person
associatedWith Ekstrom, Parmenia Migel., 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Emery, John, 1777-1822. person
associatedWith Farquhar, George, 1677?-1707. person
associatedWith Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754. person
associatedWith Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 person
associatedWith Foote, Maria, 1797?-1867, person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779. person
associatedWith George Edmunds. person
associatedWith Gibson, Earl H., 1909-1968. person
associatedWith Goodwin, Thomas, 1799-1886. person
associatedWith Goward, S., fl. 1829-1830, person
associatedWith Great Britain. Lord Chancellor's Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. person
associatedWith Grigoriev, S. L. (Sergei Leonidovich), 1883-1968 person
associatedWith Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. 1820-1889, person
associatedWith Hamilton, Iain, 1922-2000. person
associatedWith Harris, Henry, person
associatedWith Harris, Henry, d. 1839. person
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associatedWith Harris, Thomas person
associatedWith Harris, Thomas, d. 1820. person
associatedWith Harvard, William person
associatedWith Harvard, William, person
associatedWith Havard, Mr. (William), 1710?-1778, person
associatedWith Haywood, Mr., fl. 1820, person
associatedWith Henry Harris person
associatedWith Hogan, Charles Beecher, 1906- person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Hull, Anna Maria, 1727-1805, person
associatedWith Hull, Thomas, 1728-1808, person
associatedWith Hutt, R. W., fl. 1810, person
associatedWith Inchbald, Mrs., 1753-1821, person
associatedWith Jameson, Mrs (Anna), 1794-1860, person
associatedWith Jerrold, Blanchard, 1826-1884 person
associatedWith Johnson, H., fl. 1809, person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Jordan, Dorothy, 1761-1816, person
associatedWith Kadam Asian Dance and Music Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833 person
associatedWith Kemble, Adelaide, person
associatedWith Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854. person
associatedWith Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823, person
associatedWith Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862, person
associatedWith Kolisch, Rudolf, 1896-1978 person
associatedWith Lacy, M. Rophino (Michael Rophino), 1795-1867, person
associatedWith Lane, Charlotte, fl. 1755-1756. person
associatedWith Lewis, Henrietta Amelia, 1751-1826. person
associatedWith Longstaff, R., fl. 1810, person
associatedWith Lowne, E. Y. (Edward Y.), person
associatedWith Lyceum Theatre (London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Macklin, Charles, 1697?-1797. person
associatedWith Madden, William John, person
associatedWith Martindale, Ann person
associatedWith Martindale, Ann, person
associatedWith Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876, person
associatedWith Martin-Harvey, John, Sir, 1863-1944 person
associatedWith McGuinn, Richard person
associatedWith McGuinn, Richard. person
associatedWith Migel, Parmenia. person
associatedWith Milton, John, 1608-1674. person
associatedWith Nathaniel Collier. person
associatedWith North family. family
associatedWith Pemberton, Charles Reece, 1790-1840, person
associatedWith Perry, Miss. person
associatedWith Pfeiffer, John, 1920- person
associatedWith Phillips, Andrew., 1965-2005 person
associatedWith Playscripts and Promptbooks Collection corporateBody
associatedWith Pocock, I. (Isaac), 1782-1835. person
associatedWith Powell, George Ernest John., 1842-1882 person
associatedWith Price, Stephen, 1782 or 3-1840, person
associatedWith Prickite, Mr., fl. 1811, corporateBody
associatedWith Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections. corporateBody
associatedWith Raikes, George, of Cornhill, fl. 1809. person
associatedWith Rich, John, 1682?-1761. person
associatedWith Robertson, Henry, Esq, person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
correspondedWith Rothschild, Howard D. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. person
associatedWith Siddons, Harriet, 1783-1844, person
associatedWith Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831. person
associatedWith Stapleton, John, of Charlotte St., fl. 1816 person
associatedWith Stead, Hiram, person
associatedWith Tchernicheva, Lubov. person
associatedWith Theobald, Mr., 1688-1744. person
associatedWith Thomas Appleton. person
associatedWith Tokely, James, 1790-1819, person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845 person
associatedWith Vandenhoff, John M., 1790-1861. person
associatedWith Webster, Anthony, d. 1780, person
associatedWith West, Christopher, d. 1967. person
associatedWith White, George person
associatedWith White, George, person
associatedWith William John Madden person
associatedWith William Mountain person
associatedWith Winston, James, 1773-1843. person
associatedWith Young, Charles Mayne, 1777-1856. person
associatedWith Younge, Henry. person
associatedWith Zorina, Vera. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
England--London
England--London
England--London
England--London
England--London
England--London
England--London
England--London
Subject
Wages--Household employees--19th century
Theater--History--19th century
Gas-lighting
Theater--Production and direction--Manuscripts
Theater 19th century
Gas-lighting--England--London
Wages--Dressmakers--19th century
Employment--19th century
Theaters--Lighting--England--London
Theaters--Accidents
Theater--Accounting--Manuscripts
Theaters--Lighting
Theaters--Accidents--England--London
Theater--History
Occupation
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