Anderson, James R. (James Robertson), 1811-1895

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x0001be

Alexander Caulfield Anderson (10 March 1814-8 May 1884) was a Hudson's Bay Company fur-trader, explorer of British Columbia and civil servant.

He was grandson of the Scottish botanist Dr James Anderson. A.C. Anderson was father to the British Columbia botanist and Deputy Minister of Agriculture, James Robert Anderson (1841-1930).

From the description of Memoirs of J. R. Anderson : précis [manuscripts], circa 1900. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 671787764

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referencedIn Garrick Club, London. Records of the Garrick Club, 1830-1903 (inclusive), (1831-1847) bulk. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn William Charles Macready papers, 1819-1866 Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXII (ff. 964). March-April 1850. (1) 'The Three Cuckoos or the Ticklish Times', by J. M. Morton. ff. 2-49. (2) 'Il Franco Arciero' al. 'Der Freischütz'. Italian, with English translation. Printed (1850). ff. 50-80b. (... British Library
creatorOf ‘Cloud and sunshine, or, Love’s revenge’, drama in three acts. Licence sent 16 October 1856 for performance at the Standard. Cover signed John Douglass, proprietor. Third act written on different paper. Not listed in Nicoll. Keywords: French in... British Library
creatorOf 'The Scottish chief', drama in five acts by J. R. Anderson. Licence sent 20 August 1863 for performance at the Surrey. Name of R. Shepherd, manager of the theatre, noted on the script. LCO Day Book Add. 52703 records play as one act drama. Liste... British Library
referencedIn Betty, Henry, 1819-1897,. Autograph letter signed from Henry Betty, Adelphi, to [James R. Anderson] [manuscript], 1849 January 16, Wednesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Anderson, James R. (James Robertson), 1811-1895. Diary for the year 1847. Stony Brook University
creatorOf Anderson, James R. (James Robertson), 1811-1895. Shakespeare reverently reduced, for readings and recitals : with gleanings from the reap'd fields of reminiscence : manuscript, 1886-1894 / by James R. Anderson, Tragedian. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXVI (ff. 1221). Dec. 1845, except art. 39 (Nov. 1845). (1) 'David Hunt or the Backwodsman (sic) and his Daughter, a Tale of the Paire (sic)' al. 'David, Hunt the Backwoodsman or Life, Love and Jealousy, a Tale of the ... British Library
creatorOf Anderson, James R. (James Robertson), 1811-1895,. Autograph letter signed from James Robertson Anderson to Baynton Rolt [manuscript], 1853 May 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872,. Autograph letters signed from James Gordon Bennett to various people [manuscript], 1862-1871. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf British Records Association Collection. Vol. IV (ff. 329). General Correspondence; aft. 1810-1858, n.d. Selectively indexed.includes:ff. 11-14b, 20, 26-31b, 36 Alexandre Bravo, of Kingston, Jamaica: Letters to T. J. Serle,: 1812-1816.ff. 13-15b, 21... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXVIII (ff. 1156) Jan.-Feb. 1851. (1) 'Belphegor the Mountebank or the Pride of Birth', by B. N. Webster. ff. 2-42. (2) 'Martha, the Factory Girl'. ff. 43-66b. (3) 'The Old Love and the New', by R. Sulivan. ff. 67-157b... British Library
creatorOf Anderson, James R. (James Robertson), 1811-1895,. Letter from James Robertson Anderson to Mr. Spicer [manuscript], 1867 January 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Anderson, James R. (James Robertson), 1811-1895,. Autograph letters signed from James Robertson Anderson to various recipients [manuscript], 1840-1857. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Anderson, James R. (James Robert). Memoirs of J. R. Anderson : précis [manuscripts], circa 1900. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Anderson, James R. (James Robertson), 1811-1895,. Autograph letter signed from James Roberton Anderson, London, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1893 August 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ludlow, Noah Miller, 1795-1886. Papers of Noah Miller Ludlow, 1810-1896 (inclusive), 1835-1885 (bulk). Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf 'Fast friends up a tree, or, How to shave the govenor', by J. R. Anderson. British Library
creatorOf Betty, Henry, 1819-1897,. Autograph letter signed from Henry Betty, Adelphi, to [James R. Anderson] [manuscript], 1849 January 16, Wednesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf 'Schamyl, the Circassian chief, and the prophet's son', drama in five acts by James R. Anderson. Licence sent 29 September 1854 for performance at the Standard the same day. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 records the stipulation that all oaths be omitted... British Library
referencedIn Komisarjevsky, Theodore, 1882-1954. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, 1859-ca.1900. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, chiefly of British actors, dramatists, authors, musicians, etc., addressed mainly to Morris Barnett, actor and dramatist (b. 1800, d. 1856), and to Wellington Guernsey, song-writer and composer (b. 1817, d. 1885); 182..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Collection of theatrical correspondence and ephemera, 1697-1930 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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associatedWith A. & G. Taylor. corporateBody
associatedWith Anderson, Alexander Caulfield, 1814-1884 person
associatedWith Appleton, William Worthen person
correspondedWith Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872, person
correspondedWith Betty, Henry, 1819-1897, person
correspondedWith Boddie, T. C., fl. 1840-1857 person
associatedWith Burns, Robert, 1759-1796. person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Fergusson, James Ranken, Sir. person
correspondedWith Frishny, Kennedy, fl. 1840-1857 person
associatedWith Garrick Club, London. person
correspondedWith Gladstane, fl. 1840-1857 person
associatedWith Hudson's Bay Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868 person
associatedWith Ludlow, Noah Miller, 1795-1886. person
correspondedWith Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873 person
correspondedWith Rolt, Baynton, theater manager person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
correspondedWith Spicer, Mr. person
correspondedWith Talfourd, Thomas Noon, Sir, 1795-1854 person
correspondedWith Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882 person
correspondedWith Wright, J. B. (John B.), b. 1814 person
associatedWith Wyndham, Robert. person
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Birth 1811

Death 1895

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