Congreve, William, 1670-1729

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English dramatist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to "Mr. Kelly" [Keally], [1710 Mar. or Apr.] "Thursday afternoon." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270522034

English playwright.

From the description of Autograph letter : to Joseph Keally at Kilkenny, Ireland, 1702 Dec. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531636

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creatorOf Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter : London, to [Lady Mary Wortley Montagu], [1717 June]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Commonplace book, [1720-1760]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. Love for Love / by William Congreve ; directed by Bill Glassco, 1985 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Epilogue by David Garrick for Mr. Hippisley on himself, spoke after The old batchelor (for his own benefit) [by William Congreve], [manuscript], 1740. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter : place not specified, to [Lady Mary Wortley Montagu], [1716] Aug. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, London, to Peter Garrick, Lichfield [manuscript], 1741/42 January 31. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Canadian Stage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph). Love for Love / by William Congreve ; directed by Bill Glassco, 1985 - production photos. University of Guelph
referencedIn Drury Lane Theatre. Playbill advertising The double dealer and The Englishman return'd from Paris [manuscript], 1756 October 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Elizabeth Steward, [1699] Nov. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Fitsch, Eugene C., 1892-1972. Theater scene lithograph, [1925]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [London], to William Walsh, [1693] Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Stapleton, Mrs. Pleasing variety for Miss Mary Arnold / Mrs. Stapleton. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Autograph prologue with revisions by David Garrick [to The old bachelor by William Congreve] [manuscript], [1776]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Amherst, Elizabeth, 1739 or 40-1830,. Autograph letter from Baroness Elizabeth (Cary) Pitt Amherst to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], [18th or 19th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [circa 1705]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Early American playbills, 1750-1812. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library,
creatorOf Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter : place not specified, to [Lady Mary Wortley Montagu], [ca. 1716-1717]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [London], to William Walsh, [1693] May 9 or 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Chedworth, John Howe, Baron, 1754-1804. Plots of plays and romances summarized by John Howe Chedworth, 4th baron [manuscript], ca. 1775. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Locker-Lampson, Warburg, Grimson autograph album, 1552-1890. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Love For Love / by William Congreve ; directed by David William, 1990 - Reviews and Articles. University of Guelph
creatorOf Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823. Autograph manuscript of Kemble's parts in 34 plays in the hand of John Philip Kemble [manuscript], 1783-1805. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898. Drawing, 1885? American Primers
creatorOf Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Verses sacred to the memory of Grace Lady Gethin ... / by William Congreve.
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. Love for Love / by William Congreve ; directed by Bill Glassco, 1985 - production photos. University of Guelph
referencedIn Joseph Spence papers, 1649-1859, 1739-1768 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Spence, Joseph, 1699-1768. Joseph Spence papers, 1649-1859 (bulk 1739-1768). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph). Love for Love / by William Congreve ; directed by Bill Glassco, 1985 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736. Papers of Jacob Tonson [manuscript], 1680-1737. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hall, Henry, ca. 1656-1707. Collection of sacred and secular songs by late 17th century composers [manuscript], ca. 1710. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Love for Love / by William Congreve ; directed by David William, 1990 - reviews and articles. University of Guelph
creatorOf Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Autograph letter signed : [London], to "Mr. Kelly" [Keally], [1710 Mar. or Apr.] "Thursday afternoon." Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. [Semele] [microform]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Walker, John, 1732-1807,. Autograph letter signed from John Walker, Dublin, to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], 1776 January 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Notebook of David Garrick [manuscript], ca. 1775-ca. 1776. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Herbert M. Prentice papers, 1925-1960 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. The Way of the World / by William Congreve ; directed by Robin Phillips, 1976 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Centrestage Theatre Archives. Love for Love / by William Congreve ; technical drawings by Tom Doherty and John Ferguson, 1985. University of Guelph
creatorOf Congreve, Charles. Autograph [n.d.] University of Michigan
creatorOf Congreve, William, 1670-1729,. Autograph signed order from William Congreve to Charles Lockyer of the South Sea House [manuscript], 1721 November 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Copy of Mr. Congreve to Lord Cobham, 1728 [manuscript], 1730s? Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Congreve, William, 1670-1729,. Receipt from William Congreve to John Dominick Nardvice of Berebinder Lane, London [manuscript], 1710 July 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. The Way of the World / by William Congreve ; directed by Robin Phillips, 1976 - reviews and articles. University of Guelph
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [Clapton], to Jacob Tonson, [1693] Aug. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). Prompt books and related materials, 1961-2006. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Miscellany of prose [manuscript], ca. 1700-1726. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Congreve, William, 1670-1729. The judgment of Paris : a masque / by William Congreve.
creatorOf Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to [Lady Mary Wortley Montagu], [1716] Nov. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Love for Love / by William Congreve ; directed by John Gielgud, 1947 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. [Semele] [microform]. University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Sibley Music Library
creatorOf Weldon, John, 1676-1736. Copy of The judgement of Paris, 1701, 18th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Anonymous diary of an early eighteenth-century Englishman's travels through France, Belgium, and Holland, 1700 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Commonplace book, circa 1787. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Thornbury, Walter, 1828-1876. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [London], 1 June 1875 and 7 April 1876, to [Joseph] Bennett, 1875 June 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Galliard, John Ernest, d. 1747. Manuscript keyboard score with a collection of songs, instrumental pieces and incidental music mostly by British composers, ca. 1790. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Congreve, William, 1670-1729,. Receipt and banker's statement of William Congreve [manuscript], 1720-1724. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Congreve, William, 1670-1729. Autograph letter : to Joseph Keally at Kilkenny, Ireland, 1702 Dec. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. Manuscript fragment (1 page only) of lecture on William Congreve and Joseph Addison, ca. 1850, an unpublished part of The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Anonymous diary of an early eighteenth-century Englishman's travels through France, Belgium, and Holland. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Elizabeth Steward, 1698 [i.e. 1699] Mar. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779,. Autograph letter signed from David Garrick to Mr. Moody, at the Theatre, Liverpool [manuscript], 1775 August 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hawes, Francis. [Commonplace book]. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Love's but the frailty of the mind [microform]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). corporateBody
associatedWith Amherst, Elizabeth, 1739 or 40-1830, person
associatedWith Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898. person
associatedWith Canadian Stage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Centrestage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Chedworth, John Howe, Baron, 1754-1804. person
associatedWith Cobham, Richard Temple, Viscount, 1669?-1749. person
associatedWith Congreve, Charles. person
associatedWith Drury Lane Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Dryden, John, 1631-1700. person
associatedWith Fitsch, Eugene C., 1892-1972. person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779, person
associatedWith Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993 person
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. person
associatedWith Hawes, Francis. person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Keally, Joseph, 1673-1713, person
associatedWith Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823. person
associatedWith Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895 person
associatedWith Lockyer, Charles. person
associatedWith Nardvice, John Dominick, of Berebinder Lane, fl. 1710. person
associatedWith Not known person
associatedWith Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. person
associatedWith Prentice, Herbert M, b. 1890 person
associatedWith Snow, Thomas, fl. 1721 person
associatedWith Spence, Joseph, 1699-1768. person
associatedWith Stapleton, Mrs. person
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. person
associatedWith Thornbury, Walter, 1828-1876. person
correspondedWith Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736. person
associatedWith Walker, John, 1732-1807, person
associatedWith Weldon, John, 1676-1736. person
associatedWith Wightman, Julia P., person
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Birth 1670-01-24

Death 1729-01-19

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