Contents and Arrangement

Poetry and Drama, circa 1638-1821

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Various printed copies of poetry, dramatic, and theater-related texts. Includes The Roman Maid, A Tragedy by Robert Hurst, Love's Revenge; A Dramatic Pastoral by John Hoadly, Songs, Duets, Trios &C. in the Dramatic Romance of Selima and Azor by Sir George Collier, The Secular Masque by John Dryden, A Lecture on Mimicry, As it Was Delivered With Great Applause... by George Saville Carey, A New Grand Requiem, Composed and Arranged for These Performances, by Bochsa;..., and Jonsonus Virbius: or, the Memorie of Ben:..., among others.


Arranged by type.

Collection History


No materials were removed from the collection during 2018 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Chloe Pfendler in April 2018. Finding aid written by Chloe Pfendler in April 2018.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Poetry and Drama; Eva Maria Garrick Estate Papers Concerning David Garrick, C1590, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box B-001188