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Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833
Edmund Kean Collection
Rare Book Division
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1 box
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  • ReCAP (scarcpxr): Box 1


Consists of theater programs, newspaper clippings, and articles on English actor Edmund Kean, as well as portraits of Kean in various dramatic roles.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of theater programs, newspaper clippings, and articles on Kean; and portraits of Kean in various dramatic roles.

Some individual pieces are referenced in Catalogue One of Ifan Kyrle Fletcher's "The Life and theatrical career of Edmund Kean, 1787-1833," included in this collection.


Arranged by topic; portraits arranged by character.

Collection Creator Biography:

Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833

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

Collection History

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

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.

Credit this material:

Edmund Kean Collection; Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxr): Box 1