Congreve, William, 1670-1729
William Congreve (1670-1729), British playwright and author
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: LWL MSS 33
Overview: British Theatrical and Literary Prints is a collection of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century engravings and etchings depicting scenes and characters from 267 plays and stories by 112 authors that were published in England and Ireland during those two centuries. The prints are generally small in format—octavo or quarto in size—and most were extracted from publications.
Dates: 1711-1880, bulk 1770-1820, 1711-1880, bulk 1770-1820
Part of Collection — Box: 5, Folder: GROUP 88, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Call Number: OSB MSS 4
Overview: The papers include correspondence, personal papers, notes and memoranda, and related papers. Much of the material concerns Spence's Anecdotes, including manuscripts of his notes on conversations with Alexander Pope, memoranda on Stephen Duck and other authors, and notes on Spence's reading. There are also extensive notes on English gardens, shorter writings by Spence, and drafts of works which appeared in his Moralities (1753, under the pseudonym of Sir Harry Beaumont). The correspondence...
Dates: 1649-1859, bulk 1739-1768