One volume scrapbook of mainly newspaper cuttings, 1820-1824, compiled by John Stokes Bennett, also containing 18th and 19th c theatrical posters (playbills). Typescript death notices of Bennett from 'Trewman's Exeter Flying Post' and 'Alfred', Mar 1829, and photocopy of two pages from 'The theatre tourist, being a genuine collection of correct views, with brief and authentic historical accounts of all the principal provincial theatres in the United Kingdom, by a theatric amateur [James Winston]', London, 1805.
Scrapbook of John Stokes Bennett of the Theatre Royal, Exeter, and other papers relating to theatre history
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Stokes Bennett, c 1773-1829, was an actor and theatre manager of New Theatre and Theatre Royal, Exeter.
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Donated to Special Collections, University of Exeter, Jul 2006.
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Description created by Rob Ford, 20 Dec 2006.
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This item was bought by the donor, from 'Titles' antiquarian bookshop in Totnes, Devon, whilst on study leave in Exeter from the University of New England.