William Atkinson Warwick: Robert the Bruce

Scope and Content

William Atkinson Warwick, 'Robert the Bruce', an historical play, written in Warwick's own hand, 184 folios: (p. i) 'W.W. care of Mr. Smith, Publisher, Cambridge.'; (p. x) list of the cast at the performance, with autographs of the following: 'Miss Maturin', 'Miss Saker', 'Mary Barratt', 'Mrs. Walters', 'P. C. Nantz', 'George Krefong', 'R. H. W. Chicheley', 'H. C. Crowe', 'Charles Bland', 'Charles Gill', 'Benjamin Harrison', 'Brien', 'James Martin' and 'G. Moss'; (p. xiii) title; (p. xv) dramatis personae; (p. 1) text, signed 'Wm. A. W.'

Administrative / Biographical History

'Robert the Bruce' was performed at Barnwell theatre on 11 October 1838. Warwick's background is not known.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1910.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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