Microfilms of David Garrick Manuscripts

Scope and Content

Microfilms of David Garrick manuscripts.

Administrative / Biographical History

Christian F. Deelman (b 1937), New College, Oxford, acquired the microfilms from various libraries. David Garrick (1717-1779) was an actor. Details for Garrick are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The microfilms were given to the Library by Mrs Christian F. Deelman in 1965.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

Additional Information

The originals are located as follows:  

  • MS. Film 728 - Hyde Collection, MS. of Lethe, 1777
  • MS. Film 729 - Huntington Library, MSS. L.A. 386 and H.M. 185 (BonTon)
  • MS. Film 730 - John Rylands Library, MS. Spencer 22571 (Lethe)
  • MS. Film 731 - Boston Public Library, Rare Book Department, MS. G. 3492.2 (Jubilee)
  • MS. Film 732 - Washington, The Folger Shakespeare Library, "Microfilm J" (Various items)
  • MS. Film 733 - Washington, The Folger Shakespeare Library, (Lethe and other items)