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James Winston Papers: Finding Aid
mssHM 19925, mssHM 79480-79614  
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This collection contains the papers of British theater proprietor and author James Winston (1773-1843) consisting of Winston's four volumes of Theatrical Records & Memoranda (1803-1816, 1820-1830); research material for his work on the lives of various performers; manuscripts; letters by various British performers and theatre people; and documents related to the daily running of theatres.
James Winston (1773-1843) was born James Bown in Covent Garden; in 1795 his maternal grandfather died leaving him a substantial inheritance and as a requirement for inheritance he changed his name to Winston by Royal License.
139 pieces in 4 boxes
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