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John Gay - Beggar's Opera Scrapbook
SC 767  
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Gay - Beggar's Opera Scrapbook,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1787-1833
    Collection Number: SC 767
    Extent: .1 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault, Oversize
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    John Gay - Beggar's Opera Scrapbook. SC 767. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Pearl Chase, date undetermined.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Scrapbook relating to The Beggar's Opera, by John Gay, with leaves from the 1787 printed version of the play, clippings from late 18th century London newspapers, and playbills of 1832-1833 London productions.