William Ingram

    Professor Emeritus
    Department of English
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor MI 48109-1003  

    E-mail: ingram@umich.edu

              B.A. with honors, Grinnell College, 1953;
              U.S. Army, 1953-55;
              M.A. with honors, Columbia University, 1956;
              Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1966.
  • Primary Interests: early modern London; its economics and history; its high and popular culture; its professional entertainers.
  • Secondary Interests: early English manuscripts; chancery and secretary hands; transcription.
Selected Publications:
⇨ Website:
  • Documents of The Parish of St Saviour, Southwark, in collaboration with Prof Alan H Nelson of UC Berkeley, a website incorporating all available documents of the parish, almost all of them previously untranscribed and unedited, including the parish's sacramental token books, now searchable.
⇨ Books:
⇨ Key Essays in Books: ⇨ Key Essays in Journals:
  • "John Cholmley on the Bankside", Early Theatre 15:2 (2012)  (This essay was awarded Honourable Mention for the Best Article on a Theatre History Topic; see Early Theatre 16:2 (2013), 10);
  • "The Future of the Theatrical Past", Shakespeare Quarterly 48.2 (1997) 215-225.

Last modified: 1 June 2020