Synge, J.M. (John Millington), 1871-1909

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John Millington Synge was an Irish playwright, poet, and essayist.

From the description of John Millington Synge collection of papers, 1898-1929. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626264

From the guide to the John Millington Synge collection of papers, 1898-1929, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Irish playwright and author.

From the description of J.M. Synge collection, 1904-1905. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 50316566

Irish writer (Edmund) John Millington Synge (1871–1909) is best remembered for his plays, some of which were shown at the Abbey Theatre. W. B. Yeats and Lady Gregory considered Synge the premier dramatist during the Irish Literary Renaissance.

"Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871–1909." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed April 5, 2007).

From the guide to the John Millington Synge letter to Fay, undated, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Abbey Theatre records, 1910-1938 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). Prompt books and related materials, 1961-2006. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. The J.M. Synge manuscripts from the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, [ca. 1708-ca. 1974] [microform]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). The Playboy of the Western World / by J.M. Synge ; directed by Jim Mazon, 1997 - video. University of Guelph
referencedIn Boyt, John. John Boyt costume designs, 1946-1956. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Collection of William Butler Yeats letters : mss., 1908-1934. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Henderson, W. A. [Collection of clippings, articles, manuscripts, etc. on J.M. Synge's The playboy of the western world, the Abbey Theatre, Irish drama, etc.] [microform]. Indiana University
referencedIn Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Autograph letter signed : Dunsany Castle, Co. Meath, to John Butler Yeats, undated [1909 Apr. 29]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. Letter : Dublin, to Karel Musek, 1908 Aug. 17. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Forst, Rudolf, 1900-1973. Riders to the sea : opera in one act / play by John Millington Synge ; music by Rudolf Forst. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Fonds Louis Jouvet Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Healy, James Augustine, 1891-1975. James A. Healy collection of Irish literature, 1870-1976. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. Autograph letter signed J.M. Synge to Lady Gregory. Wellesley College
referencedIn Birmingham, George A., 1865-1950. Letter, 1915, January 25, Killiney, Ireland, to Philip D. Sherman. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn John Boyt costume designs, 1946-1956 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Abbey Theatre playbills and related materials, 1907–1955, 1994 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Papers concerning the Abbey Theatre and the Irish National Theatre Society, 1903-1942 and undated. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. Autograph letter signed : Kingstown, Ireland, to Miss Yeats, 1908 Dec. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf John Millington Synge letter to Fay, undated University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Forst, Rudolf, 1900-1973. Riders to the sea / [text by John Synge ; music by Rudolf Forst]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Roberts, George, 1873-1953. Papers concerning the Abbey Theatre and the Irish National Theatre Society, 1901-1942 (inclusive), 1903-1908 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Becker, John J. [Deirdre; stage work no.6. Opera in one act, three scenes. Music by John J. Becker. Libretto adapted by the composer from the play by John M. Synge. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf John Millington Synge collection of papers, 1898-1929 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). The Playboy of the Western World / by J.M. Synge ; directed by Jim Mezon, 1996 - video. University of Guelph
creatorOf Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. The playboy of the western world / John M. Synge ; a production book compiled by Robert S. W. Brown. Yale University Library
creatorOf Howe, Walter. Outside the tent, [symphonic poem for orchestra inspired by "Deidre of the snows" by John M. Synge. Full score]. Eastman School of Music
referencedIn William Butler Yeats collection of papers, 1876-[1965, 1897-1939 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Papers of John Millington Synge. 1905-1909., 1905-1910 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph). The Playboy of the Western World / by J.M. Synge ; directed by Jim Mezon, 1997 - house program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Letters, 1894-1915, to Philip D. Sherman. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. J.M. Synge collection, 1904-1905. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Modern Authors' Collection, 1909-1982 bulk (1930-1960). University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
referencedIn Stephens, James, 1882-1950. Letter, 1916, August 7, Dublin, to Philip D. Sherman, Oberlin, Ohio. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. Typed letter signed : Paris, to Grant Richards, 1902 Jan. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Alice E. Klauber Papers, 1890-1938 San Diego History Center Document Collection
creatorOf Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909. John Millington Synge collection of papers, 1898-1929. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn The Paul M. Levitt Collection of John Millington Synge Secondary Research Material (MS 254), ca. 1906-1969 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
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associatedWith Abbey Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Allgood, Sara, 1883-1950, person
associatedWith American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). corporateBody
associatedWith Becker, John J. person
associatedWith Birmingham, George A., 1865-1950. person
associatedWith Boyt, John. person
associatedWith Brown, Robert S. W. person
associatedWith Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972. person
associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) person
associatedWith Figgis, Darrell, 1882-1925. person
associatedWith Forst, Rudolf, 1900-1973. person
associatedWith Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932. person
associatedWith Healy, James Augustine, 1891-1975. person
associatedWith Howe, Walter. person
associatedWith Jouvet, Louis (1887-1951) person
associatedWith Klauber, Alice Ellen, 1871-1951 person
associatedWith MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963. person
associatedWith Masefield, John, 1878-1967. person
associatedWith Matthews, Elkin. person
associatedWith Musek, Karel. person
associatedWith Mušek, Karel person
associatedWith Musek, Karel, 1867-1924. person
associatedWith Paul M. Levitt person
associatedWith Quinn, John, 1870-1924, person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Richards, Grant, person
associatedWith Roberts, George person
associatedWith Roberts, George. person
associatedWith Roberts, George, 1873-1953. person
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Stephens, Edward M. person
associatedWith Stephens, James, 1882-1950. person
associatedWith Synge, Samuel person
associatedWith Synge, Samuel. person
associatedWith Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Library corporateBody
associatedWith Yeats, Miss, person
associatedWith Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. person
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Ireland--Dublin
Subject
Prompt-book
Dramatists, Irish--20th century
Dramatists, Irish--20th century--Correspondence
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence
Theater--History--Sources
Occupation
Playwrights
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Birth 1871-04-16

Death 1909-03-24

Irish (Republic of Ireland)

English

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