Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013

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Seamus Heaney was born in Northern Ireland in 1939. Heaney is one of the most respected English language poets in the world. He has received numerous awards and honors during his career including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. In May 2006, he visited the University of Kentucky where he delivered that year's University Commencement Address and was presented with an honorary degree.

From the description of Collection on Seamus Heaney's UK Visit. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 191806046

Seamus Heaney (1939- ), poet, born in County Derry, Northern Ireland.

From the description of Seamus Heaney papers, 1951-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79463305

Seamus Heaney, Irish poet, and David Hammond, a folksinger and filmmaker are personal friends and collaborated on a British Broadcasting Company project in Ireland.

From the description of Letters to David Hammond 1968-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85016121

Seamus Heaney was born in April 1939 in County Derry, Northern Ireland. He studied at Queen's University, Belfast from 1957 until 1961 and afterwards lived in the city until he moved to teach in America and later to Dublin in 1972.

Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995 and the T.S. Eliot prize in 1996.

Epithet: poet and writer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x0001d4

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referencedIn Foster, John Wilson. John Wilson Foster papers, 1973-2003. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Personal and writers' correspondence Heaney British Library
creatorOf Heaney, Seamus, 1939-. A boy driving his father to confession [electronic resource] / by Seamus Heaney. OCLC Econtent Synchronization Program
creatorOf Heaney, Seamus, 1939-. Villanelle for an anniversary : manuscript, 1986. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Heaney, Seamus, 1939-. Seamus Heaney papers, 1951-2004. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Poetry Book Society. Archives of the Poetry Book Society. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Writings and enclosed material by others, Gunn-Heaney, approximately 1992 British Library
creatorOf Heaney, Seamus, 1939-. Collection on Seamus Heaney's UK Visit. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn O'Brien, Edna. Edna O'Brien papers, [ca. 1939-2000]. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Glyn Hughes Collection: letters and literary manuscripts sent to Glyn Hughes (b. 1935), by Ted Hughes (b. 1930, d. 1998), Seamus Heaney (b. 1939) and others; 1956-2001. Partly typewritten, partly autograph. The arrangement within each section is chro..., 1956-2001 British Library
creatorOf Seamus Heaney: poem 'Forecast' by Heaney (b.1939); n.d. Typewritten with autograph annotations, extensively re-worked and edited. Presented by the author; 3 April 1998.Paper; f. 1. British Library
referencedIn Valentine, Jean. Papers, 1952-2004 (inclusive), 1970-2004 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Brandes, Rand. Seamus Heaney correspondence and manuscripts, 1990-2007. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Robert Fitzgerald papers, 1892-1986 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Elliott, William I. Papers, 1963-1991. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Miller, Karl, 1931-. Karl Miller papers, 1949-2007. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Hasell, Duncan Ingraham. Nationalism, gender, and hybridity in Spenser, Yeats and Heaney / by Duncan Ingraham Hasell. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Alfred R. Neumann Library
creatorOf Vol. IX (ff. ). Hales -Hendriks.includes:ff. 1-22 Madge Hales, poet: Letters and poems sent to Peter Scupham and John Mole from Madge Hales: 1975-1982: Partly typewritten, partly printed.ff. 23-49 John Hales-Tooke, solicitor: Letters and poems s... British Library
referencedIn Edward James Hughes Papers, 18 Dec 1890-20 Mar [2005] British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn The School Bag press cuttings British Library
creatorOf The School Bag British Library
creatorOf Heaney, Seamus, 1939-. Letters to David Hammond 1968-2005. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985. Robert Fitzgerald papers, 1892-1986. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hanvey, Bobbie, 1945-. Bobbie Hanvey Photographic Archives, 1970-2007. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Quinn, Mary Bernetta. Mary Bernetta Quinn papers, 1937-1998. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Longley, Michael, 1939-. Michael Longley papers, 1960-2000. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn McGuckian, Medbh, 1950-. Medbh McGuckian papers, 1964-2006. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Mahon, Derek, 1941-. Derek Mahon papers, circa 1948-2008. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Aralia Press. Printing ephemera, 1983-1998. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Howe, Fanny. Fanny Howe papers, 1924-2009. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Bronk, William. American poetry broadsides collection from the Grolier Poetry Book Shop. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Archives of the Poetry Book Society, 1962-1970, 1966-1970 Literature and Rare Books
referencedIn Ormsby, Frank, 1947-. Frank Ormsby papers, circa 1967-2004. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Pearson, Henry, 1914-2006. Henry Pearson papers, 1931-1999 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Thomas A. Flanagan (AC 1945) Papers, 1866-2002, 1946-2001 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Heaney, Seamus, 1939-. ALS, 1995 July 25. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Portrait of Charles Causley and photograph of Charles Causley, Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney, c 1982 University of Exeter
creatorOf Sweeney, Francis W., 1916-. Humanities Series : director's records, 1945-2000 (bulk 1957-1998). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Seamus Heaney. ‘Beowulf’, typewritten drafts with MS annotations; 1995. Heaney’s version of Beowulf was first published in 1999. Purchased from the author in Jan. 2000.Paper; ff. 9., 1995 British Library
creatorOf Mariani, Paul L. Paul L. Mariani papers, 1961-2003. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Eccles Bequest. Vol. CCLXV. Papers relating to the centenary of the birth of Oscar Wilde and to the unveiling of a memorial to Wilde in Westminster Abbey in 1995; [1950-1995, n.d]. Mostly printed.Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, author: Programm..., 1950-1995 British Library
referencedIn Townsend, Charles D. (Charles Delmar), 1911-. [Gotham Book Mart miscellany]. San Diego State University Library, SDSU Library and Information Access
creatorOf Corbett, William, 1942-. William Corbett collection, 1968-2003. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Schuchard, Ronald. Ronald Schuchard papers, 1981-2005. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Dolmen Press. Dolmen Press Collection, Publications Series, 1945-1987. Wake Forest University - ZSR Library, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
referencedIn John Hollander Papers, circa 1950-2007 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Heaney, Seamus, 1939-. [Postcard to Michael Hannon, University Librarian]. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf Ryan, Michael, 1946-. Papers of Michael Ryan [manuscript], 1957-1990. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Holub, Eric. Hillside Press : ephemera, broadsheets, and engraving, 1990-2005. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Heaney, Seamus, 1939-. Poems : ms., 1970 Sept. - 1971 Feb. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf The Rattle Bag British Library
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associatedWith Deane, Seamus, 1940- person
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associatedWith Elliott, William I. person
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associatedWith Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985. person
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associatedWith Hanvey, Bobbie, 1945- person
associatedWith Harvard College (1636-1780) corporateBody
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associatedWith Heaney, Seamus. person
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associatedWith Howe, Fanny. person
associatedWith Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998. person
associatedWith Longley, Michael, 1939- person
associatedWith Mahon, Derek, 1941- person
associatedWith Mariani, Paul L. person
associatedWith McGuckian, Medbh, 1950- person
associatedWith Miller, Karl, 1931- person
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associatedWith Sweeney, Francis W., 1916- person
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associatedWith University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. corporateBody
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English poetry--Irish authors--20th century
Poets, Irish
Baccalaureate addresses
Poets, Irish--20th century
Authors, Irish--Correspondence
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Birth 1939-04-13

Death 2013-08-30

Northern Irish

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