Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957

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Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878-1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.

From the description of Oliver St. John Gogarty letter lecture tour publicity collection, circa 1933. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 506264212

Oliver St. John Gogarty was born in Dublin, Ireland, and educated at Stonyhurst, Trinity College, Oxford, and Vienna before qualifying as a surgeon. In addition, he was a writer associated with the Irish Renaissance. He was acquainted with George Moore, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, and George Russell (AE), and recalled his youthful days in Dublin in his memoirs "As I Was Going Down Sackville Street" and "Tumbling in the Hay". He is the original of the character of Buck Milligan in Joyce's "Ulysses". Gogarty was appointed a Senator of the Irish Free State in 1922 and was active in political life until 1936, when the Senate was abolished. He moved to the United States in 1939 and died in New York City. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers.

From the description of Oliver St. John Gogarty collection. [ca1905-1954]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 646006401

Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878–1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell [AE]. Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy. Dublin born Ernest Augustus Boyd (1887–1946) is best remembered for his work as a translator and literary critic. After a stint in the British Consular Service, Boyd settled into New York's Greenwich Village literary scene where he edited a variety of publications and produced freelance pieces for publications such as Harper's . He produced several books on Irish Literature, including Ireland's Literary Renaissance (1916; rev. ed., 1922) and continued to write about politics. One of Boyd's primary goals was to bring European authors to the attention of the American reader through his translations and other critical works.

"Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878–1957." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 12, 2007). "Oliver St. John Gogarty/1878–1957." Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed February 12, 2007). "Boyd, Ernest Augustus" (by Charles H. Brichford). American National Biography Online. http://www.anb.org/articles/16/16-00160.html (accessed February 16, 2007).

From the guide to the Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Ernest Augustus Boyd, 1925 [January] 20, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878–1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell [AE]. Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.

Biography Resource Center. "Oliver St. John Gogarty, 1878–1957." http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed February 12, 2007).

From the guide to the Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Ted Robinson, 1946 January 3, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878–1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.

"Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878–1957" Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 12, 2007).

From the guide to the Oliver St. John Gogarty letter lecture tour publicity collection, circa 1933, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878–1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were well thought of during that period by W. B. Yeats and George Russell (AE). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.

"Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878–1957" Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 12, 2007).

From the guide to the Oliver St. John Gogarty poems and documents, circa 1944, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878–1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were well thought of during that period by W. B. Yeats and George Russell [AE]. Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.

"Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878–1957" Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 12, 2007). "Oliver St. John Gogarty/1878–1957" Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed February 12, 2007).

From the guide to the Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry, 20 April 1945, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish poet and author.

Gogarty was born in Dublin and attended the medical school of Trinity College and Oxford. He published several novels, collections of poems, and other works. He left Ireland in 1939 and lived in America for the remainder of his life.

From the description of Oliver St. John Gogarty collection, 1923-1951. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 32642429

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creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. As I was going down Sackville Street : galley proofs, [1937] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Joyce, James, 1882-1941. James Joyce collection, [ca. 1893]-1941 (bulk 1901-1920). Cornell University Library
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Oliver St. John Gogarty collection. [ca1905-1954]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Ussher, Arland. Arland Ussher correspondence, 1921-1959. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Oliver St. John Gogarty letter lecture tour publicity collection, circa 1933. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
creatorOf Hoult, Norah, 1901-1984. Norah Hoult Correspondence, 1934-1954. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Roberts, Denys Kilham, 1903-1976. Correpondence, 1930-1964. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf O'Conor, Norreys Jephson, b. 1885. Papers of Norreys Jephson O'Conor, 1890-1964 (bulk 1940-1958). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. As I was going down Sackville Street : galley proofs, [1937] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Oliver St. John Gogarty letter lecture tour publicity collection, circa 1933 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Typed letter signed Oliver St. J. Gogarty to: "Dr. Manwaring" Wellesley College
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Oliver St. John Gogarty collection, 1923-1951. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941. Albert M. Bender papers, 1909-1941. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bridge, Ann, 1889-1974. Papers, 1815-1973, (bulk 1905-1973). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Oliver St. John Gogarty poems and documents, circa 1944 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Angoff, Charles, 1902-1979. Charles Angoff collection, 1927-1978. Boston University. School of Medicine
referencedIn Lawlor, Patrick Anthony. Correspondence on Katherine Mansfield, 1938-1966. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1959. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1948-1949. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Autograph letter signed Oliver St. J. Gogarty to: "Miss Manwaring" Wellesley College
referencedIn English literature mss., 1951-1993 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Joseph Halle Schaffner autograph collection, 1683-1948. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Holland, Dulcie. Golden stockings [music] / music by Dulcie Holland ; poem by Oliver Gogarty. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Robert Hillyer Papers, 1906-1962 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Autograph letter signed Oliver St. J. Gogarty to: "My dear Dr. Manwaring" Wellesley College
creatorOf Russell, George William, 1867-1935. George William Russell Collection, [1913?]-1935. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn James Joyce collection, [ca. 1893]-1941, (bulk 1901-1920) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Ann Bridge [pseudonym of Mary Dolling Sanders O'Malley] Papers TXRC95-A3., 1815-1973, bulk 1905-1973 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Witter Bynner letters from various correspondents and other material, 1904-1962. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Ernest Augustus Boyd, 1925 [January] 20 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Holland, Dulcie, 1913-2000. Golden stockings [music] / poem by Oliver Gogarty ; music by Dulcie Holland. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Reynolds, Horace, b. 1896. Papers, 1895-1965 (inclusive), 1927-1965 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Horace Mason Reynolds papers, 1895-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Brenda Ueland and family papers., 1857-1993. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Stephens, James, 1882-1950. Letters to Oliver St. John Gogarty : ALS, 1921-1922. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry, 20 April 1945 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. Papers, 1725-1961. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Portrait of Oliver St. John Gogarty. Wellesley College
referencedIn Letters and documents. Hollins University, Wyndham Robertson Library
creatorOf Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Ted Robinson, 1946 January 3 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn Eastman mss., 1892-1968 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Autograph letter signed Oliver St. J. Gogarty to: "Dr Manwaring" March 7, 1942. Wellesley College
referencedIn Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Papers of James Joyce from the Harley K. Croessmann Collection, 1901-1959. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
referencedIn Horace Mason Reynolds papers, 1895-1965. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Arnold, Sidney,. Correspondence pertaining to the Rushton Seminar [manuscript], 1953-1954. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn A. M. Sullivan Papers, 1925-1980 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Ueland, Brenda. Brenda Ueland and family papers, 1857-1993. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn English literature mss., 1901-1950 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Cosulich, Bernice, 1896-1956. Papers, 1923-1956. University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Autograph letter signed Oliver St. J. Gogarty to: "Dr. Manwaring" Wellesley College
referencedIn Thomas W. Lamont John Masefield collection, 1918-1947. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Healy, James Augustine, 1891-1975. James A. Healy collection of Irish literature, 1870-1976. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Wildeiana, 1858-1998 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
referencedIn D. B. Wyndham Lewis Correspondence, 1927-1936 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957. Autograph letter signed Oliver St. J. Gogarty to: "Dr. Manwaring" Wellesley College
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associatedWith AE, 1867-1935 person
correspondedWith Angoff, Charles, 1902-1979. person
associatedWith Bell, G. K. A. (George Kennedy Allen), 1883-1958. person
associatedWith Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941. person
associatedWith Boyd, Ernest Augustus, 1887-1946 person
associatedWith Bridge, Ann, 1889-1974 person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Cosulich, Bernice, 1896-1956. person
associatedWith Eastman, Max, 1883-1969 person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Gogarty, Oliver D. person
associatedWith Grace, Nora. person
associatedWith Grieve, Christopher Murray, 1892- person
associatedWith Healy, James Augustine, 1891-1975. person
associatedWith Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. person
associatedWith Holland, Dulcie, 1913-2000. person
associatedWith Hoult, Norah, 1901-1984. person
associatedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969. person
correspondedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948 person
associatedWith Lawlor, Patrick Anthony. person
associatedWith Lewis, D. B. Wyndham (Dominic Bevan Wyndham), 1891-1969 person
associatedWith MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978. person
associatedWith Manwaring, Elizabeth Wheeler, b. 1879. person
associatedWith Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. person
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associatedWith O'Connor, Ulick. person
associatedWith O'Conor, Norreys Jephson, b. 1885. person
associatedWith Patrick, Saint, 373?-463? person
associatedWith Reynolds, Horace, b. 1896, person
correspondedWith Reynolds, Horace Mason, 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Roberts, Denys Kilham, 1903-1976. person
correspondedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 person
associatedWith Russell, George William, 1867-1935. person
correspondedWith Schaffner, Joseph Halle, 1897-1972 person
associatedWith Smart set (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stephens, James, 1882-1950. person
associatedWith Sullivan, A. M. (Aloysius Michael), 1896- person
associatedWith Ueland, Brenda. person
correspondedWith Ussher, Arland. person
associatedWith Watts, Richard, b. 1898 person
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). corporateBody
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Irish poetry--20th century
Arts--Publicity--20th century--History--Sources
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence--Sources
Arts--Press coverage--20th century
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Arts publicity--20th century
Legal documents
English poetry--Irish authors--20th century--Sources
Humorous poetry, Irish
Authors, Irish--20th century--Sources
Arts--Presscoverage--20th century--History--Sources
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Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1878-08-17

Death 1957-09-22

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