Yeats, Jack B. (Jack Butler), 1871-1957

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Irish artist and author.

From the description of Jack Butler Yeats papers, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982120

Jack Butler Yeats was an Irish painter and illustrator. He was the younger brother of the poet, William Butler Yeats.

From the description of Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1899-1955]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517346

From the guide to the Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers, 1899-1955, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Epithet: known as Jack, painter

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x0002ea

Jack Butler Yeats, the son of artist John Butler Yeats and brother of poet William Butler Yeats, was born in London, educated in Ireland, and returned to London. He wrote and illustrated stories for various magazines and newspapers, including the first cartoon version of Sherlock Holmes in 1894. He belonged to the group known as the Dublin Painters. In his last years, he returned to Ireland and concentrated on his painting.

From the description of Jack B. Yeats letter a cara [to my friend], 1930 Jan. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57071435

Jack Butler Yeats (1870-1957) was an artist and writer who lived in Ireland and England. He was the son of John Butler Yeats, and brother to W.B. Yeats. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers.

From the description of Jack Butler Yeats collection. [1888-1942]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660197509

Irish painter and illustrator, Jack Butler Yeats, was born August 29, 1871, in London, England. He was the son of John Butler Yeats, a successful portrait painter, and younger brother of the distinguished Irish poet, William Butler Yeats.

Chilvers, Ian and Harold Osborne (eds.). The Oxford Dictionary of Art . New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. p.545.

Irish writer Lady Gregory (1852–1932) was instrumental in the cultivation of theatre during the Irish Literary Renaissance.

"Gregory, Lady, 1852–1932." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 27, 2007).

From the guide to the Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory, 1930 June 16, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish painter and illustrator Jack B. Yeats was born August 29, 1871, in London, England. He was the son of John Butler Yeats, a successful portrait painter, and younger brother of the distinguished Irish poet, William Butler Yeats.

Palmer, Helen M. and E.T. Williams (eds.). The Dictionary of National Biography, 1951–1960 . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971. pp.1087-1088.

From the guide to the Jack B. Yeats letters to Elkin Mathews, [1906]–1920 and undated, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

Irish painter, playwright and novelist.

Born in London, Jack Butler Yeats lived much of his life in Ireland. Like his father John Butler Yeats, he was known mainly as a painter. Yeats also published a number of novels and dramatic works.

From the description of Jack Butler Yeats collection, 1901-1939. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 38741732

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referencedIn Heaton, Margaret, b. 1868. Margaret Heaton's childhood, ca. 1890. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Cuala Press. Cuala Press printed materials, 1904-1973. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Zimand, Gertrude Folks, 1894-1966. Gertrude Folks Zimand and Savel Zimand papers, 1911-1958. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Yeats, Jack B., 1871-1957 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn James Joyce collection of papers, 1897-1971, 1902-1949 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers, 1899-1955 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Jack Butler Yeats collection. [1888-1942]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Autograph letter signed : Dartmouth, S. Devon, to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Edgar Huidekoper Wells papers, 1912-1933. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Edward and Isabel Patterson Eaton Art Collection papers, 1920s-1990s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. William Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1888]-[1965] bulk (1897-1939). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1903-1915. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Lady Gregory collection of papers, 1873-[1965, 1873-1932 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory, 1930 June 16 University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1899-1955]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hitchen, Herbert. Herbert Hitchen Irish collection, 1908-1970. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn John Masefield letters to Jack Butler Yeats, 1902-1908. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Jack Butler Yeats the Younger : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Autograph letter signed : Dublin, Ireland, to Mr. Matthews, 1919 Apr. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Joyce, James, 1882-1941. James Joyce collection of papers, 1897-1971 bulk (1902-1949). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Kennedy, Sighle. Sighle Kennedy papers, circa 1920s-1996 (bulk dates 1963-1996). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn The Gordon Bottomley Papers, 1773, 1831-1958, nd British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf Jack B. Yeats letters to Elkin Mathews, [1906]–1920 and undated University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
referencedIn John Quinn papers, 1901-1926 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Wilde, Mary Hitchcock, 1905-. W. R. and Mary Hitchcock Wilde collection, 1898-1922. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Herbert Hitchen Irish Collection MS 10., 1908-1970 Mortimer Rare Book Room
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Letters, 1926-1932, Dublin, to [Philip D.] Sherman. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Lawrence & Wishart. Lawrence & Wishart records, 1927-1951. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Vol. CCLVIII (ff. 112). 1943-1961.Jack Butler Yeats, painter and author: Correspondence, etc., with League of Dramatists: 1933-1961: Partly typewritten., 1943-1961 British Library
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1940-1955. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Quinn, John, 1870-1924. John Quinn papers, 1901-1926. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn O'Sullivan, Seumas, 1879-1958. Letters to Seumas O'Sullivan, 1904-1950. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Papers, 1908-1934. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Russell, George William, 1867-1935. Poems : manuscript, [19--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Artworks by other artists, 1890s-1940s British Library
referencedIn MacCarthy mss., 1863-1991 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Foster, Jeanne Robert, 1879-1970. Foster-Murphy collection, 1900-1969. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Ernie O'Malley Papers, Bulk, 1920-1957, 1643-2010; bulk 1920-1957 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922. John Butler Yeats collection. [1884-1922]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Letters : Greystokes, to Claud Lovat Fraser, London, 1913-1914. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Boughton, Alice, 1865-1943. Jack Butler Yeats [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Papers of Charles Elkin Mathews, 1811-1938 Reading University : Special Collections Services
creatorOf Masefield, John, 1878-1967. Letters to Jack Butler Yeats, 1902-1908. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Foster-Murphy collection, 1900-1969 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Sighle Kennedy Papers, circa 1920s-1996, [Bulk Dates: 1963-1996]. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Lawrence & Wishart records, 1927-1951 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn William James Jr. papers, 1857-1960 (inclusive), 1911-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. Letters from William Butler Yeats to Elkin Mathews, together with some correspondence of other members of the Yeats family, typescripts of two short stories composed by Lily Yeats, and miscellaneous other material. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Cuala Press. Cuala Press collection, [ca. 1908-1953]. Portland Public Library
creatorOf Masefield, John, 1878-1967. Letters to Thomas W. Lamont and Jack Butler Yeats, 1903-1931. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Jack Butler Yeats papers, 1939. Library of Congress
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Jack B. Yeats letter a cara [to my friend], 1930 Jan. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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 Harper teaching and research material. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Letters from William Butler Yeats to Elkin Mathews, together with some correspondence of other members of the Yeats family, typescripts of two short stories composed by Lily Yeats, and miscellaneous other material, 1894-1921 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Letters to Thomas W. Lamont and Jack Butler Yeats, 1903-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. James D. Phelan receipt : from Jack Butler Yeats, [Wicklow, Ireland?], 1902 Aug. 29. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Vol. CCLVII (ff. 125). 1933-1942.Jack Butler Yeats, painter and author: Correspondence, etc., with League of Dramatists: 1933-1961: Partly typewritten., 1933-1942 British Library
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn John Masefield collection of papers, 1894-[1966, 1902-1956 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Letters : Dublin, to Seymour Adelman, Chester, Pa., 1927-1956. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Card, 1936 July 18 : Stroud, Gloucestershire, to Diana Murphy, London. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
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 Masefield, John, 1878-1967. John Masefield collection of papers, 1894-[1966] bulk (1902-[1956]). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957. Jack Butler Yeats collection, 1901-1939. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn John Masefield miscellaneous papers, 1903-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932. Lady Gregory collection of papers, 1873-1965 bulk (1873-1932). New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Healy, James Augustine, 1891-1975. person
associatedWith Heaton, Margaret, b. 1868. person
associatedWith Higgins, F. R. (Frederick Robert), 1896-1941. person
associatedWith Hitchen, Herbert. person
associatedWith Hitchen, Herbert, 1874-1979 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) person
correspondedWith James, William, 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Sighle. person
associatedWith Lawrence & Wishart. corporateBody
associatedWith Lawrence & Wishart. corporateBody
associatedWith MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952 person
associatedWith Masefield, John, 1878-1967. person
associatedWith Mathews, Elkin, 1851-1921 person
associatedWith Matthews, Mr, person
associatedWith Mooney, Ria, 1903-1973. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith O'Malley, Cormac K. H. person
associatedWith O'Malley, Ernie, 1897-1957 person
associatedWith O'Sullivan, Seumas, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Phelan, James D. (James Duval), 1861-1930. person
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associatedWith Quinn, John, 1870-1924. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. person
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associatedWith Sherman, Philip D. (Philip Darrell), 1881-1957, person
associatedWith Wells, Edgar Huidekoper, 1875-1938 person
associatedWith Wilde, Mary Hitchcock, 1905- person
associatedWith Yeats, Coltie person
associatedWith Yeats, Coltie. person
associatedWith Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922. person
associatedWith Yeats, Lily, 1866-1949 person
associatedWith Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. person
associatedWith Young, Owen D., 1874-1962, person
associatedWith Zimand, Gertrude Folks, 1894-1966. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Ireland
Ireland
Ireland
Subject
Artists--Correspondence
Art, British
Authors, Irish--20th century--Manuscripts
Illustrators--Correspondence
Art--British (?)--Reproductions
Art, Irish--20th century
Painters--Correspondence
Dramatists, Irish--20th century--Manuscripts
Artists--20th century--Correspondence
Authors, Irish--Correspondence
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence
Occupation
Artists
Authors
Painters (artists)
Function

Person

Birth 1871-08-29

Death 1957-03-28

Irish (Republic of Ireland)

Italian,

English

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