William Butler Yeats collection of papers 1876-[1965 1897-1939


William Butler Yeats collection of papers 1876-[1965 1897-1939

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, notebooks, and portraits.

ca. 3,125 items

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Masefield, John, 1878-1967

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The English poet, playwright and novelist John Masefield was born in 1878 in Ledbury. After running away to sea early (when he was thirteen) he settled in London from 1897 and devoted himself to writing. Later he moved to Oxford which was where he lived when most of the following collection was produced. Masefield became Poet Laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. Among his more notable works are some early reflections of his maritime experiences in Salt Water Ba...

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965

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Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965), a poet, critic, editor, and playwright, was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He received a B. A. in 1909 and an M. A. in 1910 from Harvard, where he also pursued a doctoral degree in philosophy. In 1915, he married Vivienne (Vivien) Haigh-Wood. He completed his dissertation in 1916 while living in England and submitted it to Harvard, but was unable to defend it. He was literary editor of the avant-garde magazine The Egoist. In the Spring 1917, he publishe...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...

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 collecti...

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Whitall, William Van R.

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Pope-Hennessy, Una, 1876-1949

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English writter. From the description of Typed draft of a letter : [London], to F.C. Badgley, 1938 Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868195 Author of several biographies; mother of the noted art historian Sir John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy. From the description of Letters of Una Pope-Hennessy [manuscript], 1918, 1945. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647996294 English writer. From the description of Notes on the difficulties...

Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...

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 Yor...

Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928

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Edmund Gosse, a well known man of letters, librarian to the House of Lords (1904-1914), and author of the autobiography, Father and Son (1907), was a pioneering translator of Ibsen and author of numerous volumes of poetry, criticism and biography. Charles Edmund Merrill was an active member of the Grolier Club from 1910 until his death in 1942. From the description of Letters : to Charles E. Merrill, 1910-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577035 English poet and man of...

Gwynn, Stephen Lucius, 1864-1950

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Stephen Gwynn was born in 1864 in Ireland. He became a journalist in 1896 in London and an MP in Ireland 1906 to 1918 From the guide to the Stephen Gwynn collection, 1929, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Poet, journalist, and author. From the description of Papers of Stephen Lucius Gwynn, 1896-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455167 Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1862-1900) was a British traveller and author. ...

Moore, George, 1852-1933

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George Augustus Moore, novelist and story writer, was born February 24, 1852, at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland. From the description of George Moore letters, 1895? (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 501325752 Author who sometimes used the pseudonym, Lady Rhone. From the description of Letter : England, to Foster Baker, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23884097 George Moore was born at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Irel...

Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932

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Isabella Augusta Persse (1852-1932) married Sir William Henry Gregory (1817-1892). After her husband's death, Lady Gregory became an author and playwright. She also acted as manager of the Abbey Theatre from 1904-1912. From the description of Lady Gregory papers, 1879-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863298 Isabella Augusta Gregory, Lady Gregory (1852-1932), the Irish playwright and poet. For a fuller account of her life and achievements see the Dictionary of National...

Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939

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English novelist and influential editor of literary journals; also biographer, art critic, and poet. Born Ford Madox Hueffer; changed last name to Ford in 1919. From the description of W.H. Hudson : some reminiscences / by Ford Madox Hueffer, 1920s? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079051 From the description of The saddest story, 1915? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079018 From the description of Ford Madox Ford diary, 1938...

Quinn, John, 1870-1924

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John Quinn (1870-1924) was a corporation lawyer in New York City who amassed an important private collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture as well as books and manuscripts of contemporary authors. In addition to promoting modern and avant-garde art in all forms, he particularly encouraged the work of members of the Irish Literary Revival, the artists of the Paris School, and English and American writers of his time. In 1923 he sold his manuscript and library holdings to subsidize his art ...

Wellesley, Dorothy, 1889-1956

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English poet Dorothy Wellesley was born in Berkshire and privately educated. She began writing poetry at an early age, and her first published volume brought her the admiration and friendship of Yeats, with whom she remained close. She wrote several volumes of poetry, published several other books, and sponsored and edited Hogarth's Living poets series. Through her marriage to Gerald Wellesley, she became Duchess of Wellington in 1943. From the description of Dorothy Wellesley letter...

Fay, W. G. (William George), 1872-1947

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Duncan, Ellen

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Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup),

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Allgood, Sara, 1883-1950

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Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940

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English poet, playwright, and lampoonist. From the description of Humbert Wolfe letter September 12, 1921. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13061267 Humbert Wolfe was an Italian-born English poet. From the guide to the Humbert Wolfe letter, September 12, 1921, (Ohio University) Humbert Wolfe was a gifted and energetic poet and civil servant. Born in Milan as Umberto Wolff, he became a British citizen when his father moved the family to England. Edu...

Mooney, Ria, 1903-1973

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Russell, George William, 1867-1935

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George William Russell was an Irish poet, journalist, nationalist, mystic and painter, known by the pseudonym "AE". A theosophist, he was, with W.B. Yeats, a leader of the Irish Renaissance and a co-founder of Dublin's Abbey Theatre. He edited "Irish Homestead" (1906-1923) and the "Irish Statesman" (1923-1930). He published works on religion and Irish politics, as well as numerous books of verse. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. ...

Tagore, Rabì‚ndranà‚th, 1861-1941

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Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta on 6 May 1861. After his marriage in 1883, Tagore managed the family estates at Shileida, where he wrote many of his works. In 1901 he founded a school at Santiniketan, Bopur, Bengal, which later became the international institution, Visva-Bharati. In 1912 he visited England and translated some of his works into English. He also made visits to countries in Europe, Asia and North and South America. In 1913 he received the Nobel Prize for literature. At the...

Sarton, May, 1912-1995

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By Source, Fair use, Link May Sarton (May 3, 1912-July 16, 1995), poet and novelist, was born Elanore Marie Sarton in Wondelgem, Belgium, the daughter of George Sarton, a noted historian of science, and Eleanor Mabel Elwes, an English portrait painter and designer. Sarton moved with her parents to England, and in 1916 the family immigrated to the United States. All three became naturalized Americans in 1924, by which time Sarton's name had been Americanized to Eleanor May. Sart...

Bailey, William F. (William Frederick), 1857-1917

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Horniman, Annie Elizabeth Fredericka, 1860-1937

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Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922

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Yeats was an Irish portrait painter and father of both W.B. and J.B. Yeats. He lived many years in London and spent his last 14 in New York City. From the description of John Butler Yeats collection, 1909-1978 (bulk 1911-1922). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 83320368 Irish barrister and artist, the father of the poet W.B. Yeats. From the description of John Butler Yeats collection, 1913-1954 (bulk 1913-1921). (Boston College). WorldCat record...

Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964

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English poet, biographer, critic, and anthologist. Edited and contributed to the annual anthology Wheels. From the description of Edith Sitwell correspondence, 1942-1944. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185434 English poet, critic, and novelist. From the description of Letter to an unknown recipient, ca. 1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817483 From the description of Photoprint and letter, n.d. and 1981 Oct...

Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971

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St. John Greer Ervine had a long and influential career in the theatre. Born to deaf-mute Protestant parents in a suburb of Belfast, he moved to London in 1900 where he worked as a clerk and became active in the Fabian Society. An accomplished writer of realistic plays, his work first appeared in 1911, and he enjoyed considerable success, leading to his long friendship with George Bernard Shaw and the opportunity to manage the Abbey Theatre in 1915-1916. He joined the army in 1916, was wounded i...

Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972

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Padraic Colum was a noted playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and author of books for children. Born on December 8, 1881, in Longford, Ireland, Colum came to the United States in 1914 and died on January 12, 1972, in Enfield, Connecticut. Though Colum worked briefly for a railroad, he became a full-time writer in Dublin, Ireland, in 1901. He was a founder of the Irish National Theatre (later known as the Abbey Theatre), and co-founder and editor for a time of the Irish Review. From...

Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926

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Shorter worked as an editor with a number of British papers and journals, such as the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, before founding and editing three early twentieth century journals: SKETCH, SPHERE, and the TATLER. Shorter also wrote critically about Victorian literature and published bibliographies about prominent British writers. From the description of Letter-Manuscript, 1920. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122348081 British writer. The letters are written...

Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957

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Baron Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany was an author, aristocrat, adventurer, chessmaster, and soldier; he is probably best known for writing fantasy fiction, ghost stories, and drama under the name Lord Dunsany. Raised on the family estate in County Meath, Ireland, he was influenced by Greek mythology and the Bible. A member of the Coldstream Guards, he fought in the Boer War, World War I, and the Easter Rebellion. A prolific and diverse writer, he is considered an early master of high...

Colum, Mary.

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O'Leary, John, 1830-1907

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Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942

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British author, biographer. From the description of Violet Hunt papers, 1858-1962. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091790 Violet Hunt was an English author of novels, short stories, and poetry. She grew up in an artistic environment, and began publishing in her teens. Her work features strong female characters and expresses innovative views on women and women's roles in society. Her unconventional life made for public scandal, as she conducted a series of...

Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002

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Gonne, Maud, 1866-1953

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Maud Gonne (1866-1953), Irish nationalist, author, and actress; loved by Yeats and heroine of many of his poems and plays. From the description of Maud Gonne collection, [ca. 1870-1978], (bulk 1901-1902; 1973-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863182 Irish nationalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dublin, to Stephen Gwynn, 1919 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270878691 From the description of Autograph letter signed : P...

Robinson, Lennox, 1886-1958

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Author and playwright, of Dublin, Ireland. From the description of Papers, 1940-1958. (Emory University). WorldCat record id: 28419626 Playwright, author, and theater manager. From the description of Playscript of Lennox Robinson, 1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449665 Lennox Robinson (1886-1958), author and playwright, born in Douglas, Ireland. From the description of Lennox Robinson collection, 1940-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Dunsany, Beatrice

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