William Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1888]-[1965] bulk (1897-1939).

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Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. William Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1888]-[1965] bulk (1897-1939).

William Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1888]-[1965] bulk (1897-1939).

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence by and about the author, notebooks, and portraits.

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

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American poet and critic. From the description of Letter to Walter Elder, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio [manuscript], 1946 July 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823193 English poet, playwright, critic, editor, and publisher. From the description of Letters, 1950 Mar. 10 and 1958 Nov. 14, London [England], to M[ary] Elis[!]abeth Barber, London [England]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364335 Revolutionary American born ...

Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932

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O'Leary, John, 1830-1907

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

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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...

Colum, Mary

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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...

Whitall, William Van R.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972

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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...

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...

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 ...

Mooney, Ria, 1903-1973

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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 ...

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...

Dunsany, Beatrice

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Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002

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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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...