Robert G. Lowery Papers and Collection of Sean O'Casey


Robert G. Lowery Papers and Collection of Sean O'Casey


This collection includes clippings, correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts photographs, and scrapbooks related to Robert G. Lowery's research on and collecting of materials relating to the life and work of Irish playwright Sean O'Casey.

20.5 linear feet (23 containers) and 1.5 GB (2 files with approximately 41 minutes of audio)

eng, Latn


SNAC Resource ID: 7375331

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