Robert G. Lowery - Sean O'Casey Collection, [188-?]-1995.


Robert G. Lowery - Sean O'Casey Collection, [188-?]-1995.

Consists of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings, playbills, posters and other material about O'Casey and his work. Includes articles of Brooks Atkinson, and George Jean Nathan, lists of plays produced at the Abbey Theatre, and several early twentieth century Irish newspapers. Correspondents include Brooks Atkinson, Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel, Eileen O'Casey, Liam O'Flaherty and others.

ca. 5 linear ft. (41 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 7375331

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