James A. Healy collection of Irish literature, 1870-1976.

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Healy, James Augustine, 1891-1975. James A. Healy collection of Irish literature, 1870-1976.

James A. Healy collection of Irish literature, 1870-1976.

Letters, manuscripts, clippings, photographs, broadsides, books, and prints. Includes material resulting from personal contact between James A. Healy and Oliver St. John Gogarty, Elizabeth C. Yeats, George Yeats, Ernest Boyd, Richard Campbell, and Irene Haugh. A selection of Cuala Press greeting cards and prints is included. Others represented in the collection are Paul Henry; W. B. Yeats's father, brother, and two sisters; the Fay Brothers, Dudley Digges, James Joyce, John M. Synge, Maud Gonne, and George Moore. From the estate of the critic, Ernest Boyd, Healy obtained letters from English writers prompted by research Boyd did for his book, THE IRISH LITERARY RENAISSANCE (1916).

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