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Padraic Colum collection of papers

Title
Padraic Colum collection of papers, 1901-1963.
Author
Colum, Padraic, 1880-1972.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS ColumSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
1,083 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Notebooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Padraic Colum was an Irish playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and children's book author, as well as the co-founder of the Irish Review.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials is from W. T. H. Howe and William Turner Levy.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Colum
Author
Colum, Padraic, 1880-1972.
Title
Padraic Colum collection of papers, 1901-1963.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, notebooks for 1933 to 1957, a diary for 1910, and financial and legal documents. The manuscripts and typescripts include poems, drafts and synopses of plays, essays, notes toward works on Irish folklore, and other manuscript material. Also included are manuscripts relating to Colum by various authors including Sara Allgood and A. E. Coppard. The correspondence includes letters by the author, dating from 1903 to 1962, to Lascelles Abercrombie, Mary Maguire Colum, Lady Gregory, William Turner Levy, May Sarton, W. B. Yeats, and others. There are letters to the author from Hervey Allen, Ernest Boyd, W. T. Cosgrave, Babette Deutsch, Baron Dunsany, Robert Frost, Lady Gregory, the James Joyce Society, Edward Marsh, Harriet Converse Moody, John Quinn, George William Russell, John Butler Yeats, William Butler Yeats, Katharine Younge, and others, dating from 1901-1962.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Padraic Colum was an Irish playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and children's book author, as well as the co-founder of the Irish Review.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938.
Allen, Hervey, 1889-1949.
Allgood, Sara, 1883-1950.
Boyd, Ernest Augustus, 1887-1946.
Colum, Mary.
Coppard, A. E. (Alfred Edgar), 1878-1957.
Cosgrave, William Thomas, 1880-1965.
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982.
Dunsany, Lord, 1878-1957.
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Levy, William Turner, 1922-2008.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Moody, Harriet Converse Tilden, 1857-1932.
Quinn, John, 1870-1924.
Russell, George William, 1867-1935.
Sarton, May, 1912-1995.
Yeats, John Butler, 1839-1922.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Younge, Katharine.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Levy, William Turner, 1922-2008. Former owner
James Joyce Society (New York, N.Y.)
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Colum
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