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Title
Records, 1910-1938.
Author
Abbey Theatre.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS Abbey TheatreSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
72 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • The Abbey Theatre in Dublin is an Irish theatrical company, founded in 1904 by William Butler Yeats and Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory. J. M. Synge and Lady Gregory were its first directors. It is devoted to Irish drama.
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. Some of the materials were among Ria Mooney's correspondence and with Lady Gregory's correspondence.
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Abbey Theatre
Author
Abbey Theatre.
Title
Records, 1910-1938.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, financial and legal documents, and a portrait. The manuscripts and typescripts include stage directions, lists of actors, extracts of reviews of performances, schedules, and other matters related to the Theatre, as well as articles, notes, and reviews by Sean O'Casey, a lecture by Alfred Wareing, and addresses by W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, and J. M. Synge. The correspondence, dating from 1910 to 1928, includes letters from the Theatre to Sean O'Casey, Lady Gregory, and W. B. Yeats, as well as letters relating to the Theatre between various correspondents, including Sara Allgood, Annie Elizabeth Fredericka Horniman, and Bertha June Lucas.
The bulk of the collection consists of financial documents, specifically weekly returns dating from 1920 to 1931, financial statements, and lists of checks made out to various payees.
Biography
The Abbey Theatre in Dublin is an Irish theatrical company, founded in 1904 by William Butler Yeats and Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory. J. M. Synge and Lady Gregory were its first directors. It is devoted to Irish drama.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Allgood, Sara, 1883-1950.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Horniman, Annie Elizabeth Fredericka, 1860-1937.
Lucas, Bertha June (Richardson), Mrs.
O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.
Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909.
Wareing, Alfred, 1876-1942.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932. Former owner
Mooney, Ria, 1903-1973. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Abbey Theatre
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