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Lennox Robinson collection of papers

Title
Lennox Robinson collection of papers, 1898-[1958] bulk (1911-1930).
Author
Robinson, Lennox, 1886-1958.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS RobinsonSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
198 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Lennox Robinson was an Irish playwright, essayist, biographer, short-story writer, and the producer and manager for the Abbey Theatre from 1909 to 1914.
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. Previous owners include Sara Allgood, Lady Gregory, W. T. H. Howe, and the American Play Company.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Robinson
Author
Robinson, Lennox, 1886-1958.
Title
Lennox Robinson collection of papers, 1898-[1958] bulk (1911-1930).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, legal documents, and portraits. The manuscripts and typescripts include biographies, plays, a list of plays, and music and lyrics by Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory transcribed by Robinson. The correspondence includes letters, dating from [1910] to [1958], from the author to Basil Ashmore, Padraic Colum, Lady Gregory, W. T. H. Howe, Sean O'Casey, William Butler Yeats, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1898 to 1929, between various correspondents including Lady Gregory, Sean O'Casey, W. B. Yeats, and others. There are letters to Robinson from Sara Allgood, Gerald Brosnan, Lady Gregory, Lillah McCarthy, James McNeill, Sean O'Casey, Patrick O'Hare, George Shiels, and W. B. Yeats, dating from [1910?] to 1935.
Biography
Lennox Robinson was an Irish playwright, essayist, biographer, short-story writer, and the producer and manager for the Abbey Theatre from 1909 to 1914.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Allgood, Sara, 1883-1950.
Ashmore, Basil.
Brosnan, Gerald.
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup)
McCarthy, Lillah, 1875-
McNeill, James.
O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.
O'Hare, Patrick.
Shiels, George, 1886-1949.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Allgood, Sara, 1883-1950. Former owner
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
American Play Company. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Robinson
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