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George William Russell collection of papers

Title
George William Russell collection of papers, 1891-1935.
Author
Russell, George William, 1867-1935.
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Description
318 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • George William Russell was an Irish poet, essayist, playwright and novelist who wrote under the pseudonym AE.
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 Padraic Colum, Lady Gregory, W. T. H. Howe, John Quinn, and Owen D. Young.
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Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Russell, GW
Author
Russell, George William, 1867-1935.
Title
George William Russell collection of papers, 1891-1935.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, financial documents, and portraits. The manuscripts and typescripts include poems, essays, reviews, and articles by the author, as well as typescripts of poems relating to the author, by James Stephens, and manuscript essays by Humbert Wolfe. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, many signed with his pseudonym, AE, dating from 1891 to 1935, to Padraic Colum, Anne Fremantle, Alfred Perceval Graves, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory, W. T. H. Howe, Thomas Joseph Kiernan, Edward Harry William Meyerstein, Thomas Moult, James M. Pryse, James Stephens, William Butler Yeats, and others. Also included are letters relating to the author, dating from [1918] to [1921], between various correspondents, including Padraic Colum, Lady Gregory, W. T. H. Howe, Sir Shane Leslie, Diarmuid Russell, and others. There are letters to Russell from Padraic Colum, Paul Gregan, Lady Gregory, Thomas Moult, Bernard Shaw, and others, dating from 1905 to 1932.
Biography
George William Russell was an Irish poet, essayist, playwright and novelist who wrote under the pseudonym AE.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002.
Graves, Alfred Perceval, 1846-1931.
Gregan, Paul.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup)
Kiernan, T. J. (Thomas Joseph), 1897-1967.
Leslie, Shane, 1885-1971.
Meyerstein, Edward Harry William, 1889-1952.
Moult, Thomas.
Pryse, James M. (James Morgan), 1859-
Russell, Diarmuid, -1973.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Stephens, James, 1882-1950.
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972. Former owner
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Quinn, John, 1870-1924. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Russell, GW
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