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Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers

Title
Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1899-1955]
Author
Yeats, Jack B. (Jack Butler), 1871-1957.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS Yeats, JaBSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
130 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Sketchbooks.
Biography (note)
  • Jack Butler Yeats was an Irish painter and illustrator. He was the younger brother of the poet, William Butler Yeats.
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 W. T. H. Howe, Ria Mooney, and Owen D. Young.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Yeats, JaB
Author
Yeats, Jack B. (Jack Butler), 1871-1957.
Title
Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1899-1955]
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence, portraits, six sketchbooks dating from 1900 to 1908, and pictorial works. The correspondence, dating from [1899] to [1955], consists of letters from Yeats to Padraic Colum, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory, Frederick Robert Higgins, W. T. H. Howe, Ria Mooney, and others, as well as a letter, dated 1930, from his wife Coltie Yeats to Lady Gregory.
The portraits include sketches and watercolors of Lady Gregory, John Masefield, George Russell, and a self-portrait.
Biography
Jack Butler Yeats was an Irish painter and illustrator. He was the younger brother of the poet, William Butler Yeats.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Higgins, F. R. (Frederick Robert), 1896-1941.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup)
Mooney, Ria, 1903-1973.
Yeats, Coltie.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Mooney, Ria, 1903-1973. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Yeats, JaB
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