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Guinan, John.

"Black Oliver" playscript


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F095

Creator: Guinan, John.

Title: "Black Oliver" playscript

Inclusive Dates: undated

Extent: 1 item (23 pp.)

Abstract: Playscript by John Guinan.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F095, John Guinan, "Black Oliver" playscript, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1985.


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.

The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish playwright John Guinan (1874–1945) had four works staged at the Abbey Theatre. Guinan also authored short stories.


Hogan, Robert, Ed. Dictionary of Irish Literature. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Inc., 1979), 278-279.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the typed playscript, "Black Oliver," which is subtitled "A Play in One Act." According to the Dictionary of Irish Literature, this play was performed at the Abbey Theatre in 1927.

Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
English drama--Irish authors--20th century--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Scripts (documents)

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Detailed Contents List

"Black Oliver" playscript, undated   [Box 5 F95]

Playscript, 23 pp.