Identification: MSS 099, F131
Creator: Lawless, Emily, 1845-1913.
Title: Emily Lawless letter to Smith
Inclusive Dates: 1911 February 10
Extent: 1 item (4 pp.)
Abstract: Letter from Irish author Emily Lawless to "Mr. Smith" originally laid in a copy of Lawless' book Atlantic Rhymes and Rhythm (1898).
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F131, Emily Lawless letter to Smith, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
Shelved in SPEC MSS 099
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Irish writer Emily Lawless (1845–1913), whose father was the wealthy Anglo-Irish nobleman Baron Cloncurry, became a popular author of historical and romantic novels focusing on Irish politics and history. She was also a poet whose work was known to Katharine Tynan and William Butler Yeats.
"Emily Lawless, 1845–1913." Irish Women Authors: An Exhibition. University of Delaware Library. Newark, Delaware. 1994, p. 8.
This collection consists of an autograph letter, signed, from Emily Lawless to "Mr. Smith." Writing from a nursing home, Lawless responds to a request for a book of her poems and discusses appearances of her work. She identifies With the Wild Geese as her best collection. This letter was originally laid in Lawless' book Atlantic Rhymes and Rhythms (Special Collections call number: SPEC S18 PR4878.L6 A84 1898).
Emily Lawless letter to Smith, 1911 February 10 [Box 7 F131]
Autograph letter signed, 4 pp.