University of Delaware Library

Orpen, William, Sir, 1878-1931.

"Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself" manuscript

undated


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F180


Creator: Orpen, William, Sir, 1878-1931.


Title: "Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself" manuscript


Inclusive Dates: undated


Extent: 1 item (121 pp.)


Abstract: Autobiographical manuscript of Irish artist Sir William Orpen's Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself (1925).


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F180, Sir William Orpen, "Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself" manuscript, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, 1986.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Dublin-born artist Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, R. A. (1878–1931) was a noted painter. He was a cousin of writer Lady Gregory and painter Hugh Lane.

Sources:

Bruce Arnold, "Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878–1931)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004. http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/35331. (accessed April 10, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of Sir William Orpen's autobiographical Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself (1925).


Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
Artists--Ireland--Biography.
Form/Genre Terms
Biographies.
Occupation
Artists.

Related Materials in this Repository

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


Detailed Contents List

Sir William Orpen "Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself" manuscript, undated   [Box 8 F180]

Autograph manuscript with holograph collections, 121 pp.