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Robinson, Lennox, 1886-1958.

Lennox Robinson letters


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F205

Creator: Robinson, Lennox, 1886-1958.

Title: Lennox Robinson letters

Inclusive Dates: undated

Extent: 2 items (2 pp.)

Abstract: Letter from Lennox Robinson to Michael [Scott?] along with one postcard originally laid in Robinson's Plays (1928).

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F205, Lennox Robinson letters, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Biographical Note

Irish playwright and editor Lennox Robinson was born in Douglas, County Cork, Ireland, on October 4, 1886. Robinson is closely associated with the Abbey Theatre where he held a variety of positions including producer, manager, and member of the board of directors.


Hoover, Ronald G. "Lennox Robinson." Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 10: Modern British Dramatists, 1940–1945. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company, 1982. pp. 116-121.

Contemporary Authors. Volume 120. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company, 1987. pp. 309-310.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an autographed letter signed from Lennox Robinson to "Michael" regarding play rehearsal. It is written on the stationery of the Abbey Theatre. Also included is a autograph postcard signed, which was originally laid in Robinson's Plays (Special Collections call number: SPEC S20 PR6035.O56 P6 1928).

Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Postcard originally laid in Lennox Robinson, Plays (London: Macmillan and Co., 1928). (Special Collections call number: SPEC S20 PR6035.O56 P6 1928).

MSS 212 Lennox Robinson papers related to John Quinn

Detailed Contents List

Lennox Robinson letters, undated   [Box 9 F205]

Autograph letter signed and autograph card signed, 2 pp.