University of Delaware Library

Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957.

Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory

1930 June 16


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F292


Creator: Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957.


Title: Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory


Inclusive Dates: 1930 June 16


Extent: 1 item (1 p.)


Abstract: Letter from Jack B. Yeats to Lady Gregory originally laid in Jack B. Yeats book Sligo.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F292, Jack B. Yeats Letter to Lady Gregory, 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

Unknown, 1987.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, April 2007.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

Jack Butler Yeats (1871–1957)

Irish painter and illustrator, Jack Butler Yeats, was born August 29, 1871, in London, England. He was the son of John Butler Yeats, a successful portrait painter, and younger brother of the distinguished Irish poet, William Butler Yeats.

Sources:

Chilvers, Ian and Harold Osborne (eds.). The Oxford Dictionary of Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. p.545.

Lady Gregory (1852–1932)

Irish writer Lady Gregory (1852–1932) was instrumental in the cultivation of theatre during the Irish Literary Renaissance.

Sources:

"Gregory, Lady, 1852–1932." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 27, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an autograph letter signed by Jack B. Yeats to Lady Gregory concerning his book Sligo (1930). The letter was originally laid in a copy of the book (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6047.E3 S5 1930).


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)
Occupation
Authors.
Artists.

Related Materials in this Repository

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

The letter was originally laid in a copy of the book, Jack B. Yeats, Sligo (London : Wishart & Co., 1930). (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6047.E3 S5 1930).


Detailed Contents List

Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory, 1930 June 16   [Box 14 F292]

Autograph letter signed, 1 p.