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Shorter, Dora Sigerson, 1866-1918.

Dora Shorter letter

[1909 February 9]

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F353

Creator: Shorter, Dora Sigerson, 1866-1918.

Title: Dora Shorter letter

Inclusive Dates: [1909 February 9]

Extent: 1 item (4 pp.)

Abstract: Dora Sigerson Shorter letter to unidentified individual.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F353, Dora Shorter letter, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1991.


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.

The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish writer and artist Dora Sigerson Shorter (1866–1918) is best remembered for her poetry. She was married to English editor Clement Shorter.


"Dora Sigerson Shorter 1866–1918." Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2007. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. (accessed April 5, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an autograph letter signed "Dora Shorter" to an unidentified person concerning learning to write poetry. The letter is addressed "Dear Sir."

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.

MSS 387 Clement King Shorter papers

Detailed Contents List

Dora Shorter letter , [1909 February 9]   [Box 20 F353]

Autograph letter signed, 4 pp.