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Tynan, Katharine, 1861-1931.

Katharine Tynan letter to Elkin Mathews

1896 February 10

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F377

Creator: Tynan, Katharine, 1861-1931.

Title: Katharine Tynan letter to Elkin Mathews

Inclusive Dates: 1896 February 10

Extent: 1 item (1 p., with envelope)

Abstract: Letter from Katharine Tynan to Elkin Mathews.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F377, Katharine Tynan letter to Elkin Mathews, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1994.


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The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish novelist and poet Katharine Tynan (1861–1931) was a major writer of the Irish Literary Renaissance who created over one hundred literary works in a variety of genres.


"Tynan, Katharine, 1861–1931." Literature Online. (accessed April 2, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an autograph letter signed by Katharine Hinkson [Tynan] to Elkin Mathews requesting his opinion on the Tynan book title A Lover's Breast-Knot. Tynan also thanks Mathews for a "Sligo valentine" and books.

Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Mathews, Elkin, 1851-1921.
Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--19th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Detailed Contents List

Katharine Tynan letter to Elkin Mathews, 1896 February 10   [Box 21 F377]

Autograph letter signed with envelope, 1 p.