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Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), b. 1883.

St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to William Armstrong

1932–1937


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F395


Creator: Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), b. 1883.


Title: St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to William Armstrong


Inclusive Dates: 1932–1937


Extent: 5 items (6 pp.)


Abstract: St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to William Armstrong.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F395, St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to William Armstrong, 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, 1993.

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

Irish playwright, drama critic, and author St. John Greer Ervine (1883–1971) is best known for his plays, some of which were staged at the Abbey Theatre. He also managed the Abbey Theatre for a brief period.

Sources:

"St. John Greer Ervine 1883–1971." Literature Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed March 16, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This small collection contains five letters from St. John Greer Ervine to the manager of The Playhouse in Liverpool, England, William Armstrong. The letters discuss his article on theatre and his proposal of Armstrong for knighthood.


Selected Search Terms

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

Related Materials in this Repository

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


Detailed Contents List

St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to Rubinstein and Lawson , 1932–1937   [Box 22 F395]

Five typed letters signed, with additional corrections, 6 pp.