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

St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letter to Miss Gwen John

1923 April 29


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F401


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


Title: St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letter to Miss Gwen John


Inclusive Dates: 1923 April 29


Extent: 1 item (3 pp.)


Abstract: Letter from St. John Greer Ervine to Miss Gwen John.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F401, St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letter to Miss Gwen John, 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, 1991.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.


The collection is open for research.

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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:

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


Scope and Content Note

This is a letter from St. John Greer Ervine to Miss [Gwen] John critiquing a manuscript of a play she has written.


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 letter to Miss Gwen John , 1923 April 29   [Box 22 F401]

Typed letter signed with autographed corrections, 3 pp.