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AE, 1867-1935.

George William Russell [AE] letter to [Summers]

1934 September 28

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F406

Creator: AE, 1867-1935.

Title: George William Russell [AE] letter to [Summers]

Inclusive Dates: 1934 September 28

Extent: 1 item (1 p.)

Abstract: Letter from George William Russell [AE] to [Summers].

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F406, George William Russell [AE] letter to [Summers], Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1991.


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Biographical Note

Irish writer, poet, and painter George William Russell (1867–1935) infused his work with spirituality. Russell was also politically active, writing about Irish identity and independence under the pseudonym AE. Beginning in 1905, Russell edited The Irish Homestead and continued this role when the paper merged with The Irish Statesman in 1923. Russell's writing covered a wide span of themes in the arts, philosophy, and politics.


"Russell, George William, 1867–1935" Literature Online. (accessed February 9, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This letter mentions a new work from poet Ruth Pitter (1897–1992).

Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
AE, 1867-1935--Correspondence.
Pitter, Ruth, 1897-1992--Correspondence.
Corporate Names
Irish statesman (Dublin, Ireland : 1919)
Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)
Personal Contributors
Pitter, Ruth, 1897-1992, correspondent.

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Detailed Contents List

George William Russell [AE] letter to [Summers], 1934 September 28   [Box 23 F406]

Autograph letter signed, 1 p.