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Tynan, Katharine, 1861-1931.

Katharine Tynan letters to Aliston [?] Mathews


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F431

Creator: Tynan, Katharine, 1861-1931.

Title: Katharine Tynan letters to Aliston [?] Mathews

Inclusive Dates: 1929–1930

Extent: 4 items (7 pp. with 4 envelopes)

Abstract: Letters from Katharine Tynan to Aliston Mathews.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F431, Katharine Tynan letters to Aliston [?] Mathews, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1992.


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, April 2007.

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 four autograph letters signed by Katharine Tynan Hinkson to Aliston [?] Mathews. They are dated July 11, 1929; July 22, 1929; August 27, 1929; and January 12, 1930. The letters discuss her poems and plans to publish another volume of selected works.

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.

Detailed Contents List

Katharine Tynan letters to Aliston [?] Mathews, 1929–1930   [Box 24 F431]

Four autograph letters signed with envelopes, 7 pp.