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MacGill, Patrick, 1890-

Patrick MacGill letter, notes, and poem

1913 July 16


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F461


Creator: MacGill, Patrick, 1890-


Title: Patrick MacGill letter, notes, and poem


Inclusive Dates: 1913 July 16


Extent: 2 items (3 pp.)


Abstract: Letter from Patrick MacGill which includes notes and lines of poetry by an unidentified person.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F461, Patrick MacGill letter, notes, and poem, 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, 1990.

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 writer Patrick MacGill (1890–1963) is remembered for his poems and novels. MacGill was known as the "Navvy Poet" because of the low-skilled jobs he held prior to writing as well as for his poetry, which described the experiences of Irish working people.

Sources:

"Patrick MacGill 1890–1963." Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed March 23, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This was originally laid in a copy of Patrick MacGill's Songs of the Dead End. The collection consists of a letter from Patrick MacGill to an unidentified person acknowledging a book received and mentioning Songs of the Dead End (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6025 .A23 S6 1913). It also includes a page of notes and lines of a poem by an unidentified person.


Selected Search Terms

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

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Items originally laid in Patrick MacGill, Songs of the Dead End (London : Year Book Press, 1913). (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6025 .A23 S6 1913). Tipped into the book are a photograph of MacGill and a clipping. The original is in the print collections in Special Collections.


Detailed Contents List

Patrick MacGill letter, notes, and poem, 1913 July 16   [Box 27 F461]

Autograph letter signed, 1 p. and autograph note (not signed), 2 pp.