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AE, 1867-1935.

George William Russell [AE] letter

1915 January 19

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F466

Creator: AE, 1867-1935.

Title: George William Russell [AE] letter

Inclusive Dates: 1915 January 19

Extent: 1 item (1 p.)

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

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F466, George William Russell [AE] letter, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Purchase, 1995


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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 is to an unidentified lady regarding permission to quote from his poems.

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

George William Russell [AE] letter , 1915 January 19   [Box 27 F466]

Autograph letter signed, 1 p.