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Gibbon, Monk, 1896-

"Being But Men" poem

[1929]


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F494


Creator: Gibbon, Monk, 1896-


Title: "Being But Men" poem


Inclusive Dates: [1929]


Extent: 1 item (1 p.)


Abstract: Poem titled "Being But Men" by Irish poet Monk Gibbon.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F494, Monk Gibbon, "Being But Men" 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, 1995.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish poet and author Monk Gibbon (1896–1987) was a contemporary of W. B. Yeats, George Russell [AE] and George Moore. He has written a variety of literary works including biography and travel.

Sources:

"(William) Monk Gibbon 1896–1987." Biography Resource Center http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed March 20, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This is a holograph eight-line poem written and signed by Monk Gibbon. The poem was originally laid in a copy of the printed Christmas card in which this poem was originally published (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR 6013 .I23 B45x 1929).


Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
Irish poetry--20th century--Manuscripts.
Form/Genre Terms
Poems.
Occupation
Poets.

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Item originally laid in a copy of the printed Christmas card in which this poem was originally published: Monk Gibbon, Being But Men, ([London : William Jackson (Books) Limited,] 1929-30 [i.e. 1929]). (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR 6013 .I23 B45x 1929).


Detailed Contents List

Monk Gibbon poem "Being But Men" , [1929]   [Box 29 F494]

Autograph manuscript signed, 1 p.