Identification: MSS 099, F500
Creator: Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Title: Padraic Colum letter to Mr. Gourley
Inclusive Dates: 22 March 1927
Extent: 1 item (2 pp.)
Abstract: Padraic Colum letter to Mr. Gourley.
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F500, Padraic Colum letter to Mr. Gourley, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
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Irish writer Padraic Colum (1881–1972) published over fifty books of poetry, fiction, drama, nonfiction, children's literature, and folklore during his lifetime. Colum developed close relationships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, including W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, George Russell [AE], James Stephens, and James Joyce. Colum was an original signer of the charter for the Abbey Theatre and wrote several of the Abbey Theatre's earliest plays, but he is primarily remembered for his poetry.
"Colum, Padraic, 1881–1972." Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 6, 2007).
This letter from Padraic Colum to Mr. Gourley makes reference to "the Society."
Padraic Colum letter to Mr. Gourley, 22 March 1927 [Box 30 F500]
Autograph letter signed, 2 pp.