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Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957.

Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry

20 April 1945


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F689


Creator: Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957.


Title: Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry


Inclusive Dates: 20 April 1945


Extent: 2 items (2 pp. and envelope)


Abstract: Letter to Richard Barry


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F689, Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry, 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, 2002.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, February 2007.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878–1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were well thought of during that period by W. B. Yeats and George Russell [AE]. Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.

Sources:

"Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878–1957" Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 12, 2007).

"Oliver St. John Gogarty/1878–1957" Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed February 12, 2007).


Scope and Content Note

This letter mentions a poetry manuscript for Nora Grace, which may refer to Poetry of Nora Grace : copied from original notes found among her papers, for which Gogarty wrote a foreword.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Name
Grace, Nora.
Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)
Occupation
Authors.

Related Materials in this Repository

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


Detailed Contents List

Oliver St. John Gogarty letter to Richard Barry, 20 April 1945   [Box 40 F689]

Autograph letter signed, 2 pp. and 1 envelope.