Identification: MSS 099, F737
Creator: Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Title: Padraic Colum letter to Harry [Salzberg]
Inclusive Dates: undated
Extent: 1 item (2 pp.)
Abstract: Letter from Irish author Padriac Colum to Harry [Salzberg]
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F737, Padraic Colum letter to Harry [Salzberg], 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 mentions "Mollie," which is a reference to his wife, Mary Colum. He also writes that "I asked the Commonweal about [Hillaire] Belloc." There is also a reference to the Reform Club (London, England). Under the signature, there is an additional inscription in pencil.
Padraic Colum letter to Harry [Salzberg], undated [Box 47 F737]
Autograph letter signed, 2 pp.