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Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957.

Oliver St. John Gogarty American lecture tour publicity collection

circa 1933

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F763

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

Title: Oliver St. John Gogarty letter lecture tour publicity collection

Inclusive Dates: circa 1933

Extent: 9 items (14 p.)

Abstract: Materials relating to Oliver St. John Gogarty's American lecture tour of 1933.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F763, Oliver St. John Gogarty American lecture tour publicity collection, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

F763, Box 49: Shelved in SPEC MSS 099 manuscript boxes


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Purchase, 2005.


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 lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.


"Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878–1957" Literature Online. (accessed February 12, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This is a small collection of publicity material relating to Oliver St. John Gogarty and his first American lecture tour of 1933, apparently from the files of James B. Pond. It includes typescript drafts of a testimonial to Gogarty attributed to "A.E.," (including a poem, presumably by Gogarty, entitled "A Coin from Syracuse." [with a Coin from Syracuse]), drafts of articles about Gogarty, an introduction and printed material. There is also an envelope which, when opened, has newspaper clippings pasted inside.

Selected Search Terms

Personal NamesTopical Terms
Arts--Press coverage--20th century--History--Sources.
Arts--Publicity--20th century--History--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Clippings files.
Personal Contributors
Watts, Richard, b. 1898.
AE, 1867-1935.
Grieve, Christopher Murray, 1892-

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Detailed Contents List

Oliver St. John Gogarty American lecture tour publicity collection , circa 1933   [Box 49 F763]

Typescript with some autograph corrections and printed material, 14 p. (including envelope).