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O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.

Sean O'Casey letter to Bethel Solomons

1934 March 4

Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F806

Creator: O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.

Title: Sean O'Casey letter to Bethel Solomons

Inclusive Dates: 1934 March 4

Extent: 1 item (2 pp.)

Abstract: Autograph card signed from Irish author Sean O'Casey to noted Irish physician Bethel Solomons.

Language: Materials entirely in English.


MSS 099, F806, Sean O'Casey letter to Bethel Solomons, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099


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Biographical Note

Irish writer Sean O'Casey (1880–1964) authored essays and autobiographical works but is best known for his plays.


"O'Casey, Sean, 1880–1964." Literature Online. (accessed August 14, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

Autograph card signed from Sean O'Casey to Bethel Solomons. O'Casey thanks Solomons for his appreciation of the work, "Full in a South Wind." O'Casey also comments on his early supporter and Abbey Theatre founder Lady Gregory: "I hope Dublin's well and that the Abbey Theatre doesn't feel faint - as I fear it will - over the death of Lady Gregory."

Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Topical Terms
Authors, Irish--20th century--Correspondence.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Detailed Contents List

Sean O'Casey letter to Bethel Solomons, 1934 March 4   [Box 53 F806]

2 pp.

Autograph card signed.