Identification: MSS 099, F830
Creator: Russell, George William, 1867-1935.
Title: George William Russell (AE) letter to Ogden Heath
Inclusive Dates: 1935 February 5
Extent: 1 item (1 p.)
Abstract: One autograph letter from George William Russell (AE) to Ogden Heath.
Language: Materials entirely in English.
MSS 099, F830, George William Russell (AE) letter to Ogden Heath, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.
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Irish poet, dramatist and editor George William Russell was born April 10, 1867, in Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland. Russell, who most often used the pseudonym AE, was a key figure in the rise of the Irish National Theatre. He was also an important leader in the Agricultural Cooperative Movement and in 1905 was appointed the editor of its chief publication, the Irish Homestead. The Irish Homestead later became the Irish Statesman, which Russell edited until 1930. George Russell wrote a number of books of poetry, including his first published volume, Homeward: Songs by the Way (1894). In addition to numerous essays, many of which were collected and published, Russell wrote several novels and an autobiography. Russell’s play, Deirdre, was performed at the Irish National Theatre in 1902. George Russell died July 17, 1935, in Bournemouth, England.
Contemporary Authors Online (reproduced in Biography Resource Center). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioR (accessed July 1, 2008).
One autograph letter written by George William Russell (AE) to Ogden Heath on stationery of the Cosmos Club, Washington, DC. Russell signed the letter "AE" and includes a hand addressed envelope dated February 5, 1935.
George William Russell letter to Ogden Heath, 1935 February 5 [Box 55 F830]
1 item (1 p.)
One autograph letter written by George William Russell (AE) to Ogden Heath on stationery of the Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, signed "AE." A hand addressed envelope dated February 5, 1935 is included with the letter.