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Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.

Lady Gregory letter and cards to Talbot Press

1919–1920


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F831


Creator: Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.


Title: Lady Gregory letter and cards to Talbot Press


Inclusive Dates: 1919–1920


Extent: 4 items (5 pp.)


Abstract: One letter and three cards written by Lady Gregory to Talbot Press regarding the publication of her play, The Dragon.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F831, Lady Gregory letter and cards to Talbot Press, 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, June 2008.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, June 2008.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Irish playwright Lady Gregory was born March 15, 1852 in Roxborough, Ireland. She was active in the Irish literary revival and was a cofounder in 1899 of the Irish National Theater Society at the Abbey Theater, which she managed for a time. Lady Gregory wrote numerous plays, most of which were produced at Abbey Theatre. Her play, The Dragon, was produced in Dublin at Abbey Theatre in 1919 and published by Talbot Press in 1920. She died May 22, 1932 in Coole, Ireland.

Sources:

"Gregory, Lady." Contemporary Authors Online (reproduced in Biography Resource Center). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC (accessed July 3, 2008).


Scope and Content Note

One letter and three cards written by Lady Gregory to Talbot Press regarding the publication of her play, The Dragon.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932--Correspondence.
Corporate Names
Talbot Press.
Topical Terms
Dramatists, Irish--20th century--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)
Postcards.

Related Materials in this Repository

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


Detailed Contents List

Autograph postcard , 1919 December 22   [Box 55 F831]

1 item (1 p.)

Autograph postcard written by Lady Gregory to "The Manager" of Talbot Press notifying the press that she has sent the manuscript of "The Dragon."

Autograph postcard , 1920 January 31   [Box 55 F831]

1 item (2 pp.)

Autograph postcard written by Lady Gregory to Mr. Lyons regarding the publication of "The Dragon."

Autograph postcard , 1920 March 24   [Box 55 F831]

1 item (1 p.)

Autograph postcard written by Lady Gregory to "The Manager" of Talbot Press requesting a proof her note to "The Dragon."

Autograph letter, 1920 July 25   [Box 55 F831]

1 item (1 p.)

Autograph letter written by Lady Gregory to Talbot Press regarding her corrections to note for "The Dragon."