Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers, [1899-1955]

Collection Data

This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence, portraits, six sketchbooks dating from 1900 to 1908, and pictorial works. The correspondence, dating from [1899] to [1955], consists of letters from Yeats to Padraic Colum, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory, Frederick Robert Higgins, W. T. H. Howe, Ria Mooney, and others, as well as a letter, dated 1930, from his wife Coltie Yeats to Lady Gregory. The portraits include sketches and watercolors of Lady Gregory, John Masefield, George Russell, and a self-portrait.
Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957 (Author)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Yeats, JaB
Masefield, John, 1878-1967
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932
Content: Jack Butler Yeats was an Irish painter and illustrator. He was the younger brother of the poet, William Butler Yeats.
Ownership: hsb
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15966048
MSS Unit ID: 19281
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1bd55080-c61e-012f-619c-58d385a7bc34
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