John Millington Synge collection of papers, 1898-1929

Collection Data

Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Synge
Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909
Content: Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Content: John Millington Synge was an Irish playwright, poet, and essayist.
Content: This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence. The manuscripts and typescripts consist of an article, poems, and a play ("Riders to the Sea") by the author, as well as reviews, articles, poems, and essays relating to the author by Louis MacNeice, John Masefield, James Stephens, and William Butler Yeats. The correspondence consists of letters, dating from 1898 to 1909, from the author to Padraic Colum, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory, Karel Musek, George Roberts, W. B. Yeats, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1906 to 1929, between various correspondents including Darrell Figgis, Lady Gregory, Samuel Synge, and others.
Content: This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Previous owners include Sara Allgood, Lady Gregory, and John Quinn.
Content: Cataloged 03/04/2004
Physical Description
Extent: 122 items.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15965704
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c14f0120-c61d-012f-75ca-58d385a7bc34
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