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George William Russell collection of papers

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, financial documents, and portraits.
Names
Russell, George William, 1867-1935 (Creator)
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 (Correspondent)
Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002
Graves, Alfred Perceval, 1846-1931 (Correspondent)
Gregan, Paul (Correspondent)
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 (Correspondent)
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 (Former owner)
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) (Former owner)
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) (Correspondent)
Kiernan, T. J. (Thomas Joseph), 1897- (Correspondent)
Leslie, Shane, 1885-1971 (Correspondent)
Meyerstein, Edward Harry William, 1889-1952 (Correspondent)
Moult, Thomas (Correspondent)
Pryse, James M. (James Morgan), 1859- (Correspondent)
Quinn, John, 1870-1924 (Former owner)
Russell, Diarmuid, -1973 (Correspondent)
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 (Correspondent)
Stephens, James, 1882-1950 (Correspondent)
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940 (Correspondent)
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 (Correspondent)
Young, Owen D., 1874- (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1891 - 1935
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Russell, GW
Topics
Russell, George William, 1867-1935
Genres
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Portraits
Ephemera
Notes
Biographical/historical: George William Russell was an Irish poet, essayist, playwright and novelist who wrote under the pseudonym AE.
Content: This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, financial documents, and portraits. The manuscripts and typescripts include poems, essays, reviews, and articles by the author, as well as typescripts of poems relating to the author, by James Stephens, and manuscript essays by Humbert Wolfe. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, many signed with his pseudonym, AE, dating from 1891 to 1935, to Padraic Colum, Anne Fremantle, Alfred Perceval Graves, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory, W. T. H. Howe, Thomas Joseph Kiernan, Edward Harry William Meyerstein, Thomas Moult, James M. Pryse, James Stephens, William Butler Yeats, and others. Also included are letters relating to the author, dating from [1918] to [1921], between various correspondents, including Padraic Colum, Lady Gregory, W. T. H. Howe, Sir Shane Leslie, Diarmuid Russell, and others. There are letters to Russell from Padraic Colum, Paul Gregan, Lady Gregory, Thomas Moult, Bernard Shaw, and others, dating from 1905 to 1932.
Content: Card catalog available.
Physical Description
Extent: 318 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15960828
MSS Unit ID: 19248
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19248
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 558b17d0-d31e-0137-5360-0611650e0526
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