John Millington Synge collection of papers

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence.
Names
Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909 (Creator)
Allgood, Sara, 1883-1950 (Former owner)
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 (Contributor)
Figgis, Darrell, 1882-1925 (Contributor)
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 (Contributor)
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 (Former owner)
MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963 (Contributor)
Masefield, John, 1878-1967 (Contributor)
Mušek, Karel (Contributor)
Quinn, John, 1870-1924 (Former owner)
Roberts, George, 1803?-1860 (Contributor)
Stephens, James, 1882-1950 (Contributor)
Synge, Samuel, 1867- (Contributor)
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 (Contributor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1898 - 1929
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Synge
Genres
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Notes
Biographical/historical: John Millington Synge was an Irish playwright, poet, and essayist.
Content: This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence by and about the author. 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: Card catalog available.
Physical Description
Extent: 122 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15965704
MSS Unit ID: 19271
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19271
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf3ceab0-a308-0136-0678-535497b6c810
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