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Emily Henrietta Hickey letter to Lord Archbishop


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

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Irish writer Emily Henrietta Hickey (1845-1924) was born in County Wexford. Hickey's early writing brought her some note as a narrative poet. She also wrote stories and criticism. Following her conversion to Roman Catholicism in 1901, Hickey's writing focused largely on religious themes.

"Emily Henrietta Hickey, 1845-1924."Irish Women Authors: An Exhibition. University of Delaware Library. Newark, Delaware. 1994, p. 7.

This collection consists of an autograph letter, signed, from Emily Henrietta Hickey to Lord Archbishop. Hickey thanks His Grace for a reference and promises to send copies of her books. This letter was originally laid in Hickey's

Verse-tales, Lyrics and Translation (Special Collections call number: SPEC S20 PR4790 .H2 V5 1889).

Box 5, F0106: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

From old MSS 0205 Miscellaneous Literary Manuscripts.

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, April 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2007 April 11
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Collection Inventory

Emily Henrietta Hickey letter to Lord Archbishop, 1906 October 3.
Box 5 Folder F0106
Physical Description

Autograph letter signed, 3 pages.

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