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Stories of old Ireland, and myself : manuscript


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

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Dublin-born artist Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, R. A. (1878-1931) was a noted painter. He was a cousin of writer Lady Gregory and painter Hugh Lane.

Bruce Arnold, "Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878-1931)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004. (accessed April 10, 2007).

This collection consists of a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of Sir William Orpen's autobiographical

Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself (1925).

  1. Box 8, F0180: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1986.

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 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 March 30
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

Collection Inventory

Sir William Orpen "Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself" manuscript, undated.
Box 8 Folder F0180
Physical Description

Autograph manuscript with holograph collections, 121 pp.

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