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Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory


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

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Irish painter and illustrator, Jack Butler Yeats, was born August 29, 1871, in London, England. He was the son of John Butler Yeats, a successful portrait painter, and younger brother of the distinguished Irish poet, William Butler Yeats.

Chilvers, Ian and Harold Osborne (eds.).The Oxford Dictionary of Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. p.545.

Irish writer Lady Gregory (1852-1932) was instrumental in the cultivation of theatre during the Irish Literary Renaissance.

"Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932." Literature Online. (accessed March 27, 2007).

This collection consists of an autograph letter signed by Jack B. Yeats to Lady Gregory concerning his book

Sligo (1930). The letter was originally laid in a copy of the book (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6047.E3 S5 1930).

Box 14, F0292: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Unknown, 1987.

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 4
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Collection Inventory

Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory, 1930 June 16.
Box 14 Folder F0292
Physical Description

Autograph letter signed, 1 p.

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