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Dora Shorter letter


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

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Irish writer and artist Dora Sigerson Shorter (1866-1918) is best remembered for her poetry. She was married to English editor Clement Shorter.

"Dora Sigerson Shorter 1866-1918." Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2007. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. (accessed April 5, 2007).

This collection consists of an autograph letter signed "Dora Shorter" to an unidentified person concerning learning to write poetry. The letter is addressed "Dear Sir."

Box 20, F0353: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1991.

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.

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Collection Inventory

Dora Shorter letter, [1909 February 9].
Box 20 Folder F0353
Physical Description

Autograph letter signed, 4 pp.

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