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Frank O'Connor postcard to Nancy McCarthy


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

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Irish writer Frank O'Connor (1903-1966) was born Michael O'Donovan. During the Irish Literary Renaissance, O'Connor wrote for George Russell's [AE]

The Irish Statesman. O'Connor also joined W. B. Yeats as director of the Abbey Theatre. O'Connor's short stories have been turned into stage performances. Other genres that O'Connor has written include translations of literary works, novels and autobiographies.

“Michael Francis O'Donovan 1903-1966." Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2007. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. (accessed March 21, 2007).

This postcard was originally laid in an uncorrected proof copy of O'Connor's

Guests of the Nation, inscribed to Nancy McCarthy (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6029 .D58 G8x 1931).

Box 22, F0396: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1990.

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 22
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Collection Inventory

Frank O'Connor postcard to Nancy McCarthy, [1958].
Box 22 Folder F0396
Physical Description

Autograph card signed, 1 p.

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