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St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letter to Miss Gwen John


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

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Irish playwright, drama critic, and author St. John Greer Ervine (1883-1971) is best known for his plays, some of which were staged at the Abbey Theatre. He also managed the Abbey Theatre for a brief period.

Literature Resource Center. "St. John Greer Ervine 1883-1971." (accessed March 16, 2007).

This is a letter from St. John Greer Ervine to Miss [Gwen] John critiquing a manuscript of a play she has written.

Box 22, F0401: 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 16
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Collection Inventory

St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letter to Miss Gwen John, 1923 April 29.
Box 22 Folder F0401
Physical Description

Typed letter signed with autographed corrections, 3 pp.

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