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Katharine Tynan letters to Egan Mew


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Irish novelist and poet Katharine Tynan (1861-1931) was a major writer of the Irish Literary Renaissance who created over one hundred literary works in a variety of genres.

"Tynan, Katharine, 1861-1931." Literature Online. (accessed April 2, 2007).

This collection consists of three autograph letters signed by Katharine Tynan [Mrs. H. A. Hinkson] to Egan Mew discussing writing projects and Irish politics. The collection also includes an autographed advertising blurb for her novel,

When Love Is Kind. The letters are dated January 9, [1898]; March 20, 1898; and June 6, [1898].

Box 24, F0432: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1992.

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 3
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

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Collection Inventory

Katharine Tynan letters to Egan Mew, [1898].
Box 24 Folder F0432
Physical Description

Three autograph letters signed, 5 pp.

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