Patrick MacGill letter, notes, and poem
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Irish writer Patrick MacGill (1890-1963) is remembered for his poems and novels. MacGill was known as the "Navvy Poet" because of the low-skilled jobs he held prior to writing as well as for his poetry, which described the experiences of Irish working people.
"Patrick MacGill 1890-1963." Biography Resource Center. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed March 23, 2007).
This was originally laid in a copy of Patrick MacGill'sSongs of the Dead End. The collection consists of a letter from Patrick MacGill to an unidentified person acknowledging a book received and mentioning Songs of the Dead End (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6025 .A23 S6 1913). It also includes a page of notes and lines of a poem by an unidentified person.
Box 27, F0461: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.
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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Autograph letter signed, 1 p. and autograph note (not signed), 2 pp.