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George William Russell [AE] letter


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Irish writer, poet, and painter George William Russell (1867-1935) infused his work with spirituality. Russell was also politically active, writing about Irish identity and independence under the pseudonym AE. Beginning in 1905, Russell edited

The Irish Homestead and continued this role when the paper merged with The Irish Statesman in 1923. Russell's writing covered a wide span of themes in the arts, philosophy, and politics.

"Russell, George William, 1867-1935" Literature Online. (accessed February 9, 2007).

This letter is to an unidentified lady regarding permission to quote from his poems.

Box 27, F0466: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1995

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, February 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 February 16
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Collection Inventory

George William Russell [AE] letter, 1915 January 19.
Box 27 Folder F0466
Physical Description

Autograph letter signed, 1 p.

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