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Lady Gregory letters to Ethel Rolt Wheeler


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

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Irish writer Lady Gregory (1852-1932) was instrumental in the cultivation of theatre during the Irish Literary Renaissance.

"Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932." Literature Online. (accessed March 27, 2007).

Irish poet and author Ethel Rolt Wheeler was a member of the Irish Literary Society of London and chair of the Irish Circle of the Lyceum Club (London).

O'Donoghue, D.J.The Poets of Ireland. Detroit: Gale Research, 1968.

This small collection consists of two 1927 letters from Lady Gregory to Ethel Rolt Wheeler, declining invitations and mentioning painter Hugh Lane. One letter is dated January 17 and the other is dated September 27.

Box 28, F0471: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1995.

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 21
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

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Collection Inventory

Lady Gregory letters to Ethel Rolt Wheeler, 1927.
Box 28 Folder F0471
Physical Description

Two autograph letters signed, 4 pp.

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