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Being but men : poem


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

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Irish poet and author Monk Gibbon (1896-1987) was a contemporary of W. B. Yeats, George Russell [AE] and George Moore. He has written a variety of literary works including biography and travel.

"(William) Monk Gibbon 1896-1987." Biography Resource Center (accessed March 20, 2007).

This is a holograph eight-line poem written and signed by Monk Gibbon. The poem was originally laid in a copy of the printed Christmas card in which this poem was originally published (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR 6013 .I23 B45x 1929).

Box 29, F0494: 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 20
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Collection Inventory

Monk Gibbon poem "Being But Men", [1929].
Box 29 Folder F0494
Physical Description

Autograph manuscript signed, 1 p.

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