Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection is the second accession of the papers of the notable Irish poet, Desmond Egan (1936 - ). A portion consists of correspondence from international scholars, writers, several Irish ministers and various foreign ambassadors to Ireland. Among the well-known writers are Samuel Beckett, Robert Creeley, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Ian Jack, Desmond Guiness, James Laughlin, Peter Kavanagh (brother of poet Patrick Kavanagh), Peter Luke, Sean MacBride and James McKenna. ...
Dates: 1979 - 1990
Content Description Box 1 Correspondence (1987-1989) includes letters from Egan to family and letters from notables such as Samuel Beckett (photocopies), Hugh Kenner (Beckett and Ezra Pound scholar), James Laughlin (poet, founder of New Directions Publishing), James McKenna (playwright, sculptor), Patricia Rachewiltz (granddaughter of Ezra Pound), John Patrick Sullivan (author). Box 2 Manuscripts by Egan (c.1988-1989) Box 3 Published works by Egan (1987-1989) Box 4 Printed materials (articles) re Egan...
Dates: 1987 - 1989
Scope and Contents The Irish Manuscripts collection consists of two bound volumes, one sewn signature, and one loose gathering, all held in the Georgetown College archives in the first half of the 19th century, from around 1823. All contain modern manuscripts in the Irish language that were made not much earlier, perhaps in the second half of the 18th century, and all but the sewn signature are written using Irish orthography. One of the volumes is 1/2 bound in leather and patterned boards with label in red...
Dates: 1750 - 1800