Contents and Arrangement

Letter to Mr. Jackson, undated

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of selected material by and about William Butler Yeats, including correspondence, a poetry manuscript, photographs, and family items. Correspondents include Arthur Henry Bullen, Ghita Corri, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory, Mrs. Frances Franklin Grigson, Althea Gyler, "Mr. Jackson," Elkin Matthews, a Mr. or Mrs. Ray, Johnston Forbes-Robinson, A. J. A. Symons, Katherine Tynan, and Yeats's sister Elizabeth (Lolly) Yeats. The subjects of the correspondence includes the Abbey Theatre, books, publishing, and The Cuala Press. There is a fragment of a letter from Lady Gregory to John Butler Yeats inviting him to attend a reading by his son of the poem "The Shadowy Waters." Included is a signed typescript copy of the poem "The Three Hermits" with several holograph corrections, bearing the stamp of THE SMART SET, a literary magazine, on the first page. Also included are miscellaneous family items, including two letters by Elizabeth C. Yeats, dated 10 November 1927 and 7 January 1937, to the publisher "Mr. Bailey"; photographs of W. B. Yeats and his sister Susan, his son Michael Butler Yeats, his daughter Anne, and his sister Elizabeth; and Cuala Press ephemera.

Collection History


AM 19440

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Letter to Mr. Jackson; W. B. Yeats Collection, C1191, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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