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   Padraic Colum Letters and Manuscripts, 1918-1966

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Padraic Colum Letters and Manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078627 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Title:Padraic Colum Letters and Manuscripts, 1918-1966
Physical description:0.5 linear ft (28 items in 1 box).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on-site.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 3 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Letters of Padraic Colum to various persons. Also, several of Colum's manuscripts, notably three volumes containing drafts of his play, "Balloon."

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence, 1916-1969

The series contains letters from Padraic Colum. It is arranged chronologically, with undated letters at the end.

Series II: Works, 1907-1973

The series contains original drafts of Colum's works along with a few published articles. The series is divided into Plays, Novels, Poetry, Reviews and Works on Colum.

Subseries II.1: Plays

Subseries II.2: Poetry

The subseries contains original manuscripts of poems by Colum.

Subseries II.3: Criticism by Colum

Subseries II.4: Works on Colum

Series III: Personal Papers and Photographs, 1898-1943

The series includes photographs of Colum, a contract for an automobile sale, and a list of portraits (including Colum) at the New York Historical Society.

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on-site.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Padraic Colum Letters and Manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 05/04/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-01-21 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Manuscripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Dramatists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
English literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
English literature--Irish authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poets, Irish.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Irish poet and playwright.

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