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MS Eng 884

Yeats, W.B. (William Butler), 1865-1939. W. B. Yeats letters to Katharine Tynan, 1893-1918: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 884
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Yeats, W.B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Title: W. B. Yeats letters to Katharine Tynan,
Date(s): 1893-1918.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.25 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to Irish poet Katharine Tynan from Irish author W.B. (William Butler) Yeats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

53M-69. Purchased with the Morris Gray fund from Miss Pamela Hinkson; received: 1953 September 1.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

W. B. Yeats Letters to Katharine Tynan, 1893-1918 (MS Eng 884). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Yeats was an Irish poet, dramatist and prose writer. Katharine Tynan was an Irish poet and friend of Yeats.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters to Katherine Tynan Hinkson concerning business and personal matters, including discussions of Yeats' poetry and Hinkson's reviews, criticism of modern young poets, publishing, Yeat's plays (such as "Deidre"), and Hinkson's books. Also includes one letter to H. A. (Henry Albert) Hinkson, the husband of Katharine Tynan.

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