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Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0292

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an autograph letter signed by Jack B. Yeats to Lady Gregory concerning his book Sligo (1930). The letter was originally laid in a copy of the book (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6047.E3 S5 1930).


  • Creation: 1930 June 16


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

Jack Butler Yeats (1871-1957)

Irish painter and illustrator, Jack Butler Yeats, was born August 29, 1871, in London, England. He was the son of John Butler Yeats, a successful portrait painter, and younger brother of the distinguished Irish poet, William Butler Yeats.

Chilvers, Ian and Harold Osborne (eds.).The Oxford Dictionary of Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. p.545.

Lady Gregory (1852-1932)

Irish writer Lady Gregory (1852-1932) was instrumental in the cultivation of theatre during the Irish Literary Renaissance.

"Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932." Literature Online. (accessed March 27, 2007).


1 item (1 page)


Letter from Jack B. Yeats to Lady Gregory originally laid in Jack B. Yeats book Sligo.


Unknown, 1987.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

The letter was originally laid in a copy of the book, Jack B. Yeats, Sligo (London : Wishart & Co., 1930). (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6047.E3 S5 1930).

Shelving Summary

Box 14, F0292: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, April 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015.

Finding aid for Jack B. Yeats letter to Lady Gregory
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2007 April 4
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