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Frank O'Connor postcard to Nancy McCarthy

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0396

Scope and Content Note

This postcard was originally laid in an uncorrected proof copy of O'Connor's Guests of the Nation, inscribed to Nancy McCarthy (Special Collections call number: SPEC PR6029 .D58 G8x 1931).


  • Creation: [1958]


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,

Frank O'Connor (1903-1966)

Irish writer Frank O'Connor (1903-1966) was born Michael O'Donovan. During the Irish Literary Renaissance, O'Connor wrote for George Russell's [AE] The Irish Statesman. O'Connor also joined W. B. Yeats as director of the Abbey Theatre. O'Connor's short stories have been turned into stage performances. Other genres that O'Connor has written include translations of literary works, novels and autobiographies.

“Michael Francis O'Donovan 1903-1966." Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2007. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. (accessed March 21, 2007).


1 item (1 page)


Postcard from Frank O'Connor to Nancy McCarthy.


Purchase, 1990.

Related Materials in this Repository

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

This postcard was originally laid in Frank O'Connor, Guests of the Nation (London : Macmillan, 1931). (Special Collections call number: PR6029 .D58 G8x 1931).

Shelving Summary

Box 22, F0396: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

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

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2007 March 22
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