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Padraic Colum letters to Edward Frank Allen

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0453

Scope and Content Note

The first letter describes the publishing and payment of a literary work, "Achill" in Lippincott's Magazine and a request for editor Edward Frank Allen to review other works, including one by his wife, Mary Colum. The second letter describes a submission of a literary work by his wife for Lippincott's Magazine.


  • Creation: 1915


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open for research.

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Padraic Colum (1881-1972)

Irish writer Padraic Colum (1881-1972), published over fifty books of poetry, fiction, drama, nonfiction, children's literature, and folklore during his lifetime. Colum developed close relationships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, including W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, George Russell [AE], James Stephens, and James Joyce. Colum was an original signer of the charter for the Abbey Theatre and wrote several of the Abbey Theatre's earliest plays, but he is primarily remembered for his poetry.

"Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972." Literature Online. (accessed February 6, 2007).


2 item (2 pages)


Padraic Colum letters to Lippincott's Magazine editor Edward Frank Allen.


Purchase, 1994.

Related Materials in this Repository

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

MSS 0147 Padraic Colum papers.

Shelving Summary

Box 27, F0453: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

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


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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2007 February 7
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