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St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to Sir Gerald Reid Barry

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0402

Scope and Content Note

This small collection contains three typed letters signed from St. John Greer Ervine to the editor of the Week-End Review, Gerald Barry, between 1930-1932. Included in the June 6, 1930, letter is an article written by Ervine, "Brows High and Low" that concerns Aldous Huxley's use of certain words. It bears autograph corrections and is signed by Ervine.


  • Creation: 1930-1932


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,

St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine (1883-1971)

Irish playwright, drama critic, and author St. John Greer Ervine (1883-1971) is best known for his plays, some of which were staged at the Abbey Theatre. He also managed the Abbey Theatre for a brief period.

"St. John Greer Ervine 1883-1971." Literature Resource Center. (accessed March 16, 2007).


3 item (5 pages)


Letters from St. John Greer Ervine to Sir Gerald Reid Barry. Includes article.


Purchase, 1991.

Related Materials in this Repository

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

Shelving Summary

Box 22, F0402: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

OCLC Number


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

Finding aid for St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letters to Sir Gerald Reid Barry
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2007 March 16
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