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Padraic Colum letter to Bruce Kellner

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0821

Scope and Content Note

One typed and signed letter written by Padraic Colum to Dr. Bruce Kellner, possibly regarding the inclusion of a particular letter in Between Friends: Letters of James Branch Cabell and Others (1962), a volume Colum was editing.


  • Creation: 1959 October 28


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,

Padraic Colum (1881-1972)

Padraic Colum was a noted playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and author of books for children. Born on December 8, 1881, in Longford, Ireland, Colum came to the United States in 1914 and died on January 12, 1972, in Enfield, Connecticut. Though Colum worked briefly for a railroad, he became a full-time writer in Dublin, Ireland, in 1901. He was a founder of the Irish National Theatre (later known as the Abbey Theatre), and co-founder and editor for a time of the Irish Review.

"Padraic Colum." Contemporary Authors Online reproduced in Biography Resource Center. (accessed April 2008).


1 item


One letter typed signed from Padraic Colum to Dr. Bruce Kellner.


Purchase, 2008.

Shelving Summary

Box 55, F0821: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Processing and Encoding

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, April 2008. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015.

Finding aid for Padraic Colum letter to Bruce Kellner
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2008 April 9
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