The Seán O'Faoláin papers (1926-1969) at Boston College contains correspondence to and from O'Faoláin, manuscripts of stories which appeared in published form as Tales and Stories (1966), and clippings about O'Faoláin's autobiography Vive Moi!.
The Seán O'Faoláin Papers contain correspondence to and from Seán O'Faoláin, manuscript material for short stories written by O'Faoláin which appeared in published form as Tales and Stories (1966) and clippings about O'Faoláin's autobiography Vive Moi!. Correspondents of note include Brendan Connolly, Robert Fetridge, Edward Garnett, Julia O'Faoláin, J.F. Powers, George Bernard Shaw and William Butler Yeats. Topics include both literary and personal matters. The collection also includes a typed and annotated essay about O'Faoláin's Rosebud by his daughter Julia O'Faoláin.
The collection is organized into five series.
.75 linear foot (2 boxes)
Copyright interests have not been transferred to Boston College. For further information, see the section on copyright in the Burns Library's Rules for the Reading Room.
Bulk of collection was gift of Seán O'Faoláin. Other tems acquired through various purchases and gifts.