Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950), writer

John Smyth Crone Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

There is also a sizeable quantity of newspaper cuttings, most of which are held in six large scrapbooks, plus several folders of political cartoons from the late nineteenth century. In addition the Crone Collection contains some two hundred individual newspapers comprising ninety-four different titles. Daily newspapers, such as the Belfast Newsletter and Northern Whig are included, along with nort ...

Seán O'Faoláin papers

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

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 B ...

Samuel N. Freedman collection on George Bernard Shaw

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

The George Bernard Shaw collection consists of approximately 2 linear feet (7 boxes) of Shaw materials accumulated over a period of about forty years by Samuel Freedman. The collection included about 3,000 books by and about Shaw, which are catalogued for the Irish Collection in the Burns Library. Also received with the collection were several framed portraits and posters that are housed in the li ...

George Bernard Shaw letters to Bernard Partridge

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

The collection consists of eleven letters from George Bernard Shaw to Bernard Partridge (a.k.a. Bernard Gould) dating 1893-1928. The first nine discuss the rehearsals for and staging of the first performance of Shaw's play Arms and the Man , and the final two are about personal matters. Although this collection does not contain any of Partridge's responses, it is implied in many of the letters tha ...

St John Greer Ervine Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

St John Greer Ervine (1883-1971) was a dramatist, novelist,biographer and critic. He was born in Ballymacarrett, Belfast. Both of his parents were deaf mutes and his maternal grandmother had a great influence on his early life. She had a shop on the Albertbridge Road and it is here that he absorbed much to influence his later works. He is recognised as a keen observer of life in East Belfast prote ...

McCready Collection

Linen Hall Library

This is a collection of extraordinary interest and value. It reflects the lifetime interests of William McCready of Whiteabbey, County Antrim. His interests were in the higher reaches of contemporary literature, his favourite authors included T. E. Lawrence, Edmund Blunden, Walter De La Mare, George Moore and W. B. Yeats. McCready corresponded with many of the authors whose work he collected and a ...