Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939), poet

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 ...

AE/ George Russell Collection

Armagh County Museum

The material in this collection consists of illustrated poems, photographs and books of poetry by the artist, poet and theosophist George Russell (AE) 1867-1935. George Russell, also known as AE was one of the founders of the Irish Theatrical Company at the Abbey Theatre. He contributed regularly to the Irish Statesman and the Irish Homestead, supporting issues like Home Rule and the Lock-out of 1 ...

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Hibernica Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Hibernica Collection, or Henry Collection as it was previously known, is a substantial collection of monographs, periodicals and pamphlets of general Irish interest and/or origin, being strongest in history and literature, and also including works of Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton. Officially established in 1929 with a deposit of 1000 volumes from the personal library of R.M. Henry (Profess ...

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 ...

W.B. Yeats Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

The W.B. Yeats Archive at Belfast Central Library consists of an extensive collection of correspondence with J.S. Crone. Included in this collection is a scrap book of newspaper cuttings concerned with Yeats collected and mounted by Crone.

Forrest Reid Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Forrest Reid, (1875-1947) was born in Belfast and educated at Royal Belfast Academical Institution and Christ's College, Cambridge. He read medieval and modern languages before returning to Belfast where he lived for the rest of his life. He wrote many novels - as well as "Illustrators of the Sixties" in 1928. Reid was also responsible for many critical studies on W.B. Yeats and Walter de la Mare, ...

Bookplate Collection

Linen Hall Library

"One of the delights and glories of bibliography is the bookplate, or ex libris, as it is now the fashion to term those dainty little art works used as marks of ownership in books." So wrote John Vinycomb, the foremost exponent of the art of bookplate design in the north of Ireland in his day. Vinycomb worked for the local printers Marcus Ward & Co. He designed many bookplates, including that of t ...

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 ...

W.B. Yeats Collection, Enniskillen

Libraries NI, Enniskillen Library

The W. B. Yeats Special Collection consists of works by and about this author. The collection consists in the main of poetry, plays and criticisms written by the author himself, there is also a considerable number of critical works. A number of the works such as "Finn and his companions" by Standish O'Grady and "Irish Fairy Tales" edited by W.B. Yeats are illustrated by Jack B. Yeats.