de la Mare, Walter (1873-1953), poet

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, ...

Andrade Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Edward Neville da Costa Andrade (1887-1971) was Professor of Physics at Woolwich and London University. He was interested in the history of seventeenth century science, particularly in the history of Isaac Newton and Richard Hooke and edited the tercentenary collection of Newton’s letters. Aside from science his main interest was literature and amongst his many scientific works he also found time ...

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 ...