Heaney, Seamus (b. 1939), Poet

Gerald Dawe papers

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

The Gerald Dawe Papers comprise approximately 5 linear ft (12 boxes). The papers contains manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and audio tapes related to Dawe's own creative work as well as his role as a literary editor. Prominent correspondents include John Banville, John F. Deane, Padriac Fiacc, Seamus Heaney and Ewart Milne. The dates of the collection are 1967-2000. Organized into five ser ...

John F. Deane papers

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

The John F. Deane papers includes correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings related to Deane's life, literary output and career as a literary editor. The correspondents include Samuel Beckett, Daniel Berrigan, Alaine Bosquet, Padraig Daly, Paul Durcan, John Ennis, Monk Gibbon, Robert Graecen, Michael Hamburger, Seamus Heaney, Richard Kell, Thomas Kinsella, Philip Lar ...

John Hewitt Archive

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Personal, legal and literary papers etc of the Ulster Poet and Critic, John Hewitt (1907-87), and that of his wife, Roberta (1904-75), 1904-1987. A fairly substantial collection, the archive contains a broad range of material reflecting the life, career and interests of one of Ulster’s most prolific writers and cultural authorities. Included are: c.115 personal, official and legal papers of John a ...

Autographed Collection

Linen Hall Library

The McCready Collection, received in 1982, added many new and important volumes to a varied and extensive collection of books signed by their authors. The significance of this collection cannot be over-stressed, representing as it does a vital link between the function of the Library and its effectiveness in the field of literary endeavour. One of the most important autographed works in the Librar ...

Local History Collection, Derry Central Library

Libraries NI, Derry Central Library

The Local History Collection at Derry Central Library consists of a large collection of books on both local and Irish history. The Library is particularly interested in preserving the local history of the city and all aspects of its social and economic development. It is the Library's policy to collect all material published by or about local authors, hence there are collections relating to Seamus ...

John Hewitt Collection

Ulster University, Coleraine

The literary archive covers over 50 years of Hewitt's prolific and varied writing career. It contains notebooks of poems composed between 1926 and 1984, over 3,500 of which are unpublished. The manuscript material includes drafts of autobiography, radio scripts from the 1940's and notes for his book about the rhyming weavers. There are also short stories, verse plays and reviews of books and art e ...