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Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939



William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free State.

Found in 500 Collections and/or Records:

Bound dissertation, 1947

Identifier: 1988.012.2.10
Scope and Contents

Ellmann's dissertation to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Yale University in candidacy for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Dates: 1947

Brenda Maddox papers, Undated

Identifier: 2007-008
Scope and Contents

Research and publication preparation materials relating to Maddox biographies on Freida Lawrence, Margaret Thatcher, Nora Joyce, Rosalind Franklin, and W.B. Yates. Also includes notebooks for miscellaneous articles and audio cassette interview tapes.

Dates: Undated

Budgen, Joan, 1971 - 1983

Identifier: 1988.012.1.10
Scope and Contents

Letter of appreciation for the obituary that Ellmann wrote for Frank Budgen; death notice for Francine Louise Budgen; color snapshot featuring W.B. Yeats's grave marker.

Dates: 1971 - 1983

Bullen, Arthur Henry, 1947-06-11

Identifier: 1988.012.1.11
Scope and Contents

Response to Ellmann regarding the unlikelyhood of Yeats material in the Shakespeare Head Press records.

Dates: 1947-06-11

Burto, William C., 1955-10-28

Identifier: 1988.012.1.11
Scope and Contents

Request for permission to credit Ellmann for a suggestion regarding a reference to "Musee des Beaux Arts" for their article on Auden.

Dates: 1955-10-28

Carroll, Mark, 1962-01-06

Identifier: 1988.012.1.12
Scope and Contents

Ellmann's commentary and notes on Vendler's book, Yeats's Vision and Some Related Plays.

Dates: 1962-01-06

Celtic Order

Identifier: 1988.012.1.332
Scope and Contents

Transcriptions and excerpts regarding the Golden Dawn and Celtic Order documents; Yeat's notes.

Dates: 1837 - 1990

Chapter 1

Identifier: 1988.012.1.338
Scope and Contents

Partial draft and draft fragments of Chapter 1. Includes notes on Paris, occultism, chronologies.

Dates: 1837 - 1990

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Archival Object 495
Collection 3
Unprocessed Material 2
Biography -- 20th century 3
Poets -- British -- 19th century. 2
Poets, British -- 20th century. 2
Biographers -- United States -- Biography 1
English poetry -- Irish authors. 1