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Padraic Colum records, 1918-1966

Summary Information

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Call No.: MS#0247
Bib ID 4078627 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Title Padraic Colum records, 1918-1966
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged.

Description

Summary

Letters of Padraic Colum to various persons. Also, several of Colum's manuscripts, notably three volumes containing drafts of his play"Balloon.".

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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Padraic Colum records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Everard M. Upjohn, 1963; Andrew B. Myers, 1976, 1981& 1988; The Gotham Book Mart in honor of the 95th birthday of Frances Steloff.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 05/04/89.

Revision Description

2010-01-21 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Irish poet and playwright.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence, 1916-1969

The series contains letters from Padraic Colum. It is arranged chronologically, with undated letters at the end.



Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Harvey Norris, New York, 12 December 1916


Box 1 Folder 1 Padraic, Colum To: Grace Walcott Hazard Conkling, New York, 26 February 1918.


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Katherine Lord., [New York], 7 November 1920.


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Sharon O. Brown, Dublin, 22 September 1925


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: William Stanley Beaumont Braithwaite, on board the R.M.S. Aquitania, [c. 1930]


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Sr. Mary James, New York, [c. 1930]


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Pirie [MacDonald], Paris, [ca. December 1934]


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Frank, Peterboro, NH, 24 September 1930


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Pirie MacDonald, paris, 20 August 1932


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Pirie MacDonald, [Nice], July 1933


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Mrs. M.L.T. Davis, Jr. South Norwalk, Connecticut, 17 October 1938


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To Mrs. M.L.T. Davis, [Jr.], Paris; New York, 17 October 1938; 8 November 1938


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Emilie MacDonald (Mrs. Pirie), New York, 10 May 1942


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Emilie MacDonald (Mrs. Pirie), Wood's Hole, Mass., 27 June 1942


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: J. Morris Jones, Wood's Hole, Mass., 28 July 1944


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To Peter Russell, New York, 23 April 1951


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: George Heavey, New York, 27 December 1955


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Warren Bower, Wood's Hole, Mass., 23 August 1958


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Marshall Bean, 3 October 1966


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Mrs. Mark Smith, New York, 16 January 1969


Box 1 Folder 2 [Carmer, Carl] To: Padraic Colum, n.p., n.d.


Box 1 Folder 2 Colum, Padraic To: George Reavey, New York, n.d.


Box 1 Folder 1 Colum, Padraic To: Margaret Miller Upjohn (Mrs. Hobart B. Upjohn), New Canaan, Conn., n.d.


Box 1 Folder 2 Colum, Padraic To: Diethelm, Wood's Hole, Mass., n.d.

Series II: Works, 1907-1973

The series contains original drafts of Colum's works along with a few published articles. The series is divided into Plays, Novels, Poetry, Reviews and Works on Colum.


Subseries II.1: Plays


Box 1 Folder 3 Padraic, Colum Three ms. notebooks containing the draft of his play: Balloon, [ca.1929]


Box 1 Folder 4 Colum, Padraic The Hen Wife's Son from The Flying Swans, [New York], [1947-1948]


Subseries II.2: Poetry

The subseries contains original manuscripts of poems by Colum.


Box 1 Folder 5 An old woman of the roads a.ms.s., published in Wild Earth 1907; These upright flowers: until the chestnuts bloom... a.ms.s., 2p.; The vision single and sure a.ms.s., 1 p.; Wild ass t.ms.s. 1 p., published in Dramatic Legends and Other Poems 1922, New York, 1907-1922


Subseries II.3: Criticism by Colum


Box 1 Folder 6 The Dublin Magazine with a review of two poets by Padraic Colum, 1927


Subseries II.4: Works on Colum


Box 1 Folder 7 The Journal of Irish Literature: A Padraic Colum Number, Vol. II, No. 1, Jan., 1973

Series III: Personal Papers and Photographs, 1898-1943

The series includes photographs of Colum, a contract for an automobile sale, and a list of portraits (including Colum) at the New York Historical Society.


Box 1 Folder 8 Photographs; personal contracts, undated