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Padraic Colum records, 1918-1966

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.

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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