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Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939), poet and playwright

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Biography: ODNB link for Yeats, William Butler (1865-1939), poet and playwright
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P142663 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P31482 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Butler Yeats
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers incl literary and theatrical MSS
National Library of Ireland
See Annual Reports, 1957-58, 1961-62, 1985
2
misc additional material inc carbon copies of poems
National Library of Ireland
See Annual Return 2004
3
1872-1970: papers (328 items)
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
4
1875-1965: collected MSS of and rel to him
Emory University Library: Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Book Library
5
1891-1939: corresp and literary MSS
University of Reading: Special Collections
NRA 14186 Reading Univ MSS
6
letters and literary MSS
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS
7
1889-1954: papers (50 items)
Indiana University: Lilly Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
8
1937: revised proofs of 'The Herne's Egg'
National Library of Ireland
See Annual Return 2004
9
MS of The Isle of Statues
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260
10
corresp with Albert Bender
Mills College Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
11
corresp with Thomas Bodkin
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 24102 Bodkin
12
1896-1930: corresp with Robert Bridges
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 25413 Bridges
13
1903-35: letters to GK Chesterton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1908-34: letters, mainly to Mabel Dickenson
University of California Library, Berkeley
See NUC MS 75-393
15
1934-40: corresp with Arthur Duff
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1918: letters (12) to Ellen Douglas Duncan
Columbia University Libraries: Rare Book and Manuscript Library
See NUC MS 65-1834
17
1890-1922: corresp with EJ Ellis
University of Reading: Special Collections
NRA 14186 Reading Univ MSS
18
corresp of him and his family with WM Gibbon
Queen's University Archives
See Guide, 1986
19
c1890-1938: corresp with Maud Gonne
Emory University Library: Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Book Library
20
1903-17: letters (25) to Edmund Gosse
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA 9840 Gosse
21
1915-27: letters (copies) to Lady Gregory
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
22
1907-35: letters (15) to Sir Herbert Grierson
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
23
1926-38: letters (12) to Cecil Harmsworth
National Library of Ireland
See Annual Return 2008
24
1924-35: letters to Lady Londonderry
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
NRA 19803 Stewart
25
1913-39: corresp with Macmillans
British Library, Manuscript Collections
26
1936-38: letters (53) to Ethel Mannin
Sligo County Library
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
27
c1887-1903: letters (40+) to John O'Leary
National Library of Ireland
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
28
c1899-1935: letters (11) to Sarah Purser
National Library of Ireland
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
29
1891-1906: letters to Ernest Rhys
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
1913-35: letters (97) to Lennox Robinson
Southern Illinois University Library
31
letters to Sir William Rothenstein
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 82-665
32
1889-1932: letters (46) George W Russell
National Library of Ireland
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
33
1901-32: corresp with George Bernard Shaw
British Library, Manuscript Collections
34
1919-39: letters (21) to WF Stead
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
35
1931-38: corresp with Shri Purohit Swami
University of Delaware Library
See NUC MS 85-377
36
1902-14: corresp with JM Synge
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 20079 Synge
37
1887-1929: letters (109), mainly to Katharine Tynan; literary MSS
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
38
1909-65: Society of Authors file rel to
British Library, Manuscript Collections
39
1889-1937: letters (16)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 84-1935
40
literary papers
State University of New York at Stony Brook
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
41
literary papers
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
42
literary papers
Princeton University Library
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
43
literary papers
University of Chicago Library: Special Collections Research Center
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
44
ams 'Countess Cathleen', draft poems, diary 1880-2 (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections