Jack Butler Yeats collection of papers

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence, portraits, six sketchbooks dating from 1900 to 1908, and pictorial works. The correspondence, dating from [1899] to [1955], consists of letters from Yeats to Padraic Colum, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory, Frederick Robert Higgins, W. T. H. Howe, Ria Mooney, and others, as well as a letter, dated 1930, from his wife Coltie Yeats to Lady Gregory. The portraits include sketches and watercolors of Lady Gregory, John Masefield, George Russell, and a self-portrait.
Names
Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957 (Creator)
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 (Addressee)
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 (Addressee)
Higgins, F. R. (Frederick Robert), 1896-1941 (Addressee)
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) (Former owner)
Mooney, Ria, 1903-1973 (Former owner)
Yeats, Coltie (Correspondent)
Young, Owen D., 1874-1962 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1899 - 1955
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Yeats, JaB
Topics
Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871-1957
Russell, George William, 1867-1935
Masefield, John, 1878-1967
Genres
Correspondence
Sketchbooks
Notes
Biographical/historical: Jack Butler Yeats was an Irish painter and illustrator. He was the younger brother of the poet, William Butler Yeats.
Content: Card catalog available.
Physical Description
Extent: 130 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: Berg Coll MSS Yeats, JaB
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15966048
MSS Unit ID: 19281
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19281
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 462d6230-efe0-0134-165d-7f3be9d19d91
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