Stories of old Ireland, and myself : manuscript


Creator: Orpen, William, Sir, 1878-1931
Date(s): undated
Call Number: MSS 0099, F0180
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Autobiographical manuscript of Irish artist Sir William Orpen's Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself(1925).
Physical Description: 1 item (121 pages)
Source: Purchase, 1986.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Biographical and Historical Notes

Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen

Dublin-born artist Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, R. A. (1878-1931) was a noted painter. He was a cousin of writer Lady Gregory and painter Hugh Lane.


Bruce Arnold, "Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878-1931)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004. (accessed April 10, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of Sir William Orpen's autobiographical Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself (1925).

Using these materials

Shelving Summary

  • Box 8, F0180: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

MSS 0099, F0180, Sir William Orpen, Stories of old Ireland, and myself : manuscript, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

Container List

Sir William Orpen "Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself" manuscript, undated Autograph manuscript with holograph collections, 121 pp. Box 8, F0180

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