George William Russell [AE] letters


Creator: AE, 1867-1935
Date(s): 1925-1929
Call Number: MSS 0099, F0210
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Letters from Irish writer George William Russell [AE], editor of The Irish Statesman.
Physical Description: 6 items (7 pages)
Source: Unknown.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, February 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Biographical and Historical Notes

George William Russell [AE]

Irish writer, poet and painter George William Russell (1867-1935) was known for infusing his work with spirituality. Russell was also politically active, writing about Irish identity and independence under the pseudonym AE. Beginning in 1905, Russell edited The Irish Homestead and continued this role when the paper merged with The Irish Statesman in 1923. Russell's writing covered a wide span of themes in the arts, philosophy, and politics.


"Russell, George William, 1867-1935." Literature Online. (accessed February 9, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This small collection is a group of letters from George William Russell [AE] to various individuals. All but one of the letters are written on stationery from The Irish Statesman .

Using these materials

Shelving Summary

Box 9, F0210: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

MSS 0099, F0210, George William Russell [AE] letters, 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

Letter to Seumas O'Sullivan, 1925 October 12 Typed letter signed, 1 p. Box 9, F0210
Letter to E. F. Carry, 1929 February 19 Photocopied letter signed, 2 pp. Box 9, F0210
Letter to E. F. Carry, 1929 March 26 Typed letter signed, 1 p. Box 9, F0210
Letter to Michael Ireland, undated Autograph letter signed, 2 pp. with envelope. Box 9, F0210

"Michael Ireland" is a pseudonym for writer Darrell Figgis (1882-1925).

Letter to Ernest Augustus Boyd, 1926 July 20 Typed letter signed, 1 p. Box 9, F0210

On the lower left hand of the letter, there is a notation "Padraic Colum Esq."

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