George William Russell [AE] letter


Creator: AE, 1867-1935
Date(s): 1915 January 19
Call Number: MSS 0099, F0466
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Letter from George William Russell [AE] to unidentified lady.
Physical Description: 1 item (1 page)
Source: Purchase, 1995
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] (1867-1935)

Irish writer, poet, and painter George William Russell (1867-1935) infused 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 letter is to an unidentified lady regarding permission to quote from his poems.

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Shelving Summary

Box 27, F0466: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

MSS 0099, F0466, George William Russell [AE] letter, 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.

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Container List

George William Russell [AE] letter, 1915 January 19 Autograph letter signed, 1 p. Box 27, F0466

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