Oliver St. John Gogarty letter lecture tour publicity collection


Creator: Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957
Date(s): circa 1933
Call Number: MSS 0099, F0763
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Materials relating to Oliver St. John Gogarty's American lecture tour of 1933.
Physical Description: 9 items (14 pages)
Source: Purchase, 2005.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, February 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Biographical and Historical Notes

Oliver St. John Gogarty (1878-1957)

Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878-1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy.


"Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957" Literature Online. http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed February 12, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This is a small collection of publicity material relating to Oliver St. John Gogarty and his first American lecture tour of 1933, apparently from the files of James B. Pond. It includes typescript drafts of a testimonial to Gogarty attributed to "A.E.," (including a poem, presumably by Gogarty, entitled "A Coin from Syracuse." [with a Coin from Syracuse]), drafts of articles about Gogarty, an introduction and printed material. There is also an envelope which, when opened, has newspaper clippings pasted inside.

Using these materials

Shelving Summary

Box 49, F0763: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

MSS 0099, F0763, Oliver St. John Gogarty American lecture tour publicity collection, 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

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Container List

Oliver St. John Gogarty American lecture tour publicity collection, circa 1933 Typescript with some autograph corrections and printed material, 14 p. (including envelope). Box 49, F0763

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