March 1 1847. By the first post : poem


Creator: Boland, Eavan
Date(s): 1994 April 20
Call Number: MSS 0099, F0804
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Clipping of a poem by female Irish poet, Eavan Boland, as printed in The Independent (London).
Physical Description: 1 item (1 page)
Source: Gift of Bernard McKenna, July 2007.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Jaime Margalotti, August 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Biographical and Historical Notes

Eavan Aisling Boland

Born in 1944 in Dublin, but spending her youth in London and New York, Eavan Aisling Boland began producing poetry in the 1960s. She gained greater prominence in the 1980s with works which generated debate over feminism and the place of the female poet in a largely male field. Boland is known for placing women within the context of patriarchal Irish traditions and myths.


"Eavan (Aisling) Boland." Contemporary Literary Criticism (reproduced in Literature Resource Center). (accessed August 17, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

Clipping of a poem by female Irish poet, Eavan Boland titled, "March 1 1847. By The First Post." Poem appeared in The Independent (London) on April 20, 1994. The clipping is signed by Eavan Boland.

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Shelving Summary

Box 53, F0804: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Access Information

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Preferred Citation

MSS 0099, F0804, Eavan Boland, March 1, 1847. By the first post : poem, 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

"March 1 1847. By The First Post" poem, 1994 April 20 1 p. Box 53, F804

Newspaper clipping, with author's signature.

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