Padraic Colum letter to Bruce Kellner


Creator: Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972
Date(s): 1959 October 28
Call Number: MSS 0099, F0821
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: One letter typed signed from Padraic Colum to Dr. Bruce Kellner.
Physical Description: 1 item
Source: Purchase, 2008.
Processing and Encoding: Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, April 2008. Further encoded by George Apodaca, October 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Biographical and Historical Notes

Padraic Colum (1881-1972)

Padraic Colum was a noted playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and author of books for children. Born on December 8, 1881, in Longford, Ireland, Colum came to the United States in 1914 and died on January 12, 1972, in Enfield, Connecticut. Though Colum worked briefly for a railroad, he became a full-time writer in Dublin, Ireland, in 1901. He was a founder of the Irish National Theatre (later known as the Abbey Theatre), and co-founder and editor for a time of the Irish Review.


"Padraic Colum." Contemporary Authors Online reproduced in Biography Resource Center. (accessed April 2008).

Scope and Content Note

One typed and signed letter written by Padraic Colum to Dr. Bruce Kellner, possibly regarding the inclusion of a particular letter in Between Friends: Letters of James Branch Cabell and Others (1962), a volume Colum was editing.

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Shelving Summary

Box 55, F0821: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

MSS 0099, F0821, Padraic Colum letter to Bruce Kellner, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

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Container List

Padraic Colum letter to Bruce Kellner, 1959 October 28 Box 55, F0821

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