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Michael O'Donovan collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC086
  • Collection
  • ca. 1932-1965

The collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts (some with holograph corrections) of "Scholar and artist", "The beauty", "Fish for Friday", "The others", The weeping children", and "Oration at W.B. Yeats' graveside by Frank O'Connor"; plus a notebook including drafts of "Modern Irish Literature" and "The lament for Art O'Leary".

O'Connor, Frank, 1903-1966

Patrick Kavanagh collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC237
  • Collection
  • 1952 - 1962

The collection consists of autograph manuscript of The Great Hunger and Self-Portrait. The Great Hunger is 58 recto pages on 23x18 cm sheets. The poem is a fair copy that has some corrections; it was first published by the Cuala Press, 1942. Self-portrait is in a lined 20x16 cm notebook on 31 recto pages and titled “Patrick Kavanagh 1962 Self-Portrait”; some words are corrected.

Kavanagh, Patrick, 1904-1967

Padraic Colum collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC176
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists of a handwritten poem “The Honeyseller”.

Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972