Thirty-two autograph or typed letters from Sean O'Casey to Seamus Scully

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises thirty-two autograph or typed letters from Sean O'Casey to Seamus Scully, written from Totnes or Torquay and dated 15 October 1949 - 3 November 1960. They discuss many aspects of his work and ideas; the letters' themes are often prompted by press cuttings sent regularly to him by Scully.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sean O'Casey (1880-1964), the Irish dramatist and author. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The gift of Fay and Geoffrey Elliott, 2002.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

The letters are also described in the Library's handlist of the Fay and Geoffrey Elliott Collection (handlist 148) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/handlists/148Elliott.pdf