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Collection Level Description: Letters of John Butler Yeats

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 194-5, e. 87-8
Title: Letters of John Butler Yeats
Dates of Creation: 1883-1921
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Butler Yeats (1839-1922) was an artist, and the father of W.B. Yeats. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Letters of John Butler Yeats to Rosa Butt.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were given to the Library, 1959-60.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41096-9.

Access Points

Yeats | John Butler | 1839-1922 | Artist

Butt | Rosa | fl 1883-1921

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