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The House of an Irish Poet 1883-1886

MS 056

Collection Summary

Creator: Moore, George, 1852-1933.
Collection Name: The House of an Irish Poet
Inclusive Dates: 1883-1886
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Programs, clippings, rollbooks, musical scores, correspondence, photographs and related biographical material, including many items pertaining to tenure at the University of Arizona School of Music, and his participation in Tucson, Arizona community and church affairs. Includes photographs of a 1956 testimonial dinner for Pease and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings about his career.
Collection Number:MS 056
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Biographical Note

Irish novelist.

Scope and Content Note

Holographic manuscript of a chapter from Parnell and his Island. Written in ink, it contains Moore's edits. The autobiographical theme of this particular chapter concerns a poet who returns to Ireland, and is confronted not only with the physical deterioration of his family estate, but also the economic despair of his tenant farmers.



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Related Material

Moore's book Parnell and his Island was published in 1887, by S. Sonnenschein, Lowry & Co., London.

Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Moore, George, 1852-1933 -- Homes and haunts.
Moore, George, 1852-1933. Parnell and his island.

Geographic Name(s)
Ireland -- Description and travel.
Ireland -- Social conditions -- 19th century.

Administrative Information

Credit Line

The House of an Irish Poet (MS 056). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1953.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.