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Padraic Colum Letter to William Seward, Jr.

Identifier: SC 00969

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Letter, 3 November 1953, from Padraic Colum of New York City, to William Seward, Jr., of the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary. Colum thanks Seward for the reception in Norfolk and notes that he is sending photographs of himself to Seward.


  • Creation: 1953 November 3

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Padraic Colum (8 December 1881 - 11 January 1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Celtic Revival. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Processed by Ellen Strong in 2002.

Guide to the Padraic Colum Letter to William Seward, Jr.
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong.
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