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Gareth and Janet Dunleavy collection, 1892-1991 | University of Miami Special Collections

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Collection Overview

Title: Gareth and Janet Dunleavy collection, 1892-1991Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1892-1991

ID: ASM0556

Creator: Dunleavy, Gareth W.

Extent: 7.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged topically.

Formats/Genres: Cards (Information artifacts), Letters, Negatives, Notebooks, Notes, Pamphlets, Photocopies, Photographs, Postcards, Slides (Photographs), Typescripts

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Gareth and Janet Dunleavy were historians of Irish literature and culture. The Gareth and Janet Dunleavy Collection was donated by Gareth and Janet Dunleavy in memory of Bernard Benstock, a colleague who served the University of Miami in many capacities.

The collection contains typescripts and articles by Gareth and Janet Dunleavy, as well as research materials for projects by both authors. Prominently featured are research materials on Mary Lavin, an Irish short story and novella writer who died in 1996. Of special interest among these research materials are copies of Lavin's working manuscripts, obtained by Professor Janet Dunleavy in the 1970s with the permission of Mary Lavin. Janet Dunleavy had planned a critical study of Lavin's work based on these materials, but had abandoned the idea. The collection also contains notes, letters, and other documents assembled during Gareth and Janet Dunleavy's preparation of their Douglas Hyde: A Maker of Modern Ireland (1991) and O'Connor Papers (1977).

Biographical Note

Drs. Gareth and Janet Dunleavy were professors of literature at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, interested in Irish literature and history.

Subject/Index Terms

Curtin, Mary
Dunleavy, Gareth W.
Dunleavy, Janet Egleson
Hyde, Douglas, 1860-1949
Irish literature - 19th century
Irish literature - 20th century
Irish literature - History and criticism
Lavin, Mary, 1912-1996

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Gareth and Janet Dunleavy Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials:

Gareth and Janet Dunleavy donated a number of monographs pertaining to Irish history and literature to the University of Miami Library. These can be found by searching for their name in the author field of IBISweb searches. These are:

Gareth Dunleavy: http://ibisweb.miami.edu/search~S11?/adunleavy/adunleavy/1%2C13%2C164%2CE/2exact&FF=adunleavy+gareth+w&1%2C71%2C

Janet Dunleavy: http://ibisweb.miami.edu/search~S11?/adunleavy/adunleavy/1%2C13%2C164%2CE/2exact&FF=adunleavy+janet+egleson&1%2C73%2C

An online exhibit titled A Gift of Friendship: The Gareth and Janet Dunleavy Collection of Irish History and Literature was curated using the monographs donated by Gareth and Janet Dunleavy.

For more information please see http://scholar.library.miami.edu/dunleavy/.

Preferred Citation: Gareth and Janet Dunleavy Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0556CL.pdf


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