Book Collection Ure Coll. - Ure (Peter) Collection

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Ure Coll.


Ure (Peter) Collection


  • 1736 - 1974 (Creation)

Level of description

Book Collection

Extent and medium

339 books.

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Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acquisition history of this collection is unknown.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The Ure Collection is an Anglo-Irish literature collection, with a particular emphasis on the work of W.B. Yeats, which was built-up by Peter Ure (Joseph Cowen Professor of English Language and Literature, 1960-1969).

Other writers represented in the collection include Sean O'Casey, George Moore, Lady Gregory, J.M. Synge, J.B. Yeats, Oliver St. John Gogarty, G.W. Russell, Patrick Kavanagh and Louis MacNiece.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


No further material is expected to be added to the collection

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Conditions governing reproduction

UK copyright law applies

Language of material

  • English

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Rare Books / Publications

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Description control area

Description identifier

gb186-Ure Coll.

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  • English



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