CollectionKavanagh Collection

Personal Correspondence of Peter Kavanagh:
Kav/C/42/A Includes correspondence between Peter Kavanagh and Annie and Mary (sisters), 1971-1972.

Kav/C/42/C Correspondence between Peter Kavanagh and Cecilia, no date.

Kav/C/43/B Correspondence with Hillary Bonner in connection with her research on Patrick's works for her thesis. Replies from Peter provide information on 'The Green Fool', 'Ploughman and other poems' and 'A Soul for Sale', 1973-1974.

Kav/C/43/C Copies of solicitor's letters to Cecilia in reply to her enquiries regarding the administration of Patrick's estate and property and the copyright to his works, 19 November 1971.
Letter from Peter to Cecilia in which he refers to the plot, concerning the building of two parish halls, which Patrick had filleted from Tarry Flynn, 13 February 1973.
Letter from Peter to Cecilia divulging the identity of Fr Matt in 'Why Sorrow', 20 February 1973.

Kav/C/43/M Letter from Peter to Deirdre Manifold, in which he refers to 'a couple' of Patrick's unfinished novels which he has decided to leave as they are, 28 February 1973. (5 files)

Kav/C/44/A Correspondence with Annie, Mary and Cecilia, 1974-1976.

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A draft descriptive list for this collection is available in UCD Special Collections.

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Repository NameUCD Special Collections
AddressJames Joyce Library University College Dublin Belfield Dublin 4
EircodeD04 R7R0
Telephone(01) 716-7149
Repository Web Address
CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archive. These lists were compiled by library staff and we are grateful for their assistance. Where partial or no lists were available, staff of the Women's History Project constructed an outline list. Due to time constraints, not all items in this repository were examined individually.