CollectionCurran Collection

157: Weaver, Harriet, letter to C.P. Curran thanking him for a list of letters he has from Joyce. She gives news of Mrs Joyce, and notes the possibility that Joyce's remains might be returned to Ireland for permanent burial, 31 October 1947.

158: Weaver, Harriet, letter to C.P. Curran thanking him for the copy of his essay on the Rotunda Hospital. Material is accumulating for the edition of Joyce's letters, 31 December 1947.

159: Weaver, Harriet, letter to C.P. Curran concluding that the cost of providing copies of Joyce's letters for publication should be borne by the publishers. Asking Curran if he would have copies of his letters prepared. Asking how to trace a 'solicitor's clerk' who had been a friend of the Joyce family in [Dublin] and had remained in touch with Joyce.

160: Weaver, Harriet, letter to C.P. Curran discussing the transcription of Joyce letters. [Curran has identified] the solicitor's clerk as Alf Bergan, his letters were sold in the USA after his death, 12 October 1948.

161: Weaver, Harriet, letter to C.P. Curran on the deletion of passages from Joyce's letters referring to Lucia, unflattering comments on his relatives and publishers. Lucia's condition is deteriorating 19 October 1948.

162: Weaver, Harriet, letter to C.P. Curran. She has received his Joyce letters. She discusses further the problem of deletion. She also discusses the reading of words difficult to decipher, 29 October 1948.

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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.