Baccalaureate addresses, Poets, Irish, Baccalaureate addresses, and Poets, Irish
The Collection on Seamus Heaney's UK Visit includes an annotated copy of the commencement address given by Seamus Heaney on May 7, 2006 as well as a program, a publicity poster, and photographs from a reading he gave at Margaret I. King Building on May 5, 2006. Also of note is a photograph of Heaney with Kentucky author and poet Wendell Berry.
Accepting an invitation to speak at The Morgan Library in 2006; remarking that he does not yet have a topic but recalling his first trip to The Morgan in 1969, during which he saw an exercise book containing several fair copies of Frost's poems. Continuing the letter after consulting catalogues of The Morgan's holdings, and expressing interest in Wordsworth's manuscripts of "The Old Cumberland Beggar" and "Elegiac Stanzas."
Heaney, Seamus, Pearson, Henry, and Heaney, Seamus.
Authors, Irish -- Correspondence, Nobel Prizes, and Postage stamps
ALS from Heaney to Pearson, dated 3rd January 1995 [i.e. 1996]. Heaney thanks Pearson for the print he has sent, comments on the North Carolina exhibition and then recounts his experience in Greece when the Nobel Prize was being announced and his feelings about the presentations in Stockholm. 2p. (recto and verso) letter with hand-addressed envelope.
ALS from Heaney to Pearson dated 8. 1 '95 extending belated New Year Wishes and thanking Pearson for prints he has sent. The prints are part of an artistic project where a dialog is formed between the poems and images of the two men. Hand-addressed envelope with W.B. Yeats stamp.
ALS from Heaney to Pearson from Salinas dated 25 July 1995 telling of Heaney's stay in Spain and summer presentations, including the 25th anniversary of the Gallery Press. He thanks Pearson for news of the Chapel Hill exhibition and tells him in confidence that he will receive an honorary degree at UNC-Ch May 12. 3 page letter (2 rectos and one verso) and hand-addressed envelope.
Pearson, Henry, Heaney, Seamus., Brown, George Mackay., and Swann Galleries.
Authors, Irish -- Correspondence, Nobel Prizes, Authors, Irish, Friendship, Nobel Prizes, and Records and correspondence
ALS from Elizabeth to Henry Pearson with a postscript note by Seamus Heaney. The letter mentions celebrations in honor of Heaney's Nobel Prize and encloses a photograph of Henry Pearson and 2 pages of the Swann Galleries catalog for June 22, 1995. Lot 17, four Poets for St. Magnus realized $450.00. Hand-addressed envelope.
Irish poetry -- History and criticism -- 20th century, Poets, Irish, Irish poetry, Poets, Irish, Audio recordings, Photographs, and Criticism, interpretation, etc
The collection consists of material compiled by Rand Brandes while researching and writing SEAMUS HEANEY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1959-2003, from 1990-2007. The material consists primarily of correspondence from Seamus Heaney to Brandes regarding the bibliography, in addition to manuscripts of poems and other works by Heaney. The collection also includes printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material related to Seamus Heaney.
Manuscript and typescript drafts of a poem written on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Harvard College. Includes a draft for a speech at Bates College (f. 35) and a copy of the sonnet "Clearances" (f. 14).
1. Trial binding and dustjacket with gatherings marked "Hand-folded samples from Bloomsburg craftsmen" inside. - 2. Mockup of title page through p.4. - 3. Mockup of text. - 4. Complete set of blues, with author's? notes on half-title. - 5. Transmittal form and revised blue pages. - 6. Xerox of page proofs, with author's? notes. - 7. Six sets of trial dustjackets. - 8. Typescript of preliminary pages, with designer's notations. - 9. Xerox pages from earlier ed. of "Death of a Naturalist" (part I of Poems, 1965-1975), with corrections. - 10. Original design work for preliminary pages. - 11. Bromide pages from Bloomsburg Craftsmen, Inc. - 12. Repros for spine of binding. - 13. Miscellaneous repros. - 14. Xerox marked "Deleted poems."--15. Galley proofs for preliminary leaves and pagination.