GONNE, MAUD, 1866-1953.
Maud Gonne collection
> Research files of Conrad Balliet

Series 3
Research files of Conrad Balliet
Box 2 - Box 5: folder 5; OP1

Scope and Content Note

This series contains the research files of Conrad Balliet assembled during the course of his research into Maud Gonne. Included are genealogical records of Maud Gonne and her family; photocopies of three novels by Olivia Shakespear, which have been annotated by Balliet; photocopies of two of W.B. Yeats's journals; correspondence between Olivia Shakespear and W.B. Yeats; extensive files on the divorce proceedings between Maud Gonne and John MacBride; and materials relating to what would become Balliet's unpublished biography of Maud Gonne, For the Love of Maud, as well as drafts of that biography.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Restrictions on access

Special restrictions apply: this collection includes copies of original materials held by other repositories. These copies may not be reproduced without the permission of the owner of the originals.

Genealogical records
Box Folder Content
2 1 Baptismal record for Maud Gonne [reproduction]
2 2 Birth certificates of Kathleen Gonne, Sean MacBride [photocopy], Bertha Georgie Hyde-Lees with transcript of birth announcement of Maud Gonne from several newspapers
2 3 Burial records of Edith and Thomas Gonne and of Maud Gonne's infant sister, with photographs of the church where Edith and Thomas Gonne are buried and of their grave marker
2 4 Death certificate of Maud Gonne, death certificate of Iseult [photocopy], rubbing from George's grave marker, and document related to George's cemetery plot [photocopy]
2 5 Marriage certificates of John MacBride and Maud Gonne, Thomas Gonne and Edith Cook, Thomas Pilcher and Kathleen Gonne, and William Gilbert Hyde-Lees and Edith Woodmass
2 6 Will of Thomas Gonne, photocopy
Research notes
2 7 For the Love of Maud, TS
2 8 For the Love of Maud, revised chapters 7-12 [retitled Maud Gonne: A Biography], TS Maud Gonne: A Biography], TS
2 9 For the Love of Maud, research notes
2 10 For the Love of Maud, research notes on Maud Gonne's trips to the United States
2 11 "Maud Gonne: A Documented Chronology," TS
2 12 "Maud Gonne: A Documented Chronology," drafts, MS and TS
2 13 "Maud Gonne: A Documented Chronology," research notes, MS
2 14 "Maud Gonne: A Documented Chronology," W.B. Yeats chronology, MS and TS
2 15 Miscellaneous research notes and collected items
3 1 Olivia Shakespear, Beauty's Hour (1896), annotated photocopy
3 2 Olivia Shakespear, The Devotees (1904), annotated photocopy
3 3 Olivia Shakespear, False Laurel (1896), annotated photocopy and notes, MS
3 4 Olivia Shakespear and W.B. Yeats, research notes, MS
3 5 Related correspondence
Reproductions of primary materials
3 6 Correspondence between Ezra Pound and John Quinn about Maud Gonne, October-December 1918, reproductions
3 7 Correspondence from Thomas Gonne to daughters Maud and Kathleen, 1877-1881, photocopies [with transcriptions by Conrad Balliet]
3 8 Correspondence from Olivia Shakespear to W.B. Yeats, 1923-1935, photocopy
3 9 Correspondence from W.B. Yeats to Olivia Shakespear, 1925-1936, photocopies [1 of 4]
3 10 Correspondence from W.B. Yeats to Olivia Shakespear, 1917-1935, photocopies [2 of 4]
4 1 Correspondence from W.B. Yeats to Olivia Shakespear, 1922-1933, photocopies [3 of 4]
4 2 Correspondence from W.B. Yeats to Olivia Shakespear, 1904-1933, photocopies [4 of 4]
4 3 Correspondence, miscellaneous, photocopies
4 4 Divorce proceedings between Maud Gonne and John MacBride, 1905-1906, index to materials
4 5 Divorce proceedings between Maud Gonne and John MacBride, 1905-1906, photocopies [1 of 3]
4 6 Divorce proceedings between Maud Gonne and John MacBride, 1905-1906, photocopies [2 of 3]
4 7 Divorce proceedings between Maud Gonne and John MacBride, 1905-1906, photocopies [3 of 3]
4 8 Journal of John MacBride, [1905], photocopy
4 9 Journal of John MacBride, [1905], photocopy
OP1 1 Journal of W.B. Yeats, 1908-1915, photocopy
5 1 Journal of W.B. Yeats, 1908-1915, transcription
5 2 Journal of W.B. Yeats, Christmas 1912, photocopy [1 of 2]
5 3 Journal of W.B. Yeats, Christmas 1912, photocopy [2 of 2]
5 4 MacBride v. Independent, photocopied materials
5 5 "Statement of Facts on Behalf of Major MacBride," photocopy
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