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Series 3
Printed material, 1958-2003
Boxes 74 – 88; OP2-OP3

Scope and Content Note

The printed materials consist of writings by Seamus Heaney, writings about him, reviews of his writings, and miscellaneous collected printed materials from 1958-2003. Writings by Heaney (1965-2003) include poems printed and reprinted in periodical literature, essays written by Heaney, reviews of other authors' writings, proofs of work being published, and translations done by Heaney. Writings about Heaney (1966-2002) include news articles; promotional materials for his writings, readings, and lectures; and cartoons, catalogs, postcards, and programs which relate to Heaney. The series also contains many printed reviews of Heaney's writings which appeared in newspapers and literary publications from 1966-2002. These reviews are primarily in the form of clippings.

Also present in the series are printed materials collected by Seamus Heaney from 1958-2003. These collected materials consist of writings by others, including Alfred Alcorn, Gerald Dawes, Dana Gioia, John Montague, Hayden Murphy, and Connor Cruise O'Brien; as well as miscellaneous programs, broadsides, pamphlets and leaflets.

Arrangement Note

Organized into four subseries: (3.1) Writings by Seamus Heaney, (3.2) Writings about Seamus Heaney, (3.3) Reviews and (3.4) Collected printed materials.

Description of Subseries