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Series 4
Subject files, circa 1980s-2003
Boxes 21-25, BV1-3

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of subject files covering a variety of topics from circa 1980s to 2003, and document Joan McBreen's involvement in numerous literary endeavors such as the Galway Writer's Workshop, Listowel Writer's Week, and Yeats International Summer School. The series also consists of personal records, including address books, datebooks, and scrapbooks in which McBreen compiled clippings related to various topics of interest. McBreen also kept subject files on topics such as Irish politics and literary figures, including Eavan Boland, Seamus Heaney, Padraic Fallon, Ted Hughes, and George MacBeth. Finally, this series includes McBreen's files relating to her time as a student at the University College Dublin, such as correspondence and course material. Her dissertation can be found in Subseries 2.4: Other writings.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
21 1 Address book, undated
21 2 Address book, early 1980s
21 3 The Arts Council, Dublin, Ireland
21 4 Awards, American Poetry Association, 1990
21 5 Award, International Merit Award Winner, Atlanta Review, 1997
21 6 Award, The Waterford Review, 1993
21 7 Biographical sketches
21 8 Boland, Eavan
21 9 Brogan, Patricia Burke
21 10 Casey, Eamonn, Bishop of Galway [1 of 2]
21 11 Casey, Eamonn, Bishop of Galway [2 of 2]
21 12 Children's' writings
21 13 Clifden Writer's Workshop
21 14 Connaught Electronics
21 15 Cork Women's Poetry Circle
21 16 The Cúirt International Festival of Literature, 1989-1999
21 17 Dancing at Lughnasa (play)
21 18 Datebook, 1991
21 19 Datebook, 1992
22 1 Datebook, 1993
22 2 Fallon, Connor
22 3 Fallon, Padraic, Celebration in Athenry, Ireland, June 1992
22 4 The Gallery Press
22 5 Galway Writer's Workshop, 1989
22 6 Galway Writer's Workshop, 1990s
22 7 Heaney, Seamus
22 8 The History of Women Conference, Queen's University Belfast, May 1993
22 9 Hughes, Ted
22 10 "Humours of Galway" Master Class, Galway, March 1992
22 11 Invoices, 1988-2003
22 12 Irish Writer's Union
22 13 Kennedy, Anne [includes necklace]
23 1 Listowel Writer's Week [1 of 2]
23 2 Listowel Writer's Week [2 of 2]
23 3 Macbeth, George
23 4 Magdalene Laundries
23 5 Na Gréine, Domhnall
23 6 Notebook, 1991
23 7 Notebook, 1992
23 8 Poetry Ireland
23 9 Poetry magazines, flyers and subscriptions
24 1 Poets' House
24 2 Poland trip, 1994
24 3 RTE (Radio Telefís Eíreann)
24 4 Royalty statements, 1991, 1996-1997
24 5 Salmon Publishing
BV1 Scrapbook, November-December 1987
BV2 Scrapbook, 1990 [includes clippings regarding The Wind Beyond the Wall]
BV3 Scrapbook, 1993 [includes clipping regarding the Magdalene homes]
24 6 Story Line Press
24 7 Tillinghast, Richard
24 8 Tillinghast, Richard, Workshop, Cúirt International Festival of Literature, 1991
24 9 University College Dublin, Women's Studies Certificate, correspondence
24 10 University College Dublin, Women's Studies Certificate, course material [1 of 2]
24 11 University College Dublin, Women's Studies Certificate, course material [2 of 2]
25 1 University College Dublin, Women's Studies Certificate, course papers, 1992-1994
25 2 University College Dublin, Women's Studies Certificate, printed material
25 3 University College Dublin, Women's Studies Master's Degree, application materials
25 4 Westport Writer's Workshop, April 1992
25 5 The White Page, book launch, 1999
25 6 The Wind Beyond the Wall, book launch, 1990
25 7 Wynne-Jones, Nancy
25 8 Yeats International Summer School, 1989
25 9 Yeats International Summer School, 1990-1997
25 10 Yeats, William Butler
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