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Series 1
Correspondence, 1964-2006
Box 1 - Box 15a

Scope and Content Note

The correspondence series in the Medbh McGuckian papers includes letters dating from 1964 to 2006, with the largest portion from the 1980s and 1990s. Literary correspondents include Nuala Archer, Gerald Dawe, Theo Dorgan, Paul Durcan, Tess Gallagher, Seamus Heaney, Rita Ann Higgins, Jennifer Johnston, Michael Longley, Joan McBreen, Paul Muldoon, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, and Dennis O'Driscoll. Subseries 1.2 contains correspondence between McGuckian and her publishers. Subseries 1.3 contains the restricted correspondence of John Drexel and Marie and Seamus Heaney. Additional correspondence is located in Subseries 4.2, Other subject files.

Arrangement Note

Organized into three subseries: (1.1) General correspondence, (1.2) Correspondence with publishers, and (1.3) Restricted correspondence.

Finding Aid Note

A selected index of prominent correspondents is available.

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Subseries 1.3 contains restricted correspondence of John Drexel.

Scope and Content Note The correspondence series in the Medbh McGuckian papers includes letters dating from 1964 to 2006, with the largest portion from the 1980s and 1990s. Literary correspondents include Nuala Archer, Gerald Dawe, Theo Dorgan, Paul Durcan, Tess Gallagher, Seamus Heaney, Rita Ann Higgins, Jennifer Johnston, Michael Longley, Joan McBreen, Paul Muldoon, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, and Dennis O'Driscoll. Subseries 1.2 contains correspondence between McGuckian and her publishers. Subseries 1.3 contains the restricted correspondence of John Drexel and Marie and Seamus Heaney. Additional correspondence is located in Subseries 4.2, Other subject files.

Description of Subseries

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