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Series 1
Correspondence, 1953-2001
Boxes 1 - 27

Scope and Content Note

The correspondence series in the Desmond O'Grady papers includes letters dating from 1953-2001, with the largest portion from the 1980's and 1990's. Literary correspondents include Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Peter Fallon, Edward Said, and Richard Ellmann.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order with Seamus Heaney correspondence filed at the end.

Finding Aid Note

A selected index of prominent correspondents is available.

Scope and Content Note The correspondence series in the Desmond O'Grady papers includes letters dating from 1953-2001, with the largest portion from the 1980's and 1990's. Literary correspondents include Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Peter Fallon, Edward Said, and Richard Ellmann.
Box Folder Content
1 1 1953-1959
1 2 1960-1965
1 3 1966-1970
1 4 1973
1 5 1974 January-May
1 6 1974 June-September
1 7 1974 October-December
2 1 1975 January-June
2 2 1975 July-December
2 3 1976 January-August
2 4 1976 September-December
2 5 1977 January-May
3 1 1977 June-August
3 2 1977 September-October
3 3 1977 November-December
3 4 1978 January-February
3 5 1978 March-April
4 1 1978 May
4 2 1978 June-July
4 3 1978 August-October
4 4 1978 November-December
5 1 1979 January-April
5 2 1979 May-July
5 3 1979 August-October
5 4 1979 November-December
5 5 1980 January-March
6 1 1980 April-June
6 2 1980 July-December
6 3 1981
6 4 1982 January-June
6 5 1982 July-August
7 1 1982 September
7 2 1982 November-December
OP13 - 1983
7 3 1983 January-February
7 4 1983 March-June
7 5 1983 July-August
8 1 1983 September-December
8 2 1984 January-March
8 3 1984 April-July
8 4 1984 August-September
8 5 1984 October-December
9 1 1985 January-March
9 2 1985 April-June
9 3 1985 July-August
9 4 1985 September-December
9 5 1986
10 1 1987 January-June
10 2 1987 July-September
10 3 1987 October-December
10 4 1988 January-May
11 1 1988 June-December
11 2 1989 January-April
11 3 1989 May-August
11 4 1989 September-December
12 1 1990 January-March
12 2 1990 April-August
12 3 1990 September-December
12 4 1991 January-June
13 1 1991 July-December
13 2 1992 January-August
13 3 1992 September-December
13 4 1993 January-June
14 1 1993 July-September
14 2 1993 October-December
14 3 1994 January-March
14 4 1994 April-June
14 5 1994 July-September
15 1 1994 October-December
15 2 1995 January-March
15 3 1995 April-June
15 4 1995 July-September
15 5 1995 October-December
16 1 1996 January-May
16 2 1996 June-July
16 3 1996 August-October
16 4 1996 November-December
16 5 1997 January-March
17 1 1997 April
17 2 1997 May-August
17 3 1997 September-October
17 4 1997 November-December
17 5 1998 January-July
18 1 1998 August-December
18 2 1999 January-April
18 3 1999 May-June
18 4 1999 July-September
18 5 1999 October-December
19 1 2000
19 2 2001
19 2a 2003
19 3 Notebook with drafts of letters, 1978-1979
19 4 Undated indexed correspondents
19 5 Undated
19 6 Undated
19 7 Undated
20 1 Undated
20 2 Undated
20 3 Undated
20 4 Undated
20 5 Undated
21 1 Undated
21 2 Greeting cards, undated from indexed correspondents
21 3 Greeting cards, 1959-1977
21 4 Greeting cards, 1978-1979
21 5 Greeting cards, 1980-1982
22 1 Greeting cards, 1983-1984
22 2 Greeting cards, 1985-1987
22 3 Greeting cards, 1988-1989
22 4 Greeting cards, 1990
22 5 Greeting cards, 1991-1992
23 1 Greeting cards, 1993-1994
23 2 Greeting cards, 1995
23 3 Greeting cards, 1996-1997
24 1 Greeting cards, 1998
24 2 Greeting cards, 1999-2000
24 3 Greeting cards, undated
24 4 Greeting cards, undated
25 1 Greeting cards, undated
25 2 Greeting cards, undated
25 3 Invitations, 1974-1989
25 4 Invitations, 1990-1994
26 1 Invitations, 1995-2001
26 2 Invitations, undated
27 1 Seamus Heaney, 1990-2000
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