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Series 2
Writings by Desmond O'Grady, 1956-2002
Boxes 28 - 51

Scope and Content Note

The writings by Desmond O'Grady found in this series include collected and uncollected poems, prose, translations by O'Grady, translations of O'Grady, and notebooks. In Subseries 2.1a individual poems are filed alphabetically within each collection; the collections are arranged chronologically by publication date. Included in Subseries 2.1b are several uncollected poems, arranged alphabetically. When multiple poems appear on a single manuscript page, cross references have been provided. O'Grady's prose is located in Subseries 2.2 and is arranged alphabetically and divided under the headings, Essays, Articles, and Reviews, Short Stories and Novels, and Drama. Subseries 2.3 contains several of O'Grady's drafts of translations. Individual translations are filed alphabetically by author within each collection; the collections are arranged chronologically by publication date. Subseries 2.4 contains Italian translations of O'Grady's work and arranged alphabetically by title.

Subseries 2.5 contains several of O'Grady's manuscript notebooks. These notebooks contain manuscript drafts of poems from Tipperary, as well as drafts of translations, and essays on literature. Additional manuscripts of O'Grady's work may also be found in the diaries located in Subseries 4.1, Personal and family items.

Arrangement Note

Organized into five subseries: (2.1) Poems, (2.2) Prose, (2.3) Translations by O'Grady, (2.4) Translations of O'Grady, and (2.5) Notebooks.


Description of Subseries

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