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Series II: Writings, 1903-1955

Call Number: GEN MSS 112, Series II

Scope and Contents

Series II is organized into the following subseries: Manuscripts, Typescripts and Proofs of works by James Joyce (Boxes 3-6) are arranged alphabetically by title. (Parts of works are entered under the title of the whole, e.g., "Anna Livia Plurabelle" is to be found under Finnegans Wake.); Musical Settings and Adaptations of works by James Joyce (Boxes 7-8) are arranged by Slocum Cahoon number; Manuscripts, Typescripts and Proofs of Works About James Joyce (Box 8) are arranged alphabetically by the last name of the author and then alphabetically by title.

(Similar material relating to the Slocum and Cahoon Bibliography may be found in Series IV.)

Slocum and Cahoon numbers are noted where applicable. Dates are given only when the piece itself is dated. Publication dates are not noted.


  • 1903-1955

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Materials chiefly in English. Some items in French and Italian.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Restricted Fragile Papers are negatives in cold storage and may only be consulted with the permission of the appropriate curator. Photographic prints are available in the main file.

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