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Series III: Special Files, 1884-1969

Call Number: GEN MSS 112, Series III

Scope and Contents

Series III is organized into the following subseries: Clippings About James Joyce (Boxes 9-13); Clippings About Members of Joyce's Family (Box 13); Clippings About Works by James Joyce (Box 21); Clippings About Stage, Screen and Musical Adaptations of Works by James Joyce (Box 21); Clippings and Reviews of Works about James Joyce (Boxes 21-22); Lecture Programs, Menus and Recital Programs for Events in which James Joyce took part (Box 22); Programs and Prospecti for Lectures and Classes about James Joyce (Box 22); Photographs and Other Pictures of James Joyce and his family (Box 23); Clippings About Portraits of James Joyce (Box 23); Clippings About People Associated with James Joyce (Boxes 23-24); Clippings About Places Associated with James Joyce (Box 24): Legal documents, Miscellanea (Box 24).

In boxes 9-22, the Clippings are arranged alphabetically by subject and then chronologically. The Lecture programs, etc. (Box 22) are arranged alphabetically by the name of the sponsoring body. Photographs (Box 23) is arranged alphabetically by subject and then chronologically. Reference is made by page number to illustration published in Chester G. Anderson's James Joyce and his World, (New York Viking 1968). [Two original negatives accompanied this collection for prints in folders 448 and 449. These are stored separately.] Clippings About People Associated with Joyce, in Box 23, are arranged alphabetically by the name of the artist, by subject or by place. In Box 24, the Legal Miscellenea is arranged as prescriptions, diplomas and contracts, in that order.


  • 1884-1969

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

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

Physical Description

(36 boxes)

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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