Papers of John Millington Synge: Correspondence Public Deposited

Papers of John Millington Synge: Correspondence

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 4424-4426
Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Date Created
  • 1882-1925
  • Papers of John Millington Synge: correspondence. Includes letters, notes and memos to and from Lady Gregory, W.B. Yeats, and Jack B. Yeats amongst others, including various editors and publishers. Also includes ephemera items such as postcards and greeting cards, telegrams, bank receipts, accounts payable etc. Mostly dates from between 1882 and 1909; some material post-1909, up to 1925.
  • Related material: Each manuscript reference number between MS 4328 and MS 4429 refers to an item in the Synge collection. Further letters and papers of, or related to, J.M. Synge and his family at Trinity College Library Dublin are: IE TCD MSS 3554, 3460, 4367, 6173-6225, 7225, 10099, 10577, 10658, 11332. Held elsehwere are: Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas: MSS 1988; National Library of Ireland: MSS 13617, 778. See also: Andrew Carpenter (ed.), My uncle John: Edward Stephens' life of J. M. Synge (1974); Ann Saddlemyer (ed.), Complete letters of J.M.Synge (2 vols, 1983-4); Ann Saddlemyer et al (eds.), Collected works of J.M.Synge (4 vols, 1962-68); W.J. McCormack, The Fool of the family: a life of J.M. Synge (2000); Nicholas Grene, The Synge manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College Dublin (1971).
  • An attempt has been made here to present the letters alphabetically by author surname in cases where individual authors were responsible for multiple pieces of correspondence; the remainder can also be found in this section under 'OTHER Correspondence and Ephemera'. Please see the PDF finding aid (attached below) for the listing of the correspondence in reference number order.
Collection title
  • Papers of John Millington Synge
Finding aid
Resource type
  • ink
  • paper (fiber product)
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • MS4426_443
  • 0120077


Parent works and subseries:

This object has no parent works or subseries.

In Collection: