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Collection Details


Collection Name: Eleanor and Frederick B. Reid Papers related to Jack B. Yeats
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/reidyeat.htm
Dates Spanned: 1944-1957
Description: Thirty-nine letters and cards related to Jack B. Yeats, spanning the dates 1944-1957 (bulk dates 1953-1957), comprise this collection, which was originally gathered by San Franciscans Eleanor and Frederick B. Reid. Twelve letters and five cards were written by Jack B. Yeats to the Reids between 1946 and 1957, with each of the five cards bearing an original ink drawing by Yeats. Another twenty letters were written by Frederick B. Reid to his wife Eleanor, during and following his 1954 trip to Ireland. Finally, the collection includes two letters to a Mr. McLoughlin, one from Jack B. Yeats and the other from Yeats's wife Cottie.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 39
Broad Subjects: Relationships; Intellectual life; Literature
ASP Subjects: Authors; California; Friendship; Letters; Literature; San Francisco, CA; United States; Writing; Yeats, Jack B., 1871-; Jack B. Yeats
Collection Code: OHC0004894