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Collection Details


Collection Name: Sydney Goodsir Smith Papers
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/smith_sg.htm
Dates Spanned: 1954-1960
Description: The Sydney Goodsir Smith Papers date primarily from the late 1950s and early 1960s, an especially nationalist phase in Smith’s literary career. The collection contains several drafts and advance proofs of Smith’s play The Wallace and manuscripts of his long dramatic poems, Gowdsmith in Reekie and The Vision of the Prodigal Son. Also present are seventeen pieces of correspondence and the manuscripts of about twenty prose pieces, including essays, reviews, and scripts from radio talks.
Broad Subjects: Performing Arts; Intellectual life; Literature
ASP Subjects: Authors; Literature; Playwriting; Theater; United States; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004918