Discrete Item F5 - George Bernard Shaw letter

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George Bernard Shaw letter

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  • 1949 (Creation)
    Shaw, George Bernard

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4 p.

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George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin, Ireland on 26th July, 1856. A noted playwright, drama critic and socialist, Shaw was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. A few of his well-known plays include, "Arms and the Man" (1898), "The Doctor's Dilemma" (1906), and "Pygmalion" (1913). Shaw died on 2nd November, 1950.

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Queen's University Board of Trustee member Mr. D.I McLeod purchased the letter directly from the addressee Mr. Ivor Brown, then donated the letter to Queen's University.

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Letter dated Sept. 7, 1949,to Ivor Brown from Ayot Saint Lawrence. Relates to Brown's book on Shakespeare.

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Donated by Mr. D.I McLeod, 1962.


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  • English

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2999 (Shaw)

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  • Folder: 2999 (Shaw)