Papers of Althea Gyles

Althea Gyles (1868–1949) was an Irish artist and poet, who designed the covers for many of W.B. Yeats's books around the turn of the century.

This small collection includes handwritten drafts of scenes from an untitled play; manuscript, typescript and printed copies of poems; biographical notes, and correspondence.

More information

  • A handlist is available at the Special Collections Service or download a pdf here (127 KB) 
  • A full description is available from our online database
  • Manuscript numbers MSS 148, 150-9, 1163 
art, literature correspondence, literary manuscripts gyles althea

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