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O'Faoláin (Seán) Papers
BANC MSS 74/111 z  
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Description
A collection of Irish writer Seán O'Faoláin's correspondence and manuscript writings.
Background
Seán O'Faoláin (1900-1991) was born John Francis Whelan in Cork City, Ireland. He is well known for his short stories, but also authored four novels, a memoir, and other non-fiction. His work (and his name change) was shaped by the renewed interest in Irish culture sparked by the Irish literary renaissance of the early twentieth century. O'Faoláin's first collection of stores was Midsummer Night Madness and Other Stories (1932) and his first novel was A Nest of Simple Folk (1933). O'Faoláin's Collected Stories were published in 1983.
Extent
6 Linear Feet 3 cartons, 5 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. The copyright for unpublished manuscript material in this collection is held by the donor. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.