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"Golden Spear" manuscript

 Collection
Call Number: MS B78

Overview

Handwritten magazine of poetry, essays, stories, watercolors issued by the members of the Golden Spear, a charitable and literary club. The Golden Spear appears to be named after a mountain near Bray, south of Dublin. The Home for Crippled Children in Bray opened by Mrs. Lucinda Sullivan in 1874, was renamed the Sunbeam House in 1930, and closed in 1960.

Dates

  • May 1887

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 volume : Ornament: Watercolors, sketches, doodles. Script: In different hands. Title cover: Golden Spear May 1887. ; Volume measures no taller than 20 cm.

Physical Location

MS B78

Immediate Source of Acquisition

O'Hegarty

Title
Guide to the "Golden Spear" Manuscript Collection
Subtitle
"Golden Spear" manuscript
Author
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1970; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/6621160446
Preferred citation
"Golden Spear" manuscript, Department of Special Collections, MS B78, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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