Letters from Sylvia Beach to Niall and Monica Sheridan,
1962 June - November.
|Main Creator:||Beach, Sylvia|
I.: Autograph letter dated 25th June 1962 thanks Monica Sheridan for her hospitality; II.: Autograph letter dated 7th July 1962 thanks Niall Sheridan for arranging the TV contract and tells him that she was honoured to be in his company beside the Joyce Tower; III.: Autograph letter dated July 8th 1962 tells Monica Sheridan that she is sorry that she won't hear her on the radio and that she has seen the doctor about her loss of hearing ; IV.: Typescript letter dated 6th September 1962 tells Monica that she broke her right wrist and that the James Joyce's Tower celebrations were a sensation in the United States according to the press.
Letter from Maria Jolas, 15 Rue Malebranche, Paris, to Monica Sheridan dated November 7, 1962. Tells her about the shock of Sylvia Beach's death.
Niall Sheridan interviewed Sylvia Beach in 1962 when she was in Dublin for the opening of the James Joyce Museum on Bloomsday.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Four letters from Sylvia Beach and one letter from Maria Jolas.
One sheet with two typescript extracts from "Shakespeare & Company" by Sylvia Beach.
One newspaper cutting from the Observer, Sunday 17th June 1962, about the opening of the James Joyce Museum in Sandycove with a photograph of Sylvia Beach.
One photograph showing Sylvia Beach leading Joyceans down the winding steps of the James Joyce Museum, flanked by Niall Sheridan with Mary Lavin behind her, on Bloomsday 1962.
Physical description: 8 items.
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