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Maggs Bros.


General Context

Vendor. Antiquarian bookstore established in 1853 by Uriah Maggs in the United Kingdom.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Boston College collection of the Abbey Theatre


Collection of materials relating to the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, including booklets, theater programs for the Abbey and the Abbey Theatre Players, photographs, and newspaper articles.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1903-1988

Francis Xavier letter

Scope and Contents

Letter written to King John III of Portugal from India, referring to Portuguese subjects in the Far East, whom the Saint commends for reward and recognition. Includes references to Fernão Mendes Pinto, the famous traveller and writer.

Restrictions on access

Fragile original; available digitally. Access restricted to the digital version.

Dates: 1552 January 31

Boston College collection of Yeats family papers


The Boston College collection of Yeats family papers includes artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, and photographs by and about siblings W. B., Elizabeth Corbet, Lily, and Jack B. Yeats; their father, John Butler Yeats; and the wife of W. B., Georgie Yeats. It also documents the running of Cuala Press, a Yeats family business.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; a portion is available digitally.

Dates: 1884-1974, undated; Majority of material found within 1900-1940