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Yeats, Lily, 1866-1949



  • Existence: 1866 - 1949

Biographical Note

Susan Mary "Lily" Yeats was born in 1866, in Sligo, Ireland. In 1900 Lily and her sister Elizabeth moved to Dublin. In 1902 they helped to found the Dun Emer Press, and in 1908 they began their own business, Cuala Industries. She died in 1949.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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