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Lowery, Robert G., 1941-



  • Existence: 1941    

Biographical Note

Born in 1941 in Taylor County, Texas, Robert G. Lowery attended Hosftra University, where he earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in European history. In 1974, he founded The Sean O'Casey Review (active 1974-1982). His other works include Sean O'Casey Centenary Essays (co-edited with David Krause, 1980); Essays on Sean O'Casey’s Autobiographies: Reflections Upon the Mirror (as editor, 1981); Sean O'Casey’s Autobiographies: An Annotated Index (1983); A Whirlwind in Dublin: The Plough and the Stars Riots (1984); “My Very Dear Sean,” George Jean Nathan’s Letters to Sean O'Casey (as co-editor with Patricia Angelin, 1985); and An O'Casey Annual 1-4 (as editor, 1982-1985). He has served as the editor of numerous publications including Ais Eiri: The Magazine of Irish-America, the ACIS Newsletter, and the Irish Literary Supplement.

Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) Identifier

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

American Conference for Irish Studies records


These official records of the American Conference for Irish Studies include national and regional conference planning materials, correspondence, meeting programs and minutes, reports, and membership information, as well as the organization’s national and regional newsletters and updates to Guide to Irish Studies.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Some media are not available for playback due to format impermanence and have not been reformatted. Please let Reading Room staff know of your specific interest, if possible, reformatting will be scheduled.

Dates: 1961 - 2017

Samuel Beckett collection


The Samuel Beckett collection at the John J. Burns Library is composed of seven distinct collections of Beckett-related material including manuscripts and typescripts by Beckett, correspondence with Beckett, ephemera, photographs, and publications by and about Beckett.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1932-1996

Robert G. Lowery papers and collection of Sean O'Casey


This collection includes clippings, correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts photographs, and scrapbooks related to Robert G. Lowery's research on and collecting of materials relating to the life and work of Irish playwright Sean O'Casey.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Recordings have been digitally copied; all original media were retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital use copies can only be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room.

Dates: 1887 - 1993