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Lucy, Seán



  • Existence: 1931 - 2001

Biographical Note

Seán Lucy, born 1931 in Bombay, India, earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees at the University College, Cork, Ireland. In 1960, he joined the English Department at University College, Cork, rising to the rank of professor and becoming the department chair. In 1979, he co-founded the University College, Cork, Summer School in Irish Studies for American students. After an early retirement, Lucy moved to Chicago, Illinois, and offered courses in Irish literature at Loyola University, the Newberry Library, and the Irish-American Heritage Center. He died in 2001.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Seán Lucy papers


This collection contains manuscripts by Irish poet Seán Lucy; lecture notes from his university courses; personal and professional correspondence; handwritten notes on poetry and prose; and manuscripts by other writers collected by Lucy.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1959 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1990