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Birmingham, George A., 1865-1950



  • Existence: 1865 - 1950

Biographical Note

Irish novelist, playwright, and humorist, George A. Birmingham is the pseudonym of Canon James Owen Hannay. Hannay was born in Belfast and attended Trinity College, Dublin. He was ordained a priest of the Church of Ireland in 1889. Birmingham began to publish political novels in 1905; many later novels were humorous in nature. He died in London.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George A. Birmingham papers

 Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents

Includes original manuscripts of two works: A Sea Battle(published 1948), and Laura's Bishop(published 1949). Also includes correspondence to Alfred Perceval Graves.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1905-probably 1948