William Butler Yeats
The Special Collections Library at the University of Delaware will host a special talk in conjunction with its ongoing Easter Rising exhibition. Irish scholar Anne M. Boylan, professor emerita at the University of Delaware, will present a lecture entitled "20th-Century Ireland: A Family Odyssey" on March 15, at 4:30 p.m. in the Reading Room. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception.
Several new world records for hand written works by some of the giants of British poetry were set at Bonhams yesterday (8 May) during Part II of the sale of The Roy Davids Collection Part III: Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts and Portraits of Poets. The sale made a total of £750,000.