100 year anniversary of W.B. Yeats receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature
Published 13 Nov 2023
We are thrilled to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of W.B. Yeats receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature. To celebrate this milestone, we have curated a selection of images from our special collections that showcase the beauty, influence, and wide-ranging talents of this remarkable individual.
The collection at Enniskillen Library
In our Enniskillen Library, you will find the W.B. Yeats Collection, which boasts an impressive assortment of over 400 volumes. This collection includes his poetry, plays, essays, and criticisms, providing a comprehensive glimpse into the genius of Yeats.
The collection at Belfast Central Library
For those seeking a deeper understanding of Yeats' life and work, we invite you to explore the W.B. Yeats Archive at Belfast Central Library. Spanning the years 1878 to 1945, this archive houses a substantial collection of his letters and personal correspondence. Among the treasures within is a captivating scrapbook of newspaper cuttings meticulously collected by J.S. Crone.
Book a consultation
Both the W.B. Yeats Collection and the W.B. Yeats Archive are available for consultation, allowing you to delve into the world of this extraordinary literary figure. We hope you find inspiration and enjoyment as you explore the rich cultural heritage preserved within our libraries.
Contact Cultural Heritage Services 028 9050 9156 or email Belfast.firstname.lastname@example.org