Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, a notebook, and correspondence by the author. The manuscript and typescripts include plays, poems, translations, as well as plays and scenarios by Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory and an essay by William Butler Yeats. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1892 to 1930, to Ernest Augustus Boyd, Lady Gregory, Humbert Wolfe, William Butler Yeats, and others. There are letters to Hyde from Frank Benson, John MacNeill, Kuno Meyer, George Moore, John Butler Yeats, William Butler Yeats, and the Irish Industries League, dating from 1899 to 1902.
The Douglas Hyde collection of papers are arranged in two series: