Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of a manuscript, correspondence, portraits and portrait sketches, and pictorial works. The manuscript consists of an invitation to a dinner in New York on March 29, . The correspondence consists of letters from Yeats, dating from  to 1921, to Padraic Colum, Lord Edward Dunsany, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory, Douglas Hyde, Gustav Kobbé, W. B. Yeats, and others, as well as a letter, dated 1914, from John Quinn to Maire O'Neill, relating to Yeats, and a letter from Lady Gregory to Yeats, dated [Jan. 18, 1906]. The portraits include sketches and pen-and-ink drawings of George Moore, John Quinn, George William Russell, and William Butler Yeats.
The John Butler Yeats collection of papers are arranged in three series: