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March 2011 Accession:
Copies of a typed and bound [text] book French Prose Composition – Extracts from Modern and Contemporary Writers for translation into French selected by Professor E. Byrne Costigan, M.A., D-es-L. Writers included are Thackery, Bronte, Hardy, Sitwell, etc. One copy notes the academic year when the prose was used. Includes a National University of Ireland examination results form for 1st Arts and Commerce: French, University College, Cork, listing only the candidate’s number and name. No results are given.
2. 18 May [ND]
Mss draft of an [essay/article entitled] “More about Marie-Claire” written in English. It seems to be a critique of a book review from Blackwood’s magazine on the novel Marie Claire or L’Atelier de Marie-Claire by Marguerite Audoux http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marguerite_Audoux. It is signed at the end Mary Ryan, [Ronayn’s] Court, Douglas, Co. Cork. 6pp
Notebook containing mss research notes, lists of reading material in French and English.
Hardback copybook containing mss notes/comments on the book Le Grand Siècle by Jacques Boulenger.
148pp & 8 enclosures
Typed [essay] entitled Le Jeu de la tapisserie dans le Porcche et le Mystère des Saints Innocents. It is signed at the end [Jean Onimus].