Identity Statement for William Magennis

  • Reference code: IE UCDA LA47
  • Title: Papers of William Magennis
  • Dates: 1928–38
  • Level of description: Item
  • Extent: 10pp
  • Context
  • Content and Structure
  • Conditions of Access and Use

Biographical History

W.A. Magennis was Professor of Metaphysics in University College Dublin during the 1930s and the 1940s.

Scope and Content

Two letters from unidentified correspondents to W.A. Magennis: one from 3 Herbert Street, Dublin, Magennis’ own address (27 September 1928, 4pp), mainly concerning the inadequacy of court sittings, in particular the Circuit Court; one incomplete (3pp, beginning missing) concerning the treatment of child development in a book loaned by Magennis. One letter from Ethel Mulvany, Dublin Literary Society, to Magennis, president of the Society (13 February 1938, 2pp) enclosing a note from Dorothy Macardle explaining that she is unable to speak to the Society (9 February 1938, 1p).

  • Access: Available by appointment to holders of a UCD Archives reader's ticket. Produced for consultation in original format. Original material will be retrieved at 11am and 2pm only. 
  • Language: English