Roche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908

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American journalist, consul, and writer; editor of the Boston "Pilot," a Catholic journal.

From the description of Papers of James Jeffrey Roche, 1887-1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689952

From the description of Papers of James Jeffrey Roche [manuscript], 1887-1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879907

Irish-born American journalist, author and diplomat.

Roche was born in Queens County, Ireland, and raised on Prince Edward Island. He attended St. Dunstan's College and moved to Boston in 1866. Roche became assistant editor (1883) and later editor (1890) of The pilot. He published poetry and other literary works, including a biography of John Boyle O'Reilly. He served as United States Consul in Italy and Switzerland.

From the description of James Jeffrey Roche letters, 1870-1915, bulk 1889-1908. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33256888

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referencedIn White, Sallie Elizabeth Joy. Papers, 1828-1936 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
creatorOf Roche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908. James Jeffrey Roche letters, 1870-1915, bulk 1889-1908. Boston College. John J. Burns Library
referencedIn Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940. Houghton Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Papers of James R. Osgood and A. V. S. Anthony, 1853-1912. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Roche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908. Papers of James Jeffrey Roche [manuscript], 1887-1894. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Roche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908. Papers of James Jeffrey Roche, 1887-1894. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905. Letter to James Jeffrey Roche, 1891 June 13. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Robinson" to "Saxton". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1859-1930. Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1828-1936 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College
referencedIn George Parsons Lathrop [1851-1898] Collection, 1872-1896 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library
referencedIn Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence, 1861-1930. Houghton Library
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Papers of George Parsons Lathrop [manuscript] , 1872-1896. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library
creatorOf Roche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908. Days of the Albemarle : poem. Brown University, John Hay Library
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associatedWith Connolly, James B. (James Brendan), 1868-1957. person
associatedWith Davitt, Michael, 1846-1906. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931. person
associatedWith Gibbons, James, 1834-1921. person
correspondedWith Grant, Robert, 1852-1940 person
associatedWith Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
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associatedWith MacManus, Seumas, 1869-1960. person
associatedWith O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890 person
associatedWith Payne, Ralph W., person
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associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
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Presidents--Correspondence
Irish Americans--Correspondence
Journalists--Correspondence
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Journalists
American poetry--19th century
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Birth 1847-05-31

Death 1908-04-03

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