De Valera, Éamon 1882-1975

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Prime minister of Ireland, 1937-1948, 1951-1954, and 1957-1959; president of Ireland, 1959-1973.

From the description of Eamonn de Valera speech, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867571

President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State.

From the description of Letter, March 3, 1932. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17732739

Irish statesman.

De Valera participated in revolutionary politics as a young man and after the Easter Rising became national president of Sinn Fein. In 1919 he became President of Ireland. At various intervals between 1932 and 1959 he was Prime Minister; he ended his public career by serving two terms as President.

From the description of Eamonn De Valera Collection, 1918-1975. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 36296581

Biographical/Historical Note

Prime minister of Ireland, 1937-1948, 1951-1954, and 1957-1959; president of Ireland, 1959-1973.

From the guide to the Eamonn de Valera speech, 1945, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn FitzGerald, Garret. Garret FitzGerald lecture notes, 1937-1988 (bulk 1988). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Bromage, Mary Cogan. Mary C. Bromage papers, 1862-1994 (bulk 1923-1980). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Archives of Irish America Vertical Files, Bulk, 1970-2009, 1866-2009 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Stanton, Patrick, 1907-1976. Papers, (1865-1872), 1927-1976. Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Library
referencedIn [Handbills, cartoons and flysheets attacking John Redmond and the Irish Parliamentary Party and publicizing the Sinn Féin policy, in support of De Valera's candidature in the East Clare by-election, 1917]. National Library of Ireland, Leabharlann Náisiúnta na hÉireann
referencedIn James A. Farley Papers, 1790-1976, (bulk 1918-1976) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Commerce. 1898 - 2000. Photographs Relating to the New York World's Fair
creatorOf Eamonn de Valera speech, 1945 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Cohalan, Daniel F., 1865-1946. Papers, 1879-1971, 1916-1926 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Harrington, G. William Warner Moss Collection of British and Irish political posters, 1931-1933. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hanvey, Bobbie, 1945-. Bobbie Hanvey Photographic Archives, 1970-2007. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Mary C. Bromage papers, 1862-1994, 1923-1980 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Frank P. Walsh papers, 1896-1939, 1920-1939 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Ernie O'Malley Papers, Bulk, 1920-1957, 1643-2010; bulk 1920-1957 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Landreth, Helen. Helen Landreth Papers, 1924-1983 (bulk 1948-1978). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Finerty, John F., 1885- . Irish papers, 1919-1966, bulk 1921-1927. University of Michigan
referencedIn Archives of Irish America Pamphlet Collection, 1843-1992 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Collins, John B. The papers of John B. Collins, 1913-1976, (bulk 1918-1935). University of Pittsburgh
creatorOf De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975. Eamonn De Valera Collection, 1918-1975. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Walsh, Joseph Cyrillus, 1870-1955. Joseph Cyrillus Walsh papers, 1913-1947. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Friends of Irish Freedom. Records, 1916-1936. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Russell, Charles Edward, 1860-1941. Papers of Charles Edward Russell, 1864-1941 (bulk 1900-1930). Library of Congress
referencedIn Kelen, Emery, 1896-1978. Derso and Kelen collection, 1922-1975 (bulk 1922-1970). Princeton University Library
creatorOf Hughes, John T., 1871-1945. John T. Hughes Papers, 1921-1945. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Herbert Brownell Jr. Additional Papers. 1897 - 1996. Photographs
referencedIn American Sons of Irish Freedom Inc. Records 1919. St. John's University Libraries
referencedIn Collection of Irish broadsides, pamphlets, clippings, etc., 1907-1939 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
referencedIn Eire Society of Boston. Eire Society of Boston Records, [18--]-[ongoing]. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf McCormack, John, 1884-1945. Frederick M. Manning Collection of John McCormack Materials. 1889-1997, (bulk 1905-1945). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Finerty, John F., 1885-. Irish papers, 1919-1966, bulk 1921-1927. University of Michigan
creatorOf De Valera, Eamonn. Letter, March 3, 1932. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn Joseph Cyrillus Walsh papers, 1913-1947 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975. Eamonn de Valera speech, 1945. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Photographs of U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Presidential and Diplomatic Events
referencedIn Mydans, Carl. Carl Mydans estate photography collection, 1935-1968. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Maloney collection of Irish historical papers, 1857-1965, 1913-1922 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Walsh, Frank P. Frank P. Walsh papers, 1896-1939, bulk (1920-1939). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn O'Connor, Luke, d. 1935. Papers, 1878-1935. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Faherty, Roger T. Roger T. Faherty papers, 1910-1965. Chicago History Museum
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Sons of Irish Freedom Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Archives of Irish America. corporateBody
associatedWith Bromage, Mary Cogan. person
associatedWith Cohalan, Daniel F., 1865-1946. person
associatedWith Collins, John B. person
associatedWith De Valéra, Sinéad Ó Flannágain. person
associatedWith Eire Society of Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Faherty, Roger T. person
correspondedWith Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 person
associatedWith Finerty, John F., 1885- person
associatedWith FitzGerald, Garret. person
associatedWith Friends of Irish Freedom. corporateBody
associatedWith Hanvey, Bobbie, 1945- person
associatedWith Hughes, John T., 1871-1945. person
associatedWith Kelen, Emery, 1896-1978. person
associatedWith Landreth, Helen. person
associatedWith Maloney, William Joseph Marie Alois, 1881- person
associatedWith McCormack, John, 1884-1945. person
associatedWith Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949 person
associatedWith Mydans, Carl. person
associatedWith O'Connor, Luke, d. 1935. person
associatedWith O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 person
associatedWith O'Malley, Cormac K. H. person
associatedWith O'Malley, Ernie, 1897-1957 person
correspondedWith Russell, Charles Edward, 1860-1941. person
associatedWith Stanton, Patrick, 1907-1976. person
associatedWith Walsh, Frank P. person
associatedWith Walsh, Joseph Cyrillus, 1870-1955. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Ireland
Great Britain
Ireland Neutrality.
Ireland Foreign relations Great Britain.
Ireland
Ireland
Great Britain Foreign relations Ireland.
Subject
Neutrality
World War, 1939-1945 Ireland
President--Biography
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Sources
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Function

Person

Birth 1882-10-14

Death 1975-08-29

Irish (Republic of Ireland)

English

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