Joseph Cyrillus Walsh papers 1913-1947

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Joseph Cyrillus Walsh papers, 1913-1947

Joseph Cyrillus Walsh papers 1913-1947

Joseph Cyrillus Walsh (1870-1955) was an American editor and journalist who was actively involved in Irish affairs. He was born in Ontario, Canada, where he became managing editor of the Montreal Herald. He went to New York City at the beginning of World War I as editor of Ireland, a weekly newspaper supporting self-government in Ireland. He attended the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 as a member of the press corps. In 1921 he served as director of organization of the American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic. Collection consists of letters received by Walsh and miscellaneous papers related to Walsh's involvement in Irish affairs. Letters, 1913-1947, concern Irish-American and Irish-Canadian matters, the publication of the weekly Ireland, and Walsh's directorship of the American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic. Miscellaneous papers include Walsh's reminiscence of the Irish revolutionary movement, genealogical papers of the O'Dunne and Walsh families, and memorabilia from the 1919 Paris Peace Conference.

1.3 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 v.)

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