Archives of Irish America Vertical Files Bulk, 1970-2009 1866-2009
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Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr., in full Thomas Phillip O’Neill, Jr., byname Tip O’Neill, (born December 19, 1912, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.—died January 5, 1994, Boston, Massachusetts), American politician who served as a Democratic representative from Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives (1953–87) and as speaker of the House (1977–86). He was a tireless advocate for social causes, and he frequently expressed his belief that it is the responsibility of the government to contribute to ...
The Columbia University community and administration mobilized to the fullest extent in answer to the entry of the United States into World War I. Summed up by President Nicholas Murray Butler in the 1918 Annual Report, the effects of the war on the University were far-reaching: "Students by the hundred and prospective students by the thousand entered the military, naval, or civil service of the United States; teachers and administrative officers to the number of nearly four hundred...
The Society was organized in 1897 in Boston to "better make known the Irish chapter in American history." Society maintains a library, issues an annual publication, and sponsors lectures, exhibits, special film series, and receptions. From the description of Records, 1897-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155508543 Collecting area: Materials pertaining to the American-Irish issue, and American-Irish politics, religion, legal questions, poetry, and prose. From ...
The Knights of Columbus originated in New Haven, Connecticut in 1882. The group's expansion to Iowa was the result of the efforts of Patrick McArdle, Illinois state deputy director. The first Iowa council was established in Dubuque in May, 1900 followed by council in Davenport in September of the same year. The Iowa State Council was instituted in 1902 with the first state convention being held in Dubuque that year. From the description of Knights of Columbus in Iowa records, 1904-20...
During much of Doctor José Gaspar de Francia's dictatorship (1814-1840), Paraguay was without a bishop and the church was harrassed. From the description of Libro de providencias, ordenes, y autos : por Dn. Juan Antonio Riveras, cura rector de la parrequial de la Villeta : manuscript, 1804-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612746619 An antiphonary is a book containing sacred vocal music, both the antiphons of the breviary, and the musical notes. An antiphon it...
The Material Culture collection compliments the entire Archives of Irish America in that its contents ... The unique format of many of the materials - hats, t-shirts, bumper stickers - provide insight to scholars and researchers in the methods used to convey information within the Irish-American community. From the guide to the Archives of Irish America Material Culture and Ephemera Collection, 1915-2005, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives) The materials in this collection ...
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 re...
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...