Papers, 1879-1971, 1916-1926 (bulk)


Cohalan, Daniel F., 1865-1946. Papers, 1879-1971, 1916-1926 (bulk)

Papers, 1879-1971, 1916-1926 (bulk)

Large collection consists mainly of correspondence, much of it dealing with Irish American organizations with which Cohalan was involved and with numerous individuals. Correspondence also reflects his role in organizing the Irish Race Convention held in Philadelphia in 1919, which later evolved into the Friends of Irish Freedom. Cohalan corresponded with United States Senators and Representatives including James A. Reed, John K. Shields, William E. Borah, and William Bourke Cockran; with Secretaries of State including Charles Evans Hughes and Bainbridge Colby; with clergymen including Norman Thomas and Bishop Michael Gallagher; with Irish American organizations including the Clan-na-Gael, the Friends of Irish Freedom, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the American Commission on Irish Independence, and the American Irish Historical Society; with prominent leaders of Ireland's fight for freedom in America including John Devoy, Richard Dalton, Joseph McGarrity, Daniel T. O'Connell, George A. Schreiner, Edward McSweeney and John P. Grace and figures in Ireland including Eamonn De Valera, Harry Boland, William T. Cosgrave, Lindsay Crawford, and Jeremiah (Diarmuid) Lynch; and with other notable figures such as Victor Herbert, Fiorello La Guardia, Thomas E. Dewey, and Alfred E. Smith. Also texts of speeches and statements concerning Ireland's fight for freedom; and published articles, pamphlets and reprints written by Cohalan, and news clippings about his life and involvement with the issue of Irish freedom.

12 linear ft.

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