Records, 1968-1971, bulk 1970.


Records, 1968-1971, bulk 1970.

Records of the Bernadette Devlin Defense Fund related to raising funds in support of a second appeal by Bernadette Devlin to the House of Lords. Paul O'Dwyer solicited funds on behalf of the organization. Correspondents include: Bernadette Devlin, Paul O'Dwyer, William Anthony Somers, John Concannon, Pete Hamill, Jimmy Breslin, Barry Gray, Richard L. Ottinger, Granville T. Emmet, and John Corcoran. Documents include a signed "statement of facts" by Bernadette Devlin while in Armagh Prison, 1970 and the text of an appeal to the House of Lords.

1 box (.25 cubic ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7338296

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St. John's University (New York, N.Y.). Archives. (corporateBody)

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Emmet, Granville T. (person)

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Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul O'Dwyer : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147572 From the description of Papers, 1932-1969, 1945-1949 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516916 Paul O'Dwyer was born in Bohola, County Mayo, Ireland. Like his brother, William O'Dwyer, who was New York City Mayor from 1946 to 1950, Paul was also active in New York's local politics. Paul O'...

Somers, William (person)