John Boyle O'Reilly papers, 1857-1979, (bulk 1870-1890).


O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890. John Boyle O'Reilly papers, 1857-1979, (bulk 1870-1890).

John Boyle O'Reilly papers, 1857-1979, (bulk 1870-1890).

Correspondence is to and from O'Reilly, concerning literary, political, and social matters. Manuscripts and publications include poems, speeches, and other writings. Scrapbooks are comprised mainly of newspaper clippings on O'Reilly's literary activity. Other material in the collection includes biographies and various memorials to O'Reilly, and a few artifacts.

ca. 2 linear ft. (4 boxes)

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