Patrick A. Collins Papers, 1868-1908, (bulk 1880-1890).


Collins, Patrick Andrew, 1844-1905. Patrick A. Collins Papers, 1868-1908, (bulk 1880-1890).

Patrick A. Collins Papers, 1868-1908, (bulk 1880-1890).

Contains copies of correspondence between Collins and several prominent Irish figures, mainly dealing with the activities of the Irish Land League. Also includes original letters to Collins relating to other matters. There are some letters of Peter W. Collins as well as photographs and other materials about Patrick Collins.

1.5 linear ft. (6 boxes)

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