Helen Landreth Papers, 1924-1983 (bulk 1948-1978).


Landreth, Helen. Helen Landreth Papers, 1924-1983 (bulk 1948-1978).

Helen Landreth Papers, 1924-1983 (bulk 1948-1978).

Composed primarily of materials related to Landreth's research on Wolfe Tone, Robert Emmet, John Keogh, Mary Childers and other subjects in Irish history. Prominent correspondents include Erskine Childers Jr., Richard Cardinal Cushing, and Eamonn De Velara.

ca. 9 linear ft. (22 boxes)

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Childers, Mary Alden Osgood, 1876 or 7-1964

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Childers, Erskine Hamilton, 1905-1974

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Tone, Theobald Wolfe, 1763-1798

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Keogh, John, 1740-1817

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Emmet, Robert, 1778-1803

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De Valera, Éamon 1882-1975

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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...

Boston College. Library

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The Boston College Library sponsored an exhibit entitled "Towards an Irish Republic." It was held from May 1-15, 1949 in honor of Seán MacBride's visit to Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of Scrap-book of an exhibition "Towards an Irish republic," 1948-1949. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 50482996 ...

Cushing, Richard, 1895-1970

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Cardinal of the Catholic Church, of Boston, Mass.; b. Richard James Cushing; d. 1970. From the description of Cardinal Richard Cushing collection, [19--]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70962508 ...

Landreth, Helen.

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Librarian and historian. Landreth was born in 1892 in Nashville, Tennessee. After visiting Ireland in 1925, she abandoned a career in journalism and decided to devote her life to the study of Irish history. To further her research, Landreth moved to Ireland in 1938 and formed close ties many individuals prominent in Irish politics. In 1946, she returned to the United States and became the first curator of the Boston College Library's Irish Collection. Landreth worked for...