Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — MS 1881 A
Call Number: MS 1881A
Scope and Contents The letters in this collection, written by clergymen, citizens, and officials, are addressed to Mary Cavanagh, a representative of the Committee of Catholic Irish-Americans, who was sent to Dublin in 1929 to learn about the socioeconomic conditions in the city and to report on the prospects of establishing a neighborhood house there. The letters describe the need for social services and the project's approval.
Collection — MS 1881B
Call Number: MS 1881B
Scope and Contents The records spans the years 1921-1924 and documents the foundation of the MacSwiney Club located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in order to support the Irish Republican Army. Also documented is the club's fundraising efforts and the moral support it offerd to the Irish-American community. Records include announcements, correspondence, clippings, financial records, and telegrams.