Collection: Kathleen O'Connell Papers

Collection DescriptionCorrespondence and other papers concerning Kathleen O’Connell’s role as private secretary to Éamon de Valera, mainly letters from him while in prison during the Civil War or abroad for various purposes: on publicity and fund-raising trips to the USA, 1927, 1929–30; in Geneva for the General Assembly of the League of Nations, 1935, 1938; on his anti-Partition round- the-world tour with Frank Aiken, March–June 1948; at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, 1949, 1950; on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, 1950; and while in Geneva and later Utrecht for treatment and surgery due to his increasingly problematic eye condition, 1936, 1951, 1952. Diaries and journals, memoirs and memorabilia, press cuttings and photographs. A descriptive list is available (see link).
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Repository: UCD Archives

Repository NameUCD Archives
AddressJames Joyce Library UCD Belfield Dublin 4
EircodeD04 R7R0
Telephone(01) 716-7555

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