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Identifier: MSE/IR 1052
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to the history of Achill Island and the genealogy of its inhabitants. Included is the correspondence of a prominent local historian, John O’Shea, and his research files and notes on genealogy of the island’s inhabitants and the island’s founder, Edward Nangle. Also included are publications about the island or created on the island, including Nangle’s publications, Achill Missionary Herald and Western...
Dates: 1836-1894, 1996-2015
Identifier: MSN/MN 10033
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the professional papers of historian John Lukacs. Lukacs’ professional materials include samples from each stage of his writing process, including research files; article, essay, and poetry drafts; proofs; and published pieces in periodicals and clippings. The collection also contains contracts, financial records and lecture notes from his various teaching positions. Also included is Lukacs’ correspondence. Significant topics include 20th century American history,...
Dates: 1799 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2019
Identifier: MSE/IR 2717
Scope and Contents This collection documents the professional career of Irish writer Patrick McCabe. The majority of the collection consists of rough drafts of his drama, prose, and poetry, including some of his most popular works in film and literature, Breakfast on Pluto and The Butcher Boy. The collection also contains various ephemera and promotional materials for his published works. Also included are newspaper and magazine interviews, works of other writers,...
Dates: 1946-2013; Majority of material found in 1980-2010
Identifier: MSSP 10061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the professional and personal papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning sports columnist Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith. It includes: Smith's clipped copies of his printed columns, mostly 1954-1982; newspapers and magazines with pieces by or about Smith; clipped columns of Stanley Woodward and Joe H. Palmer; manuscripts and/or proofs of several of Smith's books; an accumulation of around 125 manuscript letters preserved by Smith, including examples signed by Melvin Belli, ...
Dates: 1888 - 2010; Majority of material found in 1945-1982
Identifier: MSSP 10062
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Stanley Weston, sportswriter and owner of The Ring Magazine. The bulk of the collection is a series of subject files assembled by Weston on over two thousand boxers and boxing-related subjects. Also included is an incomplete run of clippings on boxers from the 1950s. Weston’s papers also include research files on various sports, articles he authored, and magazine covers he designed. Finally, also...
Dates: 1883 - 2003
Identifier: MSN/MN 10026
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of journalist William Pfaff. Pfaff’s professional materials include his writings from each stage of the writing process, such as research notes, drafts, proofs, and published materials. The collection also contains conference materials and speeches, financial records, and materials from Pfaff’s work at the Hudson Institute, a non-profit research center on public policy. Also included are Pfaff’s personal papers which consist of...
Dates: 1942-2015; Majority of material found in 1965-2015