Archival Finding Aids

Dates

1886-1987

Collection Number

MSS-1971-01-01

Abstract

Friends of Irish Freedom (FOIF), the American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic (AARIR), the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), the Irish Press (Dublin, Ireland), the Irish Republican Prisoners and Soldiers Dependents Fund, and the Celtic Cross Association are among the many Irish American organizations that worked to support and fund Ireland's fight for independence. This collection primarily consists of materials and documents from the AARIR, but it also contains documents from other Irish American organizations that relate to the administrative and fund raising activities in which Irish Americans engaged. Additionally, there are numerous Irish American newspapers, clippings, and pamphlets which document the struggle for an Irish Republic.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Irish Americans--California
Irish American Catholics--California--History
Irish Americans--Newspapers
Irish Americans--Societies, etc.
Republicanism--Ireland--History--20th century

Document Type

Finding Aid

Upload Date

2008

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