Kathleen Daly Clarke papers and collection of Thomas Clarke and Irish political materials

The papers contain correspondence, photographs, artwork, ephemera, and clippings documenting the life and career of Kathleen Daly Clarke, while Clarke's collection includes materials about her husband Thomas Clarke and Irish politics during the early- to mid-1900s. Of note are cards she received from political figures, including Eamon de Valera, Douglas Hyde, and Sean Ó Ceallaigh, some of which were printed by Cuala Press and Three Candles Press. A significant portion of the materials are publications and ephemera circulated by Irish political groups, including Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail.

 

Arranged into four series: Professional Materials; Personal Materials; Irish Political Materials; and Thomas J. Clarke Materials.

 

Physical characteristics

5 linear feet (9 boxes).

Created

1897
1972

Coverage

1897
1972
Custodial History

Collection was established by Thomas J. Clarke and continued by Kathleen Clarke and son Emmet. Purchased from Emerald Isle Books in 2001.

Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Purchase
Accrual Periodicity
Closed
Added by John J. Burns Library | Last updated on: 20 August 2018