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At a Glance
Selected items cataloged; remainder arranged.
Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, memorabilia and printed materials. The collection concerns Irish nationalism, family matters, Purroy family business interests in Central America, the John Purroy Mitchel Memorial and William Brown Meloney's files relating to his research and writing of "The Story of John Purroy Mitchel" along with the manuscript and typescript drafts for this unpublished biography
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Brown Meloney, Mitchel and Purroy papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of William Brown Meloney, 1963.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Entered in AMC 11/06/90.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
John Mitchel, 1815-1975, the Irish Nationalist, his grandson, John Purroy Mitchel, 1879-1918 (A.B. Columbia, 1899) lawyer and Mayor or New York City and other members of the Mitchel and Purroy families.