Research Catalog

William Bourke Cockran papers,

Title
William Bourke Cockran papers, 1881-1924.
Author
Cockran, William Bourke, 1854-1923.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
  • Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
  • Frewen, Moreton, 1853-1924.
  • Marbury, Elisabeth, 1856-1933.
  • Plunkett, Horace Curzon, Sir, 1854-1932.
  • Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1918.
Description
17.5 linear feet (42 boxes)
Summary
The collection consists of correspondence, addresses and speeches, legal papers, and personal and miscellaneous papers, including scrapbooks, newsclippings and memorabilia, related to Cockran's activities as lawyer, orator, politician, Irish activist, and congressman.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
  • Microfilm of Winston Churchill correspondence must be used in lieu of originals.
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Cockran, Anne Ide (Mrs. William Bourke)
Biography (note)
  • William Bourke Cockran (1854-1923) was an Irish-born American lawyer, orator and politician who was elected to Congress from New York in 1886, 1890, 1892 and 1920. He was an anti-imperialist and advocate for Irish causes.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 582
Author
Cockran, William Bourke, 1854-1923.
Title
William Bourke Cockran papers, 1881-1924.
Additional Formats
Correspondence with Winston Churchill, 1895-1906, available on microfilm; New York Public Library. *ZL-353.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Access
Microfilm of Winston Churchill correspondence must be used in lieu of originals.
Biography
William Bourke Cockran (1854-1923) was an Irish-born American lawyer, orator and politician who was elected to Congress from New York in 1886, 1890, 1892 and 1920. He was an anti-imperialist and advocate for Irish causes.
Finding Aids
Finding aid available in repository and on internet. http://digilib.nypl.org/dynaweb/ead/human/msscockr/
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Finding Aid
Occupation
Legislators United States.
Lawyers.
Added Author
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Frewen, Moreton, 1853-1924.
Marbury, Elisabeth, 1856-1933.
Plunkett, Horace Curzon, Sir, 1854-1932.
Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1918.
LCCN
ms 68001128
Research Call Number
MssCol 582
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