Research Catalog

Frank P. Walsh papers

Title
Frank P. Walsh papers, 1896-1939, bulk (1920-1939)
Author
Walsh, Frank P.
Supplementary Content
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Description
168 linear feet (151 boxes, 94 v.)
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Photoprints.
  • Posters.
  • Diaries.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Maloney, William J.
Biography (note)
  • Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939), an American lawyer and political reformer, was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes. He also fought for civil liberties and was a labor partisan and staunch New Dealer.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 3211
Author
Walsh, Frank P.
Title
Frank P. Walsh papers, 1896-1939, bulk (1920-1939)
Additional Formats
Iron League Erectors Association and National Erectors Association minutes, etc., 1903-1920; and miscellaneous exhibits material available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, 1907-1939, with professional and political colleagues, friends, family, and others. There also are correspondence and papers, 1915-1939, concerning Irish affairs, the Committee on Industrial Relations, Louise Bryant, the Democratic National Committee, National Progressive League for F.D.R., the 1929 strike of textile workers in Passaic, N.J., the Spanish Civil War, and the Tom Mooney case. The rest of the collection consists of papers relating to Walsh's legal practice; some photographs of Walsh, his family, Eamon De Valera and others; a few posters dealing with Tom Mooney; and clippings, periodicals, newsletters, bulletins and other printed material about civil liberties, the Democratic Party, the Spanish Civil War, the National Woman's Party, child labor, the labor movement, and World War I and the Paris Peace Conference.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939), an American lawyer and political reformer, was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes. He also fought for civil liberties and was a labor partisan and staunch New Dealer.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Connect to:
Occupation
Lawyers.
Social reformers.
Added Author
Bryant, Louise, 1885-1936.
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975..
Committee on Industrial Relations (U.S.)
Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
National Progressive League for F.D.R.
National Woman's Party.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3211
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