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O'Shaughnessy family papers, bulk (1910-1930).

Title
O'Shaughnessy family papers, 1899-1937, bulk (1910-1930).
Author
O'Shaughnessy family.
Supplementary Content
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Description
7 linear feet (15 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • O'Shaughnessy, Elim
Biography (note)
  • Edith O'Shaughnessy (d. 1939) was an American author of fiction and autobiographical narratives concerning her life abroad. She was active in causes related to the Roman Catholic Church. Her husband, Nelson O'Shaughnessy (1876-1932), was a U.S. career diplomat who was stationed in Denmark, Russia, Austria-Hungary, and Mexico. After leaving the diplomatic service, he had a career in private industry. Elim O'Shaughnessy (1907-1966), Edith and Nelson O'Shaughnessy's son, joined the diplomatic service and served in France, the Soviet Union, Britain, and Hungary.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2280
Author
O'Shaughnessy family.
Title
O'Shaughnessy family papers, 1899-1937, bulk (1910-1930).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection contains materials relating to Edith, Nelson and Elim O'Shaughnessy. Correspondence of Nelson O'Shaughnessy, 1899-1928, concerns diplomatic matters, his career in business, and personal and family affairs; correspondence of Edith O'Shaughnessy, 1907-1936, relates to her social and diplomatic life, war work in France, political activities, career as author of books and articles, and family matters. Some financial records are included with the correspondence. Her notes and diaries, 1907-1935, are largely social in nature. Writings include annotated typescripts and manuscripts of her published and unpublished works. Also, juvenilia of Elim O'Shaughnessy, family photographs, and printed matter pertaining to the O'Shaughnessy careers, literary subjects, Catholicism, and Latin American politics.
Biography
Edith O'Shaughnessy (d. 1939) was an American author of fiction and autobiographical narratives concerning her life abroad. She was active in causes related to the Roman Catholic Church. Her husband, Nelson O'Shaughnessy (1876-1932), was a U.S. career diplomat who was stationed in Denmark, Russia, Austria-Hungary, and Mexico. After leaving the diplomatic service, he had a career in private industry. Elim O'Shaughnessy (1907-1966), Edith and Nelson O'Shaughnessy's son, joined the diplomatic service and served in France, the Soviet Union, Britain, and Hungary.
Finding Aids
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Occupation
Authors.
Diplomats.
Added Author
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.
Coues, Jane Augusta McKinney, 1845-1925.
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986.
Harriman, Mary W.
Huerta, Victoriano, 1845-1916.
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948.
O'Shaughnessy, Edith, 1870-1939.
O'Shaughnessy, Elim.
O'Shaughnessy, Nelson J. W., 1876-1932.
Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943.
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937.
Szechenyi, Gladys Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt, Alice.
White, Emily V.
White, Henry, 1850-1927.
Wilson, Henry Lane, 1857-1932.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2280
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