Ceannt and O'Brennan Papers, 1851-1953.
Eamonn Ceannt's papers include materials re Conradh na Gaeilge, Aonach na Nodlag, Irish Volunteers, Dublin Municipal Officers' Association, and Dublin Pipers' Club. Also, papers concerning his relationship with Áine Ceannt.
|Main Creator:||Ceannt, Éamonn, 1881-1916|
Áine Ceannt's papers include letters from Fathers Albert and Augustine, Eamonn and Sinéad De Valera, Alice Milligan, Alice Stopford Green, Peadar O'Donnell, Margaret Pearse, Jack B. Yeats. Also, papers re Cumann na mBan, Irish White Cross, Irish Red Cross.
Kathleen O'Brennan papers include letters from Marie Equi, Joseph Holloway, Alice Milligan, May Morton, Lennox Robinson, Maurice Walsh, Jack B. Yeats, Elizabeth Yeats. Also includes material re political activity in United States, 1916-1922, and drafts of literary works.
Lily O'Brennan papers include Erskine and Molly Childers, Muriel MacDonagh, Dorothy MacArdle, Alice Stopford Green, Alice Milligan, Dora Sigerson Shorter, Jack B. Yeats. Also, papers re Cumann na mBan and account of her involvement in 1916 Rising. Drafts of historical and literary works, including The Call to Arms published in 1929 with the pseudonym Esther Graham.
Includes: card signed by the Irish delegation of plenipotentiaries, 20 Oct. 1921.
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Physical description: 17 boxes (284 folders)
Finding Aids: Finding aid available: NLI Manuscripts Collection List No. 97.
I. Papers of Éamonn Ceannt. II. Papers of Áine Ceannt. III. Papers of Lily O'Brennan. IV. Papers of Kathleen O'Brennan. V. Political Documents, 1916-1949. VI. Other Papers.
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Letter from John Kelly to Áine Ceannt agreeing with her recent letter in the Irish Press contradicting an account of the role of Éamonn Ceannt during the surrender of the 4th Battalion during the Easter Rising,
1936 June 8.View more information ...
|In Collection:||Ceannt and O'Brennan Papers, 1851-1953.|
Kelly recalls his service with Éamonn Ceannt in 1916 and agreeing that such an insult to his memory should be "hurled back" and speaking of himself and other men in agreement that "rest assured you have but to command us".
|Main Creator:||Kelly, John Carlow|
1 item (2 pages).
|Call Number:||MS 41,480/4/27 (Manuscripts Reading Room)|
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