Fonds SC238 - Thomas Kelly fonds

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Thomas Kelly fonds

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    UVICSP SC238

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    • 1886 - 1911 (Creation)
      Kelly, Tom, 1868-1942

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    2 cm of textual records

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    The 1911 Irish census (available online) shows Thomas Kelly residing at the address in the scrapbook. His given occupation is an alderman in Dublin. He was influential in municipal affairs creating social housing, the public library and an art gallery. He was also a committed nationalist and the first president of the Old Dublin Society.

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    The fonds consists of one 22x17 cm scrapbook inscribed “Thomas Kelly, 23 Longwood Avenue, South Cuculan Road, Dublin” with newspaper clippings Kelly's “Streets of Dublin” (1911) pasted on 124 pages. Enclosed are 5 pages of holograph notes and 19 pp. of clippings (1886-1911).

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        Dublin (Ireland)--History--19th century; Dublin (Ireland)--History--20th century; Dublin (Ireland)--Politics and government--20 century; Politicians--Ireland--Dublin--20th century

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        Revised by JF, August 9, 2013.

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