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O'Brien, James S.



James O'Brien earned his degree from Boston College's College of Business Administration (1960). While a student, he played football and was considered an exceptional offensive and defensive tackle. He continued to play professionally, but his career was shortened by injuries. O'Brien was the primarily organizer of the Emerald Isle Classic.

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James O'Brien collection of Emerald Isle Classic material


The material collected by Boston College alumnus James O’Brien documents the Emerald Isle Classic college football game in 1988. Contains correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and clippings. Some material also concerns Dublin’s millennium celebration.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1986-1991