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Kelly, Martin J.


Biographical Note

Martin J. Kelly is a Boston-area psychiatrist. He received his bachelor’s in biology from Boston College (1961) and his medical degree from Tufts Medical School (1965). As a freshman at Boston College, Kelly met George V. Higgins, and the two friends maintained a correspondence in the years following graduation.

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George V. Higgins - Martin J. Kelly correspondence


This collection consists mainly of correspondence from crime novelist and lawyer George V. Higgins to his friend Martin J. Kelly. The letters discuss a wide range of subjects, including schooling, romantic pursuits, and Higgins’ writing, and include some excerpts of Higgins’ work. The collection also contains third-party correspondence to Kelly regarding Higgins, eulogies, and obituaries of Higgins.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1961-1969, 1989-1999