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Cahill, Thomas P.



  • Existence: 1862 - 1942

Biographical Note

Thomas P. Cahill, journalist and historian. Cahill, son of James and Catherine Cahill, was born in England and came to America five years later. He was active in the labor movement (1882-1903) and later served as editor of local newspapers. He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and other organizations. Before his death in 1942, Cahill lectured and published frequently on Irish topics.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Thomas P. Cahill Papers


The papers contain manuscripts and publications of journalist and historian Thomas P. Cahill, as well as photographs, periodicals, newspaper clippings, correspondence and related items, mainly concerning Irish history and the role of James Cahill in the Manchester rescue of 1867. Also included is an account of the Boer War by P.A. Cronje.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1897-1967