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O'Connell, Thomas F.


General Context

Class of 1950. Boston College University Librarian, 1977-1987.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boston College collection of fine presses


Printed materials from a variety of twentieth century small fine presses, primarily in England and the United States.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1960-1990

Stanbrook Abbey Press collection

Abstract The Stanbrook Abbey Press collection contains materials created by the Press and its head printer, Sister Hildelith Cumming. Press materials make up the bulk of the collection and include bookplates, broadsides, greeting and prayer cards, exhibition programs, invitations, pamphlets, poems, prayers, prospectuses, and specimen pages. A small number of these have been hand-illustrated and illuminated. Correspondence is made up of letters from Sister Hildelith to collectors Philip and Mary...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Some items, particularly in Series IX. and X., have been hand-illustrated and illuminated by Margaret and Henry Adams. Please do not directly touch the illustrations; this helps preserve their detail.

Dates: circa 1950-1989