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Campaigns, 1940 - 1984

 Sub-Series
Sub-Series B: Campaigns, 1940 - 1984

Dates

  • 1940 - 1984

Scope and Contents

As a Representatives in the House O'Neill ran for election every two years. This material documents O'Neill's campaigns for Congress, from the first, which was conducted in 1952, to the last one in 1984. The series includes correspondence with colleagues and constituents, particularly congratulatory letters on his becoming Majority Whip (1971) and Speaker of the House (1976), redistricting information, and some memorabilia. Most campaign memorabilia is in the Memoriabilia series.

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Selected items are closed due to fragility; a microfilm access copy is available. Audiovisual recordings in this collection have been migrated from source media; digital use copies can only be accessed onsite in the Burns Library Reading Room.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (2 containers)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Arrangement

Chronological

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

Contact:
John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States
617-552-4861
617-552-2465 (Fax)