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Eleanor Kelley Files, 1954 - 1986

Sub-Series B: Eleanor Kelley Files, 1954 - 1986


  • Creation: 1954 - 1986

Scope and Contents

Eleanor Kelley served as O'Neill's personal Secretary during his tenures as Majority Leader and Speaker (1973-1986). Correspondence, congratulatory, and thank you notes to and from both colleagues and constituents can be found here, in addition to those in the Personal / Office Files (Series I. Subseries E. Sub-Subseries 4.). Files of special interest include material on St. Patrick's Day celebrations (1954-1983) and notes from White house Leadership Meetings held during Carter's presidency (1977-1980).


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.


3.75 Linear Feet (10 containers)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English



Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States