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University of Massachusetts honorary degree hood, undated

 File — Box: 494


  • Creation: undated

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

Honorary degrees were bestowed on O'Neill from such universities as Harvard, New England School of Law, and Trinity College in Dublin. Citations, programs, diplomas and correspondence document these degrees, which frequently were either Doctor of Laws or Doctor of Public Administration. Awards include several he received from Boston College, such as the Ignatius Medal. Prestigious honors from other institutions include the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award and the Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress. Many degrees and awards can also be found in the Artifacts series.


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.


From the Sub-subseries: 11.5 Linear Feet (11 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