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M. J. Jordan papers

Collection MS-1993-015: M. J. Jordan papers


  • Creation: 1847 - 1944
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1920

Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence and clippings of Jordan, including letters from Irish leader John Edward Redmond. Most of the clippings concern affairs in Ireland. There are programs and clippings relating to anniversaries of John Boyle O'Reilly and Patrick Andrew Collins, as well as death notices of Daniel O'Connell, the Irish Nationalist. Also includes a photo of Jordan, a ledger of reading abstracts, and some material of the United Irish League of America.


Language of Materials

In English. One item each in Latin and Gaelic.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical Note

Lawyer. M. J. Jordan practiced law in Boston during the first half of the twentieth century. He served as National Secretary of the United Irish League of America and was active in affairs relating to Ireland.


2 Linear Feet (3 containers)


Because the current accessioning system was not used until January 1986, it is not possible to know exactly the dates of acquisition of materials received before that time.

Related Materials

Boston College collection of John Boyle O'Reilly, MS.2004.093, John J. Burns Library, Boston College.

Mary Boyle O'Reilly papers, MS.2003.045, John J. Burns Library, Boston College.

M. J. Jordan Papers
1847-1944 (bulk 1900-1920)
Lynn Moulton
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

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