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Guide to the Rosaleen Cahill Fitzgibbon Papers AIA.007

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Rachel Searcy

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on June 27, 2014
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: FitzGibbon, Rosaleen Cahill
Title: Rosaleen Cahill FitzGibbon Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1950-1997
Abstract: Rosaleen Cahill, a native of County Galway who emigrated to New York, worked in the restaurant business, managed the Irish Coffee Bar at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, and opened the Irish Pavilion in New York City. This collection contains brochures, photographs, correspondence, memoranda, event programs, newspaper clippings, and other printed material documenting her personal and professional life. In addition to recording Cahill FitzGibbon’s life, the collection displays her involvement in and importance to the New York City Irish American community through her business enterprises.
Quantity: 4.5 linear feet in 1 record carton, 6 manuscript boxes, and 1 oversize flat box.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: AIA.007