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Guide to the Daniel Cassidy Papers
||Daniel Cassidy Papers
||1844-2008; bulk 2000-2008
||Daniel Cassidy (1943-2008), Irish-American writer, singer, filmmaker, and professor.
Beginning his career as a musician and screenwriter, Cassidy later turned his interests
towards research and academia, focusing on storytelling, newspaper writing, and broadcast
history. A prolific writer, Cassidy’s works include numerous newspaper and journal
articles, as well as the book
How the Irish Invented Slang: The Secret Language of the Crossroads. Materials in this collection include notes, manuscript drafts, annotated newspapers,
play scripts, census documents, and annotated research files. The material primarily
documents Cassidy’s research interests and film work, with smaller portions concerning
his personal life and his time with both the New College of California and the Crossroads
Irish American Festival.
||4.0 linear feet in 3 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, and 1 half manuscript box.
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|Language of Materials Note:
||Materials are in English and Irish.