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Guide to the Margaret Callaghan Papers AIA.059

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Rachel Searcy

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 06, 2015 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Revised to include addition to collection  , 11/19/2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Callaghan, Margaret
Title: Margaret Callaghan Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1931-2010
Abstract: Margaret Callaghan is an active member of the New York City Armagh community, having served as the chairperson for Armagh’s Welfare Committee, the Past President of the Lt. Patrick J. Walsh Division 29 of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), and the Past County President of the New York State Ladies AOH. This collection contains photographs, memoranda, correspondence, event programs, newspaper clippings, and financial records documenting Callaghan’s involvement with the County Armagh Men’s P&B (Patriotic and Benevolent) Association and subject files related to the New York Irish American community and political events in Northern Ireland. The collection illustrates how social organizations created and maintained cultural communities in the United States while retaining a connection to an ancestral homeland.
Quantity: 9.0 linear feet in 5 record cartons, 3 oversize flat boxes, and 2 artifact boxes
Location note: Materials in boxes 1-5 are stored off-site and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two days prior to research visit. Materials in boxes 6-10 are at Tamiment Library.
Language of Materials note: Majority of materials are in English, with a few items in Irish.
Call Phrase: AIA.059