File 5 - Bound Volume

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IE CA CP/3/2/1/5


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  • 1917-1951 (Creation)

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78 pp; Bound volume; 28 cm x 21.5 cm; Manuscript, typescript and printed

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A bound volume containing the correspondence of Fr. Henry Rope. The volume is annotated on the spine ‘Letters to Father H.E.G. Rope / III’. The file includes Father Rope’s letters mainly from Irish correspondents, most notably from William Frederick Paul Stockley (Woodside, Tivoli, Cork), and from his wife Germaine and his daughter Violet Stockley. The volume also includes letters from Bernadette O’Byrne (Corville, Roscrea, County Tipperary), George Noble Plunkett, Fr. Thomas Dawson OMI (House of Retreat, Inchicore, Dublin), Vincent Rochford, Fr. Joseph Keating SJ, Laurence Ryan (79 Derby Road, Seedley, Manchester), Richard Barry O’Brien (100 Sinclair Road, Kensington, London), Fr. David Humphreys (Presbytery, Killenaule, County Tipperary), The Irish Book Shop Limited (45 Dawson Street, Dublin), Patrick Fogarty (‘The Irish Catholic’, 55 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin), Fr. Patrick MacSwiney (Presbytery, Dunmanway, County Cork), Patrick Langford Beazley (editor of ‘The Catholic Times’), ‘Ár n-Éire / New Ireland’ (Fleet Street, Dublin), Fr. Joseph Darlington SJ (editor of ‘The Irish Monthly’, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin), Fr. P.J. Connolly SJ (editor, ‘Studies, An Irish Quarterly Review’, 34 Lower Lesson Street, Dublin), Patrick John Little, Frank Gallagher (4 Wilton Place, Dublin), Seán O’Callaghan (The New Ireland Publishing Company Ltd., 13 Fleet Street, Dublin), John P. Boland (Catholic Truth Society, London), and An t-Athair Súilleabháin (Piltown, County Kilkenny). The volume includes a letter from Father Rope to Fr. Senan Moynihan OFM Cap. referring to the delivery of some more of his archive of Irish letters which he thinks may be ‘keep worthy’. (28 July 1951); Printed ‘Statement from Dáil Eireann / The ‘Free State” Constitution / Subversion of the Republic’ (1937); Typescript titled ‘The defender of small nations at Millstreet’ with manuscript additions by William Frederick Paul Stockley. (Aug. 1918).

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  • English
  • Irish
  • German

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