File 8 - Correspondence of Fr. Henry Anglin OFM Cap.

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IE CA CP/1/5/1/8


Correspondence of Fr. Henry Anglin OFM Cap.


  • 5 Jan. 1968-31 Dec. 1969 (Creation)

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176 items; Manuscript; Typescript

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Letters to Fr. Henry Anglin OFM Cap. mainly from authors re articles due to appear in 'The Capuchin Annual'. The file includes letters from Mannix Joyce, Elo Press Limited, Michael Smyth, Garret Fitzgerald TD, Ethna Waldron, Vivion de Valera, Fr. Paschal Larkin OFM Cap., Oliver Snoddy, Major-General Joseph Sweeney, Richard Mulcahy, Kathleen Napoli MacKenna, Basil Payne, Dr. Pádraig Quinn, Dr. S. Bolshakoff, Sidney Ehler, Joan Hayes, Séamus Ó Riain (Dr. James Ryan), Liam Russell, Fr. William Coughlan OFM Cap., Jack Lynch, Richard King, Fr. Michael Duffy OFM Cap., Seán Cronin, Dr. Michael Rynne, Etienne Rynne, Grace Perry, Fr. Paulinus (Seán) Cahill OFM Cap., Fr. Michael Laffin, J.S. Doran, Sr. Alphonsus Foley RSHM, John Turpin, Arthur Speight, Pádraig Tyers, William Nolan, Seán Nunan, Fr. Giles Fitzgerald OFM Cap., Domhnall Ó Murchadha, Fr. Benedict Cullen OFM Cap., Donal Riordan Ó Connor, Fr. Michael Coen, and Daniel Nolan ('The Kerryman').
• The letter from Michael Smyth provides detail on his article on Kildare IRA battalions during the War of Independence in 'The Capuchin Annual' (1970). The letter includes a copy photographic print of Smyth in 1920. (31 Oct. 1969).
• The correspondence of Garret Fitzgerald refers to the publication of an article on the revolutionary-era 'Irish Bulletin' by Kathleen Napoli MacKenna in 'The Capuchin Annual' (1970).
• The correspondence with Daniel Nolan, Director of 'The Kerryman', refer to authors, photographs and sources for articles on the War of Independence to be published in 'The Capuchin Annual'.
• A copy letter from Fr. Henry to Dr. James Ryan (1891-1970) refers to Ryan’s concerns regarding the portrayal of the actions of the IRB during the Treaty debates in an article published in 'The Capuchin Annual'. Fr. Henry added ‘That the 1919 history has been written by so many people from the Treaty side is not altogether due to me. The important articles written from the other point of view which had been promised never came, in spite of frequent requests. The tradition of "The Capuchin Annual", as you know, has always been along the other line and it is my intention that it shall remain so’. (25 Feb. 1969).
• A copy letter from Fr. Henry to G. Boland requests photographs of Éamon de Valera’s visit to the United States in 1920. Fr. Henry adds ‘I believe some friend lent Father Senan the pictures [in the 1942 edition of the "Annual"] and I am hoping it was yourself’. (6 May 1969).
• A letter from Fr. Charles J. Travers refers to events in County Cavan during the War of Independence. (14 Oct. 1969).
• Letters to John Stanton & Sons, solicitors, refer to the writings of Daniel Corkery published in 'The Capuchin Annual'.

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See 'The Capuchin Annual' (1970.

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