Finding aid for the John M. Gallagher Papers


Title:
John M. Gallagher Papers
Repository:
Western Reserve Historical Society
Phone: 216-721-5722
http://www.wrhs.org
Creator:
John M. Gallagher
Dates:
1902-1944
Quantity:
0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract:
John M. Gallagher was an immigrant from Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland, in the late nineteenth century who resided for a period in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a political activist and a fervent believer in Irish freedom from Britain, and served in the Irish Volunteers, Clann na nGael, and the Irish Republican Brotherhood. He was a recruiting commander of the Irish American Republican Volunteers and provided funds for a memorial for Lt. Michael Moran, from Achill Island. In 1906 he was named sergeant major of the Hibernian Rifles of Ohio. The collection consists of account books, cards, certificates, constitutions, correspondence, estimates, an image, letterhead, minutes, newspaper clippings, program, notes, a notice, a postcard, a program, receipts, a report, a requisition form and ribbons.
Identification:
MS 4902
Location:
closed stacks
Language:
The records are in English