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Ancient Order of Hibernians, New Jersey Statewide and National, 1959-2006


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This is a collection of materials related to the leadership activities of Mr. James MacFarland. The focus includes correspondence and operational materials related to the Ancient Order of Hibernians in New Jersey (Msgr. Crean Division 1 - Trenton), Irish involvement in Northern Ireland, and various projects including the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship, New Jesey Famine Curriculum, An Gorta Mor (Great Hunger), and various political measures involving Ireland and the United States. Additional topic areas include education, charities, politics, and religious advocacy.

Materials are largely textual, comprising correspondence, operational and administrative documents, clippings, and promotional materials. A smaller number of materials are in the format of photographs, floppy disks, and videocassettes.


  • 1959-2006

Conditions Governing Access

Advance appointments are required for the use of archival materials.

This collection includes audio-visual materials. Access copies of audiotapes, audio cassette tapes, video cassette tapes, film reels, or other audio-visual materials may need to be ordered prior to on-site research. Please contact us to inquire about access to audio-visual materials.


From the Collection: 1.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Archives, Walsh Library
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079 US