Irish Parliamentary Party Committee records
- 1893 - 1896
- Irish Parliamentary Party. Committee (Organization)
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History of the Irish Parliamentary Party Committee
The chairman for this Party Committee of the mid-1890s was Justin McCarthy, the secretary was James F.X. O'Brien, and members who were generally present were E. Blake, John Dillon, Thomas Sexton, T.M. Healy, Arthur O'Connor, William O'Brien, T.P. O'Brien, T.D. Sullivan, W. Abraham, and T.J. Condon.
The functions of the committee were to disburse funds to Members of Parliament (MPs), election candidates, and worthy oranizations, including the Irish National Federation; to select candidates to stand for Irish seats and to set dates for election conventions; find money for MPs about to become bankrupt; correspond with America; and negotiate with the Government over points that needed to be covered by Parliament, including the Home Rule Bill, Evicted Tenants Bill, Irish Land Bill, and the Education Bill.
1 volume : Account-book with clasp (no key, so please do not close clasp). Blue cloth binding, 3/4 bound in blind-tooled leather. 436 numbered pages, with an alphabetical index at the beginning. ; Volume measures no taller than 37 cm.
Scope and Contents
Pages 219 through 331 were used for meeting minutes. (May 15-18, 1893 minutes are on 9 pages of Members' stationery and were affixed to page 217.) Meetings were held in the Whips' Room at the House of Commons Library at Parliament in London, England and at Rutland Square and the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, Ireland. The minutes are for 1893-1895. Justin McCarthy counter-signed each set of minutes.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Guide to the Irish Parliamentary Party Committee Collection
- Irish Parliamentary Party Committee records
- Finding aid prepared by alh, 1971. Finding aid encoded by mwh, 2021.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
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- Preferred citation
Irish Parliamentary Party Committee records, MS E108, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.