University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972



Descriptive Summary

Creator: O'Reilly, Jack
Title: Jack O'Reilly papers
Dates: 1940, 1952-1972
Abstract: Composed of letters, greeting cards, and a photograph, the Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972, chronicle O'Reilly's relationship with the Dobies.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02993
Extent: 1 inch
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A book dealer in San Francisco, John P. (Jack) O'Reilly maintained correspondence with famed Texan author J. Frank Dobie and his wife Bertha.


Scope and Contents

Composed of letters, greeting cards, and a photograph, the Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972, chronicle O'Reilly's relationship with the J. Frank and Bertha Dobie. Letters are intimate and concern a wide variety of personal, literary, and historical matters, while a color snapshot shows O'Reilly with the Dobies.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Dobie, Bertha McKee, 1890-
Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
O'Reilly, John P.
Subjects
American literature
Authors, American
Places
United States
United States--Southwestern States
Document Types
Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jack O'Reilly Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1982-020

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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3P46 [SRH1230019092] Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972
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3S7 [SRH1230027681] Photograph