- Mitchel, Jenny
- Call number
- MssCol 2021
- Physical description
- .15 linear feet (1 v.)
- Preferred Citation
- Jenny Mitchel letters, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Jane Verner Mitchel (known as Jenny) was the wife of Fenian leader John Mitchel. Collection consists of transcripts of Jenny Mitchel's letters to Mary Thompson in Ireland, describing the life of the Mitchel family as political prisoners in Van Dieman's Land (Tasmania), their escape to San Francisco in 1853 and life in the United States.
Source of acquisitionPurchase, Kaplan, William, 1961
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Entire collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library