Found 3 collections related to Fenian Brotherhood

Mitchel, Jenny
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2021
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
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... more
Sweeny, Thomas William, 1820-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2934
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Thomas William Sweeny (1820-1892) was a soldier in the U.S. Army and a Fenian leader. He was born in County Cork, Ireland, but came to the U.S. in 1832, joined the U.S. Army in 1843 and fought in the Mexican War and U.S. Civil War. In 1866 he... more
Larcom, Thomas A. (Thomas Aiskew), 1801-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1694
.25 linear feet (2 v.)
Collection consists of two volumes of photographs of prisoners confined in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, in August 1857 and November 1866. Prisoners were identified as felons and Fenian political prisoners, including some of the leaders of the Fenian... more