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Wright, Paul : Research material about John W.McCormack, 1901-1992


This research material was given to the University of Massachusetts/Boston Archives by Paul Wright in November 1992


While a fellow at the University of Massachusetts at Boston's McCormack Institute of Public Affairs, Paul M. Wright conducted research for a biography of John W. McCormack.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of notes, papers about McCormack, clippings, copies of original documents, microfiche of a Canadian thesis, photographs, negatives, slides, and videotapes of McCormack. There are audiotaped interviews including ones with McCormack, Boston mayor Raymond Flynn, and South Boston Tribune editor Alan Doherty. The collection also includes a typescript draft of Thomas O'Connor's "South Boston, My Home Town: the History of an Ethnic Neighborhood."