A Guide to the Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972
A book dealer in San Francisco, John P. (Jack) O’Reilly maintained correspondence with famed Texan author J. Frank Dobie and his wife Bertha.
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.
This collection is open for research use.
Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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 Papers