University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972



Descriptive Summary

Creator: O'Reilly, Jack
Title: O'Reilly, Jack, 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.
Accession No.: 82-20
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in 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

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
O'Reilly, John P. -- Archives
Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964 -- Archives
Dobie, Bertha McKee, 1890 -- Archives
Subjects
Authors, American -- Correspondence
American literature -- Southwest

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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 Papers

 

Inventory

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3P46 Jack O'Reilly Papers, 1940, 1952-1972
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3S7 Photograph