Alexander C. and Charles W. Christopher papers 1863-1888 (bulk 1876-1886)
Johanna Gleeson collection
Gleeson, Johanna, 1856 or 7-1921
The Johanna Gleeson collection is made up of 29 letters that Gleeson received from family members and friends after emigrating from County Cork, Ireland, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, around 1877. Her most frequent correspondents were her friend Mary Anne Murphy, who reported social and political news from Kilnarovanagh, Ireland, and her cousin and future husband Michael Gleeson, who commented on his life and work in California and Colorado.
The material is in English
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