Ref NoA44/1/22/8
TitleSecond Boston Symposium on Northern Ireland
DescriptionFile of records relating to the conference held at the Kennedy Library, Massachusetts, organised by the Committee for an Irish Forum. Records include TS proceedings from the conference of panel discussion entitled "The Politicians Respond", transcript of discussion between Austin Currie and Robert McCartney and Christopher Patten; a full programme for the conference, Kevin Boyle was a modeator on a panel discussion entitled "Law and Justice in Ireland - North and South" with Richard Ferguson, Q.C. and Senator Mary Robinson; a file of copy press cuttings included in the conference pack for delegates; a draft schedule for the conference with MS annotation, issued to Kevin Boyle. Also includes TS correspondence between Kevin Boyle and others including Catherine [Shannon] discussing their previous meeting in Dublin Re. contact with Irish American Foundation and her upcoming appointment as President of the Eire Society in Boston. (25 Jul 1983); letter from Catherine [Shannon], Westfield State College, to Boyle, discussing plans and speakers for the upcoming conference (8 Nov 1983) TS letter from Shannon to Boyle, being a draft statement on the conference and draft schedule being issued to conference delegates and sent for proofing to Boyle. (11 Jan 1984) TS copy letter from Boyle to Shannon accepting the invitation to act as moderator at the conference. (24 Jan 1984) TS letter from Ruth-Ann Harris, Director, Irish Studies Program, Northwestern University, thanking Boyle for his contribution at the conference in Boston and hoping Boyle can become scholar-in-residence "in our law school." (12 Apr 1984) TS letter of reply from Boyle to Harris, stating his interest in such an academic residency role and also stating his hope for the continuation of the conference. (15 May 1984)
Date14-15 Mar 1984
FormatPrinted document
Extent1 file,14 items
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/32Boyle; Kevin (1943-2010); Human Rights activist, barrister, lecturer.1943-2010
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