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Series 8
Ephemera, 1944-1999
Box 94; OP3

Scope and Content Note

The series contains personal items belonging to Edna O’Brien. Personal materials found in the collection date from ca. 1944 through 1999. Personal items include possessions from the author’s convent school education, including a copy of O’Brien’s sodality manual, inscribed 9 February, 1948. The manual contains a number of prayers, many of which are signed and dated ca. 1948. The collection also contains prayer books and mass cards. Additional items in the series include small gift items from family and friends.

Box Folder Content
OP3 - American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Honorary Membership
94 1 Autograph Book, 1944
94 2 Book of Common Prayer
94 3 Brooch
94 4 Handbag
94 5 Madame Bovary programme with notes from cast
94 6 Manual of Prayer
94 7 Sodality Manual