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The James Michael Curley Scrapbook Collection consists of digitized microfilmed copies of notebooks kept by Curley from 1914-1937. These notebooks contain news clippings that were drawn primarily from Boston newspapers. Curley was born in Roxbury, MA in 1874. He served four terms as Mayor of Boston: 1914–1918, 1922–1926, 1930–1934 and 1946–1950. He also served as Governor of Massachusetts from 1935-1937. In addition to Curley’s political career, the scrapbooks also include clippings about his first wife Mrs. Mary Herlihy Curley (1884-1930) and their daughter Mary D. Curley (1909-1950). A selection of the notebooks were microfilmed in 1962. The microfilm can be found in the holdings of Dinand Library, Holy Cross’s main library
James Michael Curley (1874-1958), Governors - Massachusetts - Biography, Mayors - Massachusetts - Boston - Biography, Massachusetts - Politics and government - 1913-1937, Irish Americans - Massachusetts - Politics and government, Newspapers - Massachusetts - Boston - 1914-1937
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Curley, James Michael, "James Michael Curley Scrapbooks Volume 227" (1935). James Michael Curley Scrapbooks. 210.