Scope and Contents
The Mayor James M. Curley collection includes materials created by and created about James Michael Curley during his long political career. The collection includes materials pertaining to periods during his time as Mayor of Boston as well as during his tenure as Governor of Massachusetts and as member of the United States House of Representatives. The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, speeches, audiovisual materials, writings, and various forms of memorabilia. Included with the memorabilia is a top hat once owned by Mayor Curley, funeral books created after the deaths of his wife and children, mayoral campaign material, and photographs. It is unclear who compiled the collection as it contains materials produced after Mayor Curley's death in 1958.
From the Collection: 10 Cubic feet (6 document cases, 4 record cartons, 1 oversize record carton, 1 flat box, 1 film reel case)
Language of Materials