Eoin O’Brien Research Papers

Repository: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Identity Statement

TitleEoin O'Brien Research Papers
Archive ReferenceIE RCPI/EOB
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/eoin-obrien-research-papers
Creation Datesc1860-1997
Extent Medium11 files and items


Creator(s): O'Brien, Eoin

  • Administrative History ↴

    Eoin O’Brien was born in Dublin in 1939. He is a professor of medicine and the author of several volumes.
  • Archival History ↴

    Collection was donated to the archive by Dr Eoin O'Brien following the completion of his biography of Sir Dominic Corrigan.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: O'Brien, Eoin ↴

    Papers of Dr Eoin O’Brien relating to his extensive research into Sir Dominic Corrigan, and O’Brien’s biography of Corrigan Conscience and Conflict. A Biography of Sir Dominic Corrigan, published in 1983. Collection includes a number of articles written by O’Brien, and others, on Corrigan, correspondence and newspaper cutting relating to the research and publication of O’Brien’s biography, and draft scripts for proposed TV and radio productions. The collection also contains some papers relating to Michael Beresford Corrigan, a doctor who died in America in 1919 and claimed to be a son of Sir Dominic.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    Material has been left in the files it was found in, these have been arranged chronologically.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Access subject to the conditions laid out in the Heritage Centre Access Guidelines
Conditions Governing ReproductionCopying of archive material is subject to the conditions laid out in the Heritage Centre Copying Guidelines
Creation Datesc1860-1997
Extent Medium11 files and items
Finding Aids The collection list is available in the reading room or online Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteHarriet Wheelock
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000. IGAD: Irish Guidelines for Archival Description. Dublin: Society of Archivists, Ireland, 2009.National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names. Chippenham: National Council on Archives, 1997.
Date of Descriptions40695