Links / Resources


Report of the Boston Landmarks Commission on the Potential Designation of the James Michael Curley House  as a Landmark
Under Chapter 772 of the Acts of 1975, as amended

The James Michael Curley Scrapbooks (at Holy Cross):

College of the Holy Cross

Archives and Special Collections
Collection Inventory
Collection Name (Title):
Curley, James Michael Papers
Dates of Material:
1913-1997 (Chiefly 1940’s-1950’s)

Articles of Interest:

(presented in reverse chronological order)

“New Photos of Mayor James Michael Curley and a Look Inside His House.”  Historic Boston Inc.  (February 6, 2015):

“We just acquired an amazing collection of James Michael Curley.”  Jamaica Plain Historical Society.   (January 29, 2015):

“To rent Curley House, know a secret and skip caterers”
By Rebeca Oliveira (Jamaica Plain Gazette, August 15, 2014)

“City reviewing a reuse for Curley House”
By Rebeca Oliveira (Jamaica Plain Gazette, July 4, 2014)

City reviewing a reuse for Curley House

July 4, 2014


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“Mayor Walsh makes use of the infamous Curley desk”
By Andrew Ryan (Boston Globe February 13, 2014):

“Curley House revival hits hurdle”
By Rebeca Oliveira (July 19, 2013):

“Regular programming eyed for long-unused Curley House in JP”
By Matt Rocheleau  (June 22, 2011)

“Curley’s People: Three generations after James Michael Curley reshaped Boston politics, we – and our leaders – are still living with the consequences
By Peter S. Canellos (January 3, 2010)

“James Michael Curley; A Lasting Hurrah”
By Gerald F. Burke (Jamaica Plain Historical Society)

“James Michael Curley and the #5 License Plate
By Kevin Burke (Jamaica Plain Historical Society)

“Boston Journal: At Doyle’s Cafe, a Sign Of the Mayoral Times
By Sara Rimer (October 31, 1993)