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Dr. John O'Sullivan Faculty Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UAFP0007

Scope and Contents

John O’Sullivan (1939-2000) was a professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. Dr. O’Sullivan attended Fordham University for his undergraduate studies and then Columbia University where he attained a M.A. and Ph.D. After graduating in 1971, he came to Florida Atlantic University where he served as chair of the History Department (1975-1978) and devoted his entire academic career. Dr. O’Sullivan received numerous research fellowships including the American Philosophical Society, the American Historical Association, and the Sloan Foundation. His publications include From Volunteerism to Conscription: Congress and the Selective Service, 1940-1945 (1982), The Draft and Its Enemies(1974), American Economic History (1989), We Have Just Begun Not to Fight: An Oral History of Conscientious Objectors in Civilian Public Service During World War II (co-authored with Heather Frazer, 1996) and numerous articles. His areas of specialization were World War II, Vietnam War, Nuclear Age, the Holocaust, Peace History, Oral History and Modern American Political and Diplomatic Affairs.

Dates

  • Created: 1831-1999
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1980

Creator

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Extent

8.30 Linear Feet

51 document boxes; 2 clamshells boxes

Title
Dr. John O'Sullivan Faculty Papers
Author
Bebe Chang, Kate Dahlstrand, Victoria Thur, Annaleah Morse, Dakota Merchant, and Teresa Van Dyke
Date
12/12/2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Florida Atlantic University Libraries Repository

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