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Major Accessions to Repositories 1994 relating to Ireland

Churchill Archives Centre

  • Sir Andrew Graham Gilchrist (1910-1993), soldier, diplomat and administrator, Ambassador at Reykjavik, Djakarta and Dublin: military, diplomatic and literary papers (GILC)

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • I W G Martin: articles relating to his work as Greek interpreter attached to Special Branch, Cyprus Police and 1st Bn, Royal Ulster Rifles, Cyprus, 1957-58

National Library of Ireland

  • Irish National League, Timahoe branch: minute books, correspondence, committee lists, etc. 1888-97 (John Headen)
  • Personal papers, mainly relating to the theatre, history of Dublin, and the Technical Students Debating Society, including some letters of Sinead De Valera, Maud Gonne MacBride, Ernest Rlythe, Eoin O Duffy, Mrs Mary Childers, etc. 1936-93. (The later Seamus O Scolai)
  • Crowley family of Kilbrittain, Co Cork: correspondence, mainly rel to the Third Cork Brigade of the IRA, incl an account of the war in the Kilbrittain area by Denis Crowley, and letters from Dorothy Price (nee Stopford) 1918- 21 (Patrick D. Crowley)
  • Michael Noyk, solicitors to Michael Collins and various Republican activists: papers, mainly 1920s (Mrs Arlette Spurgeon and Mrs Ruth Ghosh)
  • Dublin Sketching Club: papers, including minute books, account books, and correspondence. 1879-92
  • Lt. Henry Douglas, Sherwood Foresters: diary (typescript copy) concerning service in Ireland during the 1916 Rising (Mrs Margaret E. Kempster)
  • Photocopies of emigrant letters from Australia 1870s-80s (James Byrne)
  • Ryan and Walsh families of Rahassane, Tarbert, Co Kerry: photocopies of letters to Mrs MN Jacklin of Pennsylvania 1915-21 (Ms Kathleen Jacklin)
  • Irish Radio Transmitters Society: log books, minute books, correspondence, newscuttings, and photographs 1904-93
  • J.J. Clancy, T.D: correspondence incl a letter from Michael Collins rel to the Dail loan 1918-19 (Ms Maria Wooton)
  • Journal of a tour through parts of Kerry by an unidentified traveller, with associated original sketches, including one of Listowel. 1824. (Mr John A Redmond)
  • James Cusack, of Abbeville, Kinsealy: inventory of goods 1776-77 (Miss K.O. Cusack)
  • W & G Baird, photographic engravers, Belfast: letter declining to print photograph of a nationalist subject, with associated photographs of designs for Sinn Fein Cumainn (Mr Mairtin McCullough)
  • Authorised text of the northern Loyalists ceasefire announcement, 12 Oct 1994 (Mr Brendan O Cathaoir)
  • Mitchell family, poplin weavers, of Dublin: certificates of awards 1885, 1902, 1907 and n.d. (Ms Lillias Mitchell)
  • Patrick Hogan (1891-1936), T.D.: letter refusing to participate in a civic reception for Viscount Lascelles 1916 (Mr Andrew Shields)
  • Brendan Behan: two autograph postcards to Benjamin Dwyer, 26 Feb. 1955, 24 March 1959
  • W.B. Yeats: autograph letter to Molly Allgood, c1909-10.
  • Travel journal of a London businessman from Cork to Limerick, Dublin and Belfast 1807
  • Collection of letters and cards from miscellaneous correspondents, including Kuno Meyer, T.W. Rolleston, Augustine Birrell, Sir Shane Leslie, William Starkie, Tim Healy, Horace Plunkett, Alfred Percival Graves, Arthur Griffith, Lady Gregory, Constance Markievicz, Padraig Pearse, Bulmer Hobson, Roger Casement and Doublas Hyde, 1893-1912 and n.d.
  • Greenmount Estate, Co. Antrim: papers 1712-1875.
  • Batty family, barony of Delvin, Co. Westmeath: estate papers 1753-80
  • Earl of Moira: deed of grant and release in trust to Messrs. Hammersley and others of lands in the Barony of Lower Iveagh, Co Down, 1791
  • Charles II: letter signed to James Butler, Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and others, requesting them to administer the oath of allegiance to their officers and soldiers, 22 Dec. 1658; eighteen autograph letters to James Butler, first Duke of Ormonde 1654-84; thirty-four official letters and documents signed by him, together with official drafts or copies of eleven other letters by the King, addressed variously to the Marquess of Clanrickarde, Deputy General of Ireland, Viscount Muskerry, the Earl of Castlehaven, Colonel Charles MacCarthy, the Lords Justices of Ireland, the Earl of Arran and the Duke of Ormonde, being official orders, instructions, commissions and letters of appointment, 1652-84
  • His Majestys Commissioners for the Settlement of Ireland: letters patent, announcing their final judgements and decrees concerning numerous individual cases, 22 March 1667
  • James Bourke (Seamus de Burca) actor, playright, producer and manager of the Queens Theatre: papers 1950s-90s
  • Michael OHiggins, Irish baritone: volume of original letters, cuttings, programmes and photographs, rel to the singer, and the efforts of Fr. Senan, Capuchin, to promote his career in the United States, mainly 1946
  • Sir William Robinson: seven letters to Edward Southwell, Secretary of State for Ireland, 1705.
  • Thomas William Pierrepoint: six letters rel to his charges for hangings carried out in Dublin, 1923-24
  • Daniel OConnell: testimonial with original signatures from the vicar Apostolic and clergy of the Western District of England, 1844
  • Jack B Yeats, artist: five letters to Mrs Eleanor Reid, 1955-56
  • Nineteen deeds re lands in Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo and Wicklow, 1726-99
  • Richard Talbot, Duke of Tyrconnell: letter to Sir Richard Bulstrode, English ambassador at Brussells, 1687
  • Tom MacIntyre, author: additional correspondence and literary manuscripts
  • Charles Fox, Joint Receiver-General and Paymaster for Ireland: receipt for part of the pay of the soldiers lately employed in reducing Ireland 1693
  • Austin Cooper Collection: sketches, diaries, antiquarian notes, deeds, leases, marriage settlements, accounts, etc., 1668-1909
  • Commandant Vincent (Vinnie) Byrne: papers, incl notes rel to planned shootings of British agents and army personnel, 1920-70
  • Howard family, Earls of Wicklow: miscellaneous papers 1791- 1900
  • Blackrock (Co Dublin) Bands Committee: account, with lists of engagements, expenses, and advertisements 1898-99
  • James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde: collection of bills of fare at Dublin Castle 1711
  • Butler family, Earls and Dukes of Ormonde: family correspondence (185 items) 1572-1711
  • Roger Casement: letters and cards (c40) to Richard Morten, including many from Africa, South America and Pentonville Prison, 1895-1916; letters (c60) to Francis H Cowper, rel to travels in Africa and South America, and other topics 1900-14

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • OHara and Cooper families, Coopershill, Co. Sligo: family, estate and political papers, 1695-1937 (D 4031)
  • Harland & Wolff plc, shipbuilders, Belfast: additional business records 1897-1992 (D.2805 add)
  • Walpole Bros Ltd., linen manufacturers and retailers, Waringstown, Co. Down, Dublin and London: business and family papers 1734-1961 (D.4038)
  • McLaughlin & Harvey Ltd, building and civil engineering contractors, Belfast: additional business records, 1875-1979 (D.2822 add)
  • Stevenson family of Strabane, Co Tyrone, and U.S.A.: family, business, political and education records, including emigrant letters, 1783- 1939 (D 4042)
  • Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria: corresp rel to Randal MacDonnell, Marquess of Antrim, 1646-63 (D 4041)
  • Thomas Workman, linen and shipping merchant, traveller, yachtsman and amateur entymologist, Helens Bay, Co. Down, and Belfast: additional personal and business papers 1824- 1984 (D 2778 add)
  • Madden family, Hilton Park, Clones, Co. Monaghan: additional estate and legal papers 1812-1935 (D 3465 add)
  • Foster family of Glyde Court, Ardee, Co. Louth: additional diaries of Sir Augustus Foster, 1798-1816 (D 3618 add)
  • Girl Guides Association, Province of Ulster: additional minute books, 1920-87 (D 3875 add)
  • Forbes family, Earls of Granard, Co. Longford: copies of additional correspondence and legal case papers, 1769- c.1805 (T.3765 add)
  • Trade Boards and Wages Councils in Northern Ireland: minutes 1922-93 (WC)
  • East Antrim Hospital Management Committee: minutes, annual reports, etc, 1949-73 (HOS 5A)
  • Newtownabbey Hospital Management Committee: minutes, annual reports, etc, 1959-73 (HOS 6A)
  • Privy Council of Northern Ireland: minutes, 1922-72 (PRI.8/1)
  • Health and Safety Agency for Northern Ireland: minutes 1979- 93 (HSA)
  • North West Hospital Management Committee, later Londonderry Hospital Management Committee: minutes 1948-65.

Representative Church Body Library

  • Hare family, Cos Dublin and Kilkenny: deeds and legal papers 1877-1924 (MS 362)
  • Ladies Irish Association: minutes and accounts 1907-50 (MS 544)
  • Robert Madden, vicar-general of Ossory: deeds and papers 1753-1802 (MS 543)
  • Howel Evans Price, archdeacon of Rangoon: corresp and papers 1892-1924 (MS 420)
  • Richard Chenevix Trench, archbishop of Dublin: corresp 1871- 85 (MS 541)

Trinity College Library

  • James Butler (1610-88) first Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland: letters from monarchs, 1572-1702, collected in a volume, Ormondes copies (MS 10724); letterbook as Chancellor of Oxford University and Steward of the Kings household, 1675-84 (MS 10721); letter from James I 1613 (MS 10725);
  • Charles I: letter to Viscount Wentworth 1637/8 (MS 10726)
  • Clairvaux abbey: records of monuments, inscriptions, consecrations, inventories of relics, 15th-17th cent (MS 10708)
  • Estate of Thomas Bligh, Co Meath: volume of 25 survey maps by James Vaughan, 1820 (MS 10719)
  • Daniel Maclise (1806-70), painter: letters and memoranda (MS 10686)
  • Donoughmore estate, Co Tipperary: stewards cash account book 1901-13; two survey maps of the cottiers ground at Knocklofty by Thomas Sherrard 1787 (MSS 10709, 10711-2)
  • WEH Lecky (1838-1903), historian: letters to Knightley Chetwode, Portarlington (MS 10728)
  • Trench family papers 18th-20th cent (MS 10692)
  • Edward Synge (1691-1762), bishop of Clonfert, Cloyne, Ferns, Elphin: verse and religious resolutions
  • Maria Edgeworth (1767-1849), novelist: letters to Marquess of Lansdowne 1832-40 (MS 10732)
  • George Petrie (1790-1846), antiquary: field notebooks of historic Irish ruins, c1821-41 (MSS 10739-10742)
  • Lord Robert Ponsonby Tottenham Loftus, Bishop of Killaloe: account book 1805-1820 (MS 10802)

Leicestershire Record Office

  • Papers of Irish prisoner in Leicester Prison 1921-1921 (DE 4486)