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Major accessions to repositories in 2004 relating to Irish History

Local

Lancashire Record Office

  • Blundell family of Great Crosby estate: additional legal and estate papers, incl plans of Crosby Hall and of William Blundell's estate in Co Meath, Ireland 1773-1960 (DDBL acc 9602)

National

National Library of Ireland

  • Stewart family of Ards: papers incl estate maps, architectural plans and tenancy records c1810-25 (Acc 6257)
  • Wolfe family of Forenaghts: additional corresp and papers (c900 items) c1600-1900 (Acc 6081)
  • Bruce Arnold, journalist, writer: MSS of various books, incl 'Margaret Thatcher: a Study in Power' (Acc 6172)
  • Labhras Mac Bradaigh, playwright and author: papers incl MSS of plays and short stories, notebooks and articles (Acc 6107)
  • Pamela Campbell, wife of Sir Guy Campbell and daughter of Lord Edward Fitzgerald: family corresp and papers c1790-1850 (Acc 6048)
  • Dorothy Molloy Carpenter, artist and poet: literary papers incl paintings and photographs (Acc 6207)
  • Sir Roger David Casement, diplomat and Irish Nationalist: additional corresp and speech rel to plans for reception for the German liner Rhaetia in Cobh 1914 (Acc 6141)
  • Harry Clarke, illustrator and stained glass artist: corresp, with material rel to his biography by Nicola Gordon Bowe c1916-30 (Acc 6057)
  • Henry Robertson Craig, painter: additional diaries (2) c1968-69 (Acc 6100)
  • Henry Robertson Craig, painter: diary rel mainly to painting, incl many sketches 1948-50 (Acc 6099)
  • Mairin Cregan, children's author: papers incl MSS and TSS of some of her books, radio scripts and editorial corresp (Acc 6122)
  • David T Dwane: unpublished TS autobiography 'Ireland growing and my adventures in Black and Tan days' c1930-39 (Acc 6069)
  • Miriam Gallagher, playwright: additional papers incl scripts, plays, short stories and a novel (Acc 6154)
  • Edmund Dwyer Gray, Irish journalist and politician: scrapbook rel to his life incl letters and cuttings c1880-89 (Acc 6256)
  • Eric Lambert, historian: MS notes rel to his work on Irish and British volunteers in the army of Simon Bolivar (Acc 6160)
  • Sir Hugh Percy Lane, art collector and critic: additional records rel to his plan for a gallery of modern art on a bridge spanning the Liffey 1913 (Acc 6186)
  • Thomas Moore, Poet: autograph mss 'Notes of my reading for Lalla Rookh', source book for the poem c1815 (Acc 6102)
  • George Augustus Moore, author: corrected proofs of 'Ave' and 'Vale', first and third vols of the trilogy 'Hail and Farewell' (Acc 6104)
  • Sean O'Casey, playwright: annotated TS of 'The Drums of Father Ned' (Acc 6160)
  • Sean O'Mahony: papers incl material rel to Sinn Fein, the IRA and ILNA 1970-2000 (Acc 6148)
  • Charles Stewart Parnell, political leader: letter rel to setting up a newspaper to replace 'The Freeman's Journal' 1891 (Acc 6094)
  • Charles Stewart Parnell, political leader: letters (3) to manager, Hibernian Bank, Wicklow, requesting extensions to overdraft of W Kerr 1886-1891 (Acc 6058)
  • James Plunkett, playwright, novelist and script-writer: papers incl scripts, articles, lectures and corresp (Acc 6156)
  • Edith Anna Oenone Somerville, writer called Geilles Herring and Somerville: MS of 'The House of Fahy' and 'The shooting of Shinroe', written with 'Martin Ross', pseudonym of Violet Martin 1899-1915 (Acc 6237)
  • William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist journalist cartoonist: MS of the suppressed dedication of the Irish Sketch Book, addressed to Charles Lever c1843 (Acc 6103)
  • William Butler Yeats, poet and playwright: revised proofs of 'The Herne's Egg' 1937 (Acc 6047)
  • William Butler Yeats, poet and playwright: misc additional material incl carbon copies of poems (Acc 6914)
  • Irish National League: Mothel branch: minutes 1884 (Acc 6062)
  • Trees for Ireland Society: records incl corresp and ephemera 1950-2003 (Acc 6092)
  • 'New Quarters for the Army in Ireland', document listing particulars of the army in Ireland 1769 (Acc 6106)
  • Portion of a letter from Sir William Rowan Hamilton to Rev Humphrey Lloyd illustrating with algebraic formulae that "quaternions will do everything" 1856 (Acc 6074)
  • Letter by Antonius de Burgo listing local representatives or heads of some 70 Catholic congregations in Ireland 1685 (Acc 6236)

Special

Representative Church Body Library

  • Isabella Butler, wife of Rev James Butler of Burnchurch: photocopy of diaries 1818-23
  • William Carmichael, Archbishop of Dublin: letters of non-residence 1765 (MS 727)
  • Alfred George Elliott, Bishop of Kilmore: sermon notebook and diary of meetings of the Representative Church Body 1884-90 (MSS 740)
  • Malcolm Frederick Graham, Dean of Killala: sermons and papers 1946-2001
  • Hanry Mackenzie Harriss, Canon of Christ Church, Dublin, Record of Killiney: autobiographical memoir (MS 715)
  • Frederick Julian Mitchell, Bishop of Down and Drogheda: autobiographical memoir
  • Church of Ireland House of Bishops: minutes and related papers 1875-2000
  • Community of St John the Evangelist: additional minutes, accounts, service register 1949-2004 (MS 713)
  • Inter Nos, ecumenical clerical group, Dublin: minutes 1973-90 (MS 722)
  • Queen's County Protestant Orphan Society: minutes, accounts, examination book 1841-1936 (MS 723)
  • Spiritual Aid Society, fund for maintenance of additional curates in the Church of Ireland: minutes 1866-1926 (MS 726)
  • Waterford and Lismore Clerical Society: minutes 1927-59 (MS 716)
  • Waterford Society of Change Ringers: minutes 1872-1949 (MS 717)

University

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • John Henry Michael Cole, 5th Earl of Enniskillen: TS account of Florence Court (County Fermanagh) 1927 (MS Add. 9699)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Malcolmson family of Portlaw, Co Waterford: deeds and legal papers 1685-1888 (11207)
  • Charles McCarthy, economist and trade unionist: papers (11206)
  • Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, statesman: letter to the Earl of Leicester 1633 (9932/132)
  • Incorporated Society for Promoting Protestant Schools in Ireland: additional records incl accounts, rentals, reports, return of apprentices and deeds 1744-1879 (MSS 5225-5859)
  • Journal of the French expedition to Ireland, 1798 1798 (11210)