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Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to Irish History

British Architectural Library

  • Yorke, Rosenberg, Mardall, architects, London: drawings (137) for low cost housing in Ireland and Sevenoaks, Kent; schemes for holiday houses and hotel in Netherlands and West Indies 1966-81

University of Dublin, Trinity College Library

  • Henry Ussher, astronomer: letter to M Taylor 1787 (MS 9308/550)
  • Theobald Taaffe, Earl of Carlingford: copy of an agreement between him, Sir Chichester Wrey of Cornwall and Sir Thomas Clifford of Devon and Sir Richard Kyrle, of Drumeneene, co Cork and Joseph Deane of the city of Dublin 1665 (MS 9932/82)
  • Pike Theatre, Dublin: records c1953-62 (MS 10813)
  • Foyle & Bann Fisheries Ltd and the Honorable the Irish Society v the Attorney General (of Ireland) and others, High Court of Justice (Dublin, Ireland): papers rel to the case 1945 (MSS 10814-17)
  • Cathal Sndair (b1922), writer, civil servant: papers (MSS 10818-19)
  • Sir John Poley (dc1638), colonel: several texts rel to his conduct under the Earl of Essex and Lord Mountjoy, written 30 years afterwards (MS 10837)
  • Cerard Victory (1921-95), composer and broadcaster: papers (MS 10839)
  • Frank Edmund Stephens: glass negatives c1920-30s (MS 10842)
  • George MacBeth (1932-93), poet and novelist: papers rel to his time in Ireland (MSS 10843-44)
  • Petr Skrabanek (d1993), lecturer in epidemiology: files rel to literature on disease and its treatment (MS 10847)
  • Michael Campbell (1924-84), son of 2nd Baron Glenavy: personal papers and papers rel to the Campbell/Glenavy family (MS 10849)
  • William Raws, rifleman: diary 1914-16 (MS 10853)
  • William Skinner, first director of engineers in Britain, and Thomas Eyre: A report of the present state of the fortifications in Ireland with the repairs and alterations proposd 1756 (MS 10854)
  • Mervyn Wall (b1908), writer and novelist: papers (MS 10856)
  • Frances Feehan, music critic, wife of Mervyn Wall: papers (MS 10857)
  • Anon: the state of Ireland described in letters from an Englishman 1845 (MS 10859)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Heathcote family papers: estate papers for lands in Ireland and Hampshire 18th-19th cent and papers rel to divorce of Edmund Heathcote (63M95)

University of Liverpool, University Archives

  • School of Architecture, University of Liverpool: album of photographs of buildings and monuments in Britain, Ireland, USA, Egypt, and South Africa designed by former students c1910-30s (A152)

National Army Museum, Department of Archives, Photographs, Film and Sound

  • Colonel John McDonnell of the Cape Mounted Rifles: personal papers and family documents of the McDonnells of Brackney and Kilmore, in Glens of Antrim 1727-1906 (9506-22)

National Library of ireland

  • Roger Casement: corresp, incl letters to Richard Morten and Francis H Cowper 1895-1916
  • Leslie Daiken (1912-64), writer on childrens games and toys: papers
  • Sir Edward Dering, 2nd Bt: notebook rel to his service as one of the Commissioners to implement the Act of Settlement in Ireland 1662
  • Vesey family, Viscounts de Vesci, of Abbeyleix, co Laois: family and estate papers 1552-
  • Patricia Lynch (1898-1972), writer and journalist, and RM Fox (b1899), writer and journalist: corresp and papers
  • Father Alexander McCabe, rector of the Irish College in Salamanca: corresp and papers rel to Irish College, Spanish Civil War c1930-70
  • Ormonde family: letters to members of the Butler family, Earls and Dukes of Ormonde 1572-1711
  • Richard Power (1928-70), writer: literary papers

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts

  • Bottomley and Barlow families, scientists and engineers, Belfast and Glasgow: records, incl letters of their kinsman, William Thomson, Baron Kelvin 1843-1924 (Acc 11263)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Armstrong family of Lisgoole, co Fermanagh: estate papers 1736-1915 (D 4073)
  • Leslie family of Castle Leslie, co Monaghan: political and family corresp (T3827)
  • Fortescue family of Dromiskin, co Louth: estate papers 1543-1887 (D 4074)
  • Churches Central Committee for Community Work, Belfast: minutes and corresp 1971-95 (D 4078)
  • Belfast Rowing Club: membership records and accounts 1920-87 (D 4079)
  • Duke of Abercorn, Baronscourt, co Tyrone: estate papers 1880-1975 (D 623 add)
  • Viscount Massereene and Ferrard, cos Antrim, Monaghan, Louth and Meath: estate papers 17th-20th cent (D 4084)
  • Synnot family, cos Dublin, Meath, Westmeath, Wexford and Armagh: estate papers 1720-1909 (D 4087)
  • Chichester Hamilton, Brown Hall, Co Donegal: papers as agent for various co Louth estates 1826-89 (D 4088)
  • Harry Midgley MP: political and personal papers c1926-90 (D 4089)
  • Sir Schomberg MacDonnell, private secretary to Lord Salisbury: political and personal corresp 1870-1915 (D 4091)
  • Protestant and Catholic Encounter (PACE), Belfast: records 1968-95 (D 4098)
  • Sir Robert Lynn MP: corresp 1901-45 (D 3480/59)
  • Charles, Earl Talbot, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and William Gregory, Under-Secretary of State for Ireland: corresp 1819 (D 4100)
  • Northern Ireland Economic Council: minutes and reports 1994-95 (ECNI)

Representative Church Body Library

  • Magdalen Asylum, Dublin: records 1768-1980 (MS 551)

Victoria and Albert Museum, National Art Library

  • Katherine MacDonnell, Marchioness of Antrim: papers rel to the sale to her daughter Lady Mary Herbert of a quantity of plate and jewels 1637 (MSL 1995/4/1)
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