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Major Accessions to Repositories 1996 relating to Irish History

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Captain Owen B Wallis, 1st Battalion Herefordshire Regiment: corresp and papers rel to the Irish emergency 1919-20 (Add 8856/260-290)

National Army Museum

  • Private Henry Clayton, 17th Foot: letters from Ireland, Crimea and Canada 1854-59 (9611-53)

National Library of Ireland

  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan, dramatist and politician: letters to Richard Peake 1777-1807
  • James Weale: misc corresp and papers rel to social and political affairs 1826-36
  • Sir Thomas Wyse, politician and diplomat: misc papers incl some rel to his brother George and his son William Charles Bonaparte Wyse c1826-80
  • James Graves (1815-86), antiquary: papers
  • Thomas Colville-Scott: journal of a tour to Connemara 1853
  • Solicitors copies of letters and documents rel to the divorce of William Henry O'Shea and Katherine O'Shea 1890
  • Abbey Theatre Lectures Committee: minute book 1918-19
  • Collection of illuminated addresses presented to Lord French of Ypres, mainly on his appointment as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1918-21
  • Earley & Co, stained glass artists, Dublin: letters and receipts c1920-24
  • Brian O'Nolan: letters to Leslie Daiken 1959-62
  • Domhnall Mac Amhlaigh: notebooks and diaries c1950-89
  • Maurice (“Spike”) Hennessy, writer and genealogist: papers c1935-90
  • Patrick Johnston, former curator of the Dublin Civic Museum: papers c1940-95
  • Thomas Patrick O'Neill (b1921), historian: papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • The Salters' Company: Irish estate papers 1610-1964 (D/4108)
  • Louisa Jane McDonnell, Countess of Antrim: diaries 1890-1909 (MIC/615)
  • Robert Denis Collison Black, professor of economics: papers rel to career at Queen's 1937-95 (D/4115)
  • Pollock family of Mountainstown, Co Meath: estate papers 1674-1821 (MIC/619)
  • Arthur Campbell, painter and photographer: corresp 1930-91 (D/4122)
  • Lauder family of Drumsna, Co Leitrim: estate papers 1759-1898 (D/4123)
  • Unionist Anti-Partition League, Dublin: records 1905-26 (D/4125)
  • James Camlin Beckett, professor of history: corresp, diaries and papers 1927-93 (D/4126)
  • Sir James Alexander Kilfedder Ulster Popular Unionist Party MP: personal and political papers 1964-95 (D/4127)
  • Rosemary Street Non-subscribing Presbyterian Church, Belfast: minute books 1760-1910 (MIC/1B/2)
  • Carmoney Presbyterian Church, Co Antrim: session minute books 1686-1842 (MIC/1P/37)
  • Belfast City Council Gas Department records 1823-1990 (LA/7/19/1)

Representative Church Body Library

  • Clerical Society of Ireland (addnl): minutes 1867-1918 (MS 142)
  • Cloyne Cathedral: chapter acts and accounts 1716-1932 (C 12)
  • Cloyne diocese records 17th-19th cent (D 16)
  • Girls Friendly Society, Ireland: records 1871-1977 (MS 578)
  • James Graves (1815-86), antiquary: notes and papers for projected history of diocese of Ossory
  • John Gregg (1798-1878), bishop of Cork: address outlining opposition to ritualism in the Church of Ireland (MS 571)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Sir Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford: misc papers rel to his trial and execution c1640-41 (MSS 10866-67)
  • Seán O'Faolain, writer: MSS of his short story Marmalade (MSS 10868/1-3)
  • Barbara Hemphill (d1858), writer: literary MSS (MSS 10869-72)
  • Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1905-70), author and professor of Irish: papers (MSS 10878-80)
  • Mrs MA Bernard, mother of John Henry Bernard (archbishop of Dublin and provost of Trinity College Dublin): diary kept while in India 1862-63 (MS 10882)
  • Edith Anna Œnone Somerville, writer: notebook 1893 (MS 10883)
  • Violet Florence Martin, writer as Martin Ross: misc literary MSS and papers 1907-22 (MSS 10884-86)
  • Sir John Coxe Hippisley MP: printed papers annotated by him rel to campaign for Catholic emancipation 1799-1808 (MS 10887)
  • Graham Greene, novelist: letters to Des Lally 1977-78 (MS 10891)
  • Commonplace book (MS 10892)
  • Henri Gabriel Ogilvy (O'Gilvy) de Bordeaux, sous-intendant des camps de Cherbourg: misc papers rel to Franco-Prussian War 1870-71 (MSS 10893-98)
  • Michael Francis O'Donovan, writer and journalist as Frank O'Connor: The Lost Legion with author's MS additions 1936 (MS 10899)
  • Darley family: estate, family and personal papers incl those of Arthur Darley, musician 18th-20th cent (MS 10900)
  • Henry Chichester Hart, botanist, academic, explorer, ornithologist, etymologist and Shakespearean scholar: papers 1876-1908 (MSS 10901-22)
  • John Henry Bernard (1860-1927), provost of Trinity College Dublin and archbishop of Dublin: papers (MS 10923)
  • Preaching friar's pocket book of model sermons in Latin and French 13th cent (MS 10924)
  • British Army 'Memorial to Irish Regiments' Committee: papers and corresp mainly rel to memorial in Westminster Cathedral 1917-21 (MS 10925)
  • Desmond Hawkins (b1908), novelist, critic and broadcaster: letters to him 1938-73 (MS 10926)
  • Lt-Colonel John Edward Fannin, soldier: corresp, diaries and papers incl some rel to their intended publication 1885-1907 (MSS 10927-31)
  • Sermons 17th cent (MS 10932)
  • Address from the University of Dublin, 'chancellor and doctors and masters' to the Right Honorable John Lord Baron Wodehouse on his appointment as lieutenant general and general governor of Ireland 1864 (MS 10933)
  • Vivien Mercier (1919-89), literary historian and diplomat: corresp and papers (MS 10934)
  • Bell, Abraham, & Co, Quaker merchants, New York: corresp and papers rel to trade between New York and Ireland c1822-54 (MS 10935)
  • Neary's, caterers, Dublin: account book for food and drink supplied to Irish race meetings (MS 10936)
  • Robert N Tweedy, engineer: papers incl some rel to his chairmanship of the Canal Commission 1922-26 (MS 10937)
  • Lt-Colonel Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury: game book 1872-73 (MS 10940)
  • Joseph Ronsley, professor of English and author: corresp with Denis Johnston and Cyril Cusack rel to their lectures given at McGill University 1972-84 (MS 10941/1/1-138)
  • Kathleen O'Brien (1897-1974), playwright and author as Kate O'Brien: lecture notes 1973 (MS 10941/3)
  • Daniel Crilly, politician and journalist: corresp 1890-1910 (MS 10942)
  • John Claudius Beresford MP: misc deeds and papers of his and other families 1750-1900 (MS 10943)
  • Edward Millington Stephens, nephew and biographer of John Millington Synge: account of JM Synge's life and work c1939-50 (MS 10873-77)
  • Edward Synge, bishop of Elphin: letters to his daughter Alicia 1746-52