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Major accessions to repositories in 1999 relating to Irish History


Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Immigration and Nationality Department: Aliens Office registration cards of Irish nationals 1946-47 (JA/286)


National Library of Ireland

  • Bernard family of Castle Hackett, County Galway: papers c1840-1946
  • Blennerhassett family of Tralee, County Kerry: estate rental 1840-42
  • Briscoe family of near Thomastown, County Kilkenny: estate papers
  • Fitzgerald family, Earls of Kildare and Dukes of Leinster: family papers c1760-1860
  • Gannon family of Laragh House, Maynooth, County Kildare: papers
  • Hamilton family of Hamwood, County Meath: family papers incl business and family corresp 1785-1945
  • Tighe family of Rossana, County Wicklow: estate maps 1724-1824
  • Rev Myles Edmund Athy: diary of voyage to Australia 1855-56
  • Hubert Butler, writer and market gardener: papers incl diary 1913-18
  • Thomas Carr, Archbishop of Melbourne: diary of voyage from Galway to Australia 1899
  • Bishop Doyle of Kildare and Leighlin: letters to the Carmelite community, Ranelagh, Dublin 1823-24
  • William Robert Fitzgerald, 2nd Duke of Leinster (1749-1804): political corresp
  • Douglas Hyde, President of Ireland: holograph manuscript of Mise agus an Connradh 1931
  • Murrough O'Brien, 6th Baron Inchiquin: letter to Prince Rupert 1648
  • William Smith O'Brien (1803-1864), Irish nationalist: papers incl poems, writings in the Irish language, travel journals, political essays and corresp
  • Daniel O'Connell, politician: letter to Joseph Soul rel to slavery 1840
  • Liam O'Flaherty (1896-1984), novelist: autograph manuscript of short story 'The Wild Goat's Kid'
  • Patrick Henry Pearse, poet and Irish nationalist: corresp with his family during his visit to the United States 1914
  • William Butler Yeats, poet and playwright: letter to Lady Gregory rel to the banning of Liam O'Flaherty's novel The Puritan 1932
  • Air Raids Precautions Service, Mount Merrion, County Dublin: records 1941-43

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Hamilton family, Earls of Clanbrassill and Ward family of Castle Ward and Bangor Castle, Co. Down: papers 1605-1924 (D/4216)
  • James family of Portadown, emigrants: letters from Philadelphia, USA 1850-1940 (D/4214)
  • Needham family, Earls of Kilmorey: Newry and Mourne estate rentals 1821-1920 (D/2638/G)
  • Perceval Maxwell family of Finnebrogue and Groomsport House, Co. Down (addnl): papers 1656-1962 (D/4218)
  • Robert Armstrong, politician: corresp, photographs and Orange Order certificates 1891-1965 (D/4242)
  • Roy Hamilton Bradford (b1921), politician: political, professional and business papers (D/4211)
  • John Carron and Frank Maguire, politicians: political, professional and business papers 1964-81 (D/4215)
  • Rex Cathcart, educationalist: corresp and research papers c1950-90 (D/4235)
  • Sir George Anthony Clark, 3rd baronet (1914-1991), politician: political papers (D/4234)
  • David Johnston, academic and historian: lecture notes and research papers c1960-97 (D/4217)
  • Sir James Alexander Kilfedder (1928-1995), politician (addnl): political papers (D/4127)
  • Alfred Pinkerton and his daughters, emigrants: letters from Wangaratta, Australia, to Dunaverney, County Antrim 1876-1907 (D/4242)
  • Isabella and Anne Weir, emigrants: letters from Michigan, USA 1885-95
  • Whitehouse Church of Ireland parish, Co. Antrim: records c1840-1930 (CR/1/76)
  • Queen's University, Belfast: minute books, administrative files and architectural plans and drawings (QUB)
  • 9th Belfast Old Boys Association Lawn Tennis Club: minute books, accounts, membership books and visitors book 1926-83 (D/4226)
  • Belfast Art Gallery and Museum: corresp, financial records, diaries, building and architectural papers 1888-1965 (D/4228)
  • Belfast Natural History Society: reports, membership lists and appeals 1821-59 (D/4223)
  • Irish Temperance League (addnl): minute books 1936-88 (D/2663)
  • Northern Cricket Union of Ireland: minute books, accounts, subscription books and scorebooks 1919-98 (D/4213)
  • Belfast Corporation and City Council: minute books c1780-1972 (LA/7)


Representative Church Body Library

  • Frederick Ernest Dukes (1912-98), campanologist and author: corresp and papers rel to campanolgy in Ireland (MS 614)
  • Church of Ireland: presscuttings (14 vols) rel to the administration of the Church of Ireland 1869-1900 (MS 631)
  • St Catherines parish, Dublin: trustees' minutes, accounts, deeds and papers 1664-1986 (MS 618)
  • Bonnell Charity: minutes and accounts 1786-1949 (MS 616)
  • Harcourt Home for Aged Governesses and Unmarried Ladies, Dublin: records incl minutes, accounts and reports 1838-1995 (MS 632)


Trinity College Dublin

  • Otway-Ruthven family of Castle Otway: family papers c1642-1974 (MS 11093)
  • Stoker family of Dublin: family papers 19th-20th cent (MS 11076)
  • Frederick Whitworth William Aylmer, 6th Baron Aylmer: anthology of poems and prose 1811 (MS 11075)
  • Noel Browne (1915-1997), Irish politician: papers (MS 11067)
  • Hubert Butler, writer and market gardener: letters to Christina Lady Colvin 1967-88 (MS 11095)
  • Maurice Collis (1889-1973), writer: manuscripts and drafts of his works (MS 11064)
  • James Connolly, socialist and trades union organiser: letters rel chiefly to Social Democratic Federation internal politics and his lecture tour 1901-02 (MS 11074)
  • Elizabeth Hickey (d 1999), writer and antiquarian: papers (MS 11096)
  • Frederick Hicks, architect: sketchbooks rel to travels in Ireland, England, France, Germany and Italy c1890-1920 (MS 11087)
  • Jennifer Prudence Johnston (b 1930), playwright and novelist: corresp and papers incl drafts and typescripts (MS 11063)
  • Bettina Jonic, singer: letters from Samuel Beckett and others 1958-89 (MS 11090)
  • James Christopher Kenney (d 1877), JP: diary of visit to London and commonplace book (MSS 11097-8)
  • George Augustus Moore, novelist: revised proofs for The Brook Kerith c1915-16 (MS 11086)
  • Land agent, County Carlow: diary 1854 (MS 11099)