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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Irish History


National Library of Ireland

  • Sir Roger David Casement, diplomat and Irish nationalist: journal 1895-99
  • Padraic Colum (1881-1972), poet and playwright: literary MSS (4 vols), incl poems, a play and a story
  • Stafford M Adye-Curran, doctor: diaries (3) describing experiences in RAMC in France and India c1914-18
  • Patrick Henry Pearse (1879-1916), poet and Irish nationalist: MS drafts of "The Mother" and "The Fool"
  • Lantern Theatre, Dublin: corresp, programmes, scripts and other records c1960-70
  • Music Association of Ireland: records c1948-2000
  • New Writers' Press, publishers, Dublin: records, incl corresp and literary MSS c1960-69


Representative Church Body Library

  • Richard Caulfield (1823-87), librarian and antiquary: transcriptions and compilations of Cork civil and ecclesiastical records (MS 702)
  • Alexander Lamilliere (1723-1800), archdeacon of Cork: commonplace book (MS 703)
  • Hugh Jackson Lawlor (1860-1938), dean of St Patrick's: annotated typescript of his Fasti of St Patrick's, Dublin (MS 710)
  • William Monck Mason (1755-1859), historian: MS entitled 'Antiquities of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin' (MS 712)
  • Community of St John the Evangelist, Dublin and Bridgend: annals, accounts, corresp and other records 1893-2000 (MS 713)
  • Killala Cathedral, County Mayo: chapter book and oeconomy account books 1722-1976
  • Skibbereen Unionist Club: membership register 1893-95 (MS 706)
  • Youghal Protestant Relief Association: accounts and reports 1833-1927 (MS 709)
  • Annotated and interleaved copy of HJ Lawlor's Fasti of St Patrick's, Dublin (MS 698)


Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Sir Arthur David Saunders Goodall, diplomat: memoir on the Anglo-Irish Agreement of 1985 c1985 (MISC 74)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Smythe family of Barbavilla: family papers (TCD MS 11198)
  • Maurice Stewart Collis (1889-1973), writer (addnl): literary MSS (TCD MS 11194)
  • Joseph A K Grahame (1912-87), honorary secretary, Geographical Society of Ireland: notebooks and papers (TCD MS 11200)
  • Thomas Prior (d1843), vice provost of Trinity College Dublin: catalogue of books and misc accounts (TCD MS 11204)
  • Irish merchant (unidentified): accounts, incl details of accounts with firms in Ireland and Britain, and names of ships transporting goods 1852-68 (TCD MS 11202)
  • Royal Irish Academy, National Committee for Geography: corresp, minutes and proofs rel to the production and publication of the Atlas of Ireland c1979 (TCD MS 11199)