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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Irish History


Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office

  • Staffordshire Constabulary: registers for aliens and workers from Ireland, registration cards, corresp, police general orders 1917-1999 (C/PC/16-17)


National Library of Ireland

  • Browne family, Marquesses of Sligo: additional estate and family papers 18th - 20th cent (ACC 6966)
  • Thomas Ashe, Irish nationalist: records incl MS diary with an account of his journey to the US in 1914 to raise funds for the Gaelic League 1914-15 (MS 46788)
  • Louise Gavan Duffy, teacher: papers 1884-1969 (MSS 46, 596-612)
  • Richard Lovell Edgeworth, author: letters from Josiah Wedgwood, Sir Joseph Banks, Sir Humphrey Davy, Lady Morgan 1760-1817 (ACC 6908)
  • Brian Friel, playwright: papers incl ms notebooks and corresp 2000-2009 (ACC 6941)
  • Isabella Augusta Gregory, playwright and poet: corresp from HH Asquith, Augustine Birrell, Eamon de Valera, WG Grace and David Lloyd George 1851-1931 (MS 46, 083)
  • Arthur Griffith, Irish political leader: letters (12) to Charles Murphy 1917 (MS 46, 060)
  • Hugo Hamilton, writer: ms drafts of novels and short stories, corresp and family papers 1940-2010 (ACC 6942)
  • Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth, 1st Baron Harmsworth, politician: letters from WB Yeats, Lady Augusta Gregory, Sir William Orpen and James Joyce 1911-1938 (MS 46596-46612)
  • Hugh Kennedy, Attorney General of the Irish Free State: letters from Thomas Kettle, Timothy Healy, William T Cosgrave, Isaac Herzog and others 1922-34 (MSS 46778; 46786-46787)
  • Sir Cecil Frederick Nevil Macready, General: letters (2) to William Toynbee 1920 (ACC 6904)
  • Edna O'Brien, writer: papers, corresp and drafts of books and plays 2000-2010 (ACC6903)
  • William Meredyth Somerville, 1st Baron Athlumney of Somerville and Dollardstown: MSS letter book covering period of his being Chief Secretary for Ireland 1847-78 (MS 46755)
  • Townhouse Dublin, publishers: records 1980-1999 (ACC 6832)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Woodside family of Ballycastle: records incl farm and household accounts 1850-1950 (D4464)
  • Wynne family of Hazelwood: family papers 1640-1881 (T3905)
  • Samuel Alexander Bill, missionary: diaries and corresp 1887-1942 (D3301)
  • Desmond Murphy, barrister: diaries and corresp relating to 'the troubles' 1965-2007 (D4469)
  • Ulster Woollen Co Ltd, woollen manufacturers, Crumlin: records incl accounts and corresp 1890-1932 (D4470)
  • Ballymoney Reformed Presbyterian Church: accounts, minute books for session and committee 1886-1956 (CR45/32)
  • Belfast Transport Officials Social Club: minutes 1970-2005 (D4460)
  • Belfast Amateur Swimming Club: minutes and members register 1902-1982 (D4461)
  • Blacksmiths' Society, Belfast: records incl minutes and letterbooks 1891-1985 (D1050/22)
  • Campbell College, Belfast: records incl college register 1894-2008 (D4462)
  • Chartered Insitute of Library and Information Professionals, Northern Ireland branch: records incl minutes and corresp 2001-2006
  • Creggan and Newtownhamilton Presbyterian Churches: registry book of the United Congregations 1832-1836 (CR3/74)
  • Donaghcloney parish, Co. Armagh: baptism, burial and marriage registers and accounts 1772-1994 (CR1/103)
  • Dungiven Parish, Co. Londonderry: baptism, burial and marriage registers and accounts 1823-2000 (CR1/1104)
  • First Presbyterian Church, Newtownards: baptism and marriage registers 1831-1921 (CR3/70)
  • Groomsport Presbyterian Church: baptism and marriage registers 1841-1936 (CR3/73)
  • Irish Football Association: committee and council minutes 1880-1980 (D4196)
  • Kircubbin Presbyterian Church, Co. Down: baptism, burial and marriage registers. 1777-1945 (CR3/72)
  • North of Ireland Grocers' Association: minutes and accounts 1894-1976 (D4471)
  • Qua Iboe Mission: records incl minutes, letters and corresp 1887-1974 (D3301)
  • St Patrick's Church, Gortin, Co. Tyrone: baptism, burial and marriage registers 1812-1837 (CR1)
  • Workers Education Association of Northern Ireland: records incl minutes and accounts 1929-2003 (D4465)


Representative Church Body Library

  • R L Fleming, rector: notebook 1908-1943 (RCBL MS 853)
  • Brian Harvey, Dean of Ossory: records incl research notebooks and theological writings 1940-2005 (MS 863)
  • Bishop Crowe's Charity: records incl account book, list of boys receiving assistance from the charity 1727-1864 (RCBL MS870)


Trinity College Dublin

  • Cromwell family of Ardglas: family papers 1617-1715 (11353)
  • Simon John Newport, 1st Baronet MP: corresp with Waterford Chamber of Commerce 1820-1829 (11342)