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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Ireland


Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Campbell Family, owners of Mossley Mill, County Antrim: photographs, drawings and correspondence c1920-1953 (D4744)
  • Charles Francis O'Dowda and his son, Charlie O'Dowda (fl1929-1972), owners and managers of cinemas in Belfast and Portadown: photographs, newspaper cuttings, drawings and correspondence 1929-1972 (D4743)
  • Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action: minutes, magazines, and reports 1938-1980 (D4708)
  • Northern Ireland District Association (NIDA) of the Camping and Caravanning Club: minutes, accounts, scrapbooks and photographs 1964-2009 (D4702/1-10)
  • Planning Landscape Architecture Community Environment (PLACE), built heritage charity, Belfast: photographs, reports, pamphlets, postcards, notebooks, leaflets and visitor books 2004-2019 (D4742)
  • POBAL, umbrella organisation for Irish Language groups: records incl correspondence, research papers, annual reports, and submissions 1998-2019 (D4719/UNL/1)
  • Portrush, amateur music society, County Antrim: minutes 1961-2005 (D4711)
  • Presbyterian Historical Society: material including annual reports, congregational directory and orders of service 1988-2001 (CR3/55)
  • Sophy Bryson (d2018), member of Maghaberry Prison Board of Visitors: diaries of prison visits, correspondence, letters, photographs and printed material 1867-1976 (D4714/UNL/1)
  • Delacherois family of County Down: surveyor's records including maps and plans 1719-1823 (D4721)
  • Tina Irving (b1954), journalist: correspondence and newsletters 1960-2010 (D4700)
  • Sir Wilfred Spender (1876-1960), army officer and civil servant, and his wife, Lady Lilian Spender (1880-1966), nurse and diarist: letters to Rev Claude Lionel Chavasse (1897-1983) 1928 (D4716)
  • Robert McGookin (1897-1972), soldier, from Larne, County Antrim: diaries, correspondence, photographs letters, soldiers paybook and discharge papers c1918-2012 (D4740)
  • Rev Dudley Cooney (b1932), Methodist minister: photograph albums and journals c1905-2018 (D4712)
  • Bronagh McAtasney (b1968) of Newry, County Down: digital copy of diaries rel to experiences as a teenager during the Troubles 1981-1983 (T3983/1-2)


Representative Church Body Library

  • Mabel Kelly-Coe (1918-2013), member of the Church of Ireland: daily diaries 1927-2009 (RCB Library MS 1091)
  • Donald Arthur Richard Caird (1925-2017), Archbishop of Dublin: sermons, photographs and miscellaneous papers, documenting career, and interests in the Irish language and life of President Douglas Hyde 1970-2006 (RCB Library 1200)