Cairnes Collection NUI Galway
Collection

Identifier

CAIRNES

Description

The library of John Elliott Cairnes (1823-1875), political economist and professor of jurisprudence and political economy at Queen's College, Galway (1859-1870).

Strengths

The Cairnes Collection is a collection of c.140 items and is comprised of works on 19th century economy and society. It contains many items personally inscribed to him and family members by authors and colleagues, along with signed bindings by notable C19th century binders, e.g. Bone & Son, Westleys, Edmonds & Remnants and James Hayday.

Physical Characteristics

c. 140 books on jurisprudence and political economy

Languages

English;French;Latin

Collection Type

Collection.Library.Text.Special

Accrual

Policy: Closed   Method: Donation   Periodicity: Closed

Acquired by the Library post 1875

Access

Available for reference only under supervised access in the Special Collections Reading Room, Hardiman Building, NUI Galway

Legal Status

The James Hardiman Library has legal ownership of this collection. James Hardiman Library does not hold copyright for the complete collection.

Description or Catalogue

http://www.library.nuigalway.ie

Collector

Name

Cairnes, John Elliott

Role

Professor of Jurisprudence & Political Economy, QCG (1859-1870)

History

John Elliott Cairnes (1823-1875)



Location

Name

NUI Galway

Address

National University of Ireland Galway
University Road
Galway
Republic of Ireland

Website

http://www.library.nuigalway.ie/

Access Control

Opening Hours (Term time):

09.00-17.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

09.00-21.00 Tuesday

Opening Hours (Vacation time):

09.00-17.00 Monday to Friday

Facilities in the Special Collections Reading Room include study spaces for consulting material, WiFi and photocopying. Lockers are provided for readers to store property while working on Special Collections or Archives material.

Intending visitors should email specialcollections@nuigalway.ie in advance. 

Administrator Role

Assistant Librarian

Phone

0035391493253

Email

olivia.lardner@nuigalway.ie

Owner

Role

University Library

Email

library@nuigalway.ie