Henry Library NUI Galway
Collection

Identifier

Henry Library

Description

The Henry collection contains c. 4500 items. The bulk of the collection represents the Library of the Reverend Joseph Henry, D.D (1821-1885). The Henry Library is held on deposit from the Church of Ireland diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry.

Strengths

As well as theological and biblical material, it contains 19th century literature and historical publishing as well as an extensive collection of travel writings from the 1850s-1880s.

Physical Characteristics

c. 4500 books

Languages

English;French;German;Greek;Latin

Collection Type

Collection.Library.Text.Special

Accrual

Policy: Closed   Method: Donation   Periodicity: Closed

Reverend Joseph Henry, D.D (1821-1885) of the Church of Ireland diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry began collecting in 1840

Access

Available for reference only under supervised access in the Special Collections Reading Room, Hardiman Building, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Legal Status

Church of Ireland diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry has legal ownership of this collection. It is on loan to James Hardiman Library.  James Hardiman Library does not hold copyright for the complete collection.

Description or Catalogue

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

Collector

Name

Henry, Joseph

Role



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

Telephone

00353492549