D. J. O'Donoghue Archive

The David James O'Donoghue Archive at Belfast Central Library consists of his correspondence with J.S. Crone and a number of manuscripts of his writings. O'Donoghue (1866-1917) was a scholar and editor. He was self taught and in the course of his career was a bookseller in Dublin and later a librarian to University College, Dublin. His work "The poets of Ireland: A biographical dictionary" is well respected . He also wrote the first biography of William Carleton.

Strengths

Manuscript of his book of "Pseudonyms" and related writings.

Physical characteristics

There are 4 archival boxes relating to the manuscript for "Pseudonyms" and 2 archival boxes of related writings and correspondence.

Description or Catalogue

None available

Coverage

1800
1945
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Added by Libraries NI | Last updated on: 24 May 2018