F.J. Bigger Correspondence Collection

The F.J. Bigger Correspondence Collection forms part of the F.J. Bigger Collection held at the Belfast Cetral Library. It consists of over forty-eight archival boxes of private correspondence reflecting the interests of F.J. Bigger. F.J. Bigger was editor of "The Ulster Journal of Arcchaeology" and a keen historian of the United Irishmen and the 1798 Rebellion. The collection consists of letters from John Mitchel, Dr Thomas Addis Emmet, Alice Stopford, Lord Downshire and Standish O'Grady amongst others. The letters cover wide range of subjects relating to Ireland.

Strengths

The strength of the collection lies in its size and in the fact that the letters are from noted commentators on Irish history.

Physical characteristics

The collection consists of forty-eight archival boxes.

Description or Catalogue

None available

Coverage

1790
1926
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed
Added by Libraries NI | Last updated on: 24 May 2018