United Irishmen Collection

This collection forms part of the F.J. Bigger Collection held at Belfast Central Library. It reflects the personal interests of F.J. Bigger, a keen historian. The collection is made up of manuscripts for a proposed series of pamphlets concerning the Northern United Irishmen. His own relatives had some involvement in the 1798 Rebellion. It also includes a complete run of the journal "The Northern Star", which was published by the United Irishmen. There are government publications relating to 1798 and biographies of those involved in the Rebellion.

Strengths

Some strengths of the collection include a complete run of "The Northern Star" and manuscript material relating to a proposed publication concerning 1798.

Physical characteristics

There are over 50 entries in the catalogue of the Bigger Manuscripts Collection

Description or Catalogue

None available

Coverage

1790
1805
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Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed
Added by Libraries NI | Last updated on: 24 May 2018