R. S. Lepper Collection

The R.S. Lepper Collection at the Linen Hall Library consists of approximately 1,500 volumes of genealogical, Irish and Scottish interest. Included in the collection are some extremely rare and valuable items. Wright's "Louthiana (1748), Wood-Martin's "Traces of the elderfaiths of Ireland" (1902), Wilde's "Beauties of the Boyne and its tributary the Blackwater" (1849), and Wakefield's "Account of Ireland" (1812) are a few examples of the works to be found in this collection. It is a varied collection with titles such as Ussher's "Veterum epistolarum Hibernicarum sylloge" (1632) and Camden's "Hiberniae et insularum adiacentium descriptio" (1616) contrasting with later writers such as Thomas Croften Croker, W. H. Dundas and Thomas Carnduff.

Strengths

Some fine examples of rare titles.

Physical characteristics

Approximately 1,500 titles.

Description or Catalogue

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Coverage

1616
1950
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed
Added by Linen Hall Library | Last updated on: 25 August 2018