Henry Library

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

Created

1567
1999

Collected

1840
1999

Coverage

1567
1999
Custodial History

Church of Ireland diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry has legal ownership of this collection. It has been on loan to James Hardiman Library since 2006.

Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed

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

Added by NUI Galway | Last updated on: 08 February 2018