This collection includes works on literature, history and theatre. Notable contents include rare pictorial and pamphlet material on the 1916-1922 period of Irish history.
The library of Arthur Shields (1896-1970), Irish stage and film actor.
The Shields collection is a collection of c.360 items and is comprised of works on literature, history and theatre, with some annotations by the former owner. Notable contents include rare pictorial and pamphlet material on the 1916-1922 period of Irish history. James Hardiman Library also holds the personal archive of Arthur Shields, which is available in digitised format at http://archives.library.nuigalway.ie:8080/digi/exbos/T13
c. 360 books, pictorial and pamphlet material
James Hardiman Library has legal ownership of this collection.
James Hardiman Library does not hold copyright for the complete collection.