Shields Collection

The library of Arthur Shields (1896-1970), Irish stage and film actor.

Strengths

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

Physical characteristics

c. 360 books, pictorial and pamphlet material

Created

1820
1986

Collected

1930
1970

Coverage

1820
1986
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Other
Added by NUI Galway | Last updated on: 08 February 2018