Windele Collection

Collection relating to the history and antiquities of Cork and the Munster region in particular. The collection includes a large volume of correspondence between Windele and major nineteenth-century Irish antiquarians. The coverage is very broad, including music, finds of antiquities, history, folklore and the Irish language.

Strengths

Nineteenth-century antiquarianism in Ireland; Irish language; antiquities; antiquities collections.

Physical characteristics

Bound volumes of correspondence and bound volumes of notes, copies of documents etc. Approx. 100 volumes in English; 50 vols in Irish.

Description or Catalogue

The correspondence and the manuscript material in English are fully catalogued on the library's Manuscripts Database http://www.ria.ie/library+catalogue The manuscripts in the Irish language are catalogued in the Cat. of Mss in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin, 1921-76)

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Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Purchase
Accrual Periodicity
Closed
Added by Royal Irish Academy | Last updated on: 09 February 2018