O’Neill Collection of Traditional Irish Music

The O'Neill Collection reflects Francis O'Neill's work of studying, collecting and preserving Irish traditional music, particularly dance music. Books and articles on Irish music include occasional pencil annotations in margins, often checkmarks or notes on an alternative name for a tune.

The Library was given by Captain O'Neill to the University of Notre Dame in 1931.

Strengths

Collections of Irish music; two bound manuscript collections of Irish music. 

Physical characteristics

1,500 volumes, printed books and journals; 2 bound manuscripts.

Description or Catalogue

http://rarebooks.library.nd.edu/collections/irish_studies/oneill.shtml
 

Created

1500
1900

Collected

1880
1930

Coverage

1631
1930
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
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Donation
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Closed
Added by University of Notre Dame | Last updated on: 24 May 2018