Irvine, Alexander (1863-1941), writer

Alexander Irvine Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

The Alexander Irvine Collection comprises typescripts, photographs, postcards and diaries. The diaries give a fascinating insight into the strength of his religious conviction along with his everyday worries. Alexander Irvine is best remembered for his novel "My Lady of the Chimney Corner", which was published in 1913. He was born into a poverty-stricken home in Scott's Entry, Antrim on 19th Janua ...