Royal Irish Academy

T.G.F. Paterson Manuscript Collection

Armagh County Museum

This collection comprises T.G.F. Paterson's notebooks. The notebooks are concerned with pedigrees and genealogies of families connected with County Armagh, local history, dialect, archaeology, folklore and place-name studies. He published regularly in the Ulster Journal of Archaeology, County Louth Archaeological Journal, Seanchas Ardmhacha and the Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ir ...

Papers of T.R. Robinson

Armagh Observatory

The T.R. Robinson papers at Armagh Observatory reflect T.R. Robinson's life and interests. They consist of a mixture of published and unpublished papers and newspaper reports, manuscript notebooks of the results of various experiments as well as sermons and speeches to learned and church societies. Included in this collection is a series of letters to and from Robinson, mainly concerning financial ...

Bishop Reeves Archive

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

William Reeves (1815-1892) was born in Charleville in County Cork. He was an antiquary and bishop. He was Librarian at Armagh in 1861 and was later made Bishop of Down, Connor and Dromore in 1886. He wrote many papers for the journal of the Royal Irish Academy and became its president in 1891. Reeves works, "Ecclesiastical antiquities of Down, Connor and Drome (1847) and "Acts of Archbishop Colton ...

Papers of J. A. Hamilton

Armagh Observatory

The J. A. Hamilton Papers at Armagh Observatory consist of his letters and treatises on his observations recorded at the Observatory in Armagh. A number of the letters are from Neville Maskelyne, the Astronomer Royal for England. Maskelyne wrote detailing the requirements for a modern observatory and offered to vet and purchase equipment in London. Hamilton corresponded with other key figures in a ...