Music

Rosenfield Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Michael J. Dunn, Jr. and Michael J. Dunn, dated August 1911.

Dunn Family Collection

Ward Irish Music Archives

The Dunn Family Collection, c. 1904 - c. 1935 Donated to WIMA by David K. Dunn, this collection contains the manuscripts, books, sheet music, recordings, artifacts and ephemera collected by Michael J. Dunn. Musician and instrument maker/repairer Michael J. Dunn (1855 - 1935), also a captain of the Milwaukee Fire Department, was a contemporary and associate of the famed Irish music collector, Franc ...

CLÓ IAR-CHONNACHTA

National University of Ireland Galway

Micheál Ó Conghaile, a well-known and respected writer, founded the company Cló Iar-Chonnachta in 1985 when he was a university student. CIC publishes Irish-language books and Irish traditional music. Since its inception it has published over 300 books and 150 music albums. CIC sees itself primarily as guardian and patron of Irish language and Gaeltacht culture. In 2010 Michéal donated copies of m ...

Éamon de Buitléar working on a wildlife documentary

De Buitléar

National University of Ireland Galway

This book collection was received as part of a substantial archival donation by the late Éamon de Buitléar. It comprises of c.600 volumes, many of which relate to his career researching, filming and broadcasting on wildlife in Ireland. The collections also contains some early 20th Irish language titles originally the property of Éamon’s father. The Éamon de Buitléar Archive is an exceptional and u ...

Local Studies Collection

Libraries NI, Ballymena Central Library

The collection aspires to include comprehensive series of books and pamphlets, journals, CD-ROMs, maps, photographs, postcards, local newspapers etc concerning life within this area, past, present and future and about all aspects of the local environment. Local publications are well represented and the collection includes titles by many local authors. Microfilms of the 1901 Census for Counties Ant ...

Music Library

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Currently, there are 121 titles in the collection. The recorded music collection consists of 19,000 CDs, 1,500 DVDs, 20,000 vinyl records and 500 videos. All genres of classical and popular music are represented in these formats. All CDs, DVDs and a selection of books and scores are in the open access area of the music reading room. The majority of the printed stock is held in closed access. The N ...

Samuel Beckett collection

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

The Samuel Beckett collection comprises six distinct series and one miscellaneous series of Beckett-related material including manuscripts and typescripts by Beckett, correspondence with Beckett, ephemera, photographs, and publications by and about Beckett: The Samuel Beckett-Calvin Israel collection (1929-1981) is primarily Beckett manuscripts and publications, but also includes theater programs, ...

Ewart Map A 1680

Hibernica Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Hibernica Collection, or Henry Collection as it was previously known, is a substantial collection of monographs, periodicals and pamphlets of general Irish interest and/or origin, being strongest in history and literature, and also including works of Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton. Officially established in 1929 with a deposit of 1000 volumes from the personal library of R.M. Henry (Profess ...

Michael Cummings collection of P.S. Gilmore materials   

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

The Michael Cummings Collection of P.S. Gilmore Materials documents the life and music career of Irish-American Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore and highlights the activities of the Patrick S. Gilmore Society, founded by Michael Cummings in Boston in 1969. The collection was artificially created by Michael Cummings and includes correspondence, concert programs, photographs, lithographs, audio and video r ...

Egan harp collection

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

This collection contains two Portable Irish Harps by nineteenth century Irish harp maker John Egan. The Portable Irish Harp was made by John Egan, circa 1819, and is inscribed on the brass plate: John Egan - Inventor. / Dawson St. Dublin. The harp is handsomely decorated with gilt shamrocks, scrolls, and swirling acanthus leaves on a blue background. Its shape is similar to ancient Irish harps, wi ...