Politics

Forster Correspondence

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The letters contain detailed discussions considering the role of the arts, expose Forster’s insecurities and anxiety regarding his creative output, and provide insight into the conception and development of hugely significant literary works, not only by Forster and Reid but numerous established and new writers in the early part of the twentieth century. Such works include Forster’s A Passage to In ...

A Generalle Description of Vlster

Maps of the Escheated Counties of Ireland

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Maps of the Escheated Counties of Ireland is one of 3 core map collections held by Special Collections at Queen's University Belfast. Originally dated c. 1602-1610, the maps in this collection were copied at the Ordnance Survey Office in Southampton and published by Colonel Sir Henry James, R.E., in 1861. It is made up of 2 key parts: Richard Bartlett's maps of Ulster, and the Bodley maps. The fir ...

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Hibernia Regnum Map Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Hibernia Regnum Map Collection is one of 3 core map collections held by Special Collections at Queen's University Belfast. This survey of the Baronies of Ireland is made up two sets: Ulster and Munster; and Leinster and Connaught. The collection includes 141 maps of the Ulster and Munster Provinces. Of these, there are 105 individual maps and 36 duplicates. The collection also houses 148 maps ...

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Ewart Map Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Ewart Map Collection is one of 3 core map collections held by Special Collections at Queen's University Belfast. It was originally assembled by Belfast collector and linen merchant, Lavens M. Ewart J. P. (1845-1898). It was formally presented to Queen's University in 1954 by Ewart's grandchildren, Dr. Vivian Lutwyche, Dr. Violet Lutwyche, and Miss Lenore Dawson. A number of complementary maps ...

Rosenfield Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Jewish Gazette

The Jewish Gazette

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The opening paragraph of the first Jewish Gazette editorial neatly summarises the aims: "Briefly, our purpose is to record and comment on Jewish activities in Ireland in every sphere, whether charitable, religious, cultural, or Zionist; to crystallise Jewish opinion in Ireland on subjects of controversial or general communal interest; and also to act as the forum from which every shade of Jewish o ...

An appeal to the public by James Tandy

Irish Office Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

This collection (1500 items) included parliamentary material from the Irish House of Lords and a collection of political pamphlets and essays commenting on political, social, economic and religious issues of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Ortelius map of Ireland

Dublin Castle Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

The Dublin Castle collection (6,800 items) contains a variety of formats including historical monographs, maps, periodicals, cartoons, prints and pamphlets. The collection is particularly distinct in its holdings of visual and periodical material. Given the wide range of publication dates, major themes and topics of Irish history are represented. These include materials relating to: The 1641 rebel ...

John Hume Collection

Ulster University, Magee

Themes covered by the collection include the wide range of material to be expected from a constituency MP and MEP. These include peace-talks, devolution, justice system, prisoners, housing, planning, social security, health, education, Irish language, European lesser-used languages, minority rights, justice, economy, business, industry, agriculture, transport, New Ireland Forum, European Union, co ...

Irish and Local Studies Library, Armagh

Libraries NI, Irish and Local Studies Library, Armagh

Noteworthy are some valuable and scarce titles dealing with "tours in Ireland". Local authors like James Stuart, well known for his work “Historical Memoirs of the City of Armagh”, published in 1819 and Rev Henry Boyd, who achieved fame as the first translator of Dante into English – published first in Dublin, 1785 and later in London, 1802 are represented in this collection. The works of many of ...