Rare book collection

Chester Beatty Library

Formerly the private library of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968)

The History of Scotland by William Drummond (yqDA783.5 DRUM)

Early Printed Books (Pre-1701)

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Collection of 16th and 17th century books and pamphlets, including facsimilies. An extensive collection of early works, it contains in excess of 3,700 items, including 20 incunabula (i.e. printed before 1500), 267 STC and 1,430 Wing items, relating to a wide range of subject areas reflecting the interests and pre-occupations of writers of this period. Included can be found general works and early ...

MS18/19/85 - Undated Postcard from Berlin with Christmas and New Year Greetings for 1938-1939

Kyllmann Correspondence

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Collection of 133 manuscript and typescript letters from 34 correspondents to Otto Kyllmann (d. 1958), senior partner of the publishing firm, Constable & Co., with typescript copies of 16 of his letters to various correspondents, and one note in his hand; the whole collection spanning the period 1900-1957 and arranged chronologically. Correspondents include the former British Prime Ministers Stanl ...

Special Collections Reading Room, McClay Library, Queen's University

Special Collections, Main Collections

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

There are three main collections grouped by date. These include Early Printed Books (Pre-1701), 18th Century Books and Pamphlets (including the Foster Pamphlet Collection) and 19th and 20th Century book collection of first editions and other rarities. The subject-based collections consist of the Hibernica Collection of books relating to and/or published in Ireland, the MacDouall Collection of earl ...

MS27/5 - Collection of R.M Henry Diaries Ranging from 1910-1941 and Correspondence Dated 25-05-1886 & 13-06-1899

Henry Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Collection of correspondence, working notes and papers of Robert Mitchell Henry (1873-1950), Professor of Latin at Queen’s University Belfast (1907-38) and later Professor of Humanities at the University of St. Andrews, Edinburgh (1939-47) and honorary chair of Classical Literature at Trinity College, Dublin (1947-50). Broad in its scope, the collection consists of a variety of material reflecting ...