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Frederick M. Manning collection of John McCormack materials

Boston College, John J. Burns Library

These materials pertaining to John McCormack’s life and career were compiled by Frederick M. Manning. Notable manuscripts in the collection include McCormack’s memoirs, a book of song lyrics used as a prompt and prop by McCormack in performance, a handwritten index of McCormack’s sheet music and annotated typescripts of McCormack’s introductory remarks to radio performances. Other notable items in ...

Diaries and photographs from the Presbyterian Mission Archive.

Presbyterian Mission Archive

Union Theological College, The Gamble Library

The Presbyterian Mission Archive includes letters, scrapbooks, photographs, audio recordings, postcards, minutes and diaries relating to foreign missions conducted by Irish Presbyterians or the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, in places such as India, Manchuria and Africa, as well as missions delivered in the north and south of Ireland. Documents detailing the history of several related mission org ...

Delargy Collection

National University of Ireland Galway

Séamus Ó Duilearga (1899-1980), born in Cushendall, Co. Antrim, was a student of Celtic Studies in UCD when a chance meeting in 1921 with Norwegian folklorist Reidar Thorolf Christiansen launched him on what was to become a lifetime of collecting and safeguarding Ireland’s folk heritage. He was a founding member of the Folklore of Ireland Society in 1926 and editor of its journal Béaloideas . Foll ...

Die Edda (MacD/481)

MacDouall Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Collection of general literature, Sanskrit and comparative philology from the personal library of Charles MacDouall (1818-1883), first Professor of Latin at Queen's College, Belfast (1849-50) and second Professor of Greek (1850-78). The collection includes material relating to Classical, Eastern and Middle Eastern languages, and comparative philology, principally from the first half of the 19th ce ...

MS19/27/10 - Pale Group Portrait of Hart and Piry with European and Chinese Staff Members. Dated 22. VIII.’90. Signed with Hart’s Initial in Ink

Piry Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Collection of private papers of Théophile Piry (fl. 1880-1915), Commissioner of Customs and first Postmaster General of the Imperial Postal Service, China, 1911-1915. This collection contains a range of material bearing on Piry’s later career in the Chinese administration including drafts, notes, copies of correspondence, memoranda, reports etc relating to customs affairs in Lappa and Macao and, l ...

Wright/ HC429 WRIG - China’s Struggle for Tariff Autonomy 1843-1938, Cover, 1938

Wright Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Papers and books of Dr. Stanley Fowler Wright (1873-1953), Commissioner of Customs and Personal Secretary to the Inspector General, the Chinese Maritime Customs. In addition to manuscripts, there are books in Chinese, books and pamphlets on China and on the Chinese Customs, many official printed papers, reports, etc., and copies of Customs publications, some with manuscript annotations by Wright. ...

Remains of the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Tientsin, the Boxer Rebellion, 1900

Hart Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Running from 1854 when Hart first entered the Chinese administration, these diaries record many personal anecdotes and reminiscences about Hart’s official duties in China, particularly from the 1870s onwards. Numerous newspaper cuttings, telegrams, letters and Chinese scribblings can also be found throughout. The collection also contains a significant series of correspondence amounting to some 700 ...

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 ...

Brendan Adams Collection

National Museums NI, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Eclectic collection of research papers by Brendan Adams (1917-1981), linguist and Dialect Archivist of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum , c. 1964-81. The papers included in this collection relate mostly to the progress of dialect collection in the North of Ireland, but also features comment on a diverse range of subjects with which Adams' was interested including place names, Shelta, Irish Langu ...