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Branagh Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

This collection consists of material relating to the professional life and work of Sir Kenneth Branagh. It is largely made up of paper documents (many are photocopies), but also holds recordings and merchandise related to individual productions. Original items (i.e. not photocopies) are marked as such in the listing.

Fielden Manuscripts

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Olga Fielden was a student at Queen’s University Belfast. She moved to London for a period after her graduation but returned to Northern Ireland where she wrote plays for, and performed with, the amateur dramatics society, the Northern Drama League. Olga published two novels based on life in Ulster, Island Story (1933) and Stress (1936); a third novel, Liam Donn , remained unpublished ‘due to war’ ...

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 ...

Burdett Correspondence

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Burdett was a contemporary of Reid’s at Cambridge. The topics are very much literary, rather than personal. In Private Road Reid writes that Burdett was while at Cambridge “working on an extremely bad novel, which I read, finding only one good sentence in it. (I conscientiously pointed this out this sentence to the author.)” Despite Reid’s comment Burdett’s literary and critical output was substan ...

Allen Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

A small collection of material relating to the history of the Presbyterian congregation in Ireland consisting mainly of notebooks, correspondence and notebooks containing cuttings. Robert Allen (1904-1968) was a minister of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and a noted historian of the denomination. The collection contains some of his working papers, especially related to his The Presbyterian Col ...

MEAS Interim Reports 2017-2019

MEAS, Measuring Equality in the Arts Sector: Literature in Ireland

Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

MEAS , Measuring Equality in the Arts Sector was established in 2018. From their website: Interim Reports MEAS prepares interim reports focused on monitoring equality in the literary arts in Ireland, and is open to proposals regarding the preparation of similar reports examining the arts sector in Ireland more generally. These interim reports are subject to revision and finalised versions are publ ...

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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