Ferguson, Sir Samuel (1810-1889), writer

Manuscripts Collection

Linen Hall Library

The manuscripts collection consists of the archives of the Linen Hall Library, including minutes of the Society since its foundation in 1788; minute books of other local societies including Belfast Literary Society (1801- ); the Belfast Total Abstinence Society (1837-58); the Belfast Rhetoric Society (1842-54); the Institute of Journalists (Ulster District) (1890-1939); the Belfast Burns Society ( ...

Samuel Ferguson Collection

Linen Hall Library

The Samuel Ferguson Collection at Linen Hall Library consists of the manuscripts of the nineteenth-century poet, including his epic poem Congall. Congall was his poetic version of the Ulster epic, published in 1872. The collection includes poetry, archaeological and antiquarian material,and sketches.