Pitt, William

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 ( ...

Abercorn Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Estate, family and political papers of the Hamilton family, Dukes of Abercorn, of Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone, c 1219-1963. Containing approx. 30,000 documents, the Abercorn papers are amongst one of the most important landed estate collections held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. It comprises comprehensive series of title deeds, leases, rentals, maps, accounts, correspondence etc rel ...