Queen's College Belfast

Commission of HM Queen Victoria appointing Thomson to Professorship at Queen's College, Belfast (MS13/B/2)

Thomson Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Collection of scientific papers and notebooks, memoranda, lectures, correspondence etc of James Thomson (1822-1892), Professor of Engineering at Queen’s College, Belfast, 1857-1873. Various topics are highlighted in the collection reflecting Professor Thomson’s wide range of research interests. These include such areas as fluid motion, the formation of river bars, ventilation, atmospheric circulat ...

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 ...

QUB Library Sheet 4 (04/1912)

University Archive Collection

Queen's University Belfast, University Archive

The Institutional archive of Queen's University Belfast collection comprises official documents, minutes, correspondence, reports and other papers and photographs pertaining to the history and development of the University from its foundation in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast through to its establishment as an independent university in 1908 to the present day. It includes papers relating to Queen ...

Theresa, Lady Londonderry Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Diaries, scrapbooks, letters etc, 1772-1921, mainly of Theresa, Marchioness of Londonderry (1856-1919), wife of the 6th Marquess, but including some papers of the 6th Marquess himself, 1878-1921, of and about his mother, Mary Cornelia, widow of the 5th Marquess, c. 1866-1906, and of his brothers Lords Henry and Herbert Vane-Tempest, 1858-1920. Reflecting Lady Londonderry’s reputation as “one of th ...