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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 ...

MS44/7/4 - Photograph of Forrest Reid in Later Years

Reid Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Forrest Reid Collection comprises typescript and manuscript drafts of longer works, short stories and poems, as well as proof copies, bibliographies and catalogues. The collection of correspondence is particularly strong and is further enhanced by items such as Christmas cards, postcards, photographs, newspaper cuttings and scrapbooks; There are also numerous holdings of ephemera, manuscript t ...

Letter accepting CPI to COMINTERN 23/5/1922 (MS57/2/2/495/89/12,13)

Comintern Papers (Irish Labour Movement Papers)

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

This collection comprises copies of files held in the Russian Archive for Social and Political History (RGASPI), Moscow. The files pertain to the Irish labour movement and the history of Communism in Ireland, comprising documents from the departments and standing committees of the Executive Committee Communist International (ECCI) including speeches, reports, letters, agendas, fliers, handwritten ...

Rare book collection

Chester Beatty Library

Formerly the private library of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968)

Reference Collection

Chester Beatty Library

The Reference Library holds books and periodicals relating to the Chester Beatty Library collections.

MS5/5/1 - R. H. Charles. Lectures on the Apocalypse. (The Schweich Lectures 1919). London British Academy, 1922, Cover

Charles Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Small collection of papers and photographic material presented to the University Library by the Biblical Scholar, R.H. Charles, Archdeacon of Westminster (1855-1931) consisting mainly of photographs (positive and negative) of original Aramaic, Greek and Ethiopic biblical manuscripts dating from the 10th to the 15th centuries. These items were largely used by Charles in the preparation of his schol ...

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. ...