Architecture

Marlfield House Clonmel

The Bagwell Papers

Tipperary Studies

This is a large collection of papers relating to the Bagwell family of Tipperary. It relates entirely to estate matters from the 17th century Butler Ormonde interest to the end of the 20th century when the Bagwell connection with Clonmel finally ended. The Bagwell home, Marlfield, was burned during the Civil War and many personal papers were lost. The collection deals with the getting and letting ...

Local Studies Collection

Libraries NI, Ballymena Central Library

The collection aspires to include comprehensive series of books and pamphlets, journals, CD-ROMs, maps, photographs, postcards, local newspapers etc concerning life within this area, past, present and future and about all aspects of the local environment. Local publications are well represented and the collection includes titles by many local authors. Microfilms of the 1901 Census for Counties Ant ...

F. J. Bigger Archive

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Belfast Central Library also holds a collection of some 40,000 items comprising his personal papers and correspondence. Items of particular interest include the manuscripts for a prospective series of pamphlets on Northern United Irishmen, only one of which was ever published and a large collection of notes, articles and illustrations relating to Ulster towns and places. The collection of his pers ...

Ewart Map A 1680

Hibernica Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

The Hibernica Collection, or Henry Collection as it was previously known, is a substantial collection of monographs, periodicals and pamphlets of general Irish interest and/or origin, being strongest in history and literature, and also including works of Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton. Officially established in 1929 with a deposit of 1000 volumes from the personal library of R.M. Henry (Profess ...

Killanin Collection

National University of Ireland Galway

This collection of about 3500 volumes was given to the Library in 2000 in memory of Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin (1914-1999), well-known writer, film director/producer and sports administrator. His family wished to highlight the close connections of the Morris family with Galway. It represents volumes he collected throughout his life, especially when engaged on his editorial work on the Shel ...

Ringling North Collection

National University of Ireland Galway

A very fine collection of c. 1200 items on subjects such as travel literature and the history of art, this was the personal library of Henry Ringling North (1909-1993), former owner and manager of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Items are largely in pristine condition.

Reside Collection

Newry and Mourne Museum

The Reside Collection contains documents which are of great importance to the study of local history and geneaology in the Newry and Mourne area. The Collection is the product of the professional lives of Major G.W. Reside, an architect and engineer based in Newry and his wife Margaret (neé Fisher), who was a solicitor in the town. Much of this material also reflects Major Reside's enthusiasm for ...

Caldwell Collection

Royal Irish Academy

The Caldwell Collection is a broad and varied collection spanning almost three centuries. Its core is made up of the private and business correspondence of members of the Caldwell family and to a lesser extent their wives, siblings, near relatives and business partners. The following male heads of the family feature prominently - Andrew Caldwell (1683-1730/1) Charles Caldwell (1707-1776) Andrew Ca ...

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.