Military & Naval

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Irish Office Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

This collection (1500 items) included parliamentary material from the Irish House of Lords and a collection of political pamphlets and essays commenting on political, social, economic and religious issues of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Ortelius map of Ireland

Dublin Castle Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

The Dublin Castle collection (6,800 items) contains a variety of formats including historical monographs, maps, periodicals, cartoons, prints and pamphlets. The collection is particularly distinct in its holdings of visual and periodical material. Given the wide range of publication dates, major themes and topics of Irish history are represented. These include materials relating to: The 1641 rebel ...

Langford Lodge Collection

Libraries NI, Ballymena Central Library

Londonderry was the largest US communications base in Europe and it was also the largest US escort base in the United Kingdom. The US Army Air Force took over aerodromes at Langford Lodge, Long Kesh, Maghaberry and Greencastle.

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 ...

Harry Barton Collection

Ulster University, Coleraine

Papers of the Irish writer, playwright and broadcaster, Harry Barton (1916-2006). The collection comprises holographs and typescript copies of Barton’s works, typed and manuscript letters (mainly to Barton), play programmes, newspapers cuttings of reviews, photographs and cuttings of broadcast schedules recording when his works appeared on radio or television. Also includes cassette tapes of some ...

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)

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 ...

Tully Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

The Tully Collection at Belfast Central Library consists of pamphlets relating to World War I. The pamphlets are concerned with the countries involved in World War I, most countries are considered under a wide range of topics. The pamphlets deal with such topics as militarism, world peace, the League of Nations, international justice, international law, general history, recruitment and a fair repr ...

Military History Collection, Enniskillen

Libraries NI, Enniskillen Library

Enniskillen is home to two distinguished regiments, the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons and The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. In addition to the books that have been written on these regiments, the collection also contains books on the history of other Irish regiments such as the Connaught Rangers, the Irish Battalion, Irish Brigades, North Irish Horse, and Yeomanry. Several of the titles in the collect ...