Tag Archives: Letters

The Sullivan Barry Collection

UCC Library is pleased to open to the public the Sullivan Barry Collection. This collection, generously donated by John and Patricia Barry in 2013, consists of 24 handwritten letters (1874-1898) by siblings and cousins of the Sullivan and Barry families of Cork of their … Continue reading

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Fermoy and the Great Famine

Just another letter? Not when its dated November 1846 and from Ireland. The period 1845-52 was to become known as “The Great Famine” and left its mark on Ireland and its people, places and politics for decades. You see, this letter is … Continue reading

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The Samuel Lopes Salzedo Collection

UCC Library Archives Service is delighted to announce the generous donation from Caroline Lopes-Salzedo of two George Bernard Shaw letters. The letters date from the 1930s-40s,  sent by Shaw to Samuel Lopes Salzedo (Caroline’s grandfather). Samuel Lopes Salzedo was born in London in … Continue reading

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