Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Hayden, Mary, 1862-1942
Abstract:
Manuscript letter from Professor Mary Hayden, Windsor Road, concerning the selection of scenes to be depicted in the memorial window.
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Mangan, Kevin
Abstract:
Letter from Mangan, Richmond Avenue, Dublin, informing Bourke that he will be unable to attend the next meeting of the Committee and mentioning stained glass workers in Youghal who may be able to carry out the work on the memorial window. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Mangan, Kevin
Abstract:
Letter from Kevin Mangan, Richmond Avenue, Milltown, to Bourke advising that he may not be able to attend the next meeting of the committee but stating his strong belief in choosing a theme or central idea to guide the selection of designs for the individual panels within the stained glass window. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Harry Clarke Studios — Simmonds, Charles B.
Abstract:
Letter from C.B. Simmonds, manager, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Limited, to Bourke, The National University, 49 Merrion Square. He will not be attending the unveiling ceremony but other representatives from the company will be present. He is arranging for the window to be draped and will give his... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — O'Rahilly, Richard, 1903-1984
Abstract:
Manuscript letter from Ua Rathghaille, 40 Herbert Park, Dublin, informing Bourke of his inability to attend a meeting of the committee and commenting on the suggestion that the committee should provide photographs of the stained glass window to subscribers. He feels this would be too costly. [ … ]
Dates:
1926-1927 — 1926
Type/Formats:
Text — Annual reports
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Manuscript report, written in Irish, relating to the proposed memorial and the search for approval for the project from the Governing Body of University College Dublin. The report was unanimously adopted by the committee and has been signed by Eoin Ó Broleáin, secretary, and Pádraig O Donnobhán,... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Murphy, Thomas, 1915-1997
Abstract:
Letter from Thomas Murphy, President of University College Dublin, to John V. Bourke responding to enquiries made by Bourke regarding the possibility of transferring the Kevin Barry Memorial stained glass window from Earlsfort Terrace, the former main campus of UCD, to Belfield, the current main... [ … ]
Dates:
1934-10-11-1934-11-14 — 1934-10-11
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Brief minutes of a meeting of the committee, signed by Kevin Mangan, chairman of the committee, 14 November 1934.
Dates:
1930-1934 — 1930
Type/Formats:
Text — Clippings
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Abstract:
News-cutting regarding efforts to have a memorial erected to Barry at UCD on the anniversary of his death, and the eventual unveiling (1 November 1934) of a stained glass tribute to him designed by the Harry Clarke Studios. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Fay, William P.
Abstract:
Manuscript letter concerning a final report from the Kevin Barry Committee including the price estimate received for the stained glass window, attempts made to seek official approval from the Governing Body of University College Dublin, possible sites for the window and the history of the project. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Article — Clippings
Abstract:
Newspaper cutting featuring an article concerning the approval of the Kevin Barry Memorial by the Governing Body of University College Dublin entitled ‘Announcement at N.U.I. Convocation: Erection in College’. [From the Irish Press] [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Undated manuscript note on headed paper of the Commerce Society, University College Dublin, discussing the commencement of the construction of the window and the proposed design to be submitted to the committee. The note has not been signed by or addressed to a specific individual but is presumably... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Brief undated manuscript note, written in Irish, concerning the Kevin Barry stained glass window and providing a very brief description of its background. Written on National University of Ireland headed paper. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Article — Clippings
Abstract:
Newspaper cutting from the Irish Press criticising the delay of the Governing Body of University College Dublin in erecting the stained glass window memorial dedicated to Kevin Barry.
Type/Formats:
Text — Design drawings
Contributor:
Harry Clarke Studios
Abstract:
Manuscript list of the scenes to be depicted in the stained glass window accompanied by a rough sketch indicating the positioning of each individual scene within the panels. The sketch appears on the reverse of a leaflet for Harry Clarke and Sons Stained Glass Artists and Church Decorators, Dublin. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Document provides a detailed description of the scenes to be depicted in each of the eight individual panels of the stained glass window, to be designed and executed by Harry Clark Stained Glass Limited, North Frederick Street, Dublin. The descriptions outline the subject matter of each of the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Article — Clippings
Contributor:
O'Donohue, Joseph J.
Abstract:
Newspaper cutting from the Irish Press featuring a letter sent by Joseph J. O' Donoghue IV of New York concerning the delays in the erection of the Kevin Barry Memorial and enclosing a cheque of $100 to be expended on the memorial window. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
StillImage — Photographs
Contributor:
Keogh Brothers Ltd., photographers
Abstract:
Loose page extracted from a University College Dublin magazine, featuring a black and white print copy of a photograph of the memorial window taken by Keogh Brothers Limited. The copy also features manuscript annotations suggesting possible changes to the window's design. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Press releases
Contributor:
Bourke, John V.
Abstract:
Press copy of a statement signed by Bourke clarifying the date of the unveiling ceremony as the preparations were not complete for the intended date of Saint Patrick's Day, 17 March 1934. The statement also briefly describes the scenes to be depicted in the memorial window. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Ephemera
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Unaddressed invitation to the unveiling of the Kevin Barry Memorial in the Council Chamber, Earlsfort Terrace, University College Dublin on 1 November 1934, written both in English and in Irish.