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UCD Ephemera Collection

Abstract: A collection of ephemera primarily associated with the history and development of UCD.

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  1. Black and white photograph, taken from mezzanine level, of students and study area at Earlsfort Terrace Library, University College, Dublin.
  2. Black and white photograph of students and study area at Earlsfort Terrace Library, University College, Dublin. Mezzanine level and open shelving visible in middle-ground and background of photograph.
  3. Black and white photograph of students and study area at Earlsfort Terrace Library, University College, Dublin. Photograph shows open shelving to left middle-ground and bookcases with glass doors to centre and right middle-ground.
  4. Two manuscript letters bound together: (1) Letter from William Thompson, Offices and Wine Vaults, 85 Lower Gardiner Street, Stores 13, 14, 20 and 26 Mabbot Lane, Dublin, concerning the supply of wines and spirits. (2) Letter from William K. Sullivan, Professor of Chemistry, Laboratory of the Catholic University, Cecilia Street, Dublin, regarding testing of William Thompson's wine sample, which he recommends as an altar wine.
  5. (1) Typescript memorandum from William Thompson, 85 Lower Gardiner Street, containing assurances regarding the quality of his altar wines. (2) Manuscript letter from William K. Sullivan, Professor of Chemistry, Laboratory of the Catholic University, Cecilia Street, Dublin, to William Thompson concerning the chemical analysis of Mr. Thomson's altar wine.
  6. Text of introductory address delivered by Michael Tierney, President, University College, Dublin, at the conferring of the Degree of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa on John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States of America.
  7. Regulations for Students of the College. The Library, University College, Dublin.
  8. Timetable for Dublin College of Evening Classes for Session 1858-59 Winter Term at the Catholic University, 87 Stephen's Green, South.
  9. Timetable of Evening Classes for Session 1859-60 Winter Term at the Catholic University, 87 Stephen's Green, South.
  10. Announcement regarding professors chosen to teach at the School of Anatomy, Medicine, and Surgery, Catholic University, Dublin, Cecilia Street, Dame Street, opening on 1 October 1855.
  11. Timetable of Professors and subjects at the School of Anatomy, Medicine, and Surgery, Catholic University, Dublin, Cecilia Street, Dame Street, Winter Session 1856-7.
  12. Timetable of Evening Classes for April 1858 at the Catholic University, 86 Stephen's Green.
  13. Circular letter from Laurence Waldron entitled The O'Curry Fund. Letter concerns the establishment of a committee to raise funds for the family of the late Professor Eugene O'Curry.
  14. Document requesting contributions towards the purchase of the late Eugene O'Curry's manuscripts and books for the library of the Catholic University of Ireland, by Bartholomew Woodlock, Rector.
  15. Continuation of 48 P 5/33, a list of subscriptions to the O'Curry Fund to 1 January 1863 and a list of O'Curry's works completed just before his death.
  16. Circular letter from Bartholomew Woodlock, Rector, regarding the Annual Collection of the Catholic University of Ireland.
  17. Mounted portrait of Professor Edmond Joseph McWeeney.
  18. Ticket to the University College Sodality's Feast of the Purification, admitting Mr. Semple.
  19. Ticket to the Royal University of Ireland Graduates' Annual Conversazione, admitting Mr. Semple.
  20. Invitation in French to Mr J. O'Sullivan Ph.D. and Mrs. O'Sullivan to attend a conference on Francois Rabelais in Earlsfort Terrace.
  21. Invitation of Miss Ellen Power to Lunch at Newman House for University College, Dublin Centenary Celebrations, with an extra note advising academic dress.
  22. Invitation of Miss Ellen Power to a Reception in the Gardens of Belfield House for University College, Dublin Centenary Celebrations.
  23. Invitation of Miss Ellen Power to a Solemn Votive Mass at St. Andrew's, Westland Row for University College, Dublin Centenary Celebrations, from the Archbishop of Dublin.
  24. Invitation of Miss Ellen Power to a Reception in Iveagh House for University College, Dublin Centenary Celebrations, from the Minister for Education and Mrs. Mulcahy.
  25. Invitation of Miss Ellen Power to a Reception in Áras an Uachtaráin.
  26. Programme for University College, Dublin Sodality Conversazione.
  27. Programme for University College, Dublin Sodality Conversazione.
  28. Manuscript note referring to a picture of a football club.
  29. Menu for dinner to honour Denis J. Coffey, First President of University College, Dublin, 1908 to 1940.
  30. Menu of the Annual Dinner of 'Cumann Bain-Chéimeannach Ollscoile na h-Éireann' (Society of Female Graduates of the N.U.I.) at the Shelbourne Hotel, with manuscript signatures of those present.
  31. Programme for University College, Dublin Music Society Recital, Aula Maxima, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin.
  32. Programme for Royal College of Science Students' Union Conversazione, J.F. Crowley, Hon. Sec.
  33. Partial copy of 48 P 6/17: Programme for Royal College of Science Students' Union Conversazione, J.F. Crowley, Hon. Sec.
  34. Programme for Royal College of Science Conversazione.
  35. Programme for Royal College of Science Conversazione.
  36. Programme for Royal College of Science Students' Union Conversazione, R.J. Smith. Hon. Sec.
  37. Programme for Royal College of Science Students' Union Conversazione, R.J. Smith. Hon. Sec.
  38. Programme for Royal College of Science Students' Union Conversazione, H.E. Broderick, Hon. Sec.
  39. Programme for Royal College of Science Students' Union Conversazione, D. McAlonan, Hon. Sec.
  40. Programme for Royal College of Science Students' Union Conversazione, E.V. Glanville and J. O'Connell, Hon. Secs.
  41. Advertisement for University College, Dublin Students' Representative Council's First Annual Dance.
  42. Programme for University College, Dublin Musical Society's Orchestral and Choral Concert in The Council Chamber, Session 1926-27
  43. Programme for University College, Dublin Students' Representative Council's Farewell Evening Concert for American and Soldier Students.
  44. Programme for University College, Dublin and British Association for the Advancement of Science Conversazione and Visit to Engineering School, Science Buildings, Upr. Merrion S., Dublin.
  45. Programme of Centenary Celebrations for Catholic University of Ireland; University College, Dublin.
  46. Programme for Cardinal Newman Centenary Celebration Concerts, in association with University College, Dublin, by arrangement with Halle Concerts Society Manchester, at the Theatre Royal, Dublin.
  47. Programme for Midnight Matinee, in aid of University College, Dublin Charity Day. Commencing at Twelve Midnight: Films, Variety, Topical, Tableaux etc. Theatre Royal, Dublin.
  48. Programme of visit to University College, Dublin Engineering and Science Laboratories, Science Buildings, Upper Merrion St., Dublin.
  49. Menu and seating plan for University College, Dublin Centenary Banquet.
  50. Programme of University College, Dublin Musical Society, Choral and Orchestral Concert in honour of the Centenary of the Catholic University of Ireland, Aula Maxima, Newman House.
  51. Programme for first concert of University College, Dublin Musical Society.
  52. Programme for Royal University of Ireland Graduates' Sixth Annual Conversazione, under the distinguished patronage of the Chancellor, His Excellency The Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, and of The Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava, and of The Vice-Chancellor, The Rt. Hon. C.T. Redington.
  53. Invitation to the Catholic University of Ireland centenary celebrations.
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Type of resource
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Physical description
54 items
Scope and Content
Special Collections holds a unique and varied collection of ephemera relating to the history and development of UCD. This collection includes photographs, pamphlets, invitations, manuscript notes, advertisements, timetables, circular letters and programmes. Important events, groups and celebrations associated with UCD and its antecedent institutions are featured within this collection, including the 1954 centennial celebrations of the Catholic University of Ireland and the conferring of the Degree of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa on President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in 1963.
Languages
English  Irish  French  Latin  
Subject
University College Dublin --History
Royal College of Science, Ireland
Catholic University of Ireland   linked data (viaf)
Area of interest
University College Dublin --Belfield (Dublin, Ireland)
Location
UCD Library. UCD Library Special Collections. UCD Ephemera Collection

Record source
Metadata creation date: — Prepared by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin. Finding aid encoded in EAD by the Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive (IVRLA) - A.M.D, 3 June 2009.

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