Creator:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Dates:
1920-1935 — 1920
Type/Formats:
Collection — Text — Letter — Registers (lists) — Minutes (records)
Contributors:
Harrington, Leanne — University College, Dublin. Student Centre
Abstract:
This collection comprises the papers and correspondence of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee. The Committee was formed to raise funds to create a memorial to Kevin Barry (20 January 1902–1 November 1920). Barry, a medical student at University College Dublin, was executed for his part in an... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — StillImage — Pamphlet
Media type:
image/tiff
Publisher:
Hodges, Foster, & Figgis
Contributors:
Leeper, Alexander, Rev. — O'Kelley, Francis J.
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. [ … ]
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:
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.
Dates:
1931-09-1932-08 — 1931-09
Type/Formats:
Text — Records (documents)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Manuscript document entitled ‘Kevin Barry Memorial File’ concerning the decision of the Governing Body of University College Dublin to approve the erection of a stained glass window as a memorial to Kevin Barry and detailing discussions which took place on the other forms the memorial could... [ … ]
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 concerning additional charges relating to the completion of the stained glass window and the cost of supplying two inscribed tablets to accompany it. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Harrington, John F., Dr.
Abstract:
Letter from Dr John F. Harrington, Andersonstown, Belfast, to Bourke concerning the attempt to contact former members of the 'H' Company First Battalion, Kevin Barry's former company, who were also fellow students, in order to request their presence at the unveiling ceremony. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Coffey, Denis Joseph
Abstract:
Brief manuscript letter from Denis J. Coffey, president of University College Dublin, to Bourke concerning the Kevin Barry stained glass window. He has just received Bourke’s letter but will be glad to see him about it. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Coffey, Denis Joseph
Abstract:
Letter from Bourke to Denis J. Coffey, president of University College Dublin, informing him that the stained glass window is ready and proposing that the official unveiling ceremony be held on 1 November 1934. The letter also discusses the cost of insuring the window. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee — Harrington, John F., Dr.
Abstract:
Manuscript letter from Dr John F. Harrington, Andersonstown, Belfast, to the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee discussing his attempts to gather people who attended college with Kevin Barry, who were also in the 'H' Company First Battalion of the Irish Volunteers, and requesting information about the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Harry Clarke Studios — Simmonds, Charles B.
Abstract:
Brief letter from C.B. Simmonds, manager, Harry Clarke Stained Glass Limited, 6-7 North Frederick Street, Dublin. "Many thanks for your letter to hand this morning. You must excuse me if I do not answer it fully until early next week. I may say, however, that I am glad any points under consideration... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Harrington, John F., Dr.
Abstract:
Typed letter from Bourke to Dr John F. Harrington, Andersonstown, Belfast, responding to his letter of 3 October 1934, concerning plans for the unveiling ceremony and the intention of the memorial committee to invite former comrades of Kevin Barry. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributor:
Bourke, John V.
Abstract:
Typescript letter from Bourke to members of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee requesting their attendance at a meeting in the Students’ Representative Council Room in University College Dublin on 23 March 1934. The letter includes an agenda for the meeting and informs the members that the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Unaddressed draft manuscript letter requesting assistance in deciding the design of the stained glass window to be erected in the Council Chamber of University College Dublin and looking for suggestions for appropriate historical scenes in Irish history that could be included in the design. The... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Corcoran, Timothy Joseph, 1872-1943
Abstract:
Unsigned letter from Bourke, Students’ Representative Council, to Dr T. Corcoran extending an invitation to act as joint honorary treasurer, along with The O’Rahilly, of the Kevin Barry Memorial Fund. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — McLoughlin, Edward P., Professor
Abstract:
Letter from Bourke, Students’ Representative Council, to Professor E.P. McLoughlin extending an invitation to act as joint honorary treasurer of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee.
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,... [ … ]
Dates:
1933-11-10-1934-01-02 — 1933-11-10
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Minutes refer to the exhibition of black and white designs for the panels of the stained glass window along with comments and suggested changes made by the Memorial Committee. The minutes were signed by Desmond E. Bell, chairman, 2 January 1934. [ … ]
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.
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — Hogan, Sarsfield
Abstract:
Manuscript letter from Hogan, Department of Finance, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin, to Bourke concerning the proposed designs for the stained glass window and stating the matter may require further consideration. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Registers (lists)
Abstract:
Typed list of companies that could potentially be commissioned to complete the stained glass window for the Kevin Barry Memorial. The list also features manuscript comments on the suitability of each of the companies for the project. Written on Permanent Exhibition of Irish Manufactures headed... [ … ]
Dates:
1932-11-03-1932-12-21 — 1932-11-03
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Minutes relate to a draft sketch of the plans for the proposed memorial window, a circular appealing for funds and the departure of Tadhg O'Neill from the committee. The minutes were signed by Ua Rathghaille, chairman, 21 December 1932. [ … ]
Dates:
1932-07-18-1932-08-25 — 1932-07-18
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Minutes refer to the committee’s success in obtaining permission from the UCD Governing Body for the erection of a stained glass window and agreement with the Harry Clarke Studio on the cost of the project. The minutes were signed by Tadhg O’Neill, President R.C. [Students' Representative... [ … ]
Dates:
1932-05-24-1932-07-18 — 1932-05-24
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
The minutes of the meeting pertain to a discussion on whether the scheme outlined in the 1929–30 Report should be adhered to and the possibility of deferring payment for the window and suspending the collection of funds until the permission of the Governing Body has been obtained. The minutes were... [ … ]
Dates:
1932-10-18-1932-11-03 — 1932-10-18
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
The minutes of the meeting record initial discussions on the design of the panels for the stained glass window. The minutes were signed by Tadhg O'Neill, chairman, on 3 November 1932.
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee — O'Maille, M. J.
Abstract:
Brief manuscript letter from M.J. O'Maille, 106 Phibsboro' Road, Dublin, former schoolmate of Kevin Barry's in Belvedere College, to the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee enclosing a cheque as a contribution towards the erection of the memorial window. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Circular letter entitled 'The Kevin Barry Memorial Fund' containing a brief history of the memorial fund and a request for contributions and subscriptions. The letter is written both in English and in Irish and features the names of the members of the committee. The names of ex-committee members... [ … ]
Dates:
1929-1930 — 1929
Type/Formats:
Text — Annual reports
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Draft manuscript report providing a detailed history of the Kevin Barry Memorial following a proposal made at a meeting of the Students' Representative Council of University College Dublin on 2 November 1920, the day following the execution of Kevin Barry. The report is written within two short... [ … ]
Dates:
1934-01-08-1934-03-01 — 1934-01-08
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Minutes of a meeting of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee. The minutes refer to the proposed acceptance of subscriptions from people who do not and have never attended University College Dublin and the proposed date for the unveiling ceremony. The meeting was adjourned and resumed on the 15th... [ … ]
Dates:
1934-04-27-1934-07-23 — 1934-04-27
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
The minutes concern payment due to the Clarke studio, the date of the unveiling ceremony and the decision to publish a photograph of the stained glass window in the college magazine Comhthrom Feinne. The minutes were signed by Desmond Bell, chairman, 23 July 1934, and feature manuscript annotations. […] [ … ]
Dates:
1934-03-01-1934-04-27 — 1934-03-01
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Minutes refer to the question of whether to accept subscriptions from political parties and the likelihood that the stained glass window would not be completed for the intended Saint Patrick's Day unveiling. Signed by Desmond Bell, 27 April 1934. [ … ]
Dates:
1934-01-02-1934-01-08 — 1934-01-02
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Minutes pertain to a discussion on whether the committee should accept financial assistance from the public following a letter published in the Irish Press from Joseph J. O' Donoghue IV of New York concerning the Kevin Barry Memorial. Mr O' Donoghue also sent $100 to be given to the Memorial Fund in... [ … ]
Dates:
1934-07-23-1934-10-11 — 1934-07-23
Type/Formats:
Text — Minutes (records)
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Document contains the minutes of a meeting of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee and was signed by Desmond C. Bell, chairman of the committee on 11 October 1934. The minutes refer primarily to proposed alterations to the window and payment due to Harry Clarke Stained Glass Limited. [ … ]
Dates:
1930-11-1931-11 — 1930-11
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Bourke, John V. — University College, Dublin. Governing Body
Abstract:
Copy letter sent by John V. Bourke to the Governing Body of University College Dublin regarding the findings of a commission established by the Students’ Representative Council to look into the history of the fund collected for the establishment of a memorial dedicated to Kevin Barry and... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Article — Clippings
Abstract:
Photocopy of a page from an article published in an issue of The National Student (March 1931) concerning the Kevin Barry Memorial. One paragraph on the page has been highlighted concerning the decision to dedicate the memorial solely to Kevin Barry. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Annual reports
Contributor:
Kevin Barry Memorial Committee
Abstract:
Manuscript report of the Kevin Barry Memorial Committee discussing the proposed memorial to be dedicated to Kevin Barry in University College Dublin, 14 October 1930. The report features a brief description of the history of the decision to create a memorial dedicated to Kevin Barry and the other... [ … ]