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. — 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... [ … ]
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. [ … ]
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 — 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:
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.
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 — 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:
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. [ … ]