19th Century Social History Pamphlets Collection

Collection of pamphlets relating to 19th century Irish social history, particularly the themes of education, health, famine, poverty, business and communications.


UCD Ephemera Collection

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


Austin Clarke/Poetry Ireland Library Research Project

The Austin Clarke/Poetry Ireland Library is a gathering of more than 5,000 volumes, almost all of which were once part of Clarke’s private library and are now housed at UCD Special Collections.


Historic Maps Collection

18th and 19th century historic maps acquired by UCD Library from various sources.


Dublin Journal of Medical and Chemical Science Index

A database of the Dublin Journal of Medical and Chemical Science between its creation in 1832 and the year 1949.


Towards 2016

Material taken from UCD Archives and UCD Special Collections relating to the events of Easter 1916.


Reconstructing Irish Science: The Library of the Royal College of Science for Ireland (1867-1926)

A representative selection of printed books and maps associated with the scientific subjects taught at the Royal College of Science for Ireland (RCSI) held in UCD Special Collections.


Beranger Watercolours in University College Dublin Library

18th century watercolours of Irish antiquities, done by or for Gabriel Beranger.

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Colm Ó Lochlainn Collection: Ballads

Collection of broadsheet and single ballads which were the major source for Ó Lochlainn's two volumes of Irish street ballads.


John O'Donovan/William Reeves Correspondence

Correspondence between John O'Donovan (1809-1861), and, principally, William Reeves (1815-1892): eighty letters (1832-1860) and twenty-six undated note fragments.


19th Century Pamphlet Collection

Collection of 19th century pamphlets, predominantly of Irish interest and covering a broad spectrum of subjects.


The Beckett Country Collection

Two publications: (1) 'The Beckett Country: Samuel Beckett's Ireland', by Eoin O'Brien, written to celebrate Samuel Beckett's eightieth birthday in 1986. (2) The catalogue to 'The Beckett Country' exhibition, first held in The Library, University of Reading, in May 1986.