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Repository: S. E. Education and Library H.Q. Ballynahinch

Post by irishgen » 07 Sep 2007, 04:33

Formno: 2770

Repository: South Eastern Education and Library Headquarters, Ballynahinch

Collection: Local Studies Collection

Date: 1838-1998

Century: 19th, 20th

Description: Collection of c4000 postcards, alphabetically arranged by place in 10 boxes, late 19th century-20th century. This collection includes numerous representations of women, both photographic and illustrated in street, rural and domestic scenes and in romanticised and comic settings. For example:

Postcards showing 'typical' Irish girls in rural and domestic settings, no date.

A postcard of Aileen McCarthy and her horse drawn cart, no date.

A postcard of women spinning and reeling, no date.

A postcard of Lady Augusta Gregory, no date.

A postcard of women seated at Saint Patrick's Cross in Ballymaclinton, 1908.

A postcard of women attending a unionist demonstration in Belfast, 1912.

2 postcards with illustrations of women in anti-home rule propaganda, c1912.

A photographic postcard of the interior of the noviciate of the Convent of Mercy in Downpatrick, County Down, 1912.

Collection of c1500 photographs and 1500 slides, mainly of the County Down area, but including some photographs of Belfast. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by place in c50 files, late 19th century-20th century. The following is a selection of some of the photographs which are available:

Photograph of Mrs Maggie Thompson, aged 85, embroidering at an open fire in Newtownards, County Down, 1974.

Photograph of the pupils and staff of Ballyholme Primary School, with names attached, 1926.

Wedding photograph of Miss Ritchie in Ballywalter, County Down, c1922.

1 bound volume of black and white photographs showing numerous women in individual and in family group photographs, c1910-1920s.

1 bound collection of cigarette cards, many of which depict women, including members of the royal family, actresses such as Evie Green, Evelyn Millard, Marie Tempest and Judith Berrolde, no date, early 20th century.

1 bound volume of newspaper cuttings from 'RM' to Lillie Rea, 1898-1899. This volume is partially indexed and includes a newspaper cutting regarding an address and presentation made to Lady Henderson from the ladies of Belfast, 1899 and numerous newspaper cuttings of weddings, 1898-1899.

1 soft bound volume of press cuttings of Belfast, including many photographs cut from the press, no date, c1930s.

1 bound volume of newspaper cuttings, indexed and including cuttings relating to the royal family and numerous marriages, no date, c1930s.

2 bound volumes of family photographs including numerous black and white photographs of women and one photograph of a woman in nurses' uniform, no date, c1890s.

1 agreement of the Irish Land Commission for sale of land to Margaret Sherry, widow and a tenant of Viscount Templetown's estate in County Monaghan, 1 November 1908.

7 boxes of printed election material, including printed material such as flyers, posters and pamphlets produced for local elections and by-elections, general elections and European Union elections, including material relating to female candidates, 1970s to the present day.

Volumes of newscuttings alphabetically arranged by person and subject and relating to, for example, women, trade unions, linen industry, etc., c1980s to the present day.

1 printed broadsheet ballad entitled 'A New Song on the Hiring Fairs of Ulster', Dublin, c1860. This broadsheet includes the following reference to women:
'The kitchen maid can work or play
At certain times when not engage'd
Some times she puts the hens to lay
And more times rocks the cradle
Some times she puts the geese to hatch, And other times she is cleaving fleas
She'll dress the beds both soft and flat
And sleep til day is breaking'.

Black and white photographic print from the 'Illustrated London News' entitled 'Covenanting Men and Women: Signing the Anti-Home Rule Pledge' and showing unionist women signing the anti-home rule declaration at Belfast on Ulster Day, 28 September 1912, 5 October 1912.

Printed notices advertising an auction in Portaferry, County Down, of a lease for 'the sea shore part of the Lands of Marfield, and the right to cut, gather, and carry away therefrom, the income and growing Sea-weed...as formerly enjoyed by the late Mrs. McDonnell' and for farm land in Ballyridely belonging to Mrs Fitzsimons, 2 December 1873 and 25 March 1844.

South Eastern Education and Library Board Minutes:
1973 (3 volumes)
1974 (4 volumes)
1975 (4 volumes)
1976 (3 volumes)
1977 (3 volumes)
1978 (3 volumes)
1979 (4 volumes)
1980 (3 volumes)
1981 (3 volumes)
1982 (3 volumes)
1983 (4 volumes)
1984 (3 volumes)
1985 (2 volumes)
1986 (3 volumes)
1987 (3 volumes)
1988 (3 volumes)
1989 (3 volumes)
1990 (3 volumes)
1991 (3 volumes)
1992 (3 volumes)
1993 (3 volumes)
1994 (3 volumes)
1995 (3 volumes),
1995-1999 ( unbound, but available for consultation).

1 bound volume of press cuttings compiled by Elizabeth McVicar, 1934-1940. This volume is indexed and includes, for example:

Cuttings relating to Members of the Parliament of Northern Ireland, 1934-1940.

Cuttings relating to the death of the Honourable Lady Kennedy of Cultra Manor, County Down, 1936.

Cuttings relating to the death of Hariot, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava of Clandeboye, County Down ,1936.

Cuttings relating to the Duchess of Abercorn being awarded the freedom of the city of Belfast, 1936.

2 bound volumes of postcard albums which include several postcards of women, early 20th century. One of these volumes belonged to Miss L Rea of Belfast and is dated 1904.

Extracts from the Census of Population relating to the County Down area:
1851
1861
1871
1881
1891
1901
1911
1926
1937
1951
1961
1971
1981
1991.

Lisburn Board of Guardian Minutes [32 reels copied from the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland]:
1839-1894.

Newtownards Board of Guardian Minutes [25 reels copied from the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland]:
1846-1894.

Downpatrick Board of Guardian Minutes [20 reels copied from the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland]:
1877-1900.

Bag of photographic and display material relating to the author and poet Amanda McKitterick Ros used in an exhibition held in 1989. This material includes, for example:

Photographs of Amanda McKitterick Ros' birthplace in Ballynahinch, County Down, no date.

Photographs of Iddesleigh, Amanda McKitterick Ros' home in Larne, County Antrim, no date.

Photographs of Amanda McKitterick Ros and her husband, Andrew, no date.

Photocopies of various pages of Amanda McKitterick Ros' manuscripts, no date.

A photocopy of Amanda McKitterick Ros' baptismal certificate, 1861.

1 bound volume of indexed, typescript letters entitled, 'The Inedited Letters of Mrs Amanda Ros', 21 November 1927-21 December 1937. This volume includes, for example:

A letter from Amanda McKitterick Ros to an unidentified 'Dear Sir' which notes, 'My chief object of writing is and always has been, to write if possible in a strain all of my own. This I find is why my writings are so much sought after.
My works are all expressly my own - pleasingly peculiar, not a borrowed stroke in one of them.
I write as I feel and as I don't feel.
I please the huge army of readers I always maintain.
I afford pleasure and give satisfaction to the million and one who continually thirst for aught that drops from my pen. ...Up to the present few critics understand my writings thoroughly' , 21 November 1927.

A letter from Amanda McKitterick Ros to an unidentified 'Dear Sir' which outlines her family history in detail, 12 January 1928.

Copies of 16 of Amanda McKitterick Ros' poems, no date.

1 folder of the 1st to 9th typescript versions of Amanda McKitterick Ros' novel, 'Six Months in Hell', no date.

1 folder of the 10th, 11th and composite typescript versions of Amanda McKitterick Ros' novel, 'Six Months in Hell', no date.

1 folder containing typescript version of Amanda McKitterick Ros' novel, 'Helen Huddleston', no date.

1 folder of typescript correspondence from Mr T Stanley Mercer to Amanda McKitterick Ros, 1927-1937.

1 folder of typescripts of the 1st and 4th versions of Amanda McKitterick Ros' novel, 'Irene Iddesleigh', no date.

1 folder containing a typescript copy of 'The Bastard Critic' by Amanda McKitterick Ros and edited with notes by T Stanley Mercer, 1954.

1 folder of typescripts by Amanda McKitterick Ros, including 'The Murdered Heiress'; 'Rector Roe'; 'Tommy Beer'; 'Barry Pain Versus', 'St. Scandalbags' and 'A Novelist's career', no date.

1 folder of typescripts of 'A Dictionary of the works of Mrs. Amanda M. Ros', complied by T Stanley Mercer, no date. This is an alphabetically arranged list of characters and places used in Amanda McKitterick Ros' novels and poems, described in her own words.

1 folder of indexed typescripts of poems by Amanda McKitterick Ros, no date.

1 folder of indexed typescripts of selected passages from the correspondence of Amanda Ros, including numerous female correspondents such as Louie Bennett, Mary Alexander, Lady Bellingham, Violet Churchill, Mrs Erskine Childers, the Honourable Violet Mills, mainly admiring Ros' work and requesting copies of her novels. 1898-c1931.

1 folder of typescripts of the 2nd version of Amanda McKitterick Ros' novel, 'Helen Huddleson', no date.

1 bound volume relating to Miss Elizabeth Saul's Trust of œ400 'for the Poor of all denominations in the Parish of Down, the annual income said sum to be distributes in such manner as the said Trustees may think fit', 1898-1932 . Elizabeth Saul was from Portland near Downpatrick and later of Ardglass, County Down and she established numerous trusts in her will which were administered by trustees after her death in 1902. The administration of this trust was transferred to the Northern Ireland Ministry of Finance in 1932. This volume includes, for example:

Extracts from Miss Elizabeth Saul's will, 30 July 1898.

Minutes from meetings of Miss Elizabeth Saul's trustees and treasurers accounts, 1903-1932.

Lists of 'deserving poor persons' who received money from Miss Elizabeth Saul's Trust, for example, 'sums of ten shillings each', 7 December 1903.

1 bound cash book of Miss Elizabeth Saul's Trust, with lists of donations given to the poor, including the names and addresses of numerous women, 1902-1930 .

1 bound volume of Miss Elizabeth Saul's trust for the lighting of lamps in the town of Ardglass, County Down, 1902-1931.

1 bound volume of correspondence, both typescript and handwritten, relating to the administration of Miss Elizabeth Saul's Trust and how a portion of the trust money was used for the upkeep of a free library in the town of Downpatrick, County Down, 1905-1908.

Down County Council Minutes:
1902
1903-1904
1904-1905
1906-1907
1908-1909
1909-1910
1909-1911
1911-1912
1912-1913
1913-1914
1914-1915
1916
1916-1917
1917-1918
1918-1919
1920
1920-1921
1921-1922
1922-1923
1923-1924
1924-1925
1925-1926
1926-1927
1927-1928
1928-1929
1929-1930
1930-1931
1931-1932
1932-1933
1933-1934
1934-1935
1936
1936-1937
1937-1938
1938-1939
1939-1940
1940-1941
1941-1942
1942-1943
1943-1944
1944-1945
1945-1946
1946-1947
1947-1948
1948-1949
1949-1950
1950-1951
1951-1952
1952-1953
1969-1973 (boxed).

Antrim County Council Minutes:
1966 to the present day (inclusive) (boxed).

Ards Borough Council Minutes:
1973 to the present day (inclusive) (boxed).

Bangor Borough Council Minutes:
1973 to the present day (inclusive) (boxed).

Belfast City Council Minutes:
1972-1978 and 1982 to the present day (inclusive) (boxed).

Castlereagh Borough Council Minutes:
1973 to the present day (inclusive) (boxed).

Down District Council Minutes:
1973 to the present day (inclusive) (boxed).

Lisburn Borough Council Minutes:
1971 to the present day (inclusive) (boxed).

Lisburn Rural District Council Minutes:
1967-1971 and 1972-1973 (inclusive) (boxed).

North Down Borough Council Minutes:
1973 to the present day (inclusive) (boxed).
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Repository: Manuscripts Department, Trinity College Library
Access: Click Repository
Main reference: TCDMs7080/2-3

Description: Two letters from Amanda M Ros, Larne Harbour, to Miss Olive M Hooker:
Relating to her legacy and lawsuits, 2 October 1912
Relating to her `Irene' and book of poems, Winston's Churchill's reception in Ireland, with a verse on Home Rule, no date.

Christopher

Repository: S. E. Education and Library H.Q. Ballynahinch

Post by Christopher » 11 Sep 2007, 19:28

The SEELB H.Q. is located at Windmill Hill, Ballynahinch. County Down
http://www.ni-libraries.net/libraries/s ... dies-seelb

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