Monday, 14 July 2014

Tours of Archives and Special Collections


Beginning Thursday 17 July 2014, the Library will offer tours of and introductions to the collections and facilities of the Archives and Special Collections service.
Visit and discover the treasures within the wide-ranging collections of the Archives and Special Collections, including historic local history collections, landed estates; rich literary papers such as John McGahern; world-leading theatre archives such as the Abbey Theatre Digital Archive; the Druid Theatre Archive, Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe Archive and Thomas Kilroy Archive. Learn about the tensions and struggles in Peace and conflict from our Northern Ireland collections, such as the Duddy, Boyle and Ó'Bradaigh archives and many other related and unique collections. 

Also included on this tour will be a visit to the Performing Ireland 1904 - 2014 exhibition, currently on at the Hardiman Building foyer and being a digital journey through Irish theatre history. 

The tour will commence from the Hardiman Building foyer at 3pm.

For details contact library@nuigalway.ie


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