Private Collections

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Jacob's Biscuit Factory Archive

This archive represents a rich and significant contribution to the study of business and commercial life in Dublin in the late 19th and 20th centuries. It also offers valuable information about life in the community of over three thousand Dublin workers, mostly women, who were engaged at any given time during most of the company’s manufacturing period.

John V. O'Connor Papers

This collection was created by Sean O'Connor in the course of his work on constructing the O'Connor family tree as well as writing his memoir 'Growing Up So High' (2013). 

Lee Family Papers

The collection contains material relating to both Edward Lee & Co. LTD and the Lee family. It includes photographs, books, booklets in addition to material relating to the First World War consisting of correspondence, medals and other military decorations.

Mount Street Club (1934-2006)

This collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial and legal records, reports, plans and photographs which paint a comprehensive picture of how the Mount Street Club functioned.

Patrick English (1894-1970), Frongoch Letters

This collection consists mainly of correspondence between Patrick English and various family members, discussing conditions in Frongoch internment camp and how his family were coping in Ireland without him.