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Guide to the Ernie O'Malley Papers AIA 060

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Container List

Series X. Diaries, Notes and Research, 1922-1963

Arrangement

The series is arranged chronologically, with Notes arranged alphabetically by subject and filed at the end of the series.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains diaries, journals, notebooks, loose notes and research by Ernie O'Malley contextualizing his literary output and body of work. Items in this series reflect the commentary, criticisms, critiques and general notes taken by O'Malley on a variety of topics including art, literature, poetry and history, and provide insight into his research methodology and writing process. Most notebooks in this series are untitled, however, some notebooks bear the letters "P" indicating painting, or "I" for Ireland. Of special interest in this series are O'Malley's diaries from his travels in the United States and Mexico, as well as, notebooks relating to his military career. See the accompanying index for an itemized listing, description and full summary of each notebook in this series. Additional notebooks and notes may be found in Series 1: Works and Series 12: Art Materials.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 27 Index to Diaries, Notes and Research

Scope and Content Note

Diaries, notes and research are arranged chronologically. Diaries and notebooks comprise the first part of the series, arranged by known date and then by items with known date spans. The notes are arranged in alphabetical order.

2010
Box: 9 Folder : 28 Notebook: reading lists
1922-1927
Box: 9 Folder : 28A Diary: Europe (I)

Scope and Content Note

Red handwritten diary containing entries while om France and Catalonia during 1925.

1925
Box: 9 Folder : 28B Diary: Europe (II)
1925
Box: 9 Folder : 28C Diary: Europe (III)
1925
Box: 9 Folder : 28D Diary: Europe (IV)

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing schedules, itineraries, and diary entries from Ernie O'Malley's visit to Italy.

1925
Box: 42 Folder : 30 Diary: Europe (VII)
1925
Box: 9 Folder : 29 Diary: Pyrenees: I
1924-1926
Box: 9 Folder : 30 Diary: Pyrenees: II
1924-1926
Box: 9 Folder : 30A Diary: Pyrenees (handwritten)

Scope and Content Note

Loose handwritten notes from Ernie O'Malley's journey across the south of France to Spain, including notes on the landscape and other landmarks, including the Cathedral of Toulouse.

1926
Box: 9 Folder : 31 Diary: Pyrenees: typed diary with annotations
1924-1926
Box: 9 Folder : 32 Notebook: Trip to Italy: I

Scope and Content Note

Notebook concerning Ernie O'Malley's trip to Italy, including illustrations and original writings on Italian art, history, and significant individuals.

1925-1926
Box: 9 Folder : 33 Notebook: Trip to Italy: II

Scope and Content Note

Notebook concerning Ernie O'Malley's trip to Italy, including writings on the history of and specific landmarks in Rome.

1925-1926
Box: 9 Folder : 33A Diary: Notes [Italy]
1926
Box: 9 Folder : 34 Diary: Pocket: plays, activities, and places visited
1927
Box: 9 Folder : 34A Diary Fragment: United States

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten diary of Ernie O'Malley's experiences in New York City and California.

General Note

Portions of this diary are published in Broken Landscapes: Selected Letters of Ernie O'Malley 1924-1957.

Oct 12-16, 1928
Box: 9 Folder : 35 Diary: United States (New York)
1928-1929
Box: 9 Folder : 35A Diary

Scope and Content Note

Diary with handwritten entries from Ernie O'Malley's experiences in Boston; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Cleveland, Ohio.

Oct 30-Nov 6, 1928
Box: 9 Folder : 35B Notebook: Untitled

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing a list (not written by Ernie O'Malley) of contacts in New York City, in addition to writings by O'Malley about his experiences in the United States.

Oct-Dec 1928
Box: 9 Folder : 36 Diary: Irish Press [and other activites in the United States]: I
1928-1929
Box: 9 Folder : 37 Diary: Irish Press [and other activites in the United States]: II (photocopy)
1928-1929
Box: 9 Folder : 38 Diary: California and New Mexico, untitled
1929
Box: 42 Folder : 31 Diary: California and New Mexico
Sep 11, 1929-Sep 20, 1929
Box: 9 Folder : 38A Diary: California

Scope and Content Note

Loose diary fragments from Ernie O'Malley's experiences in California.

1929
Box: 9 Folder : 38B Notes: California

Scope and Content Note

Loose notes by Ernie O'Malley concerning his experiences in California, including his impressions on food, theatre, and various individuals he met.

Mar 29-Apr 22, 1929
Box: 9 Folder : 39 Notebook: some New Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Notebook with original writings by Ernie O'Malley, including journal entries during time period spent in New Mexico and reflections on The Evolution of Sinn Fein: Evidence on Conditions in Ireland.

1929
Box: 42 Folder : 32 Diary: New Mexico
Sep 1929
Box: 42 Folder : 33 Diary: New Mexico
Sep 1929
Box: 42 Folder : 34 Diary: New Mexico
1929
Box: 9 Folder : 40 Notebook: New Mexico
1930
Box: 9 Folder : 41 Notebooks: "F"

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing illustrations and writings concerning Ernie O'Malley's experience in Taos, New Mexico, including Irish literature, English literature, and the history and culture of local American Indian tribes.

1930
Box: 42 Folder : 35 Diary: Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Contains notes on journey from Santa Fe to San Luis Potosi, including illustrations and observations of people, architecture, and sculpture.

Dec 1930
Box: 42 Folder : 36 Diary: Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Notebook contains details and observations of daily experiences, people, culture, art, and architecture while in the Cuautla region of Mexico, Mexico City, Yucatan, and Atacomulco.

Jan 20, 1931-Jan 26, 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 37 Diary: Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Contains daily experiences and illustrations from travels in Mexico, local plant and animal life, observations of people and culture, art, music and scuplture.

Jan 26, 1931-Feb 2, 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 38 Diary: Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Contains observations of museums visited in Mexico and their holdings, as well as Mexican authors and poets.

Feb 2, 1931-Feb 9, 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 39 Diary: Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Contains daily experiences, observations on people, culture, art, architecture, and poetry while in Mexico.

Feb 9, 1931-Feb 17, 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 40 Diary: Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Contains drawings and observations on experiences in Mexico, including people, culture, domestic architecture, sculpture, and schools.

Feb 17-26, 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 41 Diary: Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Contains drawings and observations from experiences in Mexico, including people, culture, artists, history, lectures attended, and schools.

Feb 27, 1931-Mar 20, 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 42 Diary: Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Contains drawings, observations, and newspaper clippings from experiences in Mexico, including people, culture, literature, poetry, music, and Mexican pyramids.

Mar 21, 1931-Mar 28, 1931
Box: 42 Folder : 43 Diary: Mexico
1931
Box: 9 Folder : 42 Diary: Boston and New York
1933-1935
Box: 42 Folder : 44 Diary: New York
1934
Box: 9 Folder : 43 Diary: Various locations: I
1935-1951
Box: 9 Folder : 44 Diary: Various locations: II (transcript of)
1935-1951
Box: 9 Folder : 45 Diary: Pocket
1937
Box: 9 Folder : 46 Notebook: notes in Ireland, addresses

Scope and Content Note

Red leather notebook containing notes on Ireland and lists of Irish towns and counties with early Christian monuments. Notebook also inclues addresses for Liam O'Flaherty, Frank O'Connor, Samuel Beckett, and Dorothy Stuart.

1938
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Diary: Pocket

Scope and Content Note

Navy leather pocket diary containing notes, general thoughts, activities, and expenses, in addition to information on payments to Jack B. Yeats for paintings purchased.

1939
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Notebook: Pocket

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Maroon leather pocket notebook containing addresses; a list of Islands in Clew Bay, Co. Mayo; notes on Irish folklore, in addition to daily notes, lists of songs, and a seating list for a dinner.

1939
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Notebook: Pocket: Irish folklore
1939
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Notebook: Land (the Campanile writing tablet)

Scope and Content Note

White notebook containing personal lists, daily journal entries, and research notes on archaeology and Irish folklore.

Jul 1942
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Notebook: Details of Farm at Burrishoole Lodge in Newport, Co. Mayo (bound)

Scope and Content Note

Maroon notebook with green binding containing information concerning a farm at Burrishoole Lodge in Newport, Co. Mayo, including expenses, management notes, and animal and land usages.

1942-1943
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Notebook: "No. 3 Farm Accounts Burrishoole Lodge"
1943-1944
Box: 10 Folder : 7 Diary: Pocket
1944
Box: 10 Folder : 7A Diary: "II" [Aran]

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing autobiographical writings from Ernie O'Malley's visits to the Aran Islands.

1944
Box: 10 Folder : 7B Diary: "III" [Aran]

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing autobiographical writings from Ernie O'Malley's visits to the Aran Islands.

1944
Box: 10 Folder : 7C Diary: "IV" [Aran]

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing autobiographical writings from Ernie O'Malley's visits to the Aran Islands.

1944
Box: 10 Folder : 7D Diary: Boat Trip

Scope and Content Note

Loose notebook pages containing notes, roughly titled as "Boat trip through Canal."

1944
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Notebook: "Burrishoole Lodge Farm Book No. 4"
Mar 1944-Sep 1944
Box: 10 Folder : 9 Notebook: "Burrishoole Lodge Farm Book No. 5"
Sep 1944-Mar 1944
Box: 10 Folder : 9A Notebook: Burrishoole Lodge Farm information; lists of purchases and of books and records (music)
1940-1945
Box: 10 Folder : 10 Notebook: "Anatomy Farm Book No."
1947-1948
Box: 10 Folder : 11 Diary: Pocket
1948
Box: 10 Folder : 12 Diary: Pocket
1949
Box: 10 Folder : 12A Diary: Partial Entry [Handwritten]
1949
Box: 10 Folder : 12B Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing lists of names of people, perhaps for potential interviews.

1949
Box: 10 Folder : 13 Notebook (untitled)

Scope and Content Note

Ivory notebook containing personal lists and notes on books made while in St. Brian's Hospital in 1953.

Mar 1953-Aug 1953
Box: 10 Folder : 13A Diary: Aran Islands

Scope and Content Note

Diary containing writings from Ernie O'Malley's visits to Inisheer, the smallest of the Aran Islands.

Aug 1955
Box: 10 Folder : 13B Diary: Aran Islands

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing autobiographical writings from Ernie O'Malley's visits to Mexico and the Aran Islands.

1956
Box: 10 Folder : 14 Notebook (untitled)

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Green, spiral-bound notebook containing addresses and notes and illustrations on France.

1956
Box: 10 Folder : 15 Notebook

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Black pocket notebook containing notes and instructions (not in Ernie O'Malley's handwriting) on shooting guns.

circa 1920-1925
Box: 10 Folder : 16 Notebook: "Books and Comments"

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Tan notebook containing notes on books read and a chronology of French history.

circa 1923-1924
Box: 10 Folder : 17 Notebook: untitled "A"

Scope and Content Note

Black notebook containing writings on Greek theatre; Italian dramatist Vittorio Alfieri; European literature and poetry, with specific emphasis on works generated in Ireland, Germany, and France; and English poets and authors including Henry Vaughn, Charles Lamb, and Sir Thomas Brown.

circa 1926-1928
Box: 10 Folder : 18 Notebook: untitled "B"

Scope and Content Note

Black notebook containing writings on theatre, acting, playwrights, music, composers, and history. Also included are literary critiques of Francis Thompson, Tom d'Urfey, Heinrich Heine, Daniel Defoe, James Hogg, Francois Rabelais, John Millington Synge, and Oscar Wilde.

circa 1926-1928
Box: 10 Folder : 19 Notebook: untitled "C"

Scope and Content Note

Black notebook containing lists of winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature, poetry, reflections on classical literature, notes on John Ford, and literary critiques of European and American writers, including Marcel Proust, Matthew Prior, Sir Walter Scott, Jane Austen, Anthony Trollope, and Lord Byron. Notebook also contains original writings concerning Hippocrates, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and Luigi Pirandello.

circa 1926-1928
Box: 10 Folder : 20 Notebook: untitled

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Blue, spiral-bound notebook containing poetry by Paul Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud, Francois Villon, and other French poets.

circa 1927
Box: 10 Folder : 21 Notebook: "Ireland"

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook containing reflections on Irish theatre, music, and law, in addition to critiques and writings on English, Irish, and Anglo-Irish literature, poetry, and authors.

circa 1927-1928
Box: 10 Folder : 22 Notebook: "Painting"

Scope and Content Note

Brown notebook containing notes from art history books and writings on paintings viewed in museums in Boston, Massachusetts; Cleveland, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York; and Washington, D.C.

circa 1928-1929
Box: 10 Folder : 23 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Brown notebook containing writings on paintings viewed in museums in Boston, Massachusetts. Also includes notes on literature, European poetry, and American poetry, with specific emphasis on William Butler Yeats, George Moore, Lady Gregory, John Millington Synge, and Lennox Robinson.

circa 1928-1929
Box: 40 Folder : 26 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing research notes concerning Irish history during the 1916-1921 time period, including books read, a chronology of events, and notes from Dail Eireann Minutes.

circa 1928-1934
Box: 40 Folder : 27 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing poems, ballads, book lists, and research notes and original writings concerning Irish history during the 1916-1923 time period.

circa 1928-1930
Box: 40 Folder : 28 Notebook: untitled

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Notebook containing research notes on Irish history, the historical relationship between France and Ireland, American recognition of Czech Slovaks, and the American Committee for Relief in Ireland.

circa 1928-1934
Box: 10 Folder : 24 Notebook: "S"

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Brown notebook containing notes and drafts of descriptions of nature and seasonal weather in Ireland for use in On Another Man's Wound.

circa 1930-1935
Box: 10 Folder : 25 Notebook: "I"

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Tan notebook with red binding containing research notes and original writings concerning the Irish revolutionary period in the early 20th century. Written by Ernie O'Malley while in New York City and used in future writings on the subject.

circa 1932
Box: 10 Folder : 26 Notebook: "N"

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Blue notebook containing notes on English, French, and American literature, including works by Paul Verlaine, Thomas Wolfe, Herbert Read, and Daniel Defoe.

circa 1932
Box: 10 Folder : 27 Notebook: "G"

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Brown notebook with black binding containing research notes and writings on Irish folklore and sagas from Celtic Ireland.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Notebook: "Geography: Asia"

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing research notes concerning the Crusades and various countries in Asia, including Afghanistan, India, and Syria.

circa 1930s
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Notebook: "H": I

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing writings concerning Irish history, folklore, and archaeology.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Notebook: "I": I

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing research notes and writings concerning Irish history, with specific emphasis on ancient Ireland.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Notebook: "I": II

Scope and Content Note

Blue notebook with blue binding containing research notes on Irish ballads, culture, literature, and historiography.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Notebook: "I": III

Scope and Content Note

Brown notebook with black binding containing writings about and transcriptions of Irish folklore.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Notebook: "I": IV

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Tan notebook containing research notes on books about Irish culture and literature.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Notebook: "I"

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing research notes concerning Irish history, in addition to a list of Irish kings.

circa 1932-1937
Box: 11 Folder : 7A Notebook: "L"
1928
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Notebook: "L/I": I

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing research notes and writings concerning Irish authors and their works, including John Millington Synge, Lady Gregory, and William Butler Yeats.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Notebook: "L/I": II

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing research notes and writings concerning Irish books, language, and proverbs.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Notebook: "LR"

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Brown notebook with black binding containing research notes and writings concerning Frank O'Connor, John Hilton, Robert P. Tristram Coffin, and other writers.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Notebook "My/I"

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing research notes and writings concerning Gaelic Irish literature, language, folklore, poetry, and cultural traditions.

corca 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 12 Notebook "N"

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Grey notebook with blue binding containing research notes and writings concerning Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, D.H. Lawrence, Carl Vam Vechten, T.S. Eliot, Lynn Riggs, Herman Melville, Edgar Saltus, Henry Black Fuller, Stephen Crane, and other writers. Notebook also contains diary entries from 1929 and a list of letters sent to Ireland during that time period.

circa Feb 1929
Box: 11 Folder : 13 Notebook "N": I

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Light blue notebook with dark blue binding containing writings on American, Irish, French, English, Belgian, Polish, and Russian authors, including Marcel Proust, Herman Melville, George Bernard Shaw, Hart Crane, and John Milton.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 14 Notebook "N": II

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing writings on modern art and literature, including research notes on Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway. Also includes critiques of Diego Rivera, William Faulkner, George Meredith, and Sherwood Anderson.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 15 Notebook "P"

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Blue notebook containing research notes and writings on American poetry and imagism, with specific emphasis on works by Hart Crane, Emily Dickinson, Evelyn Scott, Marianne Moore, E.E. Cummings, Wallace Stevens, James Oppenheim, Carl Sandburg, Stanley Kunitz, Malcolm Cowley, and Robin Jeffers.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 16 Notebook "Russia"

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Tan notebook with red binding containing writings on Russian literature, including works by Leo Tolstoy, Maxim Gorky, and Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Also includes some notes on French literature.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 17 Notebook "Songs"

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Blue notebook with blue binding containing writings on 17th century Irish history, in addition to transcriptions of traditional and Fenian Irish songs.

circa 1927-1932
Box: 11 Folder : 18 Notebook: untitled: I

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Blue notebook containing notes on Irish events and newspapers, in addition to time spent in New Mexico.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 19 Notebook: untitled: II

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Brown notebook with black binding containing notes on James Joyce's Ulysses, in addition to writings concerning works by T.S. Eliot, William Butler Yeats, William Faulkner, Gertrude Stein, Padraic Colum, and Hart Crane.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 20 Notebook: untitled: III

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Tan notebook with red binding containig notes on works by American and Irish writers, including Ernest Hemingway, E.E. Cumings, T.S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Padraic Colum, Peadar O'Donnell, and William Butler Yeats.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 21 Notebook: untitled: IV

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Brown patterned notebook with black binding containing notes on Irish historiography from 1916-1924, in addition to lists of books and transcriptions of poems and ballads.

circa 1932-1935
Box: 11 Folder : 22 Notebook: "Cat"

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Green patterned notebook containing research notes and writings on poetry and listings of books arranged by subject and nationality.

circa 1932-1937
Box: 11 Folder : 23 Notebook: "E"

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Green patterned notebook containing research notes and writings on French and English art.

circa 1932-1937
Box: 11 Folder : 24 Notebook: "G" artists

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Green patterned notebook containing commentary on European artists, including Albrecht Durer and Hans Holbein.

circa 1935-1937
Box: 11 Folder : 25 Notebook: "S"

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Green patterned notebook containing research notes, writings, and illustrations concerning Spanish art and artists.

circa 1937
Box: 11 Folder : 26 Notebook: untitled

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Green patterned notebook containing research notes and writings on Italian, Flemish, German, and English art history. Also includes illustrations and studies of individual paintings.

circa 1937
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Notebook: "F"

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Black and white patterned notebook containing sketches, illustrations, and research notes on art and artistics, including Vincent Van Gogh, Georges Seurat, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse, and Paul Cezanne.

circa 1933
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Notebook: untitled

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Orange notebook with black binding containing research notes and writings on early Irish history, poetry, and archaeology.

circa 1933-1934
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Notebook: "E"

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Brown notebook containing research notes on literature and poetry, including writings on William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Robert Graves, and Fyodor Dostoyevksy.

circa 1934
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Notebook: "I"

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Brown notebook containing research notes on books about Ireland, Irish proverbs, and works by William Butler Yeats and John Millington Synge.

circa 1935
Box: 12 Folder : 4A Notebook: untitled

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Red hardcover notebook containing book lists, research notes, and original writings concerning Irish history during the 1922-1923 time period.

circa 1935-1936
Box: 12 Folder : 4B Notebook: untitled

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Blue hardcover notebook containing transcribed ballads, news items, research notes, and original writings concerning the Irish Civil War,

circa 1935-1937
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Notebook: "I"

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Brown notebook with brown binding containing research notes and writings on Eoin MacNeill, Hugh Bolton, and various European playwrights.

circa 1935-1937
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Notebook: "L"

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Brown notebook with brown binding containing notes on Celtic art, Austin Clarke, and American literature.

circa 1935-1937
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Notebook: untitled

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Navy leather pocket notebook containing lists of books, personal lists, Ernie O'Malley's schedule of classes at University College Dublin, and research notes on Christian art, military topics, and Sean Connolly.

circa 1935-1937
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Notebook: "I"

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Green patterned notebook containing illustrations and research notes on Italian master artists Giorgione and Titian.

circa 1936-1937
Box: 12 Folder : 9 Notebook: untitled

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Red leather pocket notebook containig personal lists, lists of books, research notes on music, and medical school drawings by Ernie O'Malley.

circa 1936-1937
Box: 12 Folder : 10 Notebook: untitled

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Blue notebook containing writings and research notes on Asian culture, religion, and folklore.

circa 1936-1938
Box: 12 Folder : 11 Notebook: "P"

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Green patterned notebook containing writings and research notes on classical art from England, Flanders, France, Italy, Germany, and the Netherlands.

circa 1937
Box: 12 Folder : 12 Notebook: "T"

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Green patterned notebook containing writings and research notes on painting techniques, use of color, and Romanesque art.

circa 1937
Box: 12 Folder : 13 Notebook: "D"

Separated Materials

Green patterned notebook containing writings on art history books, medieval paintings, Rembrant, and Dutch and French paintings.

circa 1937-1938
Box: 12 Folder : 14 Notebook: "FL"

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Blue patterned notebook containing writings and research notes on works of European master artists.

corca 1937-1938
Box: 12 Folder : 15 Notebook: untitled

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Brown notebook containing notes on art history book and writings on the lives of various artists.

circa 1937-1938
Box: 12 Folder : 16 Notebook: "Mayo"

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Green notebook containing writings and research notes on 16th and 17th century history of County Mayo, Ireland.

circa 1937-1939
Box: 12 Folder : 17 Notebook: "SP" "I"

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Green notebook containing writings and research notes on 16th and 17th century history of western Ireland, with specific emphasis on County Mayo.

corca 1937-1939
Box: 12 Folder : 18 Notebook: "I" "P"

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Blue notebook containing writings and research notes on Renaissance, Baroque, Italian, and Flemish art, in addition to writings on artists such as Fra Angelico, Sandro Botticelli, and Jan van Eyck.

circa 1938
Box: 12 Folder : 19 Notebook: untitled

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Black notebook containing writings, illustrations, and research notes on Italian art, including works by El Greco and Vittore Carpaccio. Notebook also contains several versions of "The Last Supper."

circa 1938
Box: 12 Folder : 20 Notebook: untitled

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Orange notebook containing writings, illustrations, and research notes about storytellers and local landmarks in Clew Bay, Co. Mayo. Notebook also contains writings on folklore and Pat Rooney.

circa 1938
Box: 12 Folder : 21 Notebook: "Notes on books on Ireland": I

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Blue notebook containing writings and research notes on 16th and 17th century Irish history and archaeology.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 12 Folder : 22 Notebook: "Notes on books on Ireland": II

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Orange notebook containing writings and research notes on 16th and 17th century Irish history and archaeology.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 12 Folder : 23 Notebook: "SC 1589-93"

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Green notebook containing writings and research notes on late 16th century Scottish history.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 12 Folder : 24 Notebook: "SC 1589-95"

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Green notebook containing writings and research notes on late 16th century Scottish history.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 12 Folder : 25 Notebook: "SC 1557-1603"

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Green notebook containing writings and research notes on the Spanish Armada and its history in Ireland.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Notebook: "Researches in the S. of Ireland"

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Loose notebook containing writings and research notes on the history of southern Ireland.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Notebook: untitled: I

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Loose green notebook containing writings and research notes on 16th century Irish history.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 13 Folder : 3 Notebook: untitled: II

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Loose green notebook containing lists of books about Irish history and culture, in addition to research notes on historical events, including the Spanish Armada.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 13 Folder : 4 Notebook: untitled: III

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Loose green notebook containing a bibliography of books on Irish history and culture.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 13 Folder : 5 Notebook: "Carew"

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Loose green notebook containing writings and notes about 16th century Irish history from research of Peter Carew papers.

circa 1938-1939
Box: 13 Folder : 6 Notebook: untitled

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Black notebook containing diary of trip to France, including lists of daily expenses and commentary on architectural features.

circa 1938
Box: 13 Folder : 7 Notebook: untitled: I

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Black notebook containing illustrations and research notes used in preparation for lectures on military tactics for Irish Defense Forces (IDF) during World War II. Includes notes for lecture for Local Defense Force in Cork.

circa 1939
Box: 13 Folder : 8 Notebook: untitled: II

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Loose green notebook containing writings and research notes on 16th and 17th century Irish history.

circa 1939
Box: 13 Folder : 9 Notebook: untitled

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Black pocket notebook containing research notes on music and lists of books and daily expenses.

circa 1939-1944
Box: 13 Folder : 10 Notebook: untitled

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Light blue notebook containing folklore and proverbs from Clew Bay, Co. Mayo and a listing of land Ernie O'Malley wished to purchase in Rosgibblin.

circa 1940-1942
Box: 13 Folder : 11 Notebook: "Studies on books"

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Loose pink notebook containing research notes on English art and architecture.

circa 1940-1944
Box: 13 Folder : 12 Notebook: untitled: I

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Red notebook containing writings and research notes on American and English literature, including writings by William Butler Yeats, John Buchan, and Sir Walter Scott.

circa 1940-1949
Box: 13 Folder : 13 Notebook: untitled: II

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Blue notebook with green binding containing writings and research notes on archaeology, abbeys, and ancient architecture in Ireland, with illustrations and notes on Cistercian abbeys.

circa 1940-1949
Box: 13 Folder : 14 Notebook: untitled: III

Scope and Content Note

Loose grey notebook containing lists of books and research notes on individuals in Galway, Sligo, and Mayo.

circa 1940-1949
Box: 13 Folder : 15 Notebook: untitled: IV

Scope and Content Note

Black notebook containing research notes on 16th and 17th century Ireland.

circa 1940-1949
Box: 13 Folder : 16 Notebook: "V"

Scope and Content Note

Loose green notebook containing research notes on the Spanish Armada and 16th century Irish history.

circa 1940-1949
Box: 13 Folder : 16A Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing copies of correspondence, interview notes, research notes, and original writings concerning Irish history during the 1921-1923 time period.

circa 1940-1950
Box: 13 Folder : 16B Notebook: "I" "C" "3"

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing research notes and original writings concerning Irish history during the 1920s, with specific emphasis on the Irish War of Independence.

circa 1942-1955
Box: 13 Folder : 17 Notebook: "A"

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook containing a listing of books in Ernie O'Malley's personal library organized by subjects, including paintings and music.

circa 1942-1955
Box: 13 Folder : 18 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Maroon pocket notebook containing a list of books concerning folklore and agriculture.

circa 1944
Box: 13 Folder : 19 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Green pocket notebook containing personal lists and notes on Dublin.

circa 1944-1946
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Loose green notebook containing research notes on music, including specific composers, songs, symphonies, and movements.

circa 1945-1947
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Black notebook containing research notes on art history and literature, including medieval and Russian art and works by Manet, Roger Fry, and Impressionist painters.

circa 1945-1948
Box: 14 Folder : 2A Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing research notes concerning the holdings of the Irish Military Archives.

circa 1945-1950
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Notebook: "75"
circa 1946
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Black pocket notebook containing sketches and research notes on clothing.

circa 1946-1948
Box: 14 Folder : 5 Notebook "Book III James Joyce"

Scope and Content Note

Red notebook with black binding containing research notes and literary criticism on James Joyce's Ulysses and  Finnegan's Wake, including commentary by other authors.

circa 1947-1948
Box: 14 Folder : 6 Notebook: "Book II James Joyce"

Scope and Content Note

Blue notebook with red binding containing research notes and literary criticism on James Joyce's Ulysses, including individuals, places, names, songs, and themes present.

circa 1947-1948
Box: 14 Folder : 7 Notebook: "Book I James Joyce"

Scope and Content Note

Blue notebook with red binding containing research notes and literary criticism of James Joyce's Ulysses, including an index of places, names, songs, streets, and other details present.

circa 1947-1948
Box: 14 Folder : 8 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Maroon pocket notebook containing research notes on Professor John V. Kelleher from Harvard, in addition to personal lists, lists of books, and a list of Jack B. Yeats paintings.

circa 1947-1950
Box: 14 Folder : 8A Notebook: "Irish Lit"

Scope and Content Note

Pink hardcover notebook containing research notes on poetry, art history, Irish literature, including the works of William Butler Yeats, Lennox Robinson, George Bernard Shaw, John Millington Synge, Augustus John, John Rothenstein, Bernard Berenson, and Edith Sitwell.

circa 1950
Box: 14 Folder : 9 Notebook: "Irish Painting"

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook containing writings and research notes on Irish paintings and artists, including Nano Reid, Norah McGuinness, Jack Hanlon, Patrick Hennessey, Louis le Brocquy, Margaret Clarke, and Basil Rakoczi.

circa 1950-1957
Box: 14 Folder : 10 Notebook: untitled
circa 1950-1957
Box: 14 Folder : 11 Notebook: "book lists"
circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 12 Notebook: "Books"

Scope and Content Note

Cream notebook with tan binding containing an inventory of Ernie O'Malley's personal library preparated during his move fro mBurrishoole Lodge to Mespil Flats. Also includes an inventory of maps and illustrations on the arrangement of the bookshelves.

circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 13 Notebook: "Irish Books / booklists"
circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 14 Notebook: "Irish Lit"

Scope and Content Note

Ivory notebook with purple binding containing research notes on Irish literature, including writings about Lady Gregory, John Millington Synge, William Butler Yeats, and George Moore.

circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 15 Notebook: "WR"

Scope and Content Note

Ivory notebook with purple binding containing notes of book read during the year and a lists of expenses for his travels in Paris.

circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 16 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Black notebook with blue binding containing a listing of books in Ernie O'Malley's personal library organized by subject.

circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 17 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Blue notebook with black binding containing an inventory of books in Ernie O'Malley's personal library while he lived at Mespil Flats.

circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 17A Notebook: "Notes on Books on Mexico and Indians"
circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 17B Notebook: "American Indians"
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 17C Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Black hardcover notebook containing notes on Irish archaeology and archaeological journals.

circa 1954
Box: 14 Folder : 18 Notebook: "Lit General"

Scope and Content Note

Pink notebook with red binding containing an inventory of Ernie O'Malley's personal library organized by country.

circa 1955
Box: 14 Folder : 19 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook containing an inventory of Ernie O'Malley's personal library organized by subject.

circa 1955
Box: 14 Folder : 20 Notebook: "Book lists"

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook containing personal notes and notes on Ernie O'Malley's trip to Paris, including expenses and specific places to visit.

circa 1955-1956
Box: 14 Folder : 21 Notebook: "Book lists"

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook containing an inventory of books listed by author, many concerning Ireland, history, and literature.

circa 1956
Box: 14 Folder : 21A Notebook: "ART"

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing bibliography for the study of art and sculpture in Greece, France, Italy, Ireland, England, Spain, and Germany.

circa 1956
Box: 14 Folder : 22 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook containing address, lists of books, travel budgets, and notes for letters to Rebecca Citkowitz-Liber.

circa 1956
Box: 14 Folder : 23 Notebook: "Armada"

Scope and Content Note

Loose green notebook containing lists of books read and research notes concerning the Spanish Armada.

undated
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Notebook: "Clare Ennis and Quinn Abbeys"

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook with tan binding containing photographs, published writings, and annotations regarding early Christian art and architecture in Co. Clare, with specific emphasis on Ennis and Quinn Abbeys.

undated
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Notebook: "Clare"

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook with tan binding containing photographs, published writings, and annotations concerning early Christian art and architecture in Co. Clare.

circa 1939, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Notebook: "Cross Slabs"

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook with tan binding containing photographs, published writings, and annotations concerning early Christian art and architecture in Ireland.

circa 1939, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Notebook: "P"

Scope and Content Note

Green patterned notebook containing sketches, writings, and research notes on Spanish art and artists, including Francisco Goya.

circa 1939, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Tan notebook with tan binding containing photographs, published writings, and annotations concerning early Christian art and architecture of castles, churches, and monasteries in Co. Kildare, Kilkenny, Tipperary, and Sligo.

circa 1932-1935, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Unbound notebook containing research notes on Irish poets and dramatists, including Joseph Plunkett, George Bernard Shaw, Lennox Robinson, and Sean O'Casey.

circa 1936-1938, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 7 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Black notebook containing research notes on archaeology and early Irish architecture, including a list of sites visited by Ernie O'Malley.

circa 1937-1938, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 8 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Black notebook containing transcriptions of poems, original writings, and research notes on writers including Marcel Proust, Malcolm Cowley, John Milton, Lascelles Abercrombie, Hart Crane, Edith Wharton, William Butler Yeats, and T.S. Eliot.

circa 1937-1939, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 9 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Loose pocket notebook containing shopping lists and other personal lists.

circa 1944, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 10 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Pocket notebook containing shopping lists and research notes about military interviews and the Irish War of Independence.

circa 1947, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 11 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Loose pocket notebook containing personal lists and research notes on military interviews and the Irish War of Independence.

circa 1956, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 12 Notebook: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Black pocket notebook containing addresses, schedules, and other personal entries.

undated
Box: 15 Folder : 12A Notes: American [on Irish folklore and ballads]
1928-1933
Box: 15 Folder : 13 Notes: Autobiography: I

Scope and Content Note

Notes taken and collected by Ernie O'Malley in the creation of his autobiography, including reflections of his travels and life with Helen Hooker.

circa 1944-1948
Box: 15 Folder : 14 Notes: Autobiography: II

Scope and Content Note

Notes taken and collected by Ernie O'Malley in the creation of his autobiography, including reflections of his travels and life with Helen Hooker.

circa 1944-1948
Box: 15 Folder : 15 Notes: Autobiography: I

Scope and Content Note

Notes taken and collected by Ernie O'Malley for the creation of his autobiography, including reflections of his travels and life with Helen Hooker. Also includes cancelled checks of Hooker and documents relating to the affidavit from the 1950 lawsuit between Hooker and O'Malley.

circa 1944-1950
Box: 15 Folder : 16 Notes: Autobiography: II

Scope and Content Note

Notes taken and collected by Ernie O'Malley for the creation of his autobiography, including reflections of his travels and life with Helen Hooker. Also includes cancelled checks of Hooker and documents relating to the affidavit from the 1950 lawsuit between Hooker and O'Malley.

circa 1944-1950
Box: 15 Folder : 16A Notes: British overseas islands

Scope and Content Note

Loose notes on British overseas islands, including St. Helena, Seychelles, and Ascension Island.

1937
Box: 15 Folder : 16B Notes: English Literature

Scope and Content Note

Loose notes on English literature, poetry, and plays, ncluding the writings of Sir Walter Scott and Caradoc Evans.

1950
Box: 15 Folder : 17 Notes: Folklore (drawn and painted Louisburgh map)
circa 1940, una=dated
Box: 15 Folder : 18 Notes: Folklore

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of notebook containing writings of Irish folklore and Clew Bay, Co. Mayo.

circa 1940, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 19 Notes: Folklore: I

Scope and Content Note

Transcription of 15 folktales from Clew Bay, Co. Mayo area recorded and transcribed by Ernie O'Malley. Also includes correspondence by Cormac O'Malley.

1940s
Box: 16 Folder : 1 Notes: Folklore: II

Scope and Content Note

Transcription of 15 folktales from Clew Bay, Co. Mayo area recorded and transcribed by Ernie O'Malley. Also includes correspondence by Cormac O'Malley.

1940s
Box: 16 Folder : 1A Notes: Irish: General
undated
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Notes: Irish History

Scope and Content Note

Research notes by Ernie O'Malley on medieval history and history of western Ireland, including Connaught.

undated
Box: 16 Folder : 3 Notes: Irish History
undated
Box: 16 Folder : 4 Notes: Irish History: I
undated
Box: 16 Folder : 5 Notes: Irish History: II

Scope and Content Note

No Subnote Content

undated
Box: 16 Folder : 5A Notes: Irish Christian Monuments
1954
Box: 16 Folder : 5B Notes: Irish History: Irish War of Independence
circa 1928-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 5C Notes: Irish History: Irish Civil War
circa 1928-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 6 Notes: Irish Literature

Scope and Content Note

Lists of books and loose notes on Irish literature, including John Millington Synge, Lady Gregory, and Douglas Hyde.

circa 1929
Box: 16 Folder : 7 Notes: Lists of books read by Ernie O'Malley
1926-1927
Box: 16 Folder : 8 Notes: Miscellaneous: I

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, envelopes, postcards, newspaper clippings, and loose notes concerning a variety of subjects, including literature, finances, writings, and books, in addition to a handwritten list of neighbors with lands close to Burrishoole Lodge, Newport, Co. Mayo.

circa 1929-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 9 Notes: Miscellaneous: II

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, envelopes, postcards, newspaper clippings, and loose notes concerning a variety of subjects, including literature, finances, writings, and books, in addition to a handwritten list of neighbors with lands close to Burrishoole Lodge, Newport, Co. Mayo.

circa 1929-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 10 Notes: Miscellaneous: III

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, envelopes, postcards, newspaper clippings, and loose notes concerning a variety of subjects, including literature, finances, writings, and books, in addition to a handwritten list of neighbors with lands close to Burrishoole Lodge, Newport, Co. Mayo.

circa 1929-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 11 Notes: Miscellaneous: IV

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, envelopes, postcards, newspaper clippings, and loose notes concerning a variety of subjects, including literature, finances, writings, and books, in addition to a handwritten list of neighbors with lands close to Burrishoole Lodge, Newport, Co. Mayo.

circa 1929-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 12 Notes: Miscellaneous: V

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, envelopes, postcards, newspaper clippings, and loose notes concerning a variety of subjects, including literature, finances, writings, and books, in addition to a handwritten list of neighbors with lands close to Burrishoole Lodge, Newport, Co. Mayo.

circa 1929-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 13 Notes: Miscellaneous: VI

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, envelopes, postcards, newspaper clippings, and loose notes concerning a variety of subjects, including literature, finances, writings, and books, in addition to a handwritten list of neighbors with lands close to Burrishoole Lodge, Newport, Co. Mayo.

circa 1929-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 14 Notes: Miscellaneous: VII

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, envelopes, postcards, newspaper clippings, and loose notes concerning a variety of subjects, including literature, finances, writings, and books, in addition to a handwritten list of neighbors with lands close to Burrishoole Lodge, Newport, Co. Mayo.

circa 1929-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 15 Notes: Miscellaneous: VIII

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, envelopes, postcards, newspaper clippings, and loose notes concerning a variety of subjects, including literature, finances, writings, and books, in addition to a handwritten list of neighbors with lands close to Burrishoole Lodge, Newport, Co. Mayo.

circa 1929-1952
Box: 16 Folder : 16 Notes: Music

Scope and Content Note

Loose notes on music, including writings on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, Jean Sibelius, Josquin de Pres, and other composers.

circa 1940-1946
Box: 16 Folder : 17 Notes: Travel Expense
circa 1925-1926
Box: 16 Folder : 18 Notes: untitled

Scope and Content Note

Pink notebook with ivory binding containing an inventory of the library remaining in Ernie O'Malley's estate following various sales occuring before and after his death.

circa 1963
Box: 16 Folder : 19 Notes: untitled [Irish Literature?]
1929-1950

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