Dr Charles R Browne, photographs

Repository: Trinity College Dublin

Identity Statement

TitleDr Charles R Browne, photographs
Archive ReferenceIE TCD MS/10961
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/dr-charles-r-browne-photographs
Creation Dates1887-1907
Extent Medium6 photograph albums


Creator(s): Browne, Charles R, 1867-c 1918, doctor

  • Administrative History ↴

    Charles R. Browne (1867-c.1918) medical doctor and anthropologist. Dr Browne was born at the home of his maternal Heuston grandparents at Ballykisteen, Co Tipperary and died in Falmouth 'soon after the 1918 war'. During his time in Trinity he was much influenced by and very devoted to the late Daniel Cunningham professor of anatomy and surgery from 1883-1903, whose assistant he was for many years.
  • Archival History ↴

    Family descent, to Dr Browne's daughter Miss Gwendolene Browne, Hants. Presented to Trinity College Dublin's Manuscript and Archives Research Library in March 1997.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Browne, Charles R, 1867-c 1918, doctor ↴

    Photograph collection including images of Dublin and Trinity College Dublin, including the anthropological museum; Irish and English military and hospital scenes, West of Ireland island community and antiquities; genealogical material

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    The collection is arranged in six single volumes

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions The album of cyanotype images (MS 10961/1) must be consulted on disc.
Conditions Governing ReproductionPlease contact mscripts@tcd.ie for guidance
Creation Dates1887-1907
Extent Medium6 photograph albums
Material Language ScriptEnglish
Finding Aids An item-level descriptive list complete with index is available to search online, a number of photographs can also be viewed on the catalogue Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

Publication NoteCiarán Walsh and Dáithí de Mórdha, The Irish Headhunters: the photograph albums of Charles R. Browne. A catalogue of a travelling exhibition of images from these albums curated by Walshe, 2012

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteAdapted by Natalie Milne, 2014
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000. National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names. Chippenham: National Council on Archives, 1997. UK Archival Thesaurus (UKAT)
Date of Descriptions41699