Francis S. Mahony Collection

Repository: UCC Library Archives Service

Identity Statement

TitleFrancis S. Mahony Collection
Archive ReferenceIE BL/SC/FSM
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/francis-s-mahony-collection
Creation Dates1855 - 1879
Level of DescriptionFile (An organized unit of documents grouped together either for current use by the creator or in the process of archival arrangement, because they relate to the same subject, activity, or transaction. A file is usually the basic unit within a record series).
Extent Medium5 items

Context

Creator(s): Mahony, Francis Sylvester, 1804-1866

  • Administrative History ↴

    Francis Sylvester Mahony (1804-1866), also known under the pen name of "Father Prout", was a Cork born humourist and journalist.
  • Archival History ↴

    This collection was acquired by Mr. Crónán Ó Doibhlin, Head of Research Collections, for UCC Library in September 2018.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴

    Purchase

Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Mahony, Francis Sylvester, 1804-1866 ↴

    Autographed MS copy of the final verse of the poem “The Bells of Shandon” by Frank Mahony, alias Father Prout, together with four letters to a Miss Gould, two from Peter Burke, enclosing the autographed poem and discussing various matters, including references to his research on Edmund Burke, and two from J. Bernard Burke, concerning his brother Peter’s illness.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Accruals ↴

    No Further Additions Expected
  • Arrangement ↴

    Minimal arrangement.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Available by appointment with the Archives Service to holders of UCC Readers tickets.
Conditions Governing ReproductionSubject to University College Cork Special Collections and Archives’ Reading Room terms of membership and in accordance with copyright legislation.
Creation Dates1855 - 1879
Level of DescriptionFile (An organized unit of documents grouped together either for current use by the creator or in the process of archival arrangement, because they relate to the same subject, activity, or transaction. A file is usually the basic unit within a record series).
Extent Medium5 items
Material Language ScriptEnglish
Finding Aids Item descriptions via collection webpage Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteJohn Rooney
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions2019