Hurse Collection

Repository: UCC Library Archives Service

Identity Statement

TitleHurse Collection
Archive ReferenceIE BL/SC/H
Web Link to this Entry
Creation Dates1923
Extent Medium1 item with enclosures


Creator(s): Alfred Edward Hurse

  • Administrative History ↴

    Alfred Edward Hurse (1872 -1929) was a Member of Institute of Civil Engineers (Chartered Civil Engineer) and contributed to the Journal of the Cork Historical & Archeological Society a number of times. His obituary can be found in JCHAS 1929.
  • Archival History ↴

    IE BL/SC/H is original writings by Alfred Edward Hurse held in UCC Library. The item was acquired at Mealy’s Auctioneers, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny in 2006. Stamped on the original folder cover is “Dr. Philip G. Lee” – there are letters from Hurse within the folder. The Hurse typescript is a draft of the published copy held in Special Collections, UCC Library. The enclosures are letters and research material related to the subject.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Alfred Edward Hurse ↴

    Draft typed copy with mss corrections of Monkstown and Passage West, Co. Cork, Some Notes, Historical, Archaeological & Otherwise by A.E. Hurse (M.Inst.C.E.), [presented to the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society “with the Author’s Compliments”]. Includes 3 mss letters from Hurse to Dr. Philip G. Lee; blue-print of Monkstown churchyard (The Church of the Fairy Palace) “apparently on site of ‘Legan’ Benedectine Church”, with typed legend of “Inscriptions on Tomb Stones”; typed examination paper; mss list of negatives photographs of Monkstown/Passage West; and original prints (now faded) of photographs of the areas of Passage West, Glenbrook and Monkstown. 154pp & 3 enclosures

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    One item only – no arrangement applicable

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Available by appointment with the Archives Service to holders of UCC Readers tickets.
Conditions Governing ReproductionBy application to the Archivist only.
Creation Dates1923
Extent Medium1 item with enclosures
Material Language ScriptEnglish
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Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteEmer Twomey
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions40179