Jerome A. Fahy Papers

Repository: National Library of Ireland

Identity Statement

TitleJerome A. Fahy Papers
Archive ReferenceIE DuNl MS/49,802
Web Link to this Entry
Creation Dates1884-1954
Extent Medium5 boxes


Creator(s): Jerome A. Fahy, ca. 1880 - 1954

  • Administrative History ↴

    Born ca. 1880, Jerome A. Fahy ran the family farm at Deerpark, Quin, Co. Clare. From 1901 he was also employed by Clare Council Council, working initially as a clerk and later as County Accountant until his retirement in 1945. He died on 4 September 1954.
  • Archival History ↴

  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Jerome A. Fahy, ca. 1880 - 1954 ↴

    This collection consists, for the most part, of his diary entries covering the years 1902 to 1952 in which he records in detail all aspects of his daily routine, notably his work on the family farm and as county Council employee at Ennis Court House, his social engagements and the births, deaths and marriages of his friends and neighbours. Also included is his personal and business correspondence; letters to Fahy from, friends and associates, alongside his draft replies, relating to his personal life, work life, financial transactions and his dealings with the Irish Land Commission during his attempts to purchase the family farm at Deerpark from J. A. French of Dublin (1905-8). The papers also contain photographs of Fahy and some ephemeral items relating to farming and agriculture.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    The collection is arranged as follows: I. Papers relating to Deerpark Farm, Co. Clare II. Dairies of Jerome Fahy III. Correspondence of Jerome Fahy IV. Financial papers of the Fahy family V. Papers relating to farming and agriculture VI. Jerome Fahy Photographs VII. Additional papers of the Fahy family of Deerpark.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Access with a valid National Library of Ireland Readers Ticket.
Conditions Governing ReproductionCopyright held by the National Library of Ireland.
Creation Dates1884-1954
Extent Medium5 boxes
Material Language ScriptEnglish
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Allied Materials

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Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteFiona Hughes
Rules/ConventionsNLI guidelines based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000, and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)
Date of Descriptions41944