Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh Additional Papers (2002)

Repository: National Library of Ireland

Identity Statement

TitleMáire Nic Shiubhlaigh Additional Papers (2002)
Archive ReferenceIE DuNL MS/ 49,752
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/maire-nic-shiubhlaigh-additional-papers-2002
Creation Dates1907-1958
Extent Medium1 box


Creator(s): Nic Shiubhlaigh, Máire, 1883-1958

  • Administrative History ↴

    Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh was an Irish actress and Republican activist. A founding member of the Abbey Theatre, she participated in the Easter Rising, 1916 and wrote a memoir called "The Splendid Years".
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Nic Shiubhlaigh, Máire, 1883-1958 ↴

    The Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh Additional Papers (2002) includes letters and cards sent to Nic Shiubhlaigh from friends and associates including Padraic Colum, Alice Milligan, Lennox Robinson, Joseph Holloway and Seumas O’Sullivan. Also included are typescripts of plays by, amongst others, Lady Gregory, Seumas O’Kelly and Alice Milligan, theatre programmes, documentation relating to her radio broadcasting work and drafts of lectures and autobiographical writings that relate to her involvement with the theatre movement in Ireland, the early years of the Abbey Theatre and her participation in the Easter Rising.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    The collection is arranged as follows: I. Scripts and essays II. Correspondence III. Programmes IV. Memoirs and autobiographical writings V. Miscellaneous papers and printings.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Access with a valid National Library of Ireland Readers Ticket.
Conditions Governing ReproductionReproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.
Creation Dates1907-1958
Extent Medium1 box
Material Language ScriptEnglish
Finding Aids An item level catalogue is available online. Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

Related MaterialThere are additional Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh manuscripts held in the Department of Manuscripts of the National Library of Ireland, see MS 27,618-27,635 and MS 22,562-22,575.

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