Queen’s College Galway Visitor Book

Repository: NUI Galway JHL

Identity Statement

TitleQueen's College Galway Visitor Book
Archive ReferenceIE 2116/A04
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/queens-college-galway-visitor-book
Creation Dates1877-1928
Extent Mediumc.200pp, bound volume


Creator(s): Queen's College Galway

  • Administrative History ↴

    The college opened for teaching in 1849 as Queen's College, Galway with 37 professors and 91 students and a year later became a part of the Queen's University of Ireland. In 1906 Alice Perry graduated from the college, believed to be the first female engineering graduate in the world[1] having received a first class honours degree in civil engineering. The Irish Universities Act, 1908 made this college a constituent college of the new National University of Ireland, and under a new charter the name of the college was changed to University College, Galway.
  • Archival History ↴

    Donated to the James Hardiman Library in the 1930s.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Queen's College Galway ↴

    Bound volume being a visitors book for Queen’s College Galway, including many notables of the day. There are fewer entries for later years.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Accruals ↴

    None expected
  • Arrangement ↴

    One item only – no arrangement applicable

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Open
Conditions Governing ReproductionPhotocopying is by request only, and will involve an assessment by staff to see if it is possible, with the preservation needs of the item taking precedence. Researchers must seek the written permission of the Archivist before publication of material from the archival holdings, and the source must be acknowledged.
Creation Dates1877-1928
Extent Mediumc.200pp, bound volume
Material Language ScriptEnglish and Irish
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Allied Materials

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NoteFormerly Lamhscribhinni Breise 20

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteKieran Hoare
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions1999