Mr. Keogh’s grand-uncle may have served in the Royal Munster Fusiliers and survived the Great War.
Archival History ↴
Donated by Mr. George Keogh, per Mr. Tom Burke, M.B.E. Chairman, Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association on 28th May 2009.
Immediate Source Acquisition ↴
Content & Structure
Scope & Content: Grand-uncle of Mr. George Keogh ↴
47 postcards, including series items and duplicate. Collection includes 1 embroidered postcard, 13 in colour and 33 B&W items. Collection relates mainly to the Cretan Insurrection (1897), Easter Rising (1916) WWI (1914 – 1918) and Irish Civil War (1922 – 1923).
Appraisal Destruction ↴
Collection is arranged into four sections:
1. Cretan Insurrection and postcards issued before WWI.
2. Easter Rising and its repercussions.
3. WWI – including Dardanelles Campaign, British fleet and Bamforth Song Set series.
4. Post-war and Irish Civil War postcards.
Conditions of Access & Use
Available to view by public who apply for research card in Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.
Conditions Governing Reproduction
Subject to Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room Terms of Membership and in accordance with copyright legislation.
Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association Archive at Dublin City Library and Archive particularily RFDA/01 Monica Roberts Collection which also includes WWI postcards
Descriptive Control Area
ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions