Trench, Transcripts of Corporation Book B by Prof. W. F.

Repository: NUI Galway JHL

Identity Statement

TitleTrench, Transcripts of Corporation Book B by Prof. W. F.
Archive ReferenceIE/JHL/A03
Web Link to this Entry
Creation Dates1900-1905
Extent Medium1 box


Creator(s): Trench, Professor, W.F. (1873-1939) academic

  • Administrative History ↴

    Born and educated in Dublin, Wilbraham Fitzjohn Trench became Professor of English Literature in Queen's College Galway in 1899, retiring from the position in 1912 before taking up a similar position in Trinity College Dublin the following year. He was also a founder member of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society in 1900, and the material here is associated with his work with the society.
  • Archival History ↴

    Donated to the Library by Prof. Trench in 1935.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Trench, Professor, W.F. (1873-1939) academic ↴

    Hand-written transcripts of Liber B of the Galway Corporation Books, with amendments and annotations, written by Professor W F Trench. There is also some correspondence with Martin Blake, then editor of the “Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society”, in relation to the transcripts, which are published in volume 5 of the Journal.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    Limited items – no arrangement applicable

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Open
Conditions Governing ReproductionThe material is accessible to all bone fide researchers, and subject to the conditions of access governing the consultation of archival material at the James Hardiman Library. For a full statement of the conditions, please see:
Creation Dates1900-1905
Extent Medium1 box

Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteKieran Hoare, 1999
Rules/ConventionsISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description, 2nd ed., Ottowa, International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions1999, revised 2016