Visual Material

Repository: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Identity Statement

TitleVisual Material
Archive ReferenceIE RCPI/VM
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/visual-material
Creation Dates1718-2011
Extent Medium20 boxes + albums

Context

Creator(s): Royal College of Physicians of IrelandKirkpatrick, Thomas Percy Claude, 1869-1954Cosgrave, Ephraim MacDowel, 1853-1925

  • Administrative History ↴

    This material has been collected by the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland over time, with no real over-arching collection aim or policy, resulting in the range of media and subjects. Over time parts of the Kirkpatrick collection have become mixed into the College's general collection of visual materials, as have the slides of MacDowel Cosgrave.
  • Archival History ↴

    This material has been collected by the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland over time, with no real over-arching collection aim or policy, resulting in the range of media and subjects. Over time parts of the Kirkpatrick collection have become mixed into the College's general collection of visual materials, as have the slides of MacDowel Cosgrave.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴

    Donation

Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Royal College of Physicians of IrelandKirkpatrick, Thomas Percy Claude, 1869-1954Cosgrave, Ephraim MacDowel, 1853-1925 ↴

    This collection contains visual materials in a number of formats collected by the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland over time, the collections includes prints, drawings and photographs which originally formed part of the Kirkpatrick Bequest as well as glass lantern slides and microscope slides used by MacDowel Cosgrave as professor of Biology in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

    The majority of the material in the collection is of medical subjects or individuals generally with an Irish slant, however there are some items particularly in the Prints, Drawings and Photographs section which relate to Irish history and literature.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Accruals ↴

    Material is still being added to this collection.
  • Arrangement ↴

    The material has been divided into seven sections by type:
    Prints, Drawing and Photographs; Glass Lantern Slides; Glass Plate Negatives; Microscope Slides; Stereographs; Slides and Video Tapes. Within each section further divisions have been made as necessary.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Access subject to the conditions laid out in the Heritage Centre Access Guidelines
Conditions Governing ReproductionCopying of archive material is subject to the conditions laid out in the Heritage Centre Copying Guidelines
Creation Dates1718-2011
Extent Medium20 boxes + albums
Finding Aids The collection list is available in the reading room or online Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteHarriet Wheelock
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000. IGAD: Irish Guidelines for Archival Description. Dublin: Society of Archivists, Ireland, 2009.National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names. Chippenham: National Council on Archives, 1997.
Date of Descriptions40575