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Documents of the Month

2012


January Document of the Month (Document outlining the forthcoming indemnity to be granted by President of Dáil Éireann Arthur Griffith on the setting up of the Provisional Government as part of a full mutual amnesty between the British and Irish governments, 1922)

 

February Document of the Month (Poster from the Department of Health relating to its nationwide campaign against tuberculosis, 1950s)

 

March Document of the Month (Plan of Merrion Street and the adjacent neighbourhood surveyed by Jonathan Barker, 1762)

 

April Document of the Month (Warning issued by the Garda Commissioner to users of .22 rifles,  c.1968)

 

May Document of the Month (Certified copy of the will of Beatles member John Lennon, 1979)

 

June Document of the Month (Poster from the Department of Health relating to the tuberculin test which formed part of its nationwide campaign against tuberculosis, 1950s)

 

July Document of the Month (Letter from US President Richard Nixon to President Erskine Childers regarding the Apollo 17 lunar mission, 1973)

 

August Document of the Month (Johnston Mooney and O’Brien poster advertising their new Olympic Pan in their role as exclusive supplier of bread to the Irish Olympic team, 1988)

 

September Document of the Month (Plan of Mount Merrion surveyed by Jonathan Barker, 1762)

 

October Document of the Month (Photograph of Fenian John Lawless from Kilkenny c.1867)

 

November Document of the Month (Letter from a Royal Dublin Fusilier to his mother prior to his departure for war, 1915)

 

December Document of the Month (Recipe for a “good plumb cake”  from an 18th-century recipe book)