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What’s new in the online catalogue

2013 updates


The National Archives is continually adding to its online catalogue both newly accessioned material and legacy material that has been listed to modern archival standards.

 

The following material was added to the online catalogue during 2013:

 

August

 

  • Letterkenny District Registry: testamentary records relating to the year 1990 (2011/6)
  • Limerick District Registry: testamentary records relating to the year 1990 (2011/10)

 

The National Archives updated the list of General Prison Board Suffragette Papers (GPB/SFRG/1) which detail the treatment of suffragettes who were imprisoned by the authorities, mainly during the period 1911–1914.

 

The National Archives also updated the list of the Mansion House All-Party Anti-Partition Conference (TSCH/11) that operated under the auspices of Department of the Taoiseach, mainly in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

 

 

October

 

  • Probate Office, Dublin: testamentary records relating to the year 1987 (2008/1)
  • Probate Office, Dublin: testamentary records relating to the year 1988 (2009/1)
  • Limerick District Probate Office: testamentary records relating to the year 1989 (2010/10)
  • Wexford Circuit Court: court files relating to the year 1989 (2011/34)
  • Embassy of Ireland to Argentina: 2012 transfer of files relating mainly to 1982 (2012/40)

 

The National Archives updated the list of Department of Industry and Commerce, Emergency Files (INDC/EMR). These mainly relate to the work of the Department of Supplies during the Second World War, with files series on rationing, maintenance of essential supplies and strategic issues relating to the Irish economy in wartime. There are also two series from the 1921–1923 period, dealing with the Dáil Éireann government’s boycott of British goods and the economic effects of the Civil War. For a series level listing of this sub-fonds, please click here and then click on each series heading for a list of files in that series.

 

The National Archives also updated the list of Office of Public Works papers relating to Howth Harbour, 1800–1852, (OPW/8/HOW). The collection, which has undergone extensive conservation work, contains mainly correspondence and reports relating to the construction and administration of Howth Harbour, including engineers’ reports; tenders for work and the supply of materials; negotiations with landowners, including Lord Howth, for the purchase of ground; and general correspondence relating to the administration of the works and the harbour. For a full listing of these papers, please click here.