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Standish Hayes O'Grady: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6472-6568

Scope and Contents

Poems, songs, verse, stories, historical notes, mainly concerning Ireland and of Irish origin.


  • Creation: 1701-1900 (Circa)


Conditions Governing Access

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8 archive box(es) (8 boxes)

30 volume(s) (30 volumes)

5 notebook(s) (5 notebooks)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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Other Finding Aids

There are more details to some of the collections available in descriptions box in Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

MSS.Add.6472-6476, 6494, 6496-6514, 6516, 6517, 6520-6524, 6526, 6527, 6529, 6530, 6532-6537, 6539, 6542-6545, 6548-6552, and 6554 were presented by Sir Alan Moore, Bt, 1923-1924; MSS.Add.6477-6488, 6490-6493, 6495, 6553, and 6555-6568 were presented by Lady Moore, 1923-1924; MS.Add.6489 was presented by the family of Sir Norman Moore.


Pádraig De Brún and Máire Herbert's Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in Cambridge libraries (Cambridge University Press, 1986), pp. 47-102, contain further information about MSS.Add.6472-6477, 6485, 6489, 6514, 6516, 6526, 6527, 6530, 6532, 6537, 6556-6559, and 6561-6568. The incident discussed in MS.Add.6553 is referred to in the Journal of education, January 1896, p. 48 (a paragraph of the Irish correspondence).
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