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Irish History (Irish Studies)



This is a guide to resources in Irish and Irish-American History.

Sources for Historical Research

Irish and Irish-American historical research calls for the use of both primary and secondary sources. See the "Sources for Historical Research" tab above for more information on types of sources.  The "Sources for Historical Research" tab above includes links to:

Government Documents

Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections:

The Irish Collection at the Burns Library is widely regarded as one of the most comprehensive collections of its kind outside of Ireland.  The Irish Collection and the Burns Library's manuscript collections offer valuable primary source material for those doing research in Irish history. 

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Irish Bound Pamphlets

The Burns Library holds Irish bound pamphlets.  These bound volumes contain a myraid of publications from the 18th to 20th centuries on topics that include politics and history that someone valued enough to have bound into volumes.  Try the search below to get a list of over 1700 pamphlets related to Ireland.

Go to the online catalog 'advanced search.'  Change the "Anywhere in record" drop-down menu to "Local Collection Name," and search for Irish Bound Pamphlet Collection