Sam Henry Collection

4th July 2019

Christmas card featuring colour image on front cover captioned, ‘Christmas Eve in the early days of Trinity Church’. To Sam Henry from Floyd G Blair, …

4th July 2019

Booklet (with green cover, inside page detached) containing section from ‘Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine’. Titled, ‘The Folk-Lore of the…

4th July 2019

Typed notes re folklore. Some points typed in red. Begins ‘The Storm God..The Grey Man..’. Mentions Conaill and Taisie marriage on Rathlin; Shane Cros…

4th July 2019

Copy of a typed letter to Mr Duncan from Sam Henry. Sam has been tracing Mr Duncan’s ancestry. He has researched the name Duncan and Dunkin as well as…

4th July 2019

Small address book with brown/red cover. Majority of the addresses are based in North America. Handwritten notes in back of book re America. List of i… – scan002g

4th July 2019

Small slip of paper found in CM:2018:602.1 in between pages 18-19. Typed list of travel expenses for Army Lectures on 1st and 3rd January. Totals 6.2….

4th July 2019

Typed notes titled, ‘O’Cahans’. Refers to events in Coleraine in 12th and 13th century. Lineage of O’Cahan / McDonald notes.

4th July 2019

Typed poem titled, ‘Long Tailed Tits’. Taken from ‘Country Life’ publication dated 26th October 1935. From Mrs Verschoyle, 19 Fitzwilliam Square, Dubl…

4th July 2019

Small cutting from a newspaper taped to a page. Titled, ‘Thursday’. Positive words about Sam Henry’s radio personality and his song collecting. Sam to…

4th July 2019

Page 3 of 4. Handwritten short essay re eels. Refers to the Toome Eel Fishery Company works at Toome, Portna and Movanagher and the export of the eels…

4th July 2019

The first page to Sam Henry’s book ‘Dunluce and Giant’s Causeway’. Draft version. Typed and handwritten. States the photograph and text to be used. Ci…

4th July 2019

Typed text for Sam Henry’s book ‘Dunluce and Giant’s Causeway’. Typed draft version. Re the story of Liban, the mermaid at Dunluce. Circled number ’16…