Sam Henry Collection

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter (double sided) to Sam Henry. Informing Sam that her book, titled ‘The Wrays of Donegal’, has been published and can be obtained in …

4th July 2019

Typed poem (folded page) titled, ‘Carrickfergus’ by David Gordon Montgomery, Lisrodden, Portglenone, 10th June, 1942. Re the history of the town and i… – scan096b

4th July 2019

Cutting of a printed song pasted to paper. Titled, ‘No. 6 – Song of the Little Villages’. Selected by Mr Sam Henry, F.R.S.A., Coleraine. From “Irish L…

4th July 2019

Page 6 of 7. Typed list in alphabetical order of notes. This page has S-T notes. A lot of the words refer to animals.

4th July 2019

Colour postcard of Church Lane, Godstone, North Caterham featuring a painted village scene of houses and trees. Addressed to Miss M[aimie]. Liken, Dun… – scan014b

4th July 2019

Print of a colour illustration. Features two birds sitting on the branch of a tree. One is facing away. Appears to have been torn from a book of some …

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter (double sided) to Sam Henry from J D Rolleston. Thanks Sam for sending a copy of ‘The Bill’. They are particulary interested in “Da… – scan035b

4th July 2019

Typed letter to Sam Henry from Sean O’Sullivan. Requesting Sam’s assistance in the collection of oral tradition in County Derry in the form of a quest…

4th July 2019

Orange/brown colour book cover embossed with gold writing ‘A Shropshire Lad’ on front cover. Pages are missing. Black and white photograph pasted to i…

4th July 2019

Collins’ Pocket Diary, 1910. Dark brown/red cover. Diary of Sam Henry. Entries cease from 17th August 1910.

4th July 2019

Typed letter to Sam Henry. Sam had sent photographs of a tomb [at Dungiven Priory ?] to the British Museum in order to established a date for it. They…

4th July 2019

Typed poem by Sam Henry titled, ‘To a Sailor’s Bird in the Portsmouth Train’. The poem won ‘best fragment of a poem’ in the Westminster Gazette in Oct…