Sam Henry Collection

4th July 2019

Small, black and white portrait photograph captioned ‘Sam Henry, Coleraine’. Sam as a young man. – scan068b

4th July 2019

Page 2 of 2. Article cut from a newspaper dated 18th February, 1916. Titled, ‘Public Opinion. John Allen’s Inflexible Imperial Pension’. Initialled by… – scan089c

4th July 2019

Typed short stories and one lined jokes titled, ‘Humour of Disparagement (O.A.P.)’. Many refer to hens and the Old Age Pension.

4th July 2019

Page 2 of 2. Article cut from newspaper and pasted to page. No title. Re Dungiven. Refers to the banshee of the O’Cahans, Grania Roe; the witch Maeve …

4th July 2019

Glass slide negative of a black and white photographic image. Features Sam Henry’s daughter, Olive, as a young child sitting in a chair in a garden.

4th July 2019

Glass slide negative of a black and white photographic image. Features Sam Henry’s daughter, Olive, as a young woman standing in a garden. ‘?41’ is wr…

4th July 2019

Page 9 of 16. Typed script for play ‘The Alarm Clock. A farce in one act by Lynn Doyle’. Re an alarm clock which is mistaken for an explosive device.

4th July 2019

Page 8 of 8. Photocopy of a letter to Maggie from Sam Henry. Writing on board S S Furnessia. Sam is travelling with his Uncle John from Moville to New…

4th July 2019

Typed list of songs titled, ‘Jim Kealey’s Airs’. The songs are categorised as Airs, Hornpipes and Jigs. Songs for An Irish Ceilidh, performed on 21st …

4th July 2019

Typed five verses of song. Untitled. [Song is named ‘The Faughan Side’]. Noted at top of page – From Andrew McFarlane, 210 Stonyhurst Street, Possilpa…

4th July 2019

Typed letter to Mrs [Olive] Craig from Gale Huntington. Encloses letter from American Folklore Society. Informing Olive that Sam’s book of folk songs …

4th July 2019

Page 14 of 28. Typed manuscript for Sam Henry’s Songs of the People edited by Gale Huntington. Annotated in black ink. Includes the introduction, text…