Sam Henry Collection

4th July 2019

Page 10 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 1 of 4. Photocopy of a letter from Sam Henry. Writing on board S S Furnessia. Sam is travelling with his Uncle John from Moville to New York. Wri…

4th July 2019

Page 1 of 2. Typed script for an Irish Ceilidh for St. Malachy’s Dramatic Club in Coleraine Town Hall, 19th December, 1933. Mentions Dan McNabb, Joe G…

4th July 2019

Typed song ‘Ballad of Highwayman’ with part missing. Note re donor – ‘Sent me by Dr Elsie Johnston, High School, Coleraine..9th June 1938’.

4th July 2019

Page 1 of 2. Photocopy of a letter to Mr Huntington from William Hugh Jansen. Writing to inform him of his conditional acceptance of Sam Henry’s Songs…

4th July 2019

Page 15 of 28. Typed manuscript for Sam Henry’s Songs of the People edited by Gale Huntington. Annotated in black ink. Includes the introduction, text…

4th July 2019

Typed verses titled, ‘An Capall Ban’ [The White Horse]. Annotated in handwriting in English and Gaelic.

4th July 2019

Double sided page from a diary belonging to Sam Henry. One side January, 1913 Thursday 23. The other side January, 1913 Friday 24. Both sides contain …

4th July 2019

Typed draft version (one page, other pages missing) of an article which appeared in a newspaper – see below. Titled ‘Where My Caravan Has Rested. Impr…

4th July 2019

Typed note on strip of paper of the origin of a song which is not noted. Refer to Pat Hackett and Ann Shiels a native of Ballytober near Bushmills.

4th July 2019

Printed booklet titled, ‘Songs of the Western Isles. Poems by Harold Bouiton, Music by Granville Bantock’. Words and music to ‘Song to the Seals’. Lis…

4th July 2019

Page 3 of 3. Typed notes re Route Hunt Club. Handwritten notes in pencil on back of page re Arab – not in context. – scan015e