Sam Henry Collection

4th July 2019

Small programme card for Cookstown Young Men’s Christian & Literary Association 1910-1911. Sam Henry is noted in the programme for a lecture on 21st M…

4th July 2019

Article cut from a newspaper dated 11th September, 1925. Titled, ‘The Old Gentlemen on Wireless’. Refers to an article by Sam Henry in the Northern Co…

4th July 2019

Typed short stories and one lined jokes titled, ‘Expressive Language’. Pencil line through middle of page.

4th July 2019

Page 1 of 2. Article cut from newspaper and pasted to page. Titled, ‘Eastward Ho! Towards the Hill of Gold’ by Sam Henry.

4th July 2019

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

4th July 2019

Printed, colour map of the Mourne Mountains. Government of Northern Ireland. Ministry of Agriculture. Ordnance Survey. Ireland. Sheets 60 & 61. ‘SAM H…

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…