Sam Henry Collection

4th July 2019

Glass slide negative of a black and white photographic image. Features Sam Henry’s daughter, Olive, as a young woman (left) standing beside another wo…

4th July 2019

Page 3 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 2 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

Programme for St. Malachy’s Dramatic Club, Coleraine. Town Hall, Coleraine, 21st January, 1935. Entry for Sam Henry as director of An Irish Ceilidh. T…

4th July 2019

Printed music manuscript of an Irish Folk Song arranged by John Vine. Melody and Words collected by Sam Henry. Song titled, ‘Buy Broom Besoms’. Curwen… – scan030b

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.