Sam Henry Collection

4th July 2019

Typed tonic sol-fa notation ‘From the “Silver Tassie”‘. The air is an adaptation of “An Angel’s Whisper”. 5 verses of a song – each verse has a title …

4th July 2019

Letter to Sam Henry from Radio Éireann. Details of a provisional engagement for a broadcast Talk titled, ‘Bird Song’ on 22nd August 1940 at 10.30…

4th July 2019

Printed copy,possibly of an article in a newspaper, re Cooey-na-Gall – warrior and one of twelve sons on Dermot O’Cahan – and Finvola / Finola ‘Gem of…

4th July 2019

Typed notes on brown colour paper titled, ‘Graham’s Diary of the Siege – Charlie MacLaughlin’s book’. An extract re the Phoenix of Coleraine, Captain …

4th July 2019

Typed notes on lined paper. Titled, ‘Headstones in Ballywillan with Jim Douglas 12th April 1942’. Inscription of the name James Douglas, Glenmanus and…

4th July 2019

Typed copy of a letter to Mr Duncan from Sam Henry. Sam has been helping to research Mr Duncan’s family tree. Recounts visits to Killowen and Colerain…

4th July 2019

Handwritten letter (folded and written on 4 sides) to Sam Henry from Wilfrid Abbott. Provides genealogical details of Coleraine Mayor in 1731, Arthur …

4th July 2019

Page 1 of 3. Handwritten letter (page double sided) to Sam Henry from Wilfrid Abbott. Asks Sam if he has any information on the Howards of Coleraine. …

4th July 2019

Typed notes re folklore. Some points typed in red. Top of page reads ‘Ruskin park peelers from Bail an deor Glenlonan [Glenlonain]’. Refers to Rathlin…

4th July 2019

Notes handwritten on lined paper re folklore. Writes of a pitted stone of which the elves has shot them at cows in a field. They were actually fossil …

4th July 2019

Typed letter to Mr Henry from Ada Henry Bridge. There has been a delay in replying to Sam’s letter of 1936 due to illness in the family. Sam had sent …

4th July 2019

Cottage near ??rtnoo