History

History

The History collections cover the span of human history on the island of Ireland and reflect its place in the world. They open a window on themes as diverse as politics and conflict to innovation and achievement. The collections illustrate how people worked, travelled, socialised and participated a spectrum of cultural traditions. Taken together, they reflect the diversity of human experience from the cradle to the grave. 

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Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/61 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/61 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Branchwater & Moygashel. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Bertie Monthomery's father, Bob, was Chief engineer at Cogr...

photographic film negative

photographic film negative

subject : Fishing boat crew bringing herring nets from hold. [shooting train]. date : mid 1920s;condition : good....

ROSTREVOR

ROSTREVOR

a view of the square with a public house to the right and two Churches in the middle, there are people and horse vehicles, one in the foreground with ...

Photograph

Photograph

Shell making, trimming the driving band and testing its diameter....

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph; glass plate negative

Photograph, Harland and Wolff glass plate negative. subject : Shell plating starboard propeller shaft and bossing. Ship No: 317. Name: Oceanic. Type: ...

Photograph

Photograph

Ship Margarita in docks....

A Call to War Workers of the Engineering and Shipbuilding Industries

A Call to War Workers of the Engineering and Shipbuilding Industries

'A Call to War Workers of the Engineering and Shipbuilding Industries,' by F. H. Rose, a trade unionist of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers....

QUEEN'S ISLAND SHIPYARD, BELFAST

QUEEN'S ISLAND SHIPYARD, BELFAST

a view of the Titanic and Olympic 1910, in stocks together in the Shipyard...

Photographic Print

Photographic Print

subject : view of yew terraces at the Viceregal Lodge;part of a group of prints of similar type, some of which are annotated by Welch. Condition : goo...

HAT; Ulster Defence Association Camouflaged Hat

HAT; Ulster Defence Association Camouflaged Hat

Ulster Defence Association camouflaged hat. Button up side piece, printed triangular badge of violet with purple outline map of the six counties, unde...

BELFAST CASTLE AND McArt's FORT

BELFAST CASTLE AND McArt's FORT

a close in view of the Castle, looking up with the view of Cavehill behind...

We Won't Have Home Rule

We Won't Have Home Rule

Photographic postcard of William Moore M.P. for North Armagh, with shield bearing red hand of Ulster flanked by lions and banner saying' We Won't ha...

Note

Note

Note handwritten by A. Albert Campbell about 'Ulster Ogam Stones'....

O' Reilly

O' Reilly

Green and white poster for James O'Reilly for South Down, an Independant Nationalist candidate for Assembly Elections 1973. O'Reilly received 2,000 fi...

postcard

postcard

Laurentic at Halifax following Titanic disaster with all her flags at half-mast, real photographic postcard April 1912...

Photographic negative : photographic print

Photographic negative : photographic print

High Cross in Clones Diamond with children sitting around base....

Stamp from Cyprus : 1/2 piastre

Stamp from Cyprus : 1/2 piastre

J. St Clair Boyd album, the Imperial Postage Stamp Album . Vol. I : Stamps of the British Empire (Great Britain and Colonies).. hinged : postally used...

Photographic negative

Photographic negative

Photographic negative showing a pair of hurlers....

Photograph

Photograph

James Armstrong's, plucking chickens....

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Greeves Forth Spinnings Mill. Interior....

Ulster Still Says No

Ulster Still Says No

Poster issued by the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland, promoting an anti Anglo-Irish Agreement rally at Belfast City Hall. Printed black on orange, 'Ulst...

photographic negative

photographic negative

subject : Belfast Electric Station (Sub Station). Interior. Rectifiers...

Leap Bridge Omagh

Leap Bridge Omagh

A view of the salmon leap stone bridge...

Certificate of Discharge

Certificate of Discharge

Certificate of Discharge for Isabell [Isabelle?] Travis, age 47, born in England, Stewardess. Ship S.S. Leviathan, Official Number 215446, registere...

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