Emigration

Emigration

Emigration means leaving one's native country or region in order to settle in another. This collection relates primarily to the social history surrounding the migration of people from Ulster and their settlement in North America from 1600 onwards. We also have a growing collection of material directly related to the process of emigration. 

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toast rack

toast rack

White Star Line 3rd Class toast rack, c.1910s....

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement from magazine for International Mercantile Marine Company White Star Line - Red Star Line - Atlantic Transport Line - Panama Pacific Lin...

Business card

Business card

Business card with printed name 'Mrs. Fred P. Stuhler'. Handwritten in ink on card 'Mrs. Woodruff, Monticello, Iowa, S.S. Celtic, July 1927'. From ins...

Cookie cutter

Cookie cutter

Cookie cutter, heart-shaped with strap handle. Metal. Grandmother of donor. Isabella Dunne, emigrated to America. She brought this back from New York ...

postcard

postcard

Titanic - postcard sent to Paul Louden-Brown on 80th anniversary of sinking, postmarked 15 April 1992...

lantern slide

lantern slide

Titanic disaster lantern slides: 'Loss of the Titanic'. This collection of lantern slides, illustrations and photographs, all hand tinted, were produc...

toast rack

toast rack

White Star Line silver-plated toast rack, 1st Class. The majority of silver-plated tableware used in White Star vessels from 1871 to 1934 was manufact...

Print

Print

Colour printed image, 'Supplement to the "P.L.A. Monthly"' depicting White Star Line R.M.S Calgaric....

Sailing list

Sailing list

'White Star' Sailing Packets (forerunner of White Star Line), 4 page sailing list and bill, 20 September 1863 (cover torn)...

Emigrants tag

Emigrants tag

Emigrants tag, paper, c1910s. Tags like these were attached to clothing and punched to show that an emigrant had received their daily allowance of foo...

napkin ring

napkin ring

White Star Line 1st Class Restaurant silver-plated napkin ring. The silver-plated tableware used in the Olympic, Titanic and Majestic 1st Class Restau...

table knife

table knife

Electroplated table knife with bone handle....

menu

menu

Collins Collection. Martha Collins and her family emigrated to Canada from the north of Ireland before the First World War. This collection of materia...

Certificate of Discharge

Certificate of Discharge

Russell Collection (Steward, White Star Line and Cunard White Star). Certificate of Discharge dated 21 September 1900...

booklet

booklet

'SS Celtic' passenger list booklet....

postcard

postcard

Russell Collection (Steward, White Star Line and Cunard White Star). Baltic official colour art postcard....

toast rack

toast rack

White Star Line silver-plated toast rack used in 1st Class restaurant. The silver-plated tableware used in these exclusive restaurants was of a differ...

Magazine

Magazine

Ocean Ferry (house magazine of IMMC), Volume II, 5 February 1923...

photograph

photograph

Russell Collection (Steward, White Star Line and Cunard White Star). Photograph of stewards including Russell onboard Canopic....

pot

pot

Large copper pot....

cake tongs

cake tongs

Cake tongs, silver-plated, stewards pattern, 1st/2nd, c.1910s...

postcard

postcard

R.M.S. Baltic colour art postcard, artist Montague Birrell Black....

fish knife

fish knife

White Star Line 1st Class silver-plated fish knife....

booklet

booklet

White Star Line 'Scholars Summer Cruise' promotional booklet....

butter knife

butter knife

Electroplated butter knife....

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