Historical Archives

The Historical Archives consist of some 19,000 records of the Irish College – building and collegiate community. Items date from 1316 to 1999.

Collection of the Historical Archives

Collection of the Historical Archives

The Historical Archives consist of some 19,000 records of the Irish College – building and collegiate community. 

Consult the Historical Archives catalogue

Consult the Historical Archives catalogue

Search the full catalogue and access more than 4,300 items (letters, lists of names, photographs, account books…) which have been digitised and can be consulted online. 

Onsite access to the Historical Archive documents

Onsite access to the Historical Archive documents

Access to the Historical Archives is free of charge. The items which have not been digitised are accessible by appointment. 

Additional sources and bibliography

Additional sources and bibliography

Find suggestions of other archives, books and articles which can be consulted to complement your research in the Historical archives collection  

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Fellowship

Fellowship

The Centre Culturel Irlandais offers Fellowship bursaries to encourage research on its Old Library and Historical Archives collections.

Online exhibitions

Online exhibitions

The exhibitions of books from the Old Library and from the Historical archives, based on the research of our Bursary Fellows, are now available online.