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IE BL/EP/B/A

Bantry Estate Collection: Ancillary

1912 – 1959

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10 items

CONTEXT:

IE BL/EP/B/A is additional material relating to the Bantry Estate Collection held in the UCC Library. This ancillary material has been deposited by individuals who may have had a connection to the Estate (relatives that were employees) or were aware that the main archival collection was in UCC and wished to add to it. These records were deposited after the main collection was fully listed in 2003. See Bantry Estate Collection for a direct link to the Bantry Estate Collection.  Back to Collections list

CONTENT AND STRUCTURE:

The Bantry ancillary material is listed in order of acquisition. It includes agent’s diaries; loose plans of buildings and landscapes; and a sketchbook by [Richard, 2nd Earl of Bantry].

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE:

Access: Available by appointment with the Archives Service to holders of UCC Readers tickets.

Language: English

Finding Aid: Item Description (see below)

BL/EP/B/A

Deposited June 2004

1.  [nd]

Pencil drawing on paper of a table showing a symbol of the Earl of Bantry (E. B. and a crown) with the table legs shown as two storks/herons (further symbolism). On the reverse is mss note with costs.

22.5cm x 18.2cm

2.  [nd]

Pencil drawing on paper of a fireplace showing symbols for the Earl of Bantry on either side and below the mantle section. Also fender with animal decoration.

22.5cm x 18.3cm

3.  [nd]

Ink drawings on paper of different size garden urns from various angles, with decorative details, and terrace spindles. Scale and size is included.

27.5cm x 21.5cm

4.  [nd]

Pencil drawing on tracing paper of the front elevation of a lodge/church with decorative details.

33cm x 20.3cm

5.   [nd]

Pencil drawing on tracing paper of the front elevation of a house/lodge and floor lay-out with measurements.

50.2cm x 22.9cm

6.  [nd]

Ink drawing of “School Houses Designed for Lady Bantry” by John Cullinan. It shows the “Elevation fronting Coach Road”, the “Masters Apartment fronting the Harbour”, and the interior and exterior ground plan with each section named with measurements.

46.8cm x 40cm

7.  12 Oct. 1864

Coloured pencil and ink drawing of the “Proposed Mode for Supporting the Corridor Wall of the Billiard Room at Bantry House”, by [William Turner, Hammsmith North], Dublin.

59cm x 35.6cm

Deposited November 2004

8.  8 Nov. 1912 – 1 May 1947; 13 June 1964

Hardback notebook with mss entries by Patrick Falvey (Agent), Glengarriff Office, Bantry Estate. Entries relate to the running of the Glengarriff part of the estate – workmen’s wages and income tax paid; funeral expenses of a Daniel Falvey; tenants’ and lands; repairs carried out on the estate; accounts of possible poaching on lands “I came on 6 Free State soldiers cutting an ash tree in the Pound wood” (7 Nov. 1923); and family information – Falvey’s marriage and the births of his children are noted. Also noted are the purchases of horses by Falvey, land valuations (1936-37); and monies lent to individuals. There is an additional entry in 1964 relating to a loan. 54pp

9.  23 April 1956 – 4 Sept. 1959

Hardback notebook with mss entries by Patrick Falvey (Agent), Glengarriff Office, Bantry Estate. Entries relate to the running of the Glengarriff part of the estate – rents due; administrative issues (fuel and insurance costs); and grazing rents. 53pp & enclosure

Deposited May 2007

10.  24 Oct. [1823] – 1843

Large hardback scrapbook belonging to [Richard, Viscount Berehaven] with “Napoli 1843” embossed in gold on the spine. It holds pencil, ink and coloured drawings of landscapes, buildings, individuals, and ships, showing Pompeii, Castillamare, Napoli, Rome and Amalfi, stuck onto the pages, others are loose. Some have captions, others are missing from book. Includes loose B&W published drawings with captions in French including captions “La ville de Fribourg”; “Des Lacs de Thoune et de Brienz”; and loose published drawings on cardboard and paper, as well as sketches by the Viscount. 134 images


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Author: Emer Twomey,  Archivist, UCC Library, University College Cork

Last updated: 19 August 2014

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