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IE BL/AR/RS/1
Ruth Sherry: Index Cards         
c1980s-2000s
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2,450 items


CONTEXT:

Creator: Ruth Sherry

Biographical/Administrative History: The late Ruth Sherry was Professor of English Literature at the Department of Modern Languages, Section for English, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Archival History: IE BL/AR/RS/1 is part of the Ruth Sherry (Frank O’Connor Bibliography) collection held in UCC Library. The Collection was gifted to UCC Library by the Executors of Ruth Sherry’s Estate in 2008.


CONTENT AND STRUCTURE:

Scope and Content: The collection contains handwritten index cards, in pencil and ink, created by Ruth Sherry during the course of researching and compiling the definitive bibliography of the writer Frank O’Connor. Professor Sherry passed away before the work was published.

System of Arrangement: The index cards are arranged as compiled by Professor Sherry. They were originally stored in two wooden index card boxes with dividing tabs with category headings. She organised the cards by type of work e.g. short story or book reviews, or by format in which published e.g. television or radio. The collection is listed reflecting this system of arrangement.


CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE:

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

Language: English

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

Last updated: 08 March 2016

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