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Thomas Crofton Croker Collection: Home

About the Collection

Collection Ref.:             IE BL/SC/CC
Title:                            Thomas Crofton Croker Collection
Dates:                            1 May 1843
Level of description:    Item
Extent:                          1 item
 
Administrative History:
IE BL/SC/CC is a T. Crofton Croker letter held in UCC Library. This letter was donated to UCC in 1997 by Prof. Seán Ó CoileánRoinn na Nua-Gaeilge, UCC. Originally the letter was given to Professor John V. Kelleher (Harvard) by Henry ShattuckKelleher passed the letter on to Professor Ó Coileán at UCC.
 
Biographical History:
Born in Cork in 1798, he was an Irish antiquary whose collections of songs and legends formed a storehouse for writers of the Irish literary revival. From 1819 he worked as a clerk for the Admiralty. He died in London in 1854.
 

Content:
Handwritten letter from Thomas Crofton Croker, the Admiralty, to Sir William [Betham].

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Additional Collection Information

Language: English

Copyright: UCC Library

Collection Image

  Mss letter from Thomas C. Croker (1843)