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Wright Collection: Home

About the Collection

Collection Ref.:             IE BL/SC/W
Title:                            Wright Collection
Dates:                           1820 - 1972
Level of description:    Item
Extent:                          6 items
Administrative History:
IE BL/SC/W is the Wright Collection held in UCC Library. These are a group of items deposited on the instructions of Miss Alice Wight (1874 – 1976) by her relative Mr. Trevor Campbell.


The Wright Collection refers in the main to letters addressed to a Miss Emma Southern of Dublin. Included also is a letter to a Samuel Wight of Cork from Richard Griffith junior discussing their mutual geological interests. Finally there is a copy of an original attendance roll for the Cork Mutual Improvement Association Conversazione, held in 1872.

Access & Use

Opening Hours: 10:00 - 12:45 Monday to Friday

Access to archival collections is by prior appointment, giving at least one week's notice in advance, by completing this online form


Finding Aid: Item descriptions (see separate tab above, next to 'Home' tab)

Additional Collection Information

Language: English

Copyright: UCC Library

Collection Image

             The Wright Collection (UCC Library)