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Cartographic Visual: Getting Started

A variety of different types of map or visual print resources.

About the Collection

This collection has a variety of different types of map or visual print resources. The tabs at the top of the page will help you find:

All items from this collection must be used in the Rare Books Reading Room. Go to each tab to find out more about access, use and reprographics.

Contact Us

‚ÄčAll material is for use in Special Collections & Archives only. It cannot be used elsewhere in the library or borrowed. Most material has to be requested in advance: 

Special Collections & Archives: specialcollectionsarchives@ucc.ie 

Special Collections & Archives: 021 490 2282.

Please use the dedicated email and phone number:

  • To request books, theses and more
  • To reserve a machine for using microform
  • Queries about the collections

Special Collections & Archives is located in Q-1, Boole Library, UCC.

Contact Elaine Harrington, Special Collections Librarian.

Contact Emer Twomey, Archivist, UCC Library.

Collection Highlights

IE BL/CV/TP/CORK/20 Glengariff Castle

IE BL/CV/TP/CORK/20 Glengariff Castle

Topographical Prints Collection

Pacific Overtures - or - a Flight from St Cloud's - over the Water to Charley - a new Dramatic Peace now Rehearsing

IE BL/CV/PolP/N/12 Pacific Overtures - or - a Flight from St Cloud's - over the Water to Charley - a new Dramatic Peace now Rehearsing

Political Prints Collection

IE BL/CV/PortP/Parnell/1 Charles Stewart Parnell, M.P.

IE BL/CV/PortP/Parnell/1 Charles Stewart Parnell, M.P.

Portrait Prints Collection

IE BL/CV/TP/ITALY/ROME/11 St. Peter's Church

IE BL/CV/TP/ITALY/ROME/11 St. Peter's Church

Topographical Prints Collection

IE BL/CV/PolP/Military/6 France XVIIIe Siecle

IE BL/CV/PolP/Military/6 France XVIIIe Siecle

Military Prints Collection

Opening Hours

30 December 2020- 31 January 2021: As per Irish Government direction from midnight 30 December 2020 all counties are placed on Level 5 under the Plan for Living with COVID-19. The advice is: Stay at home with certain exceptions. Please note this time frame may be extended. 

Update: 7 January 2020: Due to reduced staff presence in the Library, we are not accepting any new requests for Special Collections' items on Scan & Deliver. Existing requests will be fulfilled shortly. The Library will continue to review services throughout the coming days.

Previous appointment services in Special Collections and Archives are unavailable during Level 5.

If you have any queries relating to our collections please email specialcollectionsarchives@ucc.ie. This email address is monitored regularly.