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Irish Broadside Ballads

 Collection
Identifier: BPP 1001

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 559 broadsides, most measuring 28 x 11 1/2 cm. Broadsides were printed and sold in streets and at fairs and markets from the early days of printing, often by ballad singers. Many of the broadsides were printed in Dublin by P. Brereton, probably between 1860 and 1876.

Dates

  • 1790-1890

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Extent

2.7 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Alphebetical by title.
Title
Irish Broadside Ballades
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
102 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame IN 46556
574-631-0290