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Irish Broadside Ballads

 Collection
Identifier: BPP 1001
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. These broadsides were mostly printed in Dublin, probably between 1860 and 1876, by the printer P. Brereton.

Dates

  • 1840-1890
  • Majority of material found in 1860-1876

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Extent

2.7 Linear feet

Arrangement

Alphebetical by title.
Title
Irish Broadside Ballades
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
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