Identity Statement for Robert Donovan

  • Reference code: IE UCDA LA50
  • Title: Papers of Robert Donovan
  • Dates: 1909
  • Level of description: Item
  • Extent: 6pp
  • Content and Structure
  • Conditions of Access and Use

Scope and Content

Corrected proof copy of the Report of the Dublin Commissioners appointed under the National University Act, 1908. The report is intended to accompany the university statutes framed by the Commissioners for submission to the King. The report focuses on the deficiencies attached to the university’s financial position; the lack of teaching provision for technological and agricultural subjects; poor salaries; and the inadequate proposed framework for University College Galway. Includes extensive manuscript corrections [by Robert Donovan].


  • Access: Available by appointment to holders of a UCD Archives reader's ticket. Produced for consultation in original format. Original material will be retrieved at 11am and 2pm only.
  • Language: English