relating to members of the ORahilly and Humphreys families, principally
Sighle Humphreys and her husband Donal ODonoghue (18971957) but including
papers of Margaret Rahilly, Richard Rahilly (18401896), Michael J. ORahilly
[The ORahilly] (18751916), Anna ORahilly (d.1958), Dr David
Humphreys (18611903), Ellen Rahilly Humphreys (18711939), Dick Humphreys
(18961968) and Emmet Humphreys (190277).
Margaret Rahilly: personal
correspondence mainly relating to the education of her children, 184561.
Rahilly: business papers and correspondence relating to the administration of
his estate, 18841931.
Michael J. ORahilly [The ORahilly]:
correspondence with his sisters and letters to other members of his family from
Ireland and the U.S., 18891915; correspondence of his wife Nancy Browne
ORahilly, 18971928; family photographs and memorabilia, 190518;
papers relating to the involvement of The ORahilly in the 1916 Rising including
letters of condolence and commemorative material, 191686.
personal, business and family correspondence, 190051, including papers relating
to her imprisonment in the North Dublin Union, 1923; personal financial papers,
18991954; material relating to the political and charitable bodies in which
she was involved including Sinn Fein, 191026, the Irish National Aid Association,
190137, and campaigns in favour of the Irish language, 190832, and
St Endas School, Rathfarnham, 191027; personal memorabilia and photographs,
Dr David Humphreys: correspondence concerning his medical
practice, personal, family and financial affairs, 18901903.
ORahilly Humphreys: correspondence with her family from abroad on trips
to assist her husband, Davids, recuperation, 18991903; material concerning
the Easter Rising including a personal account of events, 1916; correspondence
while imprisoned in the North Dublin Union, Kilmainham and Mountjoy jails, 19223;
family and personal correspondence, 18991938; household and personal accounts,
18951958; photographs and memorabilia, 18801940.
correspondence and reports relating to his education at St Endas College,
Rathfarnham, 190913 and Clongowes Wood College, 191314; material relating
to his imprisonment in Wakefield, 1916, and Mountjoy, 1920; memorabilia, especially
relating to motoring, 191689; photographs, 190550.
correspondence mainly concerning personal affairs (190826) including his
imprisonment, 191823; personal memoir relating mainly to the revolutionary
period (c.1975); photographs, 191330.
Sighle Humphreys ODonoghue:
papers relating to her education including school reports and certificates and
correspondence with her family, 191216, including material relating to her
stay in Paris, 191920. Personal and family correspondence, 191937,
including a series of coded letters from Jenny Wyse Power, 19212, and letters
from Ernie OMalley, 192332, and from Mary and Eithne MacSwiney, 192444.
Diaries, notes and memoirs, 191087, with particular reference to the revolutionary
period. Correspondence and memoirs from her periods of imprisonment, 19223,
19312. Photographs, 190087, and personal memorabilia, 191272.
Material relating to her involvement with various political bodies such as the
Republican Congress, 1934, and charitable organisations such as the Ladies Association
of Charity of St Vincent de Paul, 193775, and with Irish language, anti-E.E.C.
and prisoners dependents campaigns, 195189.
Cumann na mBan including Executive Committee desk diaries and minutes, 192446,
reports and policy statements, 191828, correspondence, 191443, and
memorabilia, 191636. Papers relating to the organisations educational
role, 19306, the Easter Lily Commemoration Committee, 192665, the
Irish Republican Prisoners Dependents Fund and the Political Prisoners
Committee, 191449. Correspondence, statements and reminiscences arising
from the move to collect records and write a history of the organisation, 196970.
Material relating to applications from members for Military Service Pensions,
193850. Newscuttings and printed matter, 191586.
material relating to his political career and his involvement with the I.R.A.
and Sinn Fein, mainly organisational records of Dublin Brigade, I.R.A., but including
copies of reports from other brigades, 1921. Correspondence of Ernie OMalley
and material relating to his arrest and imprisonment, 19223. Correspondence
between Donal and Sighle ODonoghue during his periods of imprisonment in
Mountjoy Jail and Newbridge Military Barracks, 19223, the Curragh, County
Kildare and Crumlin Road Prison, Belfast, 1935, and Arbour Hill, 1936. Papers
relating to his work with An Phoblacht newspaper and The Republican Review journal,
193036, and to his involvement with republican organisations including the
Boycott British League, 19223, the Republican Committee, 19445, and
Clann na Poblachta, 194857. Family correspondence, photographs and memorabilia,
Large collection of printed matter including pamphlets,
leaflets, posters, journals and serials, mainly of republican and nationalist