UCD Archives' core function is the curatorship of the archives of the university and the significant institutions which predated its foundation; and of those outstanding collections of private papers and institutional archives acquired and preserved to help document the foundation and development of modern Ireland.

The mission of UCD Archives is to achieve the highest standards in the performance of its core functions:

To identify and preserve collections of archives, papers and manuscripts of national significance, safeguarding the interests of depositors and supporting the teaching and research needs of the university and the wider community.

To identify and preserve those records of the university which are evidence of university functions and which have enduring significance, to support administration and research.

Our reading room has moved to Level 2 in the James Joyce Library. It will remain there until the opening of the new Cultural Heritage Centre. For information on our new location, registering as a researcher, making an appointment and requesting documents, please visit our Planning Your Visit page.

Document of the Month
Records of the Republican Soldiers’ Casualty Committee – Arthur Weekes, 24 May 1928

The Records of the Republican Soldiers’ Casualty Committee held in UCD Archives consist of 72 completed forms ... Read more

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Contact UCD Archives:

UCD Archives, University College Dublin
James Joyce Library, Belfield, Dublin 4

+353-1-716 7555 | archives@ucd.ie

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