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Heinrich Zimmer Collection


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UCD Library Special Collections holds the Heinrich Zimmer Collection.

The Collection

  • This collection was purchased in 1910 and contains around 5,000 volumes, including monographs, journals, pamphlets and off prints.
  • The material in the collection relates to Celtic studies and particularly the Celtic languages but it also includes histories of various countries.

Biographical History

Heinrich Zimmer (1851-1910) was a German Celticist and philologist.

Access and Use

The collections can be consulted by the students and staff of UCD, and by external users, in the Special Collections Reading Room.

More Information

Find material in the collection:

  • Use The Library Catalogue  to key in Heinrich Zimmer
  • When you get a results screen select Special Collections from Location option in the left panel

UCD Special Collections

James Joyce Library, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 7149 | E: special.collections@ucd.ie