[paperback bargains] Dublin, 1969.
Next stop for In the Stacks
is the National Library of Ireland
. Located in Dublin, Ireland’s national library is home to the most comprehensive collection of Irish documentary material on the planet. Here is a little book-themed grouping from their Flickr offering
The Reading Room of Miss Sandes Soldiers Home in the Curragh Camp.
Elise Sandes (1851-1934) from Tralee, Co Kerry founded this movement near army camps in Ireland, England and India. She was an evangelical missionary and her aim was to provide wholesome recreation for young soldiers to keep them away from pubs.
Retired World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Gene Tunney visits Trinity Library
Long Room at Trinity Library, ca. 1885
Previously on In the Stacks:
The Astor Free Library at the NYPL
Women’s Travel Diaries at Duke University
Charles Darwin’s Library
The National Archives
Private Libraries at the Museum of the City of New York
Los Angeles Public Library
Boston Public Library\