Online Resources

The museum is currently collating their collections to make it more readily available for anyone researching about Cork.

1600-1830 (coming soon)






1913-1923

Report: City Engineer Burning of Cork 1920 Part-01.

Report : City Engineer Burning of Cork 1920 Part-02.

Autograph Book: Florence OLeary Spike Island Internment Camp Part-01.

Autograph Book: Florence OLeary Spike Island Internment Camp Part-02.

Report: Interim The American Commission on Conditions in Ireland British Edition 1921.

Report: Of the Labour Commission to Ireland The Labour Party.

Report-Who-Burnt-Cork-City-A-Tale-of-Arson-Loot-and-Murder-Labour-Party-1921.pdf (size 23.4 MB)

Report: Interim The American Commission on Conditions in Ireland American Edition 1921.

TOMAS MACCURTAIN

FAMILY/PERSONAL

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain to his brother Peter MacCurtain. 16-07-1915.pdf

Letter: From Sean MacCurtain to Tomas MacCurtain Blackpool(2015.13.7.55)-1916.pdf

Letters: Between Tomas MacCurtain and his sisters Mary (Min) and Eithne (Nan), from Feb 1916 to Nov 1916.pdf (size 34.4 MB) (*)

Letter: From Sean MacCurtain to Tomas MacCurtain.¸24-05-1916.pdf

Letter: From Anne MacSwiney to Tomas MacCurtain. 27-05-1916.pdf

Letter: From Muriel MacSwiney to Tomas MacCurtain Frongoch(2015.13.7.56) 27-06-1916.pdf

Letter: From niece Withchie to Tomas MacCurtain. 13-07-1916.pdf

Drawing: Caricature of Tomas MacCurtain Reading (2015.13.7.57) 24-09-1916.pdf (size 847.9 KB)

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain to Annie MacCurtain (2015.13.7.66) 27-09-1916.pdf (size 870.9 KB)

Letter: From Sean MacCurtain to Tomas MacCurtain(2015.13.7.67) 10-10-1916.pdf (size 4.1 MB)

Letter: From niece Angela to T MacCurtain. 01-11-1916.pdf

Letter: From Sean MacCurtain to T MacCurtain. 24-11-1916.pdf

Letter: From Sean MacCurtain to Tomas MacCurtain (2015.13.7.75) 13-12-1916.pdf

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain to Mary MacSwiney Blackpool (2015.13.7.80) 16-02-1917.pdf

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain to Mary MacSwiney Blackpool(2015.13.7.81) 16-02-1917.pdf

Music Sheet: Tomas MacCurtain 'The Land of My Fathers' Welsh Ledbury (2015.13.7.82) 15-04-1917.pdf

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain to Mary MacSwiney Ledbury (2015.13.7.88) 10-05-1917.pdf

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain Ledbury (2015.13.7.89) 13-05-1917.pdf (size 246.3 KB)

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain to Mary MacSwiney Ledbury (2015.13.7.87) 18-05-1917.pdf (size 228.3 KB)

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain to his wife Eibhlis. 11-08-1917.pdf

Letter: From Tomas MacCurtain to Muriel MacSwiney. 08-11-1917.pdf

PRE-1916 RISING

Book: Imitation of Christ (miniature) belonging to T MacCurtain.pdf

Letter: From T MacCurtain Irish Volunteers, Fisher St. Regarding Executive Committee 1914.pdf

Letter: To T MacCurtain from Padraig Pearse 1915.pdf

1916-1920

Diary: Tomas MacCurtain May to July 1916 MacCurtain Collection (Irish Version).pdf (size 13.1 MB)(*)

Diary: L1966.145: Translated diary of T MacCurtain May 1916-01.pdf (*).

Diary: L1966.146: Translated diary of T MacCurtain June 1916-02.pdf (*).

Diary: L1966.147: Translated diary of T MacCurtain July 1916-03.pdf (*).

(*) Please note the 4 diaries above were not his original diaries. As they were confiscated during his imprisonment. He later recalled the events then and wrote them down. These are those. Original Irish Version and English translation.

Account: Typewritten of the arrest and imprisonment of T MacCurtain 1916. July 1916.pdf

Letter: From Tadhg Barry to Tomas MacCurtain (2015.13.7.71) 26-10-1917.pdf

Card: Prison card belonging to Tomas MacCurtain (1945.288). 31-10-1917.pdf

Letter: Congratulatory message to Lord Mayor Tomas MacCurtain (1945.334) 03-02-1920.pdf

Letter: To Lord Mayor recognising Dail Eireann Tomas MacCurtain (1945.292.1)15-02-1920.pdf

Letter: Last one from Tomas MacCurtain to Terence MacSwiney City Hall. 19-03-1920.pdf

DEATH/LEGACY

Note: Found on Lord Mayor Tomas MacCurtain's desk the day after his murder March 1920.pdf

Warrant: Served on Gerard Byrne Juryman. Inquest into death of Tomas MacCurtain March 1920.pdf

TERENCE MACSWINEY

FAMILY/PERSONAL

PRE-1916 RISING

Letter: From Sean MacDiarmada to Terence MacSwiney (1944.251) 29-06-1911.pdf

Letter: From Dwyers & Co. to Terence MacSwiney regarding his employment (1955.46) 06-01-1912.pdf

Balance Sheet: Irish Volunteers Cork Terence MacSwiney (1955.81) 30-06-1914.pdf

Letter: From Thomas Ceannt to Terence MacSwiney (1955.22) 16-09-1915.pdf

1916-1920

Letter: To Mrs MacSwiney regarding visit to Terence MacSwiney in Cork Prison (1955.67) 05-02-1916.pdf

Document: Summons and arrest of Terence MacSwiney (1955.102)15-02-1916.pdf

Report: On the prosecution of Terence MacSwiney Cork Constitution (1955.101B) 15-02-1916.pdf

Diary: Kept during detention in Richmond Barracks Terence MacSwiney (1955.108) 25-05-1916.pdf (size 24.1 MB)

Letter: From Austin Stack regarding treatment of men in jail (1955.39) 29-03-1918.pdf

Document: Agenda brigade council meeting 1916 Terence MacSwiney (1955.208.30) 09-04-1916.pdf

Receipts: National University of Ireland Terence MacSwiney (1955.82) 12-06-1918.pdf

Letter: To PJ MacSwiney from John Devoy Gaelic American Fund (1955) 27-07-1918.pdf

Letter: To Terence MacSwiney from Michael Collins 1919. 11-12-1919.pdf

Letter: From Town Clerk to Terence MacSwiney election as councillor (1955.57) 26-01-1920.pdf

Booklet: Corporate Minutes Cork City Council April 1920.pdf

Letter: From Mallow Council to Terence MacSwiney on his election as Lord Mayor (1955.51) 15-04-1920.pdf

Letter: From Terence MacSwiney regarding the Tomas MacCurtain Fund. 19-04-1920.pdf

Booklet: Corporate Minutes Cork City Council May 1920.pdf

Invitation Card: To meeting in City Hall lecture Countess Markievicz (1945.355) 18-05-1920.pdf

Book: Receipt book Terence MacSwiney (1955.88) 20-05-1920.pdf

Document: Resolution Macroom Urban District Council Terence MacSwiney (1945.360) 25-05-1920.pdf

Inquiry into the Cost of Living 1920.pdf

Document: Making Irish obligatory for corporation clerks Terence MacSwiney (1945.352) 09-07-1920.pdf

Letter:From Terence MacSwiney to Clr. Byrne warning of damage by military forces (1952.33) 19-07-1920.pdf

Report: Court-martial of Terence MacSwiney from Cork Examiner (1955.100) 17-08-1920.pdf

Letter: To Barry Egan from Terence MacSwiney Brixton Prison (1954.58) 18-09-1920.pdf

Letter: From an Irishwoman in Battersea London to Marie MacSwiney (1945.349) 20-09-1920.pdf

Letter: From Terence MacSwiney to Cathal-Brugha (1955.59) 30-09-1920.pdf

DEATH/LEGACY

Newspaper: French newspaper showing children praying for Terence MacSwiney (1945.430) 28-08-1920.pdf

Diary: Terence MacSwiney's final days at Brixton Prison by Anne MacSwiney 1920.pdf

Certificate: Medical Certificate Brixton Prison 1920.

Bill: For funeral from London to Cork of Terence MacSwiney (1945.370) 28-10-1920.pdf

Document: Order of funeral of Terence MacSwiney (1955.106) 31-10-1920.pdf

Telegrams: Relating to MacSwiney's death.pdf

Letters: Of Sympathy Compiled List Terence MacSwiney-01.pdf

Letters: Of Sympathy Compiled List Terence MacSwiney-02.pdf

Letters: Of Sympathy Compiled List Terence MacSwiney-03.pdf

Newspaper: French 'Le-Grand-Hebdomadaire-Illustre' regarding Terence MacSwiney funeral (2008.13.1) 07-11-1920.pdf

Certificate: Freedom of the City of Chicago for Mary MacSwiney (1955.193)22-12-1920.pdf (size 20.2 MB)

Letter: Correspondence between Marie MacSwiney and Cardiff Waxworks exhibition (1945.342) 25-03-1922.pdf

***(All pdf's are below 10mb in size, unless stated otherwise)