Guide to the Northern Ireland Public Records Office Records 1795-1897 AIS.1984.05

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Northern Ireland Public Records Office Records
Creator
Northern Ireland. Public Record Office.
Collection Number
AIS.1984.05
Date
1795-1897
Extent
0.31 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract
The Northern Ireland Public Records Office Collection contains photocopies of correspondence between Northern Irish emigrants living in Pittsburgh and relatives still in Northern Ireland, through the years 1795-1897, with the bulk of the correspondence between 1840s-1870s. The letters are of varying subjects including family life in Pittsburgh; announcements of births and deaths; financial and employment opportunities; and travels around Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Preferred Citation

Northern Ireland Public Records Office Records, AIS.1984.05, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains photocopies of correspondence between Northern Irish emigrants living in Pittsburgh and relatives still in Northern Ireland, through the years 1795-1897, with the bulk of the correspondence between 1840s-1870s. The letters are of varying subjects including family life in Pittsburgh; announcements of births and deaths; financial and employment opportunities; and travels around Pennsylvania and Ohio.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, October 1989

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Archives & Special Collections
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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Photocopies from originals in the collection of the Northern Ireland Public Records Office. Photocopied by N.I.P.R.O for ais. 1984.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Thompson in 1989.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath in August, 2003. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1410254

Existence and Location of Copies

Originals located at the Northern Ireland Public Records Office.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Northern Ireland. Public Record Office.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Ireland -- Emigration and immigration
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Emigration and immigration

Subject(s)

  • Ethnic groups
  • Government
  • Irish Americans -- Genealogy
  • Irish Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Correspondence

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Previous Citation

Northern Ireland Public Records Office Records, AIS.1984.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  BoxFolder
Hazelton, William, 1832, 1841 11

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Davison, Thomas, 1840 2

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Porter, William, 1852 

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Gamble, Alex, 1861 

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  Folder
Halon, Edward, 1843, 1854, 1857, 1860, 1862, 1868, 1870, 1871, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876 3

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Halon, Michael, 1862, 1868 

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Hanlon, Mary, 1870, 1879 

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Hanlon, John, 1876 

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Antell, Jon C., no date 

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McHauff, Sarah, 1872 

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  Folder
Johnston, Margaret, 1846, 1856 4

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  Folder
Whitelow, Anne, 1851 5

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  Folder
McCoy, Thomas, 1832, 1841, 1842 6

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McCoy, Alexander 1841, no date 

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McCoy, Robert, no date 

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  Folder
Anderson, James, 1844, 1851, 1857 7

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Riddle, William, 1853 1857 

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Anderson, David, 1845 

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  Folder
Hall, John, 1885, 1888, 1889, 1890 8

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  Folder
Murphy, William, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876 9

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  Folder
Murphy, William, 1865, 1866, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1880, 1891, 1897 10

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  Folder
Calhoun, John, 1795 11

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Calhoun, William, 1830, no date 

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  Folder
McGinity, Thomas, 1847 12

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Spratt, John, 1830, no date 

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