Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Photographic Collection, PC


Material is ordered according to numbers originally given by Independent Newspapers which include 156 boxes of the H series, 148 boxes of the R series, 16 boxes of Belfast series, 8 boxes of Aerial (bought from Morgan), 39 boxes of personalities, 28 boxes of miscellaneous and 50 boxes of themes. Dominant themes include sport, especially GAA, politics, such as personalities, barracks and prisons, political prisoners, the Congo and John F. Kennedy's visit and social and economic photos including of buildings, theatres, hospitals, industrial schools, streets, views, Ford's factory and Dublin's cinemas 1934. The vast majority of the collection is catalogued by month and year or theme. Many of the images include captions.

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Main Creator: Independent Newspapers (Firm)
Contributors: Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Ltd
Format: Photo
Notes:In November 2004 Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Ltd. donated its photographic collection to the National Library of Ireland, excluding some material not received by the National Photographic Archive, especially from the 1960s and 1970s.

The Historic Section of the collection consists of the glass negatives dating from 1912 to 1936 (call number INDH) and material that featured in the exhibition "A century of news photography: to mark the centenary of the Irish Independent 1905-2005" have been individually catalogued and digitised as part of the National Library of Ireland's Glassplate digitisation project. and are available on the NLI Online Catalogue.

Non photographic material in drawer 0013 (30th Anniversary of Irish Independent Supplement).

exhibited: "A century of news photography: to mark the centenary of the Irish Independent 1905-2005", National Photographic Archive, October 2005 - March 2006.

Physical description: 1824 boxes : in phase boxes, in preservation envelopes, mounted, framed, in mylar.

Physical description: plastic negatives [ca. 4300000] : b&w and col.

Physical description: glass negatives 9903 : b&w ; cm 12 x cm 9.

Physical description: prints 1912 : b&w.

Physical description: prints 112 : col.

Finding Aids: Finding aids are available in the NPA reading room for 1912-1940, 1950s-1966, Jan.-Nov. 1970, Jan.-Dec. 1971, Jan.-Oct. 1972, Jan.-Feb. and Nov. 1973, Oct. 1982, Jan.-Feb. 1984, 1986-1994, Jan.- Jun. and Aug.- Dec. 1995, 1996-1997, Jan.-Apr. 1998 and Belfast Series 1972-78. Also available are three folders of copies of photographs from the collection, one folder of copies of photographs from the exhibition and an index of the Independent Aerial Collection

Published / Created: 1912-2001.
Contained in: Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Photographic Collection
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